Governor Abbott Appoints Cannady To Economic Incentive Oversight Board

January 10, 2020 | Austin, Texas | Appointment

Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Adrian Cannady to the Economic Incentive Oversight Board for a term at the pleasure of the Governor. The board examines the effectiveness and efficiency of programs and funds administered by the Office of the Governor, Comptroller, or Department of Agriculture that award state monetary or tax incentives to business entities and other persons.

Adrian Cannady of Temple is President and CEO of Temple Economic Development Corporation. He is a member and director of the Texas Economic Development Council and a member of the International Economic Development Council. Additionally, he is a member and former chairman of Team Texas. He attended the United States Military Academy at West Point and received an Honorable Discharge from the United States Army. Cannady received a Bachelor of Science in Mathematical Sciences and a Master of Science in Economic Development and Entrepreneurship from the University of Houston – Victoria, and is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute.