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New Katy EDC president shares vision for area business growth

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The Katy Economic Development Council has a new president and CEO with a renewed vision for helping businesses in the Katy area flourish. Chuck Martinez has been in his new position for a month, and he’s already established a clear path for the EDC to bolster and grow the area moving forward.

Tell us about yourself and how you became involved in the EDC.

I come to the Katy community having over 30 years of experience in economic development here in Texas, as well as in the state of Virginia. Prior to coming to Katy, I was in the Bryan College Station marketplace assisting the Texas A&M University system in attracting industries that were impactful for that marketplace.

I became involved in the Katy marketplace because the EDC began looking statewide and nationally for someone who might be the next person here who can be involved in helping the community grow. I was contacted about the opportunity, and…

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