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  • Capital: Austin
  • Population (2013 Est.): 26,448,193
  • Largest Cities (2013): Houston, 2,195,914; San Antonio, 1,409,019; Dallas, 1,257,676; Austin, 885,400; Fort Worth, 792,727
  • Targeted Industries: Electronics, IT, Aerospace & Air Transportation, Oil & Gas Machinery, Automotive, Petroleum Refining & Chemicals, Biotechnology & Life Sciences
  • GDP (2013): $1.4 trillion*

*Bureau of Economic Analysis, U.S. Department of Commerce

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Cedar Hill, TX Economic Development Corporation

Allison J.H. Thompson, CEcD, EDFP
Director of Economic Development
285 Uptown Boulevard, Building 100
Cedar Hill, TX 75104
972-291-5132, ext. 5
allison.thompson@cedarhilltx.com
www.cedarhilledc.com

Twenty minutes from downtown Dallas and 30 minutes from DFW International Airport, Cedar Hill has the business climate and array of economic development services and incentives to help businesses thrive.
jmay@sugarlandtx.gov
www.sugarlandecodev.com

With more than 25 million square feet of commercial space, Sugar Land is a regional employment center and hub for premium shopping, dining and entertainment located 20 miles southwest of Houston.

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City of Sugar Land Economic Development

Jennifer May
Director
2700 Town Center Boulevard North
Sugar Land, TX 77479
281-275-2220
jmay@sugarlandtx.gov
www.sugarlandecodev.com

With more than 25 million square feet of commercial space, Sugar Land is a regional employment center and hub for premium shopping, dining and entertainment located 20 miles southwest of Houston.

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City of Waxahachie

Doug Barnes
Economic Development Director
P.O. Box 757
Waxahachie, TX 75168
469-309-4121
dbarnes@waxahachie.com
www.waxahachie.com

Waxahachie is located at the Crossroads of Texas (Interstate 35E and U.S. Highway 287) – just 30 minutes from Dallas and 40 minutes from Fort Worth.

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Converse Economic Development Corporation

Kate Silvas
Executive Director
403 South Sequin
Converse, TX 78109
210-659-9163
fax: 210-659-0964
ksilvas@converseedc.com
www.converseedc.com

Converse, Texas (population 18,196) is a growing suburban community in the northeastern San Antonio MSA.  Situated on Loop 1604 between I-35 and Interstate 10, Converse is strategically located to address your site location needs.

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State Listings

  • Texas Economic Development Council

    Carlton Schwab
    President & CEO
    1011 San Jacinto, Suite 650
    Austin, TX 78701
    P: 512-480-8432
    carlton@texasedc.org
    www.texasedc.org
  • Texas Wide Open for Business

    Jonathan Taylor
    Executive Director, Economic Development & Tourism Division
    P.O. Box 12428
    Austin, TX 78711-2428
    P: 512-936-0100
    jtaylor@gov.texas.gov
    www.texaswideopenforbusiness.com

Utility Listings

  • American Electric Power (AEP) Texas

    E. Ray Covey
    Manager, Economic & Business Development
    400 West 15th Street, Suite 150
    Austin, TX 78701-1677
    P: 512-391-2981
    ercovey@aep.com
    www.aeped.com
  • Entergy Texas

    Michael Barnhill
    Director of Economic Development and Real Estate
    350 Pine Street, P.O. Box 2951
    Beaumont, TX 77704
    P: 800-729-7483
    tbarnhi@entergy.com
    www.entergy-texas.com/
  • Oncor

    Terry Preuninger
    Director of Economic Development
    1616 Woodall Rodgers Suite 5D-004
    Dallas, TX 75202
    P: 214-486-6323
    terry.preuninger@oncor.com
    www.thinkbigthinktexas.com

Regional Listings

  • Bay Area Houston Economic Partnership

    Bob Mitchell
    President
    18045 Saturn Lane
    Houston, TX 77058
    P: 832-536-3255
    bob@bayareahouston.com
    www.bayareahouston.com
  • Corpus Christi Reg. Economic Dev. Corp.

