King White is CEO and founder of Site Selection Group. He manages the daily operations of Site Selection Group including strategic planning, account management, business development, marketing and corporate operations. King has over 20 years of experience in site selection, economic incentives and corporate real estate across the globe. He has completed over 1,000 projects including call centers, data centers, distribution centers, headquarters, manufacturing plants, retail and information technology operations. Under his direction, Site Selection Group has become one of the largest independent full-service location advisory, economic incentive and corporate real estate services firms.
King’s intense focus on driving innovation has enabled him to develop industry-leading products including GeoCision®, LaborCast® and IncenTrak®. He is continually cited by numerous global publications as a thought leader, written over 100 blogs on global location trends and received numerous awards from a variety of organizations.
Prior to the formation of Site Selection Group, King was a principal and founder of the Corporate Site Selection and Economic Incentives Division of Trammell Crow Company. This division was responsible for providing global site selection and economic incentive services to Trammell Crow’s corporate customers. During his ten year tenure at Trammell Crow Company, King developed his long term vision of what has become Site Selection Group.
PROFESSIONAL INVOLVEMENT & AWARDS
- Exis Global, Chairman, Board Member & Executive Committee
- Member, Vistage CEO Network
- Member, CORENET
- Member, Industrial Asset Management Committee (IAMC)
- Dallas Business Journal – Top 40 Under 40
- Dallas Business Journal, Heavy Hitter Award – Multiple Years
- CoStar Power Broker – Multiple Years
- Member, Southern Methodist University Alumni Association
- Major Donor, Southern Methodist University Tennis Facility
Bachelor of Arts, Political Science with concentration in Business Administration, Southern Methodist University, 1995