About Us

The Gillespie County Economic Development Commission (GCEDC) was formed in 1989. The mission of the GCEDC is to encourage, enhance and promote managed economic development. The GCEDC identifies and develops resources that attract business investment, and provides information to county citizens seeking economic resources, and to those interested in investing in Gillespie County.

The mission of the GCEDC is to encourage, enhance and promote managed economic development."

The GCEDC Board of Directors is composed of nine voting members; four appointed by the Gillespie County Commissioners Court, four appointed by the Fredericksburg City Council, and one appointed by the GCEDC Board. In addition to the voting members of the Board, there are ten ex-officio directors who are identified by their position within the community.

GILLESPIE COUNTY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

For questions or Economic Development inquiries, please contact:

Tim Lehmberg
302 East Austin St.
Fredericksburg, TX
78624

Phone: (830) 997-6523
Email: edc@fbgtx.org

THE 2015 GCEDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

APPOINTED BY THE CITY

David Plesko, Owner
InSight Gallery

Julie Kuhlken, Co-owner
Pedernales Cellars

Brad Hardin, SVP & Market Manager
American Bank of Texas

Jim Jarreau, Owner
Merit Inspection Service

APPOINTED BY THE COUNTY

Steve McAnally, Owner
Fredericksburg Farms

Lin Winfrey, Agency Manager
Gillespie County Farm Bureau Insurance

Tony Klein, Senior Executive VP
Arrowhead Bank

Ross Allen, Partner
Cadence Real Estate Development

APPOINTED BY THE GCEDC BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Mark Jones, Chief Financial Officer
Hill Country Memorial Hospital

EX-OFFICIO DIRECTORS

Mark Stroeher, Judge
Gillespie County

Calvin Ransleben, County Commissioner
Gillespie County

Linda Langerhans, Mayor
City of Fredericksburg

Graham Pearson, City Councilman
City of Fredericksburg

Penny McBride, President & CEO
Fredericksburg Chamber
of Commerce

Ernie Loeffler, President & CEO
Fredericksburg Convention and
Visitor Bureau

Dan Abbott, Senior Vice President
Security State Bank & Trust
Harper Community

Jamey Vogel, Owner
Vogel Orchard
Stonewall Community

Roger Hansen, Manager
Gillespie County Airport

Mike Starks, Realtor
Re/Max Town & Country Real Estate
Central Hill Country Board of Realtors