"The Economy in Amarillo"
Kevin Carter, EDFP
Amarillo Economic Development Corporation
Kevin Carter has been the President and CEO of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation since April 2019. Kevin is responsible for leading efforts in the promotion of opportunities through business recruitment, expansion, and retention in the Amarillo area.
Prior to joining the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, Kevin held positions as Executive Director for the High Ground of Texas and the Plainview Economic Development Corporation.
Kevin graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is a 2012 graduate of the Oklahoma Economic Development Institute and is a designated Economic Development Finance Professional.
Kevin currently serves on various boards including the Texas Tech Health Science Center Advisory Board, Amarillo and Canyon United Way and Texas Department of Agriculture Rural and Economic Development Advisory Council.
Kevin is married to Alissa, an Administrator with the Plainview Independent School District. They have one son Blaine.