STAFF

Michele BoggsMichele Boggs, Vice President of Economic Development
work: (830) 608-2811
cell:   (210) 748-2968

Michele Boggs is the Vice President of Economic Development for the New Braunfels EDC. She is responsible for working with area stakeholders to develop and lead the New Braunfels economic development strategy. Michele manages the economic development team who is responsible for the recruitment of new companies considering expansion or relocation into the New Braunfels market and the local business retention and expansion program for the community. Over her past 10 years in economic development, Michele has helped over 75 companies expand or relocate to the region.

Prior to joining NBEDC, Michele spent the bulk of her career in the region with Greater:SATX as Managing Director of the Business Development team. Michele was name to the 2018 list of North America’s Top 50 Economic Developers by Consultant Connect and is a graduate of the OU Economic Development Institute.

Britain EDC1Britain Garza, Director of Economic Development
work: (830) 608-2817
cell:   (970) 702-4164

Britain Garza is the Director of Economic Development for the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce and the New Braunfels EDC. Britain supports the Vice President of Economic Development and President & CEO in executing the New Braunfels Economic Development Strategy, plays a key role in the recruitment and attraction of new businesses to the area, and manages the business retention and expansion (BRE) program supporting the growth of existing companies.

Prior to joining the Chamber, Britain was with the Grand Junction Economic Partnership focusing on community development and workforce development initiatives throughout Mesa County, Colorado. He has held multiple marketing, communications and business development positions across various industries including nonprofits, medical device, real estate, and telecommunications. A San Antonio native, Britain is excited to be back in the region and specifically living and working in the Greater New Braunfels community.

Shana - Economic DevelopmentShana Slatter, Executive Assistant
work: (830) 608-2816

Shana is the Executive Assistant to the President of the Greater New Braunfels Chamber of Commerce, Inc. She was first employed with the Chamber in 2000 and has worked in various capacities throughout her 17  years with the Chamber. Currently her major projects are the Texas Legislative Conference and the Back-to-School Luncheon. She handles communications for the Natural Resources, Transportation, and Business-Education Partnership Committees. She also assists the President with the Chamber Board of Directors, Greater New Braunfels Economic Development Foundation, and New Braunfels Economic Development Corporation.

Slatter is married to her high school sweetheart of 31 years. Her husband Donnie teaches and coaches at Navarro High School. They are grateful to call the best city in Texas, New Braunfels, “home” with their 19-year-old son Derek and 18-year-old twin daughters Reagan and Riley. The family proudly attends Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.