Galveston County Economic Alliance was established in February 1998 by County Judge Jim Yarbrough for economic growth and county wide economic development.
The Alliance is non-profit County Wide economic development organization serving Bacliff, Bayou Vista, Bolivar Peninsula, Clear Lake Shores, Dickinson, Friendswood, Galveston, Hitchcock, Jamaica Beach, Kemah, La Marque, League City, San Leon, Santa Fe, Texas City and Tiki Island.
The Alliance is on the front lines of major issues that affect Galveston County. Among them are mobility; environment; education and work force issues; quality of life; business climate; regional, national and international competitiveness; image and infrastructure. The Alliance studies the issues, plans solutions, lobbies, and facilitates business and employee roundtables to utilize the area's expertise and resources.