The DRC 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.
1909: Dallas Chamber of Commerce
1915: Dallas Chamber of Commerce (Incorporated)
1988: Greater Dallas Chamber of Commerce
2008: Dallas Regional Chamber
Dale A. Petroskey
President & CEO, Dallas Regional Chamber
Thomas W. Codd
U.S. Human Capital Leader & Vice Chairman, PwC
2017 Chairman Elect
Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day
H. Ralph Hawkins, FAIA, FACHA, LEED AP
Chairman – Immediate Past
Chairman Emeritus, HKS
Together, we will lead the Dallas region to become the most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live, work, and do business—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 DRC 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 DRC is a not-for-profit organization comprised of businesses, which represent all facets of the North Texas business community.
Our members include sole proprietors, small and medium-sized businesses, and large corporations.
Membership with the DRC is an investment in the region’s business community, today and for the future.
We welcome your questions and comments. To request more information about area businesses or to share an idea, contact us: