Mark Your Calendar! Aaron S. Demerson, Executive Director, Office of the Governor – Economic Development and Tourism has agreed to speak at the next South Padre Island Chamber of Commerce Quarterly Public Affairs Luncheon. The luncheon will be held on Tuesday, April 16, 2013 at Isla Grand Beach Resort. Watch for more details.
Demerson previously served as the division’s director of Texas Business Development and in that capacity oversaw the Texas-NAFTA office in Mexico City, domestic expansion and recruitment, research, and international business recruitment. He also previously served as director of administration, overseeing such functions as human resources, contract management, and accounting/budget for the former Texas Department of Economic Development before the agency was merged into the Governor’s office. Demerson also previously managed the state’s prepaid college tuition program, formerly known as the Texas Tomorrow Fund, in the Texas Comptroller’s Office. He also was a commercial finance analyst and loan administration officer with the former Texas Bank in San Antonio.
The April luncheon is sponsored by the South Padre Island Economic Development Corp.