The Levelland Economic Development Corporation met on March 28th and appointed David Rushing to serve as its next Executive Director. Mr. Rushing is currently the City Manager for the City of Shamrock and has served in that capacity since 2012. Prior to becoming city manager he served as the Director of Economic Development for the City of Shamrock for a period of 12 years. The Levelland Economic Development Corporation received a total of eight (8) resumes for the position.
“We are excited to bring someone of David’s caliber on board,” said Elgin Conner, Chairman of the Board. “David brings a tremendous amount of experience to Levelland and is very well rounded in economic development and public service.”
Mr. Rushing was instrumental in securing multiple hotels, commercial yards, chemical sites, service businesses, as well as restorations of historic buildings in his time in Shamrock.
“My wife Dottie and I are looking forward to joining and getting involved in a great community like Levelland,” said David Rushing.
Mr. Rushing’s first day on the job is planned for April 16th.