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Chamber Staff > Bill O’Brien

Bill joined the Chamber in 2012 as a staff writer and researcher. He’s a former business editor for the Traverse City Record-Eagle newspaper, where he also covered local government and politics in his 14 years there. He’s also a former news editor and reporter for the Leelanau Enterprise weekly newspaper in Leelanau County. Bill is a native of Traverse City and a graduate of St. Francis High School. He’s a graduate of Central Michigan University where he studied journalism and broadcasting. He and his wife, Laura, live in Traverse City. They have one adult son.