Warren began his economic development career in his native Illinois before relocating to Texas in 2002. He served the Texas cities of Buda, Alice, and Granbury prior to accepting the position at Forney Economic Development Corporation. He holds a Bachelor of Business Administration degree from Fontbonne University, St. Louis, Missouri and earned Certified Economic Developer status in 2004. As one of twelve children, Warren knows how to work with a group! He and his wife Lisa are the parents of two adult sons, who along with their respective wives, live and work in Austin, Texas. Warren is fond of saying, “A good job can cure a lot of ills for a family” and “I love what I do in assisting businesses to grow and prosper.” He continues his search for the world’s best pizza.