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Economic Development Corp Executive Director
Jim web.jpgMr. Moffeit was born and raised in a rural area between Brownsboro and Chandler, Texas. After graduating from Brownsboro High School, Jim served in the United States Navy on active duty for over four years, most of the time aboard aircraft carriers off the coast of Vietnam from 1962 until 1966.

After receiving an honorable discharge, he used his GI bill to attend Henderson County Junior College known now as Trinity Valley Community College. He also attended East Texas State University at Commerce. He was then employed for a number of years with Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company and Dunlop Tire and Rubber Company as the territory and area manager. Jim and his brother Dan owned and operated Wheeler Tire Company in east Texas for almost twenty years. He went on from there to work for Chateau Communities a real estate trust company headquartered in Denver, Colorado as their project manager for ten years before he retired.

In 2005, Jim accepted the City Administrator position when he saw the opportunity to improve the quality of life in the city he has called home for the past 22 years. During Jim's tenure as City Administrator, he served in many other capacities within the city government and in the community. He served for 8 years as a member of the the Chandler Economic Development Corporation board, with the last 5 years as chairman. Appointed by Governor Rick Perry in March 2010, Jim has served as a member of the East Texas Regional Review Committee, working to see that federal and state money allocated to east Texas is granted to the most worthy projects. Jim was also a member of both the Chandler Long Range Comprehensive Plan Committee and the Retire in Chandler Committee. Jim has been a member of the Chandler Chamber of Commerce for 9 years and has served on the board of directors for 7 years, currently serving as vice-president of that organization.

Jim is married to Sharon, a life-long resident of the Chandler area. She has been employed as a pharmacy tech by Copeland’s Chandler Drug since 1966. Jim and Sharon have 4 children and 4 grandchildren. The Moffeits are avid RV’ers and travel as often as a busy work schedule will allow.


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