• Monday, December 11, 2017
    PEDC Announces Election of Officers

    For Immediate Release
    December 11, 2017

    Melissa Black
    Pearland Economic Development Corporation

    PEDC Announces Election of Officers

    PEARLAND, Texas — Leadership from the Pearland Economic Development Corporation is pleased to announce the election of officers to its Board of Directors.  At its December 7th board meeting, the Board elected Brandon Dansby, Chair; Hugh Patton, Vice Chair; and Mona Chavarria, Secretary. The elected officers will assume their duties at the January 18th board meeting.

    Brandon Dansby joined the PEDC board in 2011. He previously served as chair of the Pearland Chamber of Commerce and as a board member for the Development Authority of Pearland. He is also a member of the Pearland Lions Club, board member for both the Lighthouse of Houston and Pearland YMCA and currently serves as senior vice president for Pearland State Bank.

    Hugh Patton, DDS, joined the PEDC board in 2014. He serves as president for the Pearland Lions Club, as well as a board member for the 100 Club of Pearland and Texas First Bank Business Development Board. He also serves as a RISE mentor for Pearland ISD. Patton is the owner of Silver Creek Dental.

    Mona Chavarria joined the PEDC board in 2014. A member of the board of directors for the Adult Reading Center, she also served as its president, vice president and treasurer. Other board service includes member of the Pearland ISD Education Foundation, Silverlake Lions Club, and past chair and treasurer/secretary of the Pearland Chamber of Commerce. She is the president/owner of A&A Cleaning Services in Pearland.

    Established in 1995 by the voters of the City of the Pearland, PEDC is the lead economic development group for this thriving, business-friendly community. PEDC focuses on:

    • Business attraction, retention and marketing
    • Transportation, mobility and infrastructure
    • Lower Kirby Urban Center
    • Corridors and beautification

    PEDC is a non-profit Type B Corporation under the Texas Development Corporation Act and is primarily funded by a half-cent sales tax in the City of Pearland. The seven-member Board of Directors is appointed by and serves at the pleasure of the Pearland City Council for two-year terms.

    For more information on PEDC, visit www.pearlandedc.com.


    From left to right: Brandon Dansby, Dr. Hugh Patton, Mona Chavarria

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