Lorie Vincent, CEcD
Lorie Vincent currently serves as the first Executive Director of Team Texas. Team Texas is a member driven, economic development marketing coalition that operates under the umbrella of the Texas Economic Development Council. An organization since the mid 1980’s, Team Texas has marketed its member communities all over the world in an effort to promote job creation and capital investment. Ms. Vincent brings to this new role a wealth of experience as an economic development practitioner, a marketing maven, a trade and special event coordinator and a public relations specialist.
Lorie Vincent most recently served as the Executive Director of The High Ground of Texas. The High Ground is a regional coalition of over 100 communities and organizations involved in the marketing and economic development of West Texas. One of the largest regional economic development organizations in the USA, The High Ground, created in 1988, covers a 69 county area and celebrated their 25th anniversary in 2013.
Lorie also served as the 2013 Chairman of the Texas Economic Development Council and has received national recognition for her leadership and economic development accomplishments. A very popular writer and speaker, her knowledge runs deep and her enthusiasm is contagious! Lorie holds a BBA in Accounting and is a Certified Economic Developer.