Manager of Economic and Business Development


  • I bring over 25 years of economic development experience to the role, having most recently served as president of the Victoria Economic Development Corporation in Victoria, Texas. since 2001. I led the community’s effort to attract new industry, as well as retain and expand existing industry in the area. I worked closely with local, state and federal officials to promote business at both the local and regional levels. Prior to that role, I had a previous stint with AEP and am excited to rejoin the team.
  • I received my Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree with a concentration in business and marketing from the University of Houston – Victoria and graduated from the University of Oklahoma’s Economic Development Institute. I am a certified economic developer with the International Economic Development Council and maintain membership in the Texas Economic Development Council where I served as Chairman of the Board of Directors in 2020.
  • During my career, I have received a number of honors including being named one of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect in 2018. I was appointed by the Texas Comptroller to serve on the Economic Incentive Oversight Board in 2015, and am a member of several business and development organizations in my community.

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