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Bastrop EDC Welcomes New Marketing and Business Development Manager

Welcome Drew Chance, new Marketing and Business Development Manager for the BEDC

Please join the BEDC staff in welcoming Drew Chance as the new BEDC Marketing and Business Development Manager.

In this new role, Drew will be responsible for the BEDC’s business retention and expansion efforts, business development, and coordinating the BEDC’s marketing strategy. Drew came to Bastrop from the Sam Houston State University Small Business Development Center (SBDC) in The Woodlands, Texas, where he provided individual counseling and group training to small business owners regarding start-up, job creation and retention, capital infusion, revenue expansion, and marketing improvements.

Drew owned his own small business for eight years, as well, and has city government budget management experience. He received his Master of Public Administration from The University of Kansas and a Bachelor of Arts from Kansas State University.