Thomas Peaco, executive director of Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce (PBRCC), was honored as the 2018 Chamber Professional of the Year by the Maine State Chamber of Commerce at its annual Board Appreciation Dinner on November 26 in Freeport. In presenting the award, Maine Chamber President Dana Connors cited the stability that resulted from athe merger of two smaller local chambers in 2011 to form the Penobscot Bay Regional Chamber of Commerce, and the positive contributions to the economic development and tourism promotion of the Camden-Rockland region by the Chamber under Peaco’s leadership. Shown here, Tom Peaco, center, accepts the 2018 Chamber Professional of the Year award from Maine Chamber President Dana Connors, left, and incoming State Chamber Board Chair Larry Wold of TD Bank.