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Posted on: May 21, 2019

New Economic Development Director

Landis Adams

Landis Adams was the Economic Development Director for the Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and CEO of Platinum Marketing, a nationwide advertising and marketing agency. His over twenty plus years' experience in marketing, economic development, community involvement, numerous civic boards and business committees in the area, has embarked him into a very successful career. With his continued commitment to Economic Development, Landis was certified by the International Economic Development Council in the basic Economic Development Director course. Where he plans on continuing a long term career in Economic Development. 

Landis is currently the Vice President of the Sweeny Chamber of Commerce, President of the Citizens Police Academy for the Freeport Police Department, Vice President of the Freeport Host Lions Club, currently sits on the board for the Education Foundation and Community Leadership Team for Brazosport ISO, a board member for the City of Jones Creek Planning and Zoning Commission. He is Past President of the Lake Jackson Business Association, Past President of Basketball Chapter of Officials, and the Past President of the Brazoria County Jaycees. His long time commitment to the community has not been unnoticed. He has been awarded the 2017 Lions Club International, Melvin Jones Fellow Humanitarian Service Award, which is the highest ranking award in the Lions Club International organization. In addition, he was awarded the Brazoria County Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year award in 2013, and in 2011, the Hispanic Women in Leadership award for Valuable Service. 

He is a graduate of Brazosport High school and a Veteran of the U.S. Army, where he served in the Gulf War in 1991, as a Administrative Specialist and played professional soccer. He has been married to his wife for the past 26 years and has two kids and three grandkids. He enjoys officiating basketball, playing golf and spending time with his family. Please welcome the new Economic Development Director for the City of Keene, Landis Adams 

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