The Last Word: JPMorgan Chase’s Jamie Dimon on Business-Friendly Texas

“It’s hospitable. It’s the infrastructure, it’s the education, it’s the taxes. They want business, they support it.”

Jamie Dimon
Chairman and CEO
JPMorgan Chase & Co.
.…speaking while at the Chase for Business Make Your Move Summit at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort, via the Dallas Morning News.

The “Chase for Business Make Your Move Summit” at the Omni PGA Frisco Resort had its share of seat-filling speakers Wednesday through Friday, including Matthew McConaugheyMark Cuban, Emmitt Smith, and Sheryl Swoopes.

But Jamie Dimon spoke with a rock star status of his own—and a national profile so exalted, he recently had to deny he’s running for president in 2024

While he was at the Frisco summit for small business leaders, Dimon praised Texas’s business-friendly climate as an example for the rest of the country. 

It’s conducive to helping everybody,” Dimon said, according to the Dallas Morning News’ Marin Wolf. “That’s how you build a healthy, vibrant society. And so we’re urging them here not to become like Washington, D.C., which does almost everything it can to slow down the growth of companies.”

You can read the DMN story here.

For more of who said what about all things North Texas, check out Every Last Word.

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