Team & Board Members

Strategic Partners for Business

The DCOA Team works hard to facilitate success for businesses and make it so each can remain competitive, crack into the diverse array of surrounding markets, and utilize the available federal, state, and local incentives and resources.

Leadership Team

Team Involvement

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Misty Mayo

President & Chief Executive Officer

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Julie Johncox

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

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Regi McCabe-Gossett


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Brock New

Business Development Director

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Amy Whitmer

Business Development & Data Analytics Manager

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Akane Thaxton

Finance Manager

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Rick Jones

Facilities Manager

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Marissa Ransted

Workforce Development Manager

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Ashley Whitmer

Economic Development Specialist

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Board Members

Sam Vinson

Board Chair

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Vic Corley

Vice Chair

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Shea Hall

Secretary & Treasurer

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Floyd Miller

Board Member

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Jack Rich

Immediate Past Chair

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Development Corporation of Abilene is a proud recipient of the following recognition: