DFWHC’s Stephen Love named Chair-Elect of Greater-Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce


W. Stephen Love, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, has been named Chair-Elect of the Board of Directors of the Greater-Irving Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce. His term will begin October 1 and run through the fiscal year. Love currently serves as the Chamber’s Board Vice Chair – Legislative Advocacy and has served the Chamber in various roles since 2021.

“I am humbled and honored by the confidence shown in me by the Chamber and my fellow Board members. I am excited to bring my 45 years of management experience and decades of civic engagement to the Chair-Elect position,” said Love. “Irving-Las Colinas is one of the nation’s most dynamic communities, leading our region with an incredible economy, a diverse, highly educated workforce and a mix of amenities for every interest. As a Chamber, it is our responsibility to assist our existing and potential future businesses to be the best they can be and represent their voices on issues of importance.”

Love added, “I would also like to extend a special thanks to our current Chairman, Brad Watson, for his leadership, dedicated service and tireless advocacy on behalf of our members over the past year. In all that he does, he represents the very best of Irving-Las Colinas.”

In his leadership role at the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council, Love is responsible for promoting collaboration, cooperation and advocacy on behalf of 90 member hospitals and approximately 100 Associate Members throughout the region. The Hospital Council’s mission is to drive evidence-based improvement in patient care and health equity in North Texas. Love is also active in civic life, currently serving on the boards of Southwest Transplant Alliance, Cure Glaucoma Foundation, North Texas Eye Research Institute, the Metropolitan YMCA, and Prism Health North Texas. He previously served on the boards of Children at Risk North Texas, the Southwest Region Board for the American Heart Association, and as Chair for the March of Dimes Walk for Babies Campaign and Mothers Against Drunk Driving Dallas.

“We are excited to have Stephen assume the role of Chair-Elect,” said Beth A. Bowman, President and CEO of the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce and Irving Economic Development Partnership. “His depth of knowledge and leadership across our region brings the experience and skills we need to continue serving our member-investors and promoting Irving-Las Colinas as a center of business relocation and expansion. He has been an excellent Board Vice Chair – Legislative Advocacy, overseeing our efforts around the recent updates of economic development incentives and the largest tax cut in state history. I know he will bring the same wisdom to his new role in assisting our member-investors and continuing to advocate for their interests.”

About the Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber of Commerce
The Greater Irving-Las Colinas Chamber is the first 5-Star Accredited Chamber in Texas. The Irving-Las Colinas Chamber exists to create economic activity, advance more than 2,000 business member-investors representing more than 225,000 employees, and promote all of our member-investors, including nine Fortune 500 and three Fortune 1000 Global headquarters. For more information, visit www.irvingchamber.com.