Chris Heugel’s exit as president of the Southwest Michigan Regional Chamber is due to his return to the hospitality industry. Heugel tells our Pat Moody he’s taken a job with Aimbridge Hospitality, which is North America’s third-largest hotel management company. His submitted his resignation on September 9, it was accepted by the Board of Directors today, with Heugel’s last day at the Chamber set for Friday. Board vice chairman Greg Parrett has been named the interim president by the Chamber’s Board of Directors, and they are now conducting a search for a permanent successor. Heugel will remain on the Berrien County Board of Commissioners, as he won’t have to move out of the area with his new position. You can read the full story on Moody On The Market here.