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Deputy General Counsel Wes Blumenshine was recently featured in the cover article of Business Insider for his role as incoming chairman of the Tennessee Chamber of Commerce & Industry Board of Directors. As Chairman, Blumenshine will have the opportunity to drive action at the local level and explain how policy issues at any level of government can have a dramatic effect on our business, on us as individuals and on our communities. Blumenshine shared priorities for the organization as well as expressed his excitement for his upcoming term.
“I’m most looking forward to helping make a difference in Tennessee by being an active and engaged chairman and ensuring that the Chamber is actively engaged in the state,” he said.
Read the article in its entirety in the fall/winter 2013 issue of Business Insider.
As Caterpillar employees, we all have a role in helping our lawmakers understand the impact of legislation. Visit the Governmental Affairs page at gov.cat.com to learn more on how to get involved this election year.