News Provided by YTexas
February 1, 2021
Austin, TX – YTexas is pleased to announce the addition of Brad Napp to the company’s Advisory Board.
Brad has over 25 years of experience working in the public, private, and non-profit sectors at the Texas Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Tourism, Texas Workforce Commission, Texas Association of Business, and the Austin Chamber of Commerce.
Ed Curtis, CEO of YTexas, stated, “Brad has assisted me in growing YTexas since we first met in 2014 and I’m thrilled that he is joining YTexas as an Advisor. From his bases in Bern, Switzerland and Austin, Texas, Brad will be focused on expanding our international reach, building our network of Texas economic development corporation partners, and strengthening our relationships with government agencies, globally.”
Through his role as a Founder and Partner in Austin, Texas-based FDI Business Diplomacy, Brad serves as an international advisor facilitating foreign direct investment opportunities between economic development organizations, investment promotion agencies, government agencies, special economic development zones, and multinational companies across the globe. Brad holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University, is a graduate of the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma, and has completed continuing education through the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and University of Texas at Arlington.
“Texas is growing at an accelerated pace with prominent, world-class companies and high-value individuals relocating here from across the globe. We need to build a more connected business community to welcome these new Texans and no other organization is doing this statewide. I’m honored to work alongside of Ed, the YTexas Advisory Board, and the YTexas team to scale the collaborative business culture in Texas.”