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April 1-3, 2025
Hilton University of Houston
Houston, TX

Craig Rhodes

Craig Rhodes

Vice President, Regional Economic Development
Greater Houston Partnership


Craig has worked at the Greater Houston Partnership for over 10 years. In his current role, Craig leads the Partnership’s domestic regional economic development team. This team works to attract new jobs and capital investment to the 12-county Houston region across multiple industry sectors. Craig is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) with over 15 years of economic and community development experience. In addition to his experience at the Partnership, Craig also worked at CenterPoint Energy, helping lead the utility’s regional economic development activities.

Craig currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Texas Economic Development Council. He is an active member of the International Economic Development Council and has held multiple Board and leadership roles in economic development across the Houston area. Craig is a graduate of the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He and his wife Kristi have three children.