SPC President Named to San Antonio Economic Development Foundation Executive Committee
October 29, 2020
The San Antonio Economic Development Foundation (SAEDF) announced its 2021 Executive Committee, a group of executive leaders that represent the diverse industries and demographics that make up the San Antonio regional business community.
The SAEDF governing body, made up of majority private sector community leaders, directly influences the region’s economic and workforce development strategy. Led by Craig Boyan, H-E-B President and SAEDF Chair, the Executive Committee has prioritized participation to best represent the diverse and inclusive San Antonio region
“SAEDF is propelling San Antonio forward, working to make sure our region grows strongly and grows the right way, and that every person has a chance to prosper,” said Boyan. “I’m honored to serve alongside this group of corporate leaders dedicated to driving equitable growth strategies that will strengthen San Antonio for decades.”
Dr. Adena Williams Loston joins the 2021 committee alongside three new leaders including Brandon Gayle, EVP of Revenue, Brand & Communications with Spurs Sports & Entertainment; Robert Melvin, CEO & Founder of Limitless Creations and Chair of San Antonio for Growth on the East Side (SAGE); and Rosa Santana, CEO & Founder of Santana Group.
“Our community is at a pivotal moment navigating the current pandemic while continuing to build our stronger future,” said SAEDF President & CEO, Jenna Saucedo-Herrera. “With our Executive Committee leaders, we are prepared to launch an evolved regional economic development strategy focused on growing resilient jobs, workforce development that empowers San Antonians to fill those jobs, and ensuring our region is the best place to live, work and do business.”
SAEDF is committed to engaging an Executive Committee that represents the diverse and inclusive community it serves. The 2021 slate represents increased participation from 2020 of Females (26% to 33%), as well as increased Black participation (9% to 21%), and Hispanic participation (35% to 37%).
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