JD Granger




JD Granger

Trinity River Vision Authority
Executive Director 

JD Granger is the Executive Director of the Trinity River Vision Authority which manages a massive flood control and river redevelopment project that creates 12-miles of public urban waterfront in Fort Worth’s central city. Mr. Granger currently serves as board member for the Texas Society of Architects, the Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council, Streams and Valleys, Inc., the Fort Worth Zoological Society, and the Van Cliburn Foundation. In addition, he is an active member of the Urban Land Institute and after serving as Public Member Director for the American Institute of Architects Fort Worth Chapter he was named an Honorary Member in 2008. Mr. Granger just completed a two–year term as board member for the Texas Society of Architects.

From 2003-2008, he served as board member for Historic Fort Worth, Inc., and previously served on the Downtown Design Review Board as well as the Cabela’s and Downtown TIF boards. Mr. Granger has also contributed to the City of Fort Worth’s Modern Streetcar Committee, Downtown Strategic Action Plan on Housing, Access & Circulation Committee, and Open Spaces/Public Art Committee. He earned his Doctor of Jurisprudence from South Texas College of Law and was recognized as a Super Lawyer Rising Star by Texas Monthly Magazine. Mr. Granger also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Texas A&M University. 

Trinity River Vision Authority
Greater Fort Worth Real Estate Council
Streams and Valleys, Inc.
Van Cliburn Foundation
Fort Worth Zoological Society