Bridge City Chamber Director B.J. Hanneman announces resignation

Published 10:50 pm Friday, February 14, 2020

Bridge City Chamber of Commerce announced, on Friday, B. J. Hanneman has officially resigned from her five and a half year post as Director effective February 28, 2020.

In her statement, Hanneman explained that she will be resuming her full-time duties as Office Manager/Co-Owner with Whitetail Construction Services.   

In Hanneman’s letter of resignation, she stated, “I greatly appreciate the opportunity that was given to me to work at the chamber.  It has been my pleasure and a wonderful learning experience.”

During Hanneman’s time at the Bridge City Chamber, she has focused on the progressive growth of local businesses through networking, social media and community events.  

She also serves as the Curator of the Bridge City Historical Museum, formerly Prairie View Teacherage, where the Bridge City Chamber office is housed.  

“Maintaining the museum, acquiring new museum pieces and giving tours to visitors has been very rewarding” stated Hanneman.

The Board of Directors at the Bridge City Chamber is currently interviewing candidates to fill B. J. Hanneman’s position once she has departed.

Board President Candace Mulhollan, said, “Our hearts are truly broken to receive B. J.’s resignation letter.  She has been a huge part of this chamber and has made us very proud.  We could not thank her enough for all that she has accomplished over the last 5 ½ years.  She has our full blessing in her new journey with her family business.  She will be greatly missed.