Mr. Thad Chambers joined Haslet as the City’s first full-time Economic Development Director on October 30, 2015. Mr. Chambers formerly served as Director of Economic Development for the City of Lufkin.
Mr. Chambers has 30 years of work experience in both the public and private sectors. In addition to the City of Lufkin, Thad also served as the Director of Economic Development for the cities of Kennedale, Gainesville, North Richland Hills and Richland Hills, Texas. He has a breadth of experience in all aspects of economic development including retail and industrial marketing and recruitment.
Mr. Chambers graduated Cum Laude from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin with a BBA in Management and is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) and Economic Development Finance Professional (EDFP). He is active in the Texas Economic Development Council and the International Economic Development Council. Thad is married and has two school-aged children.