The Minot Area Chamber EDC has named Brekka Kramer as the organization’s next president and CEO.

The position is currently held by L. John MacMartin, who after over 30 years announced in December 2021 his plans for retirement this year.

“I’m really excited about the opportunity. Minot’s home, I grew up here. Went to Minot High, went to Minot State, graduated from Minot State and jumped into the workforce here. So I’ve been a part of the community pretty much my whole life. I think the biggest part will be focusing on what we can do to just continue to advance things here in Minot,” said Kramer.

Kramer has served on and chaired both the former Minot Area Chamber of Commerce and Minot Area Development Corporation boards prior to the merger in 2021.

Kramer is scheduled to take over the role on May 16.