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City of Cedar Park
450 Cypress Creek Road, Bldg. 1
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Call 512-401-5060


Director of Economic Development

Ben White

Ben White joined the City of Cedar Park as Director of Economic Development in October 2018.  As Director of Economic Development, he is responsible for leading the City of Cedar Park’s Economic Development program based on the City Council vision and goals for creating job growth and attracting and retaining businesses in Cedar Park.

White has over 20 years of experience in the field of economic development.  He has served as the President of the Williamson County Economic Development Partnership and President of the Central Texas Foreign Trade Zone.  He was named by Consultant Connect among its Top 50 Economic Developers in North America for 2017.  Prior to joining the City of Cedar Park, White served as Vice President of Economic Development for the Round Rock Chamber for nearly eight years.  He earned his Bachelor of Science in Business Administration degree from the University of Kansas.

White sees Cedar Park as the next job center for the region because of its demographics and location – lending themselves well to corporate headquarters, the high tech industry and advance manufacturers.  White has a proactive approach and high level of enthusiasm when it comes to recruiting businesses to come to Cedar Park.