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Amarillo EDC Announces Appointment of Search Committee

The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (AEDC) announced today that it has assembled a search committee to assist in the interview and selection process to identify the organization’s next President and CEO.

Chairing the search committee will be Brian Heinrich, a current member of the AEDC Board of Directors and Partner with Templeton, Smithee, Hayes, Heinrich and Russell Lawfirm. Additional committee members include Lloyd Brown, Amarillo EDC Board Member and CEO of Smart Chemical Services, Inc., Michelle Reichert, Chief Operating Officer with Consolidated Nuclear Security, LLC, Bob Williams, President and CEO of BSA Health Systems, Jason Herrick, President of Pantera Energy, and Shannon Massey, Vice President of Assembly Operations with Bell.

“We are thrilled to announce the addition of the search committee to the interview and selection process for the AEDC’s next President and CEO,” stated Laura Street, Chairwoman of the AEDC. “The success of the AEDC is dependent upon the organization’s ability to work with our area business and civic leaders. The individuals serving on the search committee are some of our community’s best and brightest business leaders. We are confident that their insight and experience will help us identify the next leader for the organization.”

Working in close collaboration with executive search firm Jorgenson Consulting, the search committee will review and consider the initial round of candidates identified during the recruitment process. The
committee will then recommend the final round of candidates for ultimate consideration by the full AEDC Board of Directors.

The Amarillo Economic Development Corporation (Amarillo EDC) is the primary economic development engine of the Amarillo community, responsible for industry growth and job creation through business attraction and retention initiatives. The mission of the Amarillo EDC is to attract businesses to Amarillo which offer highly skilled, highly-paid positions; to expand and retain existing local businesses in Amarillo, and to foster a business environment conducive to entrepreneurship. Learn more at


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