Dallas Browning is an expert in economic development, urban innovation, and technology-driven venture formation. With over seven years of experience, he began his career at the Kentucky Science & Technology Corporation (KSTC). Here he spearheaded strategic initiatives such as the creation of an industry consortium for the KY Aerospace & Defense industry and a first-of-its-kind workforce reskilling program for veterans and transitioning service personnel.
Before joining Waymaker Group, Dallas was a Partner at Echo Investment Capital, where he played a pivotal role in launching the Echo Life Science Fund, a $30M Seed and Series A stage venture capital fund focused on large molecule therapeutics and biomanufacturing platforms.
Dallas has advised state government departments in economic and workforce Development, worked with think tanks like Heartland Forward, and has passed or advised on state legislation focused on everything from innovative research to venture capital policy.
Dallas holds a bachelor’s degree from the University of Kentucky and an MPA from Princeton University.