Staffers at the Yates County Chamber of Commerce are mourning the loss of their President and CEO.
Mike Linehan died suddenly this past Wednesday. The cause of death of the 54 year old Linehan has not been determined yet.
Linehan headed up the chamber for 24 years. The current chair of the chamber, Kathy Waye called Linehan “a tireless advocate for local businesses,” and said that “with his sudden death, the board will continue moving forward in following Linehan’s vision as president.”
Former board chair Mike Manahan said that “he was a true visionary.”