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MEET THE SEGUIN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT CORPORATION STAFF

Mr. Josh Schneuker
Executive Director, Seguin Economic Development Corporation
 
Josh Schneuker has served as the Executive Director for the Seguin Economic Development Corporation since October 2016.  In his role, Mr. Schneuker markets the City of Seguin as a premier destination for business and industry to locate and expand. 

Mr. Schneuker has 5 years of economic development experience with three rapidly growing Texas municipalities. Before being named Executive Director of the Seguin Economic Development Corporation, Mr. Schneuker began his tenure with the City of Seguin as the Assistant Director of Economic Development in September, 2015. In his career as an economic development professional, Mr. Schneuker has worked on several business recruitment and business retention projects, including one that helped deliver a 1.3 million square foot Amazon.com fulfillment center to the City of Schertz.

Mr. Schneuker received his Bachelor of Arts in Geography from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He is currently enrolled in the University of Oklahoma Economic Development Institute, where he is working towards professional certification in economic and community development.

Mr. Schneuker is a member of many professional organizations including the Texas Economic Development Council, International Council of Shopping Centers, Business Retention and Expansion International, and International Economic Development Council.  He is an active participant in numerous Seguin Area Chamber of Commerce committees, the UTSA Small Business Development Center, the Central Texas Technology Center Advisory Board, and the 10/35 Economic Development Alliance. 

Contact Information:
Josh Schneuker, Executive Director

Seguin Economic Development Corporation
205 N River Street, Seguin Texas, 78155
Office: (830) 401-2415
jschneuker@seguintexas.gov

Ms. Ashlynn Tovar
Business Retention Specialist

Ms. Ashlynn Tovar serves as the Business Retention Specialist for the Seguin Economic Development Corporation (SEDC) since 2014. Ms. Tovar’s responsibilities include working with existing businesses, workforce development initiatives, and representing the SEDC at various business related meetings. Ms. Tovar was born and raised in Seguin, Texas. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Mass Communications Studies from Texas A&M University-Kingsville.

Contact Information:
Ashlynn Tovar, Business Retention Specialist

Seguin Economic Development Corporation
205 N River Street, Seguin Texas, 78155
Office: (830) 401-5005
atovar@seguintexas.gov

Mrs. Jennifer Gauna
Business Recruitment Specialist

Mrs. Jennifer Gauna serves as the Business Recruitment Specialist for the Seguin Economic Development Corporation (SEDC). Mrs. Gauna’s responsibilities include marketing the City of Seguin as an ideal location for businesses who are looking to expand or relocate their operations. She also acts as the SEDC liaison with the UTSA Small Business Development Center, and represents the SEDC during trade shows, business related events and meetings.Mrs. Gauna worked with the Assistant City Manager's (ACM) Office for one and a half year's prior to joining the Seguin Economic Development Corporation. In this role, she provided administrative support out of the ACM office to the city's utility, planning, facility and main street departments. She participated in the city's transition of acquiring 100% of the Starcke Park Golf course operations, took a lead role in helping Connect Seguin, the public transit system, to surpass and sustain their ridership goal, and participated in the "It's Real" branding campaign and the City of Seguin promotional video project. Mrs. Gauna was born and raised in Seguin, Texas. She earned a Bachelor’s degree in Communications from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

Contact Information:
Jennifer Gauna, Business Recruitment Specialist
Seguin Economic Development Corporation
205 N River Street, Seguin Texas, 78155
Office: (830) 386-2545
jgauna@seguintexas.gov

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