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Staff Directory

Foster Edwards, Executive Director

Our Executive Director of the San Patricio County Economic Development Corporation. He has great experience in non-profit management, having served as President/ CEO of the Corpus Christi Chamber of Commerce and the CEO of the Corpus Christi Association of Realtors. He also served as President of Stewart Title. He has been active in the business and civic affairs of the Coastal Bend for many years. He was a founding Director of Ronald McDonald House. President of the Corpus Christi Industrial Foundation and Secretary of the Corpus Christi Industrial Foundation and Chairman of the Board of Asbury United Methodist Church. Additionally, he served as Chairman of the Board of the Corpus Christi Convention and Visitors Bureau. He is currently a Director of the Community Development Corporation. Foster is a graduate of Texas State University, earning a Bachelor of Science and a Master’s of Arts in Political Science. He and his wife Carole, have three children and nine grandchildren.
E-mail: Foster@sanpatricioedc.com

Becky Gallagher, Director of Administration 
Becky Gallagher handles the EDC's day to day operations including purchasing, accounts payable, payroll, and grant administration. Other responsibilities include management of SPCEDC budget in coordination with the Executive Director, and oversees partner relations and member services.
Email: BeckyM@sanpatricioedc.com

Mark Zans, GIS Coordinator
Mark Zans coordinates mapping and GIS activities, creates and distributes maps, aerials, and other geographic products and updates and maintains the geographic database for the EDC. He also provides technical assistance and guidance for the office.
E-mail: Mark@sanpatricioedc.com

Trisha Goben, Marketing Coordinator and Administrative Assistant

Trisha Goben coordinates and implements marketing communication projects and logistics. Organizes public image and special events. Creates brand awareness through marketing approaches and outreach techniques. Conducts research in industry trend and collaborates with industry. Maintains social media platforms, endorses product launches and arranges proposals. Manages Partner relation information.

Email: trisha@sanpatricioedc.com