The Redwood Area Chamber has announced the hiring of a new Executive Director. Anne Johnson will take over as the head of Redwood Chamber and Tourism on Monday, July 16th. She replaces current director, Alyssa Hammerschmidt, who is leaving the position to work for the company Corn Capital Innovations. Johnson has lived in the Redwood Area for over 20 years, and has worked in many volunteer positions in that time. She has a background as an educator and has worked actively with the Women of Today organization on a state and local level, the Redwood Area School District, and the Redwood Area Library Foundation. She is also a graduate of the Blandin Community Leadership Program.