Allison J. H. Thompson

Economic Development
Title: Economic Development Director
Phone: 972-291-5132 ext. 5

Allison J. H. Thompson, CEcD, EDFP, holds a BS in Criminal Justice from TCU, an MA in Urban Affairs from UTA as well as professional certifications from both the International Economic Development Council and the National Development Council. Her experience ranges from working as a consultant in strategic economic development planning to managing a regional economic development organization. She has served as director of economic development in several Texas cities--most recently for The City of Burleson. She is a member of the International Economic Development Council, the Texas Economic Development Council, Commercial Real Estate Women, Corporate Real Estate Network, International Council of Shopping Centers, Society of Commercial Realtors and Rotary International. Additionally, she represents Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation on the boards of Dallas Fort Worth Marketing Team, Vision North Texas, Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce and Best Southwest Chamber of Commerce. 

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