Vice President, Hillwood Properties
Steve Boecking serves as vice president at Hillwood Properties, developer of the 17,000-acre AllianceTexas development in north Fort Worth. AllianceTexas is anchored by the Alliance Global Logistics Hub, featuring one of the nation's largest intermodal yards operated by BNSF Railway, two Class I rail lines, Interstate Highway 35W and the world's first industrial airport, Fort Worth Alliance Airport. Boecking oversees the management, operation and service provision of the 9,600 acre Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) #196 at AllianceTexas. Additionally, he works to continually enhance the multimodal transportation options, logistics services and economic benefits for companies within the development. Finally, he works closely with brokers and freight forwarders in developing the air cargo operations at Fort Worth Alliance Airport, including the Alliance Air Trade Center.
Boecking is an active member of several professional organizations. As a member of the Board of Directors of the National Association of Foreign Trade Zones, he serves on the Membership Committee and the FTZ Grantee Committee. Mr. Boecking has earned the distinction of Accredited Zone Specialist. Additionally, he is a board member for the Transportation Club of Dallas Fort Worth. Finally, Boecking serves as a member of the Council of Supply Chain Management Professionals (CSCMP) and received the CSCMP a "2007 Outstanding Contribution to the DFW Logistics Community Award."
Boecking has been a featured speaker at conferences held by associations such as the TCU Global Supply and Value Chain Conference, Texas Logistics Education Foundation, North Texas Commission, International Intermodal Association of North America, Council of Supply Chain Management, National Association of Foreign Trade Zones, PROMAT, Organization of Women in International Trade World Conference and more. Boecking also has lectured extensively on Global Logistics and International Trade at the University of Oklahoma, Texas Christian University, Southern Methodist University and the University of North Texas.
A graduate of Vanderbilt University, Boecking earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics.