Kristi Howell-Ikeda serves as the President/ CEO of the Burlington County Chamber of Commerce since 2002. The chamber is a partnership of businesses working to improve the economic viability of Burlington County.
Her experience includes service to Senate President / Acting Governor Donald DiFrancesco. Additionally, she served as a communications specialist and advance representative for Governor Christine Todd Whitman. She serves on the Burlington County Work Force Investment Board , RiverRoute Advisory Committee Advocacy Committee for the YMCA of Burlington County; the Board of Directors of the Crossroads Programs and Burlington County Institute of Technology Advisory Board.
Ms. Howell-Ikeda's honors include “In the Bulls Eye” – Southern New Jersey Business People in June, 2009. South Jersey Biz named her 20 under 40, featuring her on their cover June 2011.
In 2006, Ms. Howell-Ikeda was named “Business Advocate of the Year” by the South Jersey Chapter of the National Association of Women Business Owners.