Greater Building Society Charlestown Branch Manager Josh Swetnam has been appointed Vice President of Business Charlestown.
Mr Swetnam has been an executive committee member for the last 12 months with Business Charlestown, the chamber set up to promote and safeguard the business community of Charlestown.
Mr Swetnam has been with The Greater for over 15 years, and has been Branch Manager in Charlestown for almost three years.
His new role with Business Charlestown will be to work with other executive committee members on strategies that provide small local businesses the opportunity to grow and develop, such as small business education workshops.
Mr Swetnam will also be charged with representing the chamber in any matters that may impact the small business community, as well as selecting key note speakers for Business Charlestown's monthly Lake Macquarie Business Club Luncheon.
The Greater Building Society is now in its second year as sponsor of the Lake Macquarie Business Club Luncheon series, held monthly at the Apollo Charlestown.
The luncheon series presents expert speakers sharing their knowledge and experience with local business owners to use in growing their own operation.