Since 2000, Patrick McGaughey, CPF, IOM has been recognized as "America's Chamber Mentor" providing executives, staff and volunteers training, planning facilitation services and ongoing education with his weekly ChamberMentor.com blog and on-sight seminars. Patrick is a faculty member for the United States Chamber of Commerce Institute for Organization Management (IOM) where he regularly receives the highest possible classroom evaluations for content and presentation style. His professional background includes radio and television broadcasting and he served as president and CEO for three Chambers of Commerce in Oregon, Washington and Idaho. In addition, Patrick has served as president of the Idaho Association of Chamber Executives, president of the international Northwest Chamber Leaders Conference and he has earned his (CPF) Certified Professional Facilitator designation from the International Association of Facilitators. Patrick has successfully facilitated over 300 board planning retreats.