Henry Florsheim is the Director of Economic Development for the City of Cedar Hill, TX. A native of Monroe, LA, Florsheim is a graduate of the University of Louisiana at Monroe in Business Management and the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. He has an MBA from Louisiana Tech University and is an alumnus of Leadership Louisiana. He received his IOM designation from the Institute of Organization Management, a four-year United States Chamber of Commerce program. Florsheim serves as Chair of the Institute’s Board of Regents, located at the University of Georgia. He also served as a board member for the Texas Association of Business and Texas Chamber of Commerce Executives. He also nationally represented the United States Air Force in the Air Education & Training Commander’s Civic Leaders Group. Florsheim completed the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s Business Leads Fellowship, which focuses on innovation in education and workforce development around the country. During Florsheim’s career in economic development, organizations under his leadership have won several national and statewide awards for marketing and economic development and landed over $1 billion in capital investment for their communities.
Florsheim is a creative problem-solver with over 20 years of economic development experience and a history of developing successful strategic partnerships. Henry and his wife Kimberly have six children and have served as foster parents to many other children in need.