Business Connector Luncheon

Connect and build your business relationships at this
networking luncheon.
Meet the new Executive Director of the Chamber!
Ward Tisdale, Executive Director
Ward Tisdale is a proven association and corporate executive with
more than 20 years of management, public affairs and public relations experience.
With six former Austin mayors and city council members, Ward founded the
ATXelerator in 2017. The annual, three-month program recruits and trains community
leaders interested in advocating for future-focused city policy, serving on a city
board or commission or, in some instances, running for city council. Vanessa Fuentes,
a 2020 ATXelerator alumna, became the program’s first graduate to win a city
council seat (District 2) in 2020.
Prior to founding the ATXelerator, Ward served as president of the Real Estate Council
of Austin, a 2,000-member trade association, and spent 13 years at Advanced
MicroDevices as a director and manager in public affairs and communications.


The LT Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization representing the South Lake Travis Business Community.