President, Ports-to-Plains Alliance
5401 N MLK Blvd., Unit 395
Lubbock, TX 79403
Michael Reeves was appointed as president of the Ports-to-Plains Trade Corridor Coalition in the spring of 2004. Reeves has extensive knowledge of transportation issues and governmental affairs at local, state and federal levels.
During his time at Ports-to-Plains, Reeves has focused on strengthening relationships with state departments of transportation and building partnerships in Canada and Mexico. Under his leadership, the coalition is also working on decreasing America's dependence on Middle East oil by providing needed infrastructure to support the region's diverse energy production industry.
Prior to Ports-to-Plains, Reeves served as Vice President of Governmental Affairs for the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce. There he was involved with coordinating transportation initiatives, including delegation appearances before the Texas Transportation Commission, and serving as liaison between TxDOT and the business community. Mr. Reeves also led the Chamber's legislative programs and conducted communications efforts.
Reeves graduated from Texas Tech University in 1991 with a BA in Journalism. He is a lifelong Lubbock resident. He and his wife Christy have two daughters. He is active in his church, an avid hockey fan and die-hard Chicago Cubs fan.