Georgetown hires new director of economic development

The city of Georgetown has named a new economic development director after a nationwide recruitment effort.

Cameron Goodman will be taking over the role on Oct. 10. He most recently served as economic development director in Leander.

"Georgetown is a fantastic community full of history and opportunity," Goodman said in a release. "I am excited to join the City of Georgetown team and look forward to building on the hard work that has already been accomplished by city leadership and staff."

Cameron Goodman (City of Georgetown)

Goodman comes to Georgetown with experience running economic development departments in two fast-growing communities in Texas

Before Leander, he served as economic development director in Richmond, a suburb of Houston, and served in economic development roles for the cities of League City and Waco.

Goodman is a Certified Economic Developer. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science and History from Sam Houston State University, and his Master of Public Service and Administration degree from the Texas A&M University Bush School of Government and Public Service.