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

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 are up. -...

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....

Chamber Facilitated Improvements on Rail Crossing

In August 2018 Arconic reached out to Kevin Pearson, Senior V.P., Economic Development for the Wichita Falls Chamber, seeking assistance for improvements to the Bacon Switch Road rail crossing. Two manufacturers utilize this rail crossing which has deteriorated over...

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...