EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND TOURISM (EDT), OFFICE OF GOVERNOR ABBOTT
Adriana Cruz is the President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the regional economic development organization established in 2010 to encourage and nurture economic growth in San Marcos, and Hays and Caldwell Counties. Cruz has more than 20 years of leadership experience in economic development, marketing, and international business. Prior to assuming this role, Cruz was the Vice President of Global Corporate Recruitment for the Austin Chamber of Commerce where she was project lead in high profile corporate relocations and expansions. Cruz holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Texas at Austin, has been married for 34 years to her husband Rik and has three grown children living in the Austin area.
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM (EDT)
Thursday, June 17
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