    Roland Mower
    President & CEO
    800 North Shoreline Blvd., Suite 1300 South
    Corpus Christi, TX 78401
    P: 361-882-7448
    rcmower@ccredc.com
    www.ccredc.com
  • Greater San Marcos Partnership

    Adriana Cruz
    President
    1340 Wonder World Drive, Suite 108
    San Marcos, TX 78666
    P: 512-393-3400
    adrianac@greatersanmarcostx.com
    www.greatersanmarcostx.com
  • Greater Waco Chamber

    Kris Collins
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development
    101 South 3rd Street, P.O. Box 1220
    Waco, TX 76703-1220
    P: 254-757-5635
    kcollins@wacochamber.com
    www.wacochamber.com
  • HEB Economic Development Foundation (Hurst, Euless, Bedford)

    Mary Frazior
    President & CEO
    2109 Martin Drive, P.O. Drawer 969
    Bedford, TX 76095
    P: 817-540-1053
    maryfrazior@heb.org
    www.heb.org/economic-development/
  • Katy Area Economic Development Council

    Lance LaCour
    President & CEO
    P.O. Box 970
    Katy, TX 77492
    P: 800-382-2204, ext. 2202
    lancelacour@katyedc.org
    www.katyedc.org
  • McAllen Economic Development Corporation

    Keith Patridge
    President/CEO
    6401 South 33rd Street
    McAllen, TX 78503
    P: 956-682-2875
    info@McAllenEDC.org
    www.McAllenEDC.org
  • Port Freeport

    Mike Wilson
    Director of Economic Development
    200 W. Second St., Third Floor
    Freeport, TX 77541
    P: 979-233-2667
    wilson@portfreeport.com
    www.portfreeport.com
  • Rio Grande Valley Partnership

    Julian Alvarez
    President & CEO
    322 South Missouri Avenue
    Weslaco, TX 78596
    P: 956-968-3141
    julian@valleychamber.com
    www.valleychamber.com
  • Rio South Texas Economic Council

    Alma Puente
    Executive Director
    P.O. Box 4360
    Edinburg, TX 78540
    P: 956-928-0641
    info@riosouthtexas.com
    www.riosouthtexas.com

County Listings

City Listings

  • (The) Colony Economic Development Corporation

    Keri Samford
    Director of Economic Development
    6800 Main Street
    The Colony, TX 75056-1133
    P: 972-624-3127
    ksamford@thecolonytx.org
    www.thecolonyedc.org
  • Abilene Industrial Foundation

    Gary Robinett
    Vice President of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 2281
    Abilene, TX 79604
    P: 800-299-0005, ext. 307
    gary@abileneind.com
    www.developabilene.com
  • Allen Economic Development Corporation

    Harry Whalen
    Executive Director & CEO
    700 Central Expressway South, Suite 210
    Allen, TX 75013
    P: 972-727-0228
    hwhalen@allentx.com
    www.allentx.com
  • Atlanta City Development Corporation

    David Graham
    Executive Director
    101 North East Street
    Atlanta, TX 75551-2600
    P: 903-796-6041
    dgraham@atlantatexas.org
    www.atlantatexas.org
  • Austin Chamber of Commerce

    Dave Porter
    Senior Vice President, Economic Development
    535 East 5th Street
    Austin, TX 78701
    P: 512-322-5650
    dporter@austinchamber.com
    www.austinchamber.com
  • Bastrop Economic Development Corp.

