AUSTIN

DFW

HOUSTON

SAN ANTONIO

CHRIS DUROVICH, CEOCHILDREN’S HEALTH

“It came highly recommended to me by people in leadership roles whom I know and trust. Joining YTEXAS made sense given it is a great resource for helping leaders expand businesses throughout the state.”

Masato Yoshikawa, CEOKubota Tractor Corporation

“We have limited opportunity to communicate with corporate leaders. YTEXAS provides us those opportunities, which I appreciate. I don't know if other states have that kind of organization.”

Avi Kahn, CEOHilti North America

“We joined YTEXAS because we believe in their mission; helping great companies not just establish here in Texas but also, once they are here, develop their network and make that transition into Texas.”

Hugh Forrest, FounderSXSW

“Everything we do in life is about connecting; connecting with new people, with new ideas. YTEXAS is about enhancing those connections and accelerating those connections, which only leads to good things.”

TRACYE MCDANIEL, CEOMCDANIEL STRATEGY ECOSYSTEMS

“Having relationships with CEOs who invest here is important as they become champions when you’re trying to attract business to the state.”

Robbie Briggs, CEOBriggs Freeman Sotheby's International Realty

“One of the YTEXAS members told me that I made an introduction that closed two big pieces of business with him. That's fun for me, that's exciting.”

SETH GORDON, CEOSETHICA VENTURES

“After relocating from New York, I joined YTEXAS to network with other CEOs. I have struck up relationships with high caliber members and am currently working with them to solve some of my company issues.”