Gwynneth recently joined Shropshire Chamber after 23 years at Midland News Association working for the Express & Star and Shropshire Star. She started in the Classified Department at Wolverhampton and moved on to Recruitment, then Property, firstly helping to launch the weekly property supplement in Walsall and then in charge of the 60 page Wolverhampton property supplement. Finally she moved on to a role in features in 2002 where she remained for many years. Gwynneth’s key areas of responsibilities were with the health and education sectors. Finally in 2015 she returned home to Shropshire – working for the Shropshire Star and Telford Journal – before leaving MNA in July 2020.
Gwynneth joined Shropshire Chamber in August 2020 as Membership Sales Executive and was delighted with her new part time role. She said: “I’m genuinely happy and excited to be joining the Chamber at such an important time for Shropshire businesses. We are currently going through some unprecedented times and it’s our job to support our members through them. It’s more important than ever for businesses to join our membership structure in these times and my role is to encourage that process. I’m relishing the opportunities I have to really make a difference here”
Gwynneth also said that everyone had been so kind and generous in welcoming her to the Chamber team and she looked forward to getting to know everybody better over time
Outside of work, Gwynneth is married to Alan with a son, daughter-in-law and grandson and values her family time most of all. She also is an avid reader and member of a book club. She keeps fit via jogging, Pilates and yoga
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