    Dave Quinn, CEcD
    Executive Director
    903 Main St.
    Bastrop, TX 78602
    P: 512-303-9700
    bedc@BastropEDC.org
    www.BastropEDC.org
  • Bellville Chamber of Commerce

    Tammy Hall
    Executive Director
    10 South Holland Street
    Bellville, TX 77418
    P: 979-865-3407
    bellvillechamber@sbcglobal.net
    www.bellville.com
  • Belton Economic Development Corporation

    Cynthia Hernandez
    Executive Director
    2180 North Main Street, Suite C1, P.O. Box 1388
    Belton, TX 76513
    P: 254-770-2271
    chernandez@beltonedc.org
    www.beltonedc.org/
  • Borger Economic Development Corporation

    Dan Redd
    CEO & Executive Director
    1111 Penn Avenue, P.O. Box 1157
    Borger, TX 79008-1157
    P: 806-521-0027
    dredd@borgeredc.com
    www.borgeredc.com
  • Brooks Development Authority

    Leo Gomez
    President & CEO
    3201 Sidney Brooks
    San Antonio, TX 78235
    P: 210-678-3300
    leo.gomez@brookscity-base.com
    www.brookscity-base.com
  • Burleson Economic Development

    Justin Bond
    Economic Development Manager
    141 West Renfro Street
    Burleson, TX 76028-4296
    P: 817-426-9684
    jbond@burlesontx.com
    www.burlesontx.com
  • Business Development Corporation of Vernon

    Jan Bonner
    Administrator
    1724 Pease Street
    Vernon, TX 76384
    P: 940-552-6502
    bdc@bdcvernon.com
    www.bdcvernon.com
  • Cameron Industrial Foundation

    Ginger Watkins
    Economic Development Director
    P.O. Box 432 | 102 E. First Street
    Cameron, TX 76520
    P: 254-697-4970
    gwatkins@cameronindustrialfoundation.com
    www.cameronindustrialfoundation.com
  • Cedar Hill E.D.C.

    Allison J.H. Thompson, CEcD, EDFP
    Director of Economic Development
    285 Uptown Boulevard, Building 100
    Cedar Hill, TX 75104
    P: 972-291-5132, ext. 5
    allison.thompson@cedarhilltx.com
    www.cedarhilledc.com
  • City Development Corporation of El Campo

    Chandra Spenrath
    Executive Director
    315 E. Jackson
    El Campo, TX 77437
    P: 979-543-6727
    eccdc@elcampoeco.org
    www.elcampoeco.org
  • City of Dallas, Office of Economic Development

    Karl Zavitkovsky
    Director, Office of Economic Development
    1500 Marilla Street, Suite 5C South
    Dallas, TX 75201
    P: 214-670-1685
    karl.zavitkovsky@dallascityhall.com
    www.dallas-ecodev.org
  • City of Rosenberg

    Rachelle Kanak
    Assistant Economic Development Director
    2110 4th Street (P.O. Box 32)
    Rosenberg, TX 77471
    P: 832-595-3338
    rachellek@ci.rosenberg.tx.us
    www.rosenbergecodev.com
  • City of Sugar Land Economic Development

    Jennifer May
    Director
    2700 Town Center Boulevard North
    Sugar Land, TX 77479
    P: 281-275-2229
    jmay@sugarlandtx.gov
    www.sugarlandecodev.com
  • City of Waxahachie

    Doug Barnes
    Director of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 757
    Waxahachie, TX 75168
    P: 972-937-7330, ext. 276
    dbarnes@waxahachie.com
    www.waxahachie.com
  • Converse Economic Development Corporation

    Kate Silvas
    Executive Director
    403 South Seguin
    Converse, TX 78109
    P: 210-659-9163
    ksilvas@converseedc.com
    www.converseedc.com
  • Corinth Economic Development Corporation

    Guy Brown
    Executive Director
    3300 Corinth Parkway
    Corinth, TX 76208
    P: 940-498-3284
    gbrown@cityofcorinth.com
    www.cityofcorinth.com
  • Dallas Regional Chamber

    Nancy Davis
    Director of Economic Development
    500 North Akard Street, Suite 2600
    Dallas, TX 75201
    P: 214-746-6731
    ndavis@dallaschamber.org
    www.dallaschamber.org
  • Decatur Economic Development Corporation (DEDC)

    Ida Mae Burnett
    Business Intelligence Specialist, CEcD
    106 South Trinity Street
    Decatur, TX 76234
    P: 940-393-0353
    iburnett@decatur-edc.com
    www.decatur-edc.com
  • Denison Development Alliance

