Articles By: Michael Dalby

Michael Dalby is president and CEO of the Columbus Chamber, where he leads initiatives to support businesses in the eight-county Columbus region. Previously, Dalby was the first president/CEO of One Southern Indiana, a business development organization formed from the Southern Indiana Chamber of Commerce, the Southern Indiana Economic Development Council, and SI 2020. Michael also worked for chambers of commerce in Utah, New Mexico, and Texas. He's a 12-year veteran of the U.S. Air Force, serving as an intelligence officer and attaining the rank of Major.

Telling Stories and Providing Solutions, One Member At a Time

Telling Stories and Providing Solutions, One Member At a Time
The Columbus Chamber has a new approach to the way we service our members. This new approach includes one-to-one consultative support, providing the right connections, resources and solutions to help our member businesses thrive in the Columbus region. How do we do it? With a great team of passionate,...
May 24th, 2013 | Chamber Connection | Read More

Connecting Talent: Is Technology a Problem?

Connecting Talent: Is Technology a Problem?
We’re a Chamber of Commerce with about 2,000 members. We meet one-on-one with about 700 individual business owners/managers each year. From small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprise, the number one need they express to us is frustration over trying (and failing) to find qualified workers. The...
December 28th, 2012 | Expert Perspective | Read More

Columbus Chamber shares small business New Year’s resolutions

Columbus Chamber shares small business New Year’s resolutions
Michael Dalby, President and CEO of the Columbus Chamber As we kick off 2012, it’s important to reflect on the previous year and set achievable goals for the next 12 months. For individuals, these New Year’s resolutions often focus on lifestyle changes, like a healthier diet or increasing...
January 27th, 2012 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

It Just Takes One

It Just Takes One
When it comes to business connections, sometimes it just takes one to elevate you to the next level. One great connection to a new customer, idea, resource, mentor, or money. The Columbus Chamber is here to be your source for business connections. With nearly 2,500 members, we can often help you connect...
May 27th, 2011 | Entrepreneurial Support | Read More

The Columbus Chamber Has a New President and CEO

The Columbus Chamber Has a New President and CEO
Hello, Columbus. Next week, I’ll be honored to officially begin my tenure as the president and CEO of the Columbus Chamber. This community extended a warm welcome to me when I was introduced at the chamber’s annual meeting in February and attended the Experience Columbus annual meeting earlier...
March 31st, 2011 | Announcements | Read More