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The Woodlands Area EDP Honors Elected Officials

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THE WOODLANDS, TX – The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) held its 21st annual Elected Officials Reception at The Woodlands Resort & Conference Center on March 7th.

For over two decades, the EDP has hosted a reception honoring elected officials at the local, county, state and federal levels. “We are fortunate to have elected officials at all levels who show a commitment and dedication to the constituents and business leaders in our community. This event reinforces our appreciation for their support in our mission to create jobs and capital investment in our community,” said Gil Staley, Chief Executive Officer.

Elected officials at the federal, state, and local levels were in attendance at the reception, as well as over 100 partners and guests.

A special thank you to the Platinum Level Sponsors, Caldwell Companies, Market Street – The Woodlands, Petroleum Wholesale, The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Woodlands Resort and The Woodlands Township who make hosting this reception a success.




Partners in attendance were: A Strong CPA, Amegy Bank, Bank of Texas, BB&T, Briggs & Veselka Co., Caldwell Companies, Calvetti Ferguson, CHI St. Luke’s Health The Woodlands Hospital, Consolidated Communications, Corporate Incentives, Efficient Wealth Management, Entergy Texas, First American Title NCS, First Financial Bank, Frost Bank, Gallagher Benefit Services – division of Arthur J. Gallagher, JLL, Jones Walker, LINK, Linscomb & Williams, LJF Marketing, Lone Star College System, Lone Star Family Health Center, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Northwestern Mutual, Petroleum Wholesale, Rice Business Executive Education, Richmond Realty – RE/MAX The Woodlands & Spring, Riddle & Butts LLP, Sam Houston State University, Soules Insurance Agency, Stibbs & Co. Attorneys, The Blair Law Firm, The Howard Hughes Corporation, The Woodlands Area Chamber of Commerce, The Woodlands Christian Academy, The Woodlands Resort, The Woodlands Township, Tough Law Firm, Waste Connections, Waterway Wealth Management, Wells Fargo, Westwood Magnolia Parkway Improvement District, Woodforest National Bank, and Wright Business Technologies.




The Woodlands Area Economic Development Partnership (EDP) is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the economic development of The Woodlands Area through the support of existing businesses and the recruitment of new businesses that can bring job opportunities and capital investment to the area.

The EDP is a public/private partnership with 94 funding partners active in the organization. For further information on the EDP, log on or call 281-363-8130.