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Joey Grisham

Director of Business Recruitment

Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

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Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce

5201 North O'Connor Blvd

Irving, Texas 77039

United States

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Director of Economic Development

City of Keller


International Council of Shopping Centers

Southern Economic Development Council Inc

Texas Economic Development Council



Political Science and Business

University of Mississippi

Bachelor of Arts degree

Ole Miss


Political Science

University of Memphis


Economic Development

University of Southern Mississippi

Marion County EDD Paid

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"Verizon is fronting the money ...

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"Verizon is fronting the money for the infrastructure and we propose to pay them back - not in a full-blown tax increment financing district - over a 10- to 15-year period through the increase in property tax revenue," Joey Grisham, director of business recruitment at the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, told the Dallas Business Journal. "This allows the city to help move the project forward," he added. "We hope this will be approved at the city council meeting in March." Grisham and city officials hope the development of Hidden Ridge will help recruit new companies and retain Irving-based businesses by offering a truly walkable mixed-use development, which is what C-level executives want to recruit and retain within their own businesses. "Every company wants the amenities and this project will have the DART station and feed off the Music Factory," he told me. "This will be a huge revenue generator." These projects - such as Legacy West in Plano and CityLine in Richardson- have proved successful among household name companies, such as Toyota, State Farm Insurance, J.P. Morgan Chase and Liberty Mutual Insurance.

Contact | Irving Chamber

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Joey Grisham

Director of Business Recruitment - jgrisham@irvingchamber.com
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.
Grisham is responsible for attracting and recruiting new businesses to the Irving-Las Colinas market, a market which includes six Fortune 500 global headquarters. He 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. Under his leadership, Hutto was selected as a finalist for the Tesla Gigafactory Project and land options were secured for a 1,200 acre rail megasite. His 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.

They are Joseph "Joey" Grisham, who ...

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They are Joseph "Joey" Grisham, who will be the chamber's new economic development director, and Ty Petty, who will be director of legislative affairs.

Joey Grisham
Grisham will lead the chamber's economic development initiatives, providing value to existing businesses as well as attracting new companies from across the country and around the world.
Grisham served as president/CEO of the Hutto Economic Development Corporation, where under his leadership, the city was a finalist for a corporate relocation prospect representing 6,500 jobs and a $5 billion investment. Grisham holds a master's degree in economic development from the University of Southern Mississippi and a master's degree in political science from the University of Memphis. He graduated from the University of Mississippi with a bachelor's degree in political science.

And Irving is grateful for the ...

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And Irving is grateful for the commitment as Pioneer continues grow, Joey Grisham, director of business recruitment at Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce, told the Dallas Business Journal.

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From the City Website: Joey Grisham was recently named Keller's new Economic Development Director. He will begin his duties with the City on Sept. 15 with an annual base salary of $85,000. Grisham brings with him a wealth of economic development experience. He began his career in Columbia, Miss., serving as Director of the Marion [...]

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