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
Partner-in-Charge, Jones Day
John J. Stephens
Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, AT&T Inc.
Thomas W. Codd
Immediate Past Chair
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. We are committed to focusing on leading economic development and growth, driving improvements in public education, and influencing public policy to meet the business community’s workforce needs and raise the region’s profile—across the United States and around the world. The DRC works to ensure that the Dallas region will become the most economically prosperous region—and the most desirable place to live, work and do business—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: