New Castle County Chamber of Commerce
Bob Chadwick currently serves as Acting Presi-dent
of the New Castle County Chamber of
Commerce, a role he assumed in November of
2017. Bob first came to the Chamber in 2007
and has served as the Chamber’s Executive Vice
President and Director of its Economic Develop-ment
Council, a public/private partnership with
New Castle County government.
Prior to joining the Chamber, Bob enjoyed a 25 year career in politics, government
and business. In 2002, he co-founded The Rodney Group, a firm providing consulta-tion
on a full range of public relations, marketing, and economic development ser-vices
to targeted business, community and political organizations. He served as
Managing Partner of the firm.
From 1998-2002 he managed Affinity Card Marketing programs for First USA Bank
and Bank One.
From 1989 to 1998 Bob worked for the Republican Party of Delaware, serving as its
Executive Director for most of the 90’s. He served as Public Information Director
and Executive Team member for the Secretary of Health and Social Services during
the administration of Governor Mike Castle and as a Public Affairs Specialist for the
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region III.
Bob serves on the Board of Directors for: Wilmington Renaissance Corporation; Jobs
for Delaware Graduates; the inWilmington Campaign; and as an Ex Officio Board
Member for the Commercial-Industrial Realty Council. He also serves as a volun-teer
mentor for the Give Something Back Foundation.
Bob graduated from the University of Delaware with a B.A. in Political Science in
1981. He lives in Wilmington, Delaware with his wife, Galina Chadwick. They have
two sons, Zachary and Benjamin.