The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Jeff Fair as the new Vice President of Cybersecurity and Economic Development. In this role, Jeff will support the growth and success of many of San Antonio’s most notable driving industries, including: cybersecurity, aerospace, health care and bioscience, manufacturing/advanced manufacturing, downtown development, international trade, and hospitality/tourism.
“Whether it is convening, connecting and branding the regional cybersecurity ecosystem or advocating for legislative actions that benefit our key industries, the role of the Chamber’s Vice President of Cybersecurity and Economic Development is vital to the success of our community. With his deep background in military cybersecurity and intelligence, interpersonal skills, and strategy and policy experience, Jeff is perfectly poised to lead these efforts and more,” said Richard Perez, President and CEO, San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.
Before joining the Chamber, Fair worked in cybersecurity and intelligence at Lackland Air Force Base following 23 years as an US Army officer. During his service, Jeff served at the National Security Agency and United States Cyber Command in strategy and policy roles as well as in operational assignments. Fair was also an instructor at the National Intelligence University, teaching classes on analysis, strategy, and cybersecurity.
“The San Antonio Chamber of Commerce continues to be the leading force for businesses in our community and is well positioned to help shape and grow the future of San Antonio in critical areas such as cybersecurity, aerospace, and biomedical research. It is an exciting place to be and an honor to join the Chamber’s all-star team.” said Fair.
Fair has a B.A. from the George Washington University, an M.B.A. from Hawaii Pacific University, an M.P.A from the University of Washington, and an M.S. in Strategic Intelligence from the National Intelligence University.