Cherie Gordon comes to the City of Fort Worth with more than 25 years of experience in corporate sourcing, supplier diversity, and economic development at American Airlines and BNSF Railway. In Economic Development with BNSF, she worked on the Strategic Programs team helping plan for Logistics Center sites, 800-1200 acre sites for industrial development. In her current role with the City of Fort Worth, she is Business Development Coordinator, working on leads generation, target industries & business attraction for corporate and industry clients for site selection in Fort Worth TX. She serves on the board for WTS Women Transportation Seminar Greater Dallas/Fort Worth chapter and the Texas Professional Chapter for AISES – American Indian Science and Engineering Society. Her past recognitions include BNSF employee of the year in 2014, Advocate of the year for the American Indian Chamber of Commerce of Texas in 2011, Dallas Business Journal Minority Business Leader in 2010, and Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber Advocate of the Year in 2009. BNSF also won corporation of the year from the Women’s Business Council Southwest in 2011 during her tenure.