Director of Business Recruitment - firstname.lastname@example.org
Joey Grisham, director of business recruitment, is an economic development veteran with extensive experience in management, operations, economic development and recruiting.
Grisham joined the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber in January 2015 after working in chamber leadership roles for more than 14 years.
is responsible for attracting and recruiting new businesses to the Irving-Las Colinas market, a market which includes six Fortune 500 global headquarters.
works closely with key partners including Chamber leadership, brokers and site selectors, existing firms, city officials and current Chamber members.
Before joining the Irving Chamber, Grisham served as the President and CEO of the Hutto Economic Development Corporation in the Austin, Texas area.
was selected as a finalist for the Tesla Gigafactory Project and land options were secured for a 1,200 acre rail megasite.
work was recognized by several national publications, including Fortune.
In addition, he
is quoted frequently in the Austin American-Statesman and The Dallas Morning News
Grisham also served as the President of the Southeast Mississippi Economic Development Association, and has served in numerous economic development leadership roles across the southeast.
Having worked as an economic development and retail consultant on projects in Texas, Wisconsin, Indiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Alabama, and Arizona, Grisham
brings a unique understanding of the challenges facing companies looking to relocate and expand.
Early in his career, Grisham was an intern for the Tennessee General Assembly and worked for a large global medical device firm.
Splenda, American Apparel, Tesla, EADS, HEB, Kroger, Shell, and Pioneer Aerospace
are just a few of the companies Grisham
has had the pleasure of working with on successful expansion and relocation projects.
Grisham holds a B.A. in Political Science and Business from the University of Mississippi, a M.A. in Political Science from the University of Memphis, and a M.S. in Economic Development from the University of Southern Mississippi.