    Tony Kaai, CEcD
    President
    311 West Woodard Street
    Denison, TX 75020
    P: 903-464-0883
    tkaai@denisontx.org
    www.denisontx.org
  • Denton Economic Development Partnership

    Aimee Bissett
    Director, Economic Development
    215 East McKinney
    Denton, TX 76201
    P: 940-349-7774
    aimee.bissett@cityofdenton.com
    www.dentonedp.com
  • DeSoto Economic Development Corporation

    Jeff Bryant
    Interim Chief Executive Officer
    211 East Pleasant Run Road
    DeSoto, TX 75115
    P: 972-230-9611
    jbryant@dedc.org
    www.dedc.org
  • Forney Economic Development Corporation

    Kim M. Buttram
    Executive Director
    101 East Main Street, P.O. Box 826
    Forney, TX 75126
    P: 972-564-5808
    kbuttram@cityofforney.org
    www.forneytexasedc.org
  • Frisco Economic Development Corporation

    Dave Quinn
    Vice President
    6801 Gaylord Parkway, Suite 400
    Frisco, TX 75034
    P: 972-292-5158
    dquinn@friscoedc.com
    www.friscoedc.com
  • Georgetown Department of Economic Development

    Mark Thomas
    Director of Economic Development
    816 South Main
    Georgetown, TX 78626
    P: 512-930-3688
    mark.thomas@georgetown.org
    www.invest.georgetown.org/
  • Greater Houston Partnership

    Jason Ford, CEcD
    Vice President, Regional Economic Development
    1200 Smith Street, Suite 700
    Houston, TX 77002-4400
    P: 713-844-3650
    jford@houston.org
    www.houston.org
  • Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

    John M. Bonnot
    Director, Business Recruitment
    5201 North O'Connor Boulevard, Suite 100
    Irving, TX 75039
    P: 214-217-8484
    jbonnot@irvingchamber.com
    www.irvingchamber.com
  • Greenspoint District (Houston, TX)

    Regina Lindsey, CEcD
    Chief Development Officer & Economic Development Vice President
    16945 Northchase Drive, Suite 1900
    Houston, TX 77060
    P: 281-874-2137
    rlindsey@greenspoint.org
    www.greenspoint.org
  • Greenville Economic Development Corporation

    Greg Sims
    President & CEO
    2500 Stonewall St., P.O. Box 825
    Greenville, TX 75403
    P: 800-295-4141
    gsims@ci.greenville.tx.us
    www.greenvilletxedc.com
  • Haltom City

    Susan White
    Business Development Coordinator
    5024 Broadway Avenue
    Haltom City, TX 76117
    P: 817-222-7723
    swhite@haltomcitytx.com
    www.haltomcitytx.com
  • Harlingen Economic Development Corporation

    Raudel Garza
    Manager & CEO
    2424 Boxwood Street, Suite 125
    Harlingen, TX 78550
    P: 956-216-5085
    rgarza@harlingenedc.com
    www.harlingenedc.com
  • Hutto Economic Development Corporation (HEDC)

    Joey Grisham
    President & CEO
    321 Ed Schmidt Boulevard, Suite 200
    Hutto, TX 78634
    P: 512-759-2806
    jgrisham@huttoedc.com
    www.huttoedc.com
  • Jasper Economic Development Corporation (JEDCO)

    Chaz Allen
    Executive Director
    246 East Milam Street
    Jasper, TX 75951
    P: 409-383-6120
    info@jasperedc.com
    www.jasperedc.com
  • Kilgore Economic Development Corporation

    Amanda Nobles
    Executive Director
    1001 Synergy Boulevard, Suite 100
    Kilgore, TX 75662
    P: 903-983-3522
    anobles@kilgore-edc.com
    www.kilgore-edc.com
  • Longview Economic Development Corporation

    Susan Mazarakes-Gill, CEcD
    Executive Director
    410 North Center Street
    Longview, TX 75601
    P: 903-753-7878
    susan@longviewusa.com
    www.longviewusa.com
  • Lubbock Economic Development Alliance

    Mike Hatley
    Director of Business Recruitment
    1500 Broadway, 6th Floor
    Lubbock, TX 78401
    P: 806-749-4500
    mike.hatley@lubbockeda.org
    www.lubbockeda.org
  • Lufkin Economic Development Corp.

    Jim Wehmeier
    Director of Economic Development
    P.O. Box 1606
    Lufkin, TX 75902
    P: 936-633-0221
    jwehmeier@cityoflufkin.com
    www.lufkinedc.com
  • Mansfield Economic Development Corporation

    Scott Welmaker
    Director of Economic Development
    301 South Main Street
    Mansfield, TX 76063
    P: 817-453-1006
    scott.welmaker@mansfield-texas.com
    www.mansfield-texas.com
  • Marble Falls Economic Development Corporation

    Christian Fletcher
    Executive Director
    801 Fourth Street
    Marble Falls, TX 78654
    P: 830-798-7079
    cfletcher@marblefallseconomy.com
    www.marblefallseconomy.com
  • Marshall Economic Development Corporation

    Donna Maisel, CEcD
    Executive Director
    2660 East End Boulevard S
    Marshall, TX 75672
    P: 903-934-8035
    dmaisel@marshalledc.org
    www.marshalledc.org
  • McGregor Economic Development Corporation

    Frank Leos
    Chairman
    303 South Main Street
    McGregor, TX 76657
    P: 254-840-4700
    medc@mcgregor-texas.com
    www.mcgregor-texas.com
  • Midland Development Corporation

    Pam Welch
    Executive Director
    109 North Main Street
    Midland, TX 79701
    P: 432-686-3552
    pwelch@midlandtxedc.com
    www.midlandtxedc.com
  • Midlothian Economic Development

    Larry Barnett
    President & CEO
    310 North 9th Street, Suite A
    Midlothian, TX 76065
    P: 972-723-3800
    lbarnett@midlothian-tx.org
    www.midlothian-tx.org
  • Mission Economic Development Corporation

    Alex Meade
    CEO
    901 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
    Mission, TX 78572
    P: 956-585-0040
    ameade@missionedc.com
    www.missionedc.com
  • Monahans Economic Development Corporation

    Morse Haynes
    Economic Development Director
    P.O. Box 61, 303 S. Allen
    Monahans, TX 79756
    P: 432-943-2062
    monahansedc@monahans.org
    www.monahans.org
  • New Braunfels Economic Development

    Michael Meek, CEcD
    Executive Director
    390 South Seguin Avenue
    New Braunfels, TX 78131
    P: 830-608-2808
    meek@nbcham.org
    www.nbcham.org
  • Odessa Development Corporation

    Scott Jones
    Director of Economic Development
    700 North Grant, Suite 200
    Odessa, TX 79761
    P: 432-333-7880
    scottj@odessaecodev.com
    www.odessatex.com
  • Paris Economic Development Corporation

    Steve Gilbert
    Executive Director
    1125 Bonham Street
    Paris, TX 75460
    P: 903-784-6964
    sgilbert@paristexasusa.com
    www.paristexasusa.com/
  • Pearland Economic Development Corporation

    Matt Buchanan
    President
    1200 Pearland Parkway, Suite 200
    Pearland, TX 77581
    P: 281-997-3002
    mbuchanan@pearlandedc.com
    www.pearlandedc.com
  • Pflugerville Community Development Corporation

    Amy Madison, CEcD, EDFP
    Assistant Executive Director
    203 West Main Street, Suite E
    Pflugerville, TX 78660 78660
    P: 512-990-3725
    amym@pfdevelopment.com
    www.130commercecenter.com
  • Port of Brownsville

    Donna Eymard
    Deputy Port Director
    1000 Foust Road
    Brownsville, TX 78521
    P: 956-831-4592
    deymard@portofbrownsville.com
    www.portofbrownsville.com
  • Port San Antonio

    Terry Britton
    Sr. Vice President, Real Estate Brokerage, Aquisitions & Sales
    907 Billy Mitchell Boulevard
    San Antonio, TX 78226-1802
    P: 210-362-7800
    terry.britton@portsanantonio.us
    www.portsanantonio.us
  • Richardson Economic Development Partnership

    John Jacobs
    Executive Vice President
    411 Belle Grove
    Richardson, TX 75080
    P: 972-792-2802
    john@telecomcorridor.com
    www.telecomcorridor.com
  • Round Rock Texas Economic Development

    Ben White
    VP of Economic Development
    212 East Main Street
    Round Rock, TX 78664
    P: 512-255-5805
    bwhite@roundrockchamber.org
    www.roundrocktex.com
  • San Angelo Chamber of Commerce

    John Dugan
    VP, Marketing & Recruitment
    418 West Avenue B
    San Angelo, TX 76903
    P: 325-340-4010
    john@sanangelo.org
    www.sanangelo.org
  • San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

    Tom Long
    Executive Vice President of Business Recruitment
    602 East Commerce Street
    San Antonio, TX 78205
    P: 210-802-4901
    tlong@sanantonioedf.com
    www.sanantonioedf.com
  • Schertz Economic Development

    David Gwin
    Director
    1400 Schertz Parkway
    Schertz, TX 78154
    P: 210-619-1070
    dgwin@schertz.com
    www.schertzedc.com
  • Seagoville Economic Development Corporation

    Bekki Roberts
    President & CEO
    105 North Kaufman Street
    Seagoville, TX 75159
    P: 972-287-9944
    broberts@seagovilleedc.com
    www.seagovilleedc.com
  • Seguin Economic Development Corporation

    Terry Trevino
    Executive Director Economic Development
    205 North River Street, P.O. Box 591
    Seguin, TX 78156
    P: 830-401-2476
    ttrevino@seguintexas.gov
    www.seguinedc.com
  • Sherman Economic Development Corporation

    Scott Connell, CEcD
    President
    307 West Washington Street, Suite 102
    Sherman, TX 75090
    P: 903-868-2566
    scottc@sedco.org
    www.sedco.org
  • Sulphur Springs/Hopkins County E.D.C.

    Roger Feagley
    Executive Director
    1200 Enterprise Lane
    Sulphur Springs, TX 75483
    P: 903-439-0101
    rfeagley@ss-edc.com
    www.ss-edc.com
  • Taylor Economic Development Corporation

    Sean Stockard
    President & CEO
    700 North Main, P.O. Box 975
    Taylor, TX 76574
    P: 512-352-4321
    sean.stockard@tayloredc.org
    www.tayloredc.com
  • Temple Economic Development Corporation

    Charley Ayres
    Vice President
    One South First Street
    Temple, TX 76501
    P: 254-773-8332
    cayres@choosetemple.com
    www.choosetemple.com
  • Terrell Economic Development Corporation

    Danny Booth
    Administrator
    1314 W. Moore, P.O. Box 97
    Terrell, TX 75160
    P: 972-524-5704
    danny@terrelltexas.com
    www.terrelltexas.com
  • Tomball Economic Development Corporation

    Kelly Violette
    Executive Director
    29201 Quinn Road, Suite B
    Tomball, TX 77375
    P: 281-401-4086
    kviolette@tomballtxedc.org
    www.tomballtxedc.org
  • Weatherford Economic Development Authority, Inc.

    Dennis Clayton, CEcD, AIA
    Executive Director
    202 W. Oak St., PO Box 255
    Weatherford, TX 76086
    P: 817-594-9429, ext. 4302
    dclayton@weatherfordtx.gov
    www.weatherfordtxeda.org
  • Wichita Falls Chamber of Commerce & Industry

    Tim Chase CEcD, FM
    President/CEO
    P.O. Box 1860
    Wichita Falls, TX 76307
    P: 940-723-2741
    tchase@wf.net
    www.wichitafallscommerce.com