President & CEO

Kevin Carter is the President and CEO of the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation. Kevin has served in that role since April 2019. Prior to joining the Amarillo Economic Development Corporation, Kevin served as Executive Director for the High Ground of Texas, a regional marketing coalition covering the northern most 67 counties of West Texas.

Kevin graduated from Wayland Baptist University with a Bachelor’s in Business Administration and is a 2012 graduate from the Oklahoma Economic Development Institute and is a designated Economic Development Finance Professional. Kevin currently serves on various boards including the Texas Economic Development Council, Team Texas Advisory Board and Texas Department of Agriculture Rural and Economic Development Advisory Council.

Kevin is married to Alissa, an Administrator with the Plainview Independent School District. They have one son Blaine, who is attending college at the University of Arkansas in Fayetteville.