Sherry Ambrose ’02, former vice president of business development for Enterprise Florida, Inc., has been named vice president of economic development for the Irving Economic Development Partnership (IEDP) in Irving, Texas.
At Enterprise Florida Inc., a public-private economic development organization, Ambrose was responsible for creating strategies for the recruitment, expansion, and retention for eight targeted industries, and she prepared, managed, and tracked results for a million-dollar annual budget.
Beth Bowman, president and CEO of the Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and IEDP, says, “We’re delighted to have leadership of this caliber join our economic development team. Sherry has the experience, talent, energy, and passion for this job. Irving-Las Colinas is one of the most competitive geographic regions in the country, and has become an international business address for global corporations. We think Sherry will be an incredible addition to the team, and we look forward to working with her to achieve growth and prosperity for Irving-Las Colinas.”