Dennis Clayton is the Director of the Weatherford Economic Development program and has been for over twelve years, starting in July 2004. Dennis has been in economic development for over 17 years and an IEDC “CEcD” - certified economic developer for over 13-years. Dennis had a very successful architectural “first career” for over 26 years, including over 20 years as a corporate Architect and Senior Architect of an Engineering and Architectural Consulting Firm in Lubbock and Midland. For 15 of these years he was the Senior-Principal architect - VP/Architectural Division Manager. Dennis is very active in community organizations including current service on; the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors; the Weatherford ISD Education Foundation Board (past president); the United Way of Parker County Board from 2006 thru 2011 (past president) and since 2014; Past member of the Weatherford Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees (past chairman); and a member of the Rotary Club of Weatherford. Dennis and his wife Debbie have been married over 19 years, have 4 adult children and eleven grandchildren. Dennis’ hobby is woodworking and carpentry. We are so proud to have Dennis on our team.