During the meeting, Keith Phillips, Federal Reserve Bank -San Antonio, spoke regarding our state’s competitive advantage in areas such as workforce development, housing market, high tech and bio sectors, oil and gas production, labor restrictions and education.
Another topic of conversation included the most important factor for the future of Texas, the need for more innovation from our public schools and to lower the high school dropout rate.
TexasOne’s membership represents a broad range of organizations, including Texas-based Fortune 500 companies, privately-held enterprises, and city, chamber and community-based economic development organizations. Irving has been represented through membership in TexasOne for five years. Chamber President / CEO Chris Wallace also attended the meeting.