Coming Soon

New Website Launch

We are excited to present a new brand that represents all that we stand for. Stay tuned!

From an economic development perspective, for a community of this size to attract Fortune 500 companies like Campbells and Kimberly-Clark demonstrates we have a robust manufacturing base. 

Maureen Hammond | Executive Director of the PEDC

Our Team

Proudly serving Lamar County

Maureen Hammond

Executive Director

Lauren Trejo

Economic Development Specialist

Stephen Kelly

Executive Assistant

Board of Directors

Josh Bray


Entrepreneur, Private Equity Investments

Curtis Fendley

Vice Chairman

Partner at Pierson & Fendley Insurance, Former Mayor

Chase Coleman


Vice President at Liberty National Bank

Dr. AJ Hashmi

Board Member

Cardiologist Specialist at Heart Clinic of Paris PA, Former Mayor

Erik Roddy

 Board Member

Market President at Farmers Bank and Trust

Mark Homer

 Board Member

Entrepreneur, Real Estate Investor, Owner Sonic Drive-In franchisee, Former Texas State Representative

Stephen Terrell

Board Member

Owner/CEO Print Works