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Economic Development Team

Mike Rosa
Senior Vice President, Economic Development
Phone: 214.746.6735
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Mike is Senior Vice President of the Dallas Regional Chamber’s economic development program, a position he has held for 10 years.

From 2002 to 2004, prior to joining the Dallas Regional Chamber, Mike 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.

For 14 years from 1988 through 2002, Mike was with the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce economic development department and promoted to lead the economic development team as Senior Vice President of Economic Development.

Mike holds a Master of Science degree in economic development from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelor of Science degree in regional planning, also from Southern Miss.

During his career Mike has been involved with numerous corporate locations and expansions to the DFW area.

In 2015, he served as chairman of the Texas Economic Development Council (TEDC), the 800-member statewide organization for economic developers.

Mike leads the DFW Marketing Team, the network of economic development professionals representing cities throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth area.

Sarah Carabias-Rush
Vice President of Economic Development
Phone: 214.746.6750
Erica Flores
Director of Economic Development
Phone: 214.712.1921
Margaret Selid
Director of Economic Development
Phone: 214.712.1968
Kevin Shatley
Director, Economic Development
Phone: 214.746.6647
Penny Lynch
Manager of Economic Development
Phone: 214.746.6739
Melissa Maguire
Manager, International Economic Development
Phone: 214.746.6773
Eman El-Abd
Next Generation Leader - The McCain Institute for International Leadership (2016 - 2017)
Phone: 2147466792

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