Jeff Leach, a Collin County resident running for State Representative in District 67, today announced the endorsement of community leader Tracey Cline of the Allen Economic Development Corporation. Tracey is an avid community servant and local leader. Cline received the Spirit of Allen Award in 2009, naming her the cityâ€™s standout resident of the year. Cline lives in Allen with her husband Larry and daughter Jenney. Their son Jonathan recently graduated from Baylor University and joined the United States Army.
â€śI am thrilled to announce my support and endorsement of Jeff Leach to be the next State Representative in District 67, which now includes a portion of Allen. Based on my years serving at the Allen Economic Development Corporation, I am convinced that Jeff has the experience, values, and leadership necessary to fight for families and businesses in Allen, which is one of the best communities in Texas! A long time resident of this area, Jeff has deep roots and a strong base of support in Allen, and he knows what is needed to keep Allen great and to make it even greater!â€ť Mrs. Cline said.
In response to Mrs. Clineâ€™s endorsement, Jeff Leach said, â€śTracey Cline has a passion for people like I have never seen. Every business owner I have met with in Allen knows and calls Tracey friend. I am proud to have her support and look forward to working with her and the Allen Economic Development Corporation to continue to grow and strengthen our community for the many families and businesses that call it home.â€ť
Running for Texas House of Representative in District 67, Leach was raised in Plano and graduated from Plano Senior High School. As a graduate of SMUâ€™s Dedman School of Law, he currently practices with the law firm of Griffith Nixon Davison, P.C. He received his undergraduate degree from Baylor University, where he served two terms as Student Body President. He and his wife Becky are active members of Prestonwood Baptist Church in Plano. They live in Plano with their children, Brady and Charlotte.