Senior Vice President, Economic Development
Mike Rosa is Senior Vice President of Economic Development at the Dallas Regional Chamber (DRC), which has been recognized as National Chamber of the Year.
Rosa leads critical relationships with regional allies, the State of Texas, the DRC’s board and executive committee, and economic development investors. His team is responsible for economic development marketing and corporate recruitment and expansion to the Dallas Region.
During his career, Rosa has engaged numerous corporate locations and expansions to the Dallas Region, including several headquarters projects such as AT&T, Comerica Bank, Fluor, Hilti North America, Kubota Tractor Corporation, Toyota Motor North America, McKesson, McLaren, Charles Schwab, and CBRE.
Prior to joining the DRC, Rosa was a Senior Vice President with the Buxton Company, a Fort Worth-based consulting firm that selects locations for prominent national retailers and helps cities with retail-oriented economic development programs.
Rosa spent 14 years with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce economic development department and was promoted to lead the team as Senior Vice President of Economic Development.
In 2015, he served as Chair of the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), the 800-member statewide organization for economic developers. He also provides leadership to the DFW Marketing Team, an association of economic developers that represent Dallas-Fort Worth area cities.
Rosa is currently one of nine appointees to the State of Texas incentives oversight committee.
Rosa holds a Master of Science in economic development and a Bachelor of Science in regional planning from the University of Southern Mississippi.