The Chamber was formed in 1909, when three other Dallas business groups -- the Commercial Club, the 150,000 Club and the Freight Bureau -- merged with the Board of Trade.
Company Name Changes:
- 1909 Dallas Chamber of Commerce
- 1915 Dallas Chamber of Commerce (Incorporated)
- 1988 Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce
- 2008 Dallas Regional Chamber
- Amb. James C. Oberwetter, President & CEO
- Anne Motsenbocker, 2013 Chairman
President, Chase Dallas Region
- Stephen Mansfield, 2014 Chairman - Elect
President & CEO Methodist Health Systems
- Clint MoDonnough, Chairman - Immediate Past
Dallas Managing Partner, Ernst & Young LLP
Together, we will lead the Dallas region to become the most economically prosperous region — and the most desirable place to live and work — in the United States.
The Dallas Regional Chamber is the area’s leading membership-driven
business organization committed to promoting economic prosperity by
leading economic development, driving improvements in public education,
influencing public policy, and catalyzing and advocating for regional
partnerships. The Chamber works to ensure that the Dallas region will
become the most economically prosperous region---and the most desirable
place to live and work---in the United States. The Chamber is a
not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses which represent all
of the North Texas business community.
Dallas Regional Chamber Profile
Our range of members includes sole proprietors, small and medium-sized businesses, and large corporations.
The Regional Chamber:
- Is guided by a comprehensive 5-year Strategic Plan titled Strategic Plan Blueprint
- Manages a wide variety of member engaging programs and activities
- Is actively involved in public policy issues on the local, state and national levels
- Is driven by more than 90 members of the Board of Directors and supported by committees including more than 600 volunteer leaders
Membership with the Dallas Regional Chamber is an investment in the region's
business community today and for the future.