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Clovis Mourns Loss of Economic Director Chase Gentry

Dear friends and colleagues,

It is with heavy hearts that we inform you of the passing of our longtime Clovis Economic Development Director, Chase Gentry. After a recent hospitalization and complications stemming from COVID-19, Chase passed away on August 31, 2021.

September 1, 2021 marks 20 years of Chase’s leadership as executive director of Clovis Industrial Development Corporation (CIDC). Chase has dedicated the past 30 years of his life to our community and the economic prosperity of eastern New Mexico and his passing is an enormous loss for our community.

More details regarding a memorial service will be announced.

Ernie Kos
Executive Director
Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce
105 E Grand Avenue, Clovis, NM 88101