Vice President of Economic Development
Jordan is the chamber’s Vice President of Economic Development. Before joining the chamber, she served as the Senior Director of Regional Economic Development for the Greater Houston Partnership where she has managed a portfolio of potential projects representing more than 11,000 jobs and $8.2 billion in capital investment.
Prior to her role at the Greater Houston Partnership, Jordan spent two years working for the Office of Governor Abbott as the Strategic Business Development Manager for the state of Texas. She also spent nine years at New York-based Development Counsellors International (DCI), a firm that specializes in economic development and tourism marketing. While at DCI, Jordan created and implemented public relations and marketing programs for cities, states, regions, and countries across the globe to promote economic development, trade, and investment.
A Texas-native, Robinson graduated from Baylor University with a degree in journalism/public relations, with a concentration on marketing and strategic planning.
Director of Business Attraction and Strategic Initiatives
Danielle Morrissey is the chamber’s Director of Workforce and Industry Development where she leads the chamber’s workforce strategy, leadership programs, and industry development.
Prior to coming to Round Rock, Danielle was the Director of Programming and Special Projects at One Acadiana, the regional economic development organization and chamber of commerce for South Louisiana’s nine-parish (county) region, known as “Acadiana.” During her three and a half years at One Acadiana, she promoted business attraction, worked with existing industry to retain and increase jobs, coordinated with workforce development providers, and oversaw the implementation of strategic initiatives and programs.
Before her time at One Acadiana, Danielle spent four years working for Louisiana Gulf Coast Oil Exposition (LAGCOE), a nonprofit energy industry organization focused on STEM education programs and technical conferences. While at LAGCOE, she managed and developed their industry relationships and oversaw all aspects of programming.
Danielle graduated with a bachelor of science in mass communication from McNeese State University and received her master of science with a concentration in public relations from the University of Louisiana at Lafayette.
Director of Workforce and Industry Development
Zach Scott is the Round Rock Chamber’s newest Director of Workforce and Industry Development. Before joining the Chamber, he served as a Senior Associate in Grant Thornton LLP’s Credits & Incentive Services where he assisted companies in evaluating local, state, and federal credit and incentive opportunities with an emphasis on the following services: tax credit reviews, negotiated incentive services, and incentive compliance.
Prior to his role at Grant Thornton, Zach worked for the Greater Houston Partnership (GHP) as the Manager, Regional Economic Development, with a focus on business recruitment, retention, and expansion, particularly within the technology and innovation industries. In this role, Zach assisted in the following services: preparing marketing and community information, reporting on regional economic trends, workforce development, drafting custom proposals, identifying sites for business expansion opportunities, scheduling site visits, VIP introductions, incentives overviews and other assistance necessary to recruit and retain companies to the Greater Houston region.
Zach also spent four years in the Office of the Governor, State of Texas (OOG) as an Economic Development Specialist within the Economic Development and Tourism Division. While at the OOG, Zach worked with business prospects and communities in identifying potential state incentive and financing programs to promote job creation and retention, capital investment and small business product development in Texas.
A Texas-native, Zach graduated from The University of Texas at Austin with a B.A. in Economics with a minor in Business Administration.
Manager of Economic Development
Adriana Nunez-McDermott is the Manager of Economic Development for the Round Rock Chamber, where she supports business attraction and entrepreneurship efforts.
Before joining the chamber, she served as the Regional Economic Development Coordinator at the Greater Houston Partnership where she assisted with projects related to digital technology, health and life sciences, and corporate headquarters recruitment.
Prior to her role at the Greater Houston Partnership, Adriana was the Retail & Marketing Coordinator for the Buda Economic Development Corporation. She also spent time as a Personal Banker for Frost Bank in Austin.
Adriana graduated from Texas State University, with a bachelor of business administration in finance.