Our Mission

To foster an environment conducive for economic growth and prosperity in the business community of the DeSoto, Texas area through economic stimulation, networking, advocacy, support and information.


If we learn anything from the history of economic development, it is that culture makes all the difference.

- David Landes

From the President/CEO

Vanessa Sterling

Welcome to the Desoto Area Chamber!

We understand that in order to have a strong economic environment, you must have a strong community. We are truly blessed in our community to have leaders, business owners, educators, and citizens who realize that we all share in the responsibility of creating economic success and happiness. We are truly ONE DESOTO. As we continue to recover from the pandemic, the Chamber is excited about how far we've come. Our goal is to continue to work toward improving and strengthening our relationships with our members and stakeholders. As the Chamber President, I am honored to serve with our Board of Directors, members and community, sharing the same vision for business growth and community wealth.

Please consider joining the Chamber, if you have not done so already. Your membership is an investment into the future of your business and the strength of the Desoto area economy.

Yours in service,
Vanessa Sterling

Featured News

Mortgage demand jumps again as rates fall to lowest level since August

Story by Megan Henney (Fox Business)

A key measure of home-purchase applications rose for the fifth straight week as an ongoing drop in mortgage rates reignited demand among consumers. The Mortgage Bankers Association's (MBA) index of mortgage applications rose 2.8% last week, compared with the previous week, according to new data published Wednesday. The data also showed that the average rate on the popular 30-year loan dropped to 7.17% – the lowest level since August. That is also a notable drop from just one month ago, when rates hovered around 7.91%.

The 61st Birthday Gala (Jingle Mingle)

Join us on Saturday, December 9, 2023, for a night of elegance, camaraderie, and holiday cheer as we come together to celebrate 61 incredible years of business excellence and community support. This The Annual Awards Gala is our premier event where we reflect on the previous year, recognize the Chamber’s Chairman of the Board, and honor our annual award recipients. This semi-formal event recognizes the Business of the Year, Nonprofit of the Year, Community Leader of the Year, Business Leader of the Year, Ambassador or Volunteer of the Year, and other community awards. Attendees also enjoy entertainment and a silent auction. It is an excellent chance to have an elegant evening and build networks. The event is designed to demonstrate the progress of the Chamber and Chamber Foundation, present awards to outstanding community and business leaders, and provide a social atmosphere for networking.

Membership Spotlight

TeamLogic IT Irving TX - Dusty Jackson


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We are thrilled to unveil the newly enhanced Member Spotlight. This December, we shine the spotlight on Dusty Jackson, the Owner of TeamLogic IT in Irving, TX. TeamLogic IT, renowned for its comprehensive IT services, has been a cornerstone in aiding businesses to remain safe, productive, and profitable through innovative technology solutions.