Vice President, Frisco Economic Development Corp
Marketing and Advertising | Dallas/Fort Worth Area, US
Dave Quinn, CEcD currently serves as Vice President of Frisco Economic Development Corp.. Frisco, TX is located in Denton and Collin Counties, approximately 20 minutes north of Dallas and the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport.
Before joining the Frisco EDC team he held the position of Executive Director of Bastrop Economic Development Corp. He worked closely with Opportunity Austin, the regional economic development initiative of the Austin Chamber, to help drive economic investment and revitalization in historic Bastrop, Texas.
Dave began his career in economic development as Executive Director of Levelland EDC in March of 2004. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics from Texas A&M University and is a member of the Fightin’ Aggie Class of 1997. Prior to working for the City of Levelland,
Dave received his certification through the International Economic Development Council’s Certified Economic Developer Program in 2010. He is a Master Graduate of Rapport Leadership International, a leadership development program, completing over 100 hours of intense leadership training. Dave served two terms as the Chairman of the High Ground of Texas, a regional economic development marketing coalition covering 60+ counties in West Texas and is one of the founding board members of the High Ground’s Education Foundation.
During his tenure as Levelland EDC’s Executive Director, Dave facilitated a number of economic development projects including the $64 mil Levelland/Hockley County Ethanol plant and an $8.6 mil Levelland Industrial Rail Park. He is pioneering the use of social media as a tool for economic development corporations to build local support and advocacy which can be leveraged for business retention, expansion and attraction. Established as a trust agent in his community and among his peers, Dave is regularly asked to speak on economic development, marketing and social media topics.