President, Houston West Chamber Of Commerce
Kari A. Werner is an energetic, hard worker who’s willing to tackle new challenges. Her extensive customer service experience is evident in her ability to manage teams and reassure clients, even with tight budgets and short deadlines. Her infectious smile and positive attitude present a polished demeanor that helps her work with professionals at all levels. She is a quick learner and is committed to positive results.
In 2018, Kari was promoted to VP Operations & Events at the Houston West Chamber of Commerce (HWCOC). She manages the Chamber’s daily operations with numerous events that require careful planning of materials and time. She also works with the Chamber leadership, staff, and volunteers to establish goals and ensure successful Chamber programs.
In April 2017, Kari joined the HWCOC as a Retention Specialist, helping members get involved in the Chamber. Her willingness to help colleagues and take on additional responsibility enabled Kari to learn various aspects of the Chamber business quickly.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Kari held numerous management jobs in Houston and Miami. She attended the University of Miami, where she studied voice performance and oboe. Kari is married and has one daughter.