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National Economist, Regional Mayors Address Austin-San Antonio Corridor at Greater San Marcos Economic Outlook

San Marcos, Tex. – Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP), the economic development organization for Hays and Caldwell Counties, will host its annual Greater San Marcos Economic Outlook luncheon on May 2nd from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Embassy Suites San Marcos Hotel and Conference Center (1001 E. McCarty Lane, San Marcos, TX 78666).

The program includes Keynote Mark Vitner, Managing Director & Senior Economist of Wells Fargo, who will give a talk about national economic trends and the Greater San Marcos region’s outlook. Vitner is responsible for tracking U.S. and regional economic trends and provides regular updates on housing markets, commercial real estate, regional economies, consumer spending, and issues impacting small business.

Immediately follow the Keynote will be a panel discussing regional opportunities and challenges and ways of approaching them with San Marcos Mayor John Thomaides, Kyle Mayor Travis Mitchell, and Lockhart Mayor Lew White. GSMP Chair of the Board of Directors Dr. Denise Trauth, President of Texas State University, David Case, Vice President of Business Banking for Wells Fargo, the event's title sponsor, and GSMP President Adriana Cruz will also provide remarks.

“GSMP continues to serve as a change agent for smart and purposeful economic growth in the two-county region known as the Innovation Corridor,” said Adriana Cruz, President, Greater San Marcos Partnership. “From welcoming new employers and jobs creation programs to working major projects and garnering national media placements, GSMP continued to move the needle in 2017. Now in the third year of our laser-focused five-year economic development strategy, known as Vision 2020, GSMP is making significant progress to the organization’s strategic goals.”

Tickets are available for purchase at greatersanmarcostx.com/events through April 27th. Tickets will not be sold at the door. Media may RSVP or direct additional questions to Ashley Gossen at ashleyg@greatersanmarcostx.com or (512) 781-2074.

About Greater San Marcos Partnership

The Greater San Marcos Partnership (GSMP) is the 501c6 regional economic development organization serving the City of San Marcos, and Hays and Caldwell Counties focused on positioning the region for a wider diversity of quality jobs for all with higher wages. The GSMP mission is to promote sustainable, responsible and comprehensive economic development in the greater San Marcos region by implementing a five-year economic development strategic plan. Visit greatersanmarcostx.com for more information.

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Media Contact

Ashley Gossen

Greater San Marcos Partnership

ashleyg@greatersanmarcostx.com

(512) 781-2074