Stevie Kearse, Executive Director for the Rolla Area Chamber of Commerce, was named Executive Director on February 1, 2007. Kearse has worked for the Chamber for 16 years, beginning March 1999. Kearse worked her way through leadership roles during her employment beginning with Project Coordinator, then was promoted to Tourism Director, and the last promotion before Executive Director was Membership Director.
Stevie grew up in a small town close to Rolla and has lived in Rolla for the last 17 years. Stevie is married to Luke Kearse who is a local police officer. Together they have two children, their daughter Lacy is 16 and their son Kennedy is 11.