Alumni Relations


Nick Kieffer, IOM, CP

B.S. Marketing (2003),

M.A. Communication (2005)

Presented by Irwin Mallin, Ph.D.,
Associate Professor and Lead Advisor

Nick Kieffer is president and CEO of the Goshen Chamber of Commerce. Upon graduating from IPFW, where he was a graduate assistant in the Athletics Department while pursuing his master’s degree, Kieffer stayed in Fort Wayne, running a family construction business with his father. A few years later, he moved to Goshen, Indiana, and joined the Goshen Chamber of Commerce as the vice president for business development. During this time,

Kieffer graduated from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Institute for Organization Management, and in 2012, he was asked to join the foundation’s Board of Regents. In 2018, he will serve as chair of the Board of Regents for the IOM program site at the University of Arizona. Also, Kieffer has received the Certified Professional designation from the Indiana Chamber Executive Association for his work in the chamber industry in Indiana.

Kieffer and his wife, Mollie (A.S. ’06), have a son, Maxwell, and a daughter, Caroline. He is a member of Goshen Rotary and enjoys helping on his wife’s family farm.