William A. Hall Named Interim CEO of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce


Chula Vista, California – The Board of Directors of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the appointment of William A. Hall as interim Chamber CEO.

A graduate of the United States Naval Academy and a U.S. Navy Officer from 1974 to 2007, Hall is former President of the Board of the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce. He has served as a Port of San Diego Commissioner and as board member of the San Diego Port Tenants Association, World Trade Center San Diego, Scripps Mercy Hospital Foundation, and Sharp Chula Vista Medical Center. 

“Chula Vista couldn’t have asked for a more dedicated, respected, and skilled person to lead the Chamber than Bill Hall,” said Todd Galarneau, President of the Chamber Board.  “We are fortunate and thankful to Bill for lending the Chamber his proven leadership as we begin to chart a new course in support of the Chula Vista business community.” 

Hall has a long and distinguished private sector career that includes positions as Chief Executive Officer, Chief Operating Officer, and Technical Director at several small and medium-sized businesses. 

“Chula Vista is a unique and thriving community,” said Hall. “As Chula Vista continues to grow, so does its business community.  I am happy to serve as the interim CEO of a Chamber that will continue to grow with its City in support of the business community and all of Chula Vista.”  Hall takes over from Lisa Cohen, who announced her retirement earlier this month. 

About the Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce

The Chula Vista Chamber of Commerce is a 94-year-old organization that serves as the voice of the Chula Vista businesses that provide jobs, generate tax revenue, build infrastructure, and provide services for the City of Chula Vista. Our members are the key contributors to the local economy and have helped foster growth of new businesses and commerce throughout the region. They also make significant contributions to the local economy and employ more than 30,000 individuals in the region. We advocate for programs, projects, and public policy that adequately plans for the future and protects Chula Vista’s quality of life as those impacting the South County Region.