Talent is the new currency

Talent is the new currency

Talent. That’s the new currency of economic development. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation manages a business fellowship that gives 35 Chamber and economic development professionals an in-depth look at innovative practices in education and workforce development...
The Doctor is in | Economy

The Doctor is in | Economy

In this morning’s Times Record News, Dr. James Owen from MSU presented his update to the Wichita Falls Economic Index. Most of his indicators point to an improving economy for our community.   – Employment is up. – Retail sales and sales tax collections...
Take me to your leader | #BossWF

Take me to your leader | #BossWF

B.O.S.S. (Business Owners Sharing Solutions): How to be an effective leader Wednesday, June 5th, 2019 | Wichita Falls Country Club One of the most powerful things you can do in life, and in business, is to empower those around you to make decisions. To take the lead....
Building Blocks | Chamber Chatter

Building Blocks | Chamber Chatter

Building Blocks We spend quite a bit of time talking about our biggest challenge – growing the talent pool. Much of our new strategy focuses on increasing the number of available workers in Wichita Falls, both by developing new pathways into the workforce and by...
All in the Family | Civic Leader Group

All in the Family | Civic Leader Group

If Sheppard Air Force Base had an immediate family, it would be the Air Education & Training Command. Headquartered in San Antonio, AETC’s mission is to recruit, train and educate Airmen to deliver airpower for America. It consists of approximately 20 Air Force...