Tim was recently named CEO of ProTRACKPlus, after having joined SVAM International, Inc. as National Sales Manager for ProTRACKPlus in September 2017. Mr. Chase has over 30 years’ experience running numerous economic development corporations and chambers of commerce in Illinois, Texas, and Kansas. Mr. Chase is a nationally recognized leader in the economic development profession as speaker, trainer, and author on the topics of economic development metrics, community development, strategic planning, infrastructure, sales, and marketing. He acquired his Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) designation in 1994 and in May of 2001 Mr. Chase was named a Fellow Member (FM) of the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) for his work in the field of training and education related to economic development. In October 2019 Mr. Chase received the designation of Honorary Life Member (HLM) from IEDC in recognition of his long-standing dedication to the profession.