Departmental Mission Statement
To purposefully support a business friendly environment where companies can and want to grow.
Meet the Staff
Director of Economic Development
As the Director of Economic Development for the City of Georgetown, Michaela manages the city’s economic development program which encompasses business retention and expansion, historic downtown development, and a targeted marketing and recruitment strategy. Michaela has been honored with several awards throughout her career including both a silver and a bronze excellence in economic development award from the International Economic Development Council. She holds a master’s degree from the University of Texas at Arlington and a bachelor of science in business communication from Florida State University.
In addition to planning and executing the annual Georgetown Economic Development Symposium, Jennifer coordinates all marketing activities including the designing of marketing materials used to recruit and retain businesses. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Visual Communications from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor.
Downtown Development Manager
In her role as the Downtown Development Manager, Kim oversees the Main Street Program and the economic development efforts in the Downtown Overlay District. Her responsibilities include business retention and expansion as well as new business recruitment. Additionally, Kim serves as a staff liaison and resource for small businesses working through the development process in the Downtown Overlay District. Kim holds a Master of Public Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor of Business Administration from Sam Houston State University.
Business Retention and Expansion (BR&E) Program Manager
Through her management of the BR&E program for the City of Georgetown, Conchita helps to remove economic barriers for existing businesses so they may remain and flourish in the community. She has served on the city’s Economic Development Advisory Board for over five years and is currently an active member of the Georgetown Chamber’s Workforce Development Alliance. Conchita has a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and an MBA in Management Science/Human Resources. She is also an alumna of Leadership Georgetown.
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