Frank Gadek, CEcD
Executive Vice President
Frank E Gadek has been Executive Vice President of the Sherman Economic Development Corporation since 2006. With 22 years of experience in economic development, Frank’s career began at the City of Sherman in 1995 and in 1997 became a founding member of SEDCO. Prior to his tenure at SEDCO, Frank enjoyed a 23-year career in Telephony with ConTel/GTE/Verizon in DeKalb, IL, Phoenix, AZ, and Sherman, TX. Mr. Gadek holds a Bachelor’s of Science Degree from Northern Illinois University at DeKalb, IL. He completed graduate level work at the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma in Norman, OK. Frank is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD) and an active member of the International Economic Development Council, Texas Economic Development Council, and Industrial Asset Management Council. Mr. Gadek is a member of St. Mary’s Parish, Rotary International and has served on various non-profit boards in Sherman for the past 33 years. In his spare time, Frank enjoys spending time with his eight grandchildren.