Youngest and first Black chair of Harrisburg Regional Chamber ‘energized’ to shape city’s future

Pennsylvania Real-Time News Updated Feb 24, 2021; Posted Feb 24, 2021

Meron Yemane said he has the energy to shape a more inclusive Harrisburg.Born and raised in Susquehanna Township, the 35-year-old is the youngest and first Black man to serve as chairman of the Harrisburg Regional Chamber. He was nominated last year by the executive committee and approved by the board of directors for 2021.

“I see the future as being very bright,” Yemane said. “When you look at the next generation and the possibilities, the region is a very exciting place. I am energized by working with the people — business owners — and seeing their desire for a more equitable workplace.”  Read more

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