Gina Fitzpatrick, who has been a vice president/branch manager at Heritage Oaks Bank in Paso Robles for the past nine years, has been hired as chief executive officer of the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce.
She also has served as co-chair of the chamber’s Economic Development Advisory Council for the past two years and has been involved with the Paso Robles Main Street Association, Rotary International, San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau and the California Cattlemen’s Association.
“I am honored to have been chosen to lead the Paso Robles Chamber of Commerce into an exciting future of growth and strength,” she noted in a news release Friday.
“I will leverage my heritage as a fifth-generation member of this community and my executive business experience to reinforce the chamber’s role as a leader in the community and advocate for business.”
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Fitzpatrick will start on July 8.
She succeeds Sunni Mullinax, who resigned in April to pursue other opportunities, the chamber said. Mullinax had been hired as the top officer in July 2014.