HOUSTON, TX: Consumer Energy Alliance (CEA) is pleased to welcome the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce as its newest affiliate member.

Comprised of over 2,200 business members representing 104,000 employees in the Mobile Area, the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce represents Mobile’s business voice. Founded in 1836, the Mobile Area Chamber is one of the state’s oldest business organizations and is led by a board of directors of 42 business leaders. With a staff of 40 people, including economic developers, small business advocates, and government affairs staff, the Mobile Chamber promotes a pro-business agenda with Alabama’s elected officials and provides services that help members grow their businesses.

“The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce its new partnership with CEA. Energy policy greatly affects our entire membership and we believe it is essential that energy policy remains at the forefront of issues under discussion by our elected officials. By joining CEA, the Chamber  will incorporate and capitalize on CEA’s knowledge of national energy issues,” said Steve Russell, Director of Business Retention and Expansion for the Mobile Area Chamber.

“Consumer Energy Alliance is pleased to work closely with the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce on energy issues at a state, regional and national level,” said CEA President David Holt. “The primary goal of CEA is to unite energy consumers and producers in an effort to build a balanced energy policy, and the Mobile Area Chamber accomplishes this by bringing together its member organizations and pursuing energy legislation that will benefit all consumers. CEA looks forward to working closely with the Mobile Area Chamber to provide their members with credible energy information and to learn first-hand the concerns that their members have about federal and state energy policies. In an unpredictable business climate, energy policy that create certainty for businesses and consumers while providing reliable and affordable energy is more important than ever. CEA is very pleased to welcome the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce in promoting such policies.”