Our Team

Job number one is facilitating the creation of jobs, as the Frisco EDC’s mission is to improve the economic opportunities and quality of life for all Frisco residents. The Frisco EDC has facilitated major economic development projects, resulting in hundreds of projects and thousands of jobs in the City of Frisco. 

The Frisco EDC operates as a Texas non-profit corporation and is governed by a seven-member board of directors appointed by the Frisco, Texas City Council.  

Office Hours: Monday – Friday, 8am to 5pm CDT
Main Office Line: (972) 292-5150

Leadership

Business Attraction

Harry C. Whalen
Director of Business Attraction & International
972.292.5156
Erica Flores
Manager of Business Attraction
972.292.5143

Marketing & Communications

Leigh Lyons
Director of Marketing and Communications
972.292.5155
Emily Pollard
Marketing Support & Special Events Coordinator
972.292.5159

Business Retention & Expansion

Stefanie E. Wagoner, AICP, EDFP
Director of Business Retention & Expansion
972.292.5157
Payton Capps
Business Retention & Expansion Specialist
972-292-5140

Innovation & Research

Jasmin Brand
Director of Innovation
972-292-5164
Erika Saracho
Research Specialist
972.292.5165

Office Administration

Minta Hovland
Compliance Manager
Veronica Traupman
Office Manager
Laura Cuzman
Senior Administrative Assistant
972.292.5150
See Your Future in Frisco.