Adrian Hale Named Strategic Initiatives Manager

Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce named Adrian Hale to the newly created position of Strategic Initiatives Manager.  Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy created the position to enhance community outreach, align Rochester City School District students with workforce development efforts, participate in the Rochester Monroe Anti-poverty Initiative, and manage the execution of special projects.

Adrian Hale worked as an intern at Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce during the summers of 2015 and 2016 while a student at Yale University.  Hale is a Rochester City School District and Monroe Community College graduate as well as a United States Marine Corps veteran who served in Afghanistan.

Duffy said, “Adrian brings a wealth of life experience to Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce.  His youth and enthusiasm serve him well as our chamber moves into the future.  Using his own personal journey as inspiration, Adrian will work on initiatives to help students complete school and go to work.  He will also be heavily involved in supporting our efforts with young professionals in assisting our Office of Future Leadership.” 

Hale said, “I’m excited to return home to Rochester and use the wealth of opportunities that I have received to give back and help others who share my background and life experiences achieve their maximum potential.”

Adrian Hale graduated from Yale University in December with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.