Skip to Primary Content Skip to Footer Navigation


Date Published
Jan 06, 2021
Business, Community Involvement, Events, General Info, Travel

The City of Cedar Hill Economic Development Corporation (Cedar Hill EDC) recently executed a contract with Houston-based management consulting firm Anthem, LLC to collaborate on the creation of a new economic development strategic plan for the City. This collaboration is the next step in creating a regional and national reputation for Cedar Hill as a destination for investment and builds upon the recently completed marketing study. The firm touts a progressive approach to economic development with a focus on values-based strategic planning and empowerment of the existing business community to create a compelling sense of place for business attraction.

Cedar Hill EDC Economic Development Director Kim Buttram, CEcD says of the decision, “We are thrilled to be working with Anthem, LLC. They have continually impressed our stakeholders with their subject matter expertise and willingness to focus on the unique culture of Cedar Hill to provide us with a plan that has a tangible focus on implementation. I have every confidence that this strategic plan will be different than anything else in the region, underscoring the value of Cedar Hill as a national destination for investment."

The plan will be conducted over a six-month period beginning in January 2021 and will include opportunities for stakeholder engagement, discussions with local business owners, and a comprehensive evaluation of the opportunities for growth while maintaining the values and character of Cedar Hill.

Anthem, LLC is a management consulting firm dedicated to helping cities and small businesses build their capacity by embracing their values. Founded in Houston, Texas, Anthem, LLC works with clients across the United States. For more information on Anthem, LLC, please visit For more information on the strategic planning process or interview requests, please call Kim Buttram, CEcD, at 972.291.5132, Ext. 5, or email [email protected].