Jessica Heer is the Senior Vice President of Talent Attraction. Talent Attraction is a newly created department at the DRC that focuses on marketing the region by leveraging existing strengths of the Dallas Region to attract and retain talent workers.
Ms. Heer joined the Dallas Regional Chamber in 2005 in the Business Information and Research Department where she was responsible for producing the Dallas Economic Development Guide and providing standard research analysis and support to DRC departments. In 2007 she joined the Economic Development department, leading corporate recruitment efforts for companies considering a move or expansion to the Dallas Region. During her tenure at the DRC, Ms. Heer has completed many economic development projects, including AT&T, Golden Living, GKN Aerostructures, Fiesta Restaurant Group, Neovia Logistics (formerly Caterpillar Logistics), Toyota Motor North America, Kubota Tractor Corporation, Jacobs Engineering Group, and more.
For 3 years prior to joining the DRC, she was employed at the North Central Texas Council of Governments where she was responsible for economic data research efforts, supporting agency departments, local governments, and the general public. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Midwestern State University and a Master of Public Administration (M.P.A) degree from the University of North Texas.
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