Orange County EDC hires business development manager

  • Megan Romero
    Megan Romero

The Orange County Economic Development Corporation (OCEDC) announced Jan. 13 that the organization has hired Megan Romero as its Business Development Manager.

Romero comes to the EDC from Albanese Cormier Holdings, a progressive commercial real estate company, where she has been responsible for property management of Edison Plaza in Beaumont, a 425,000-square-foot facility, as well as 24 properties located in the company’s southeastern region of its portfolio.

Prior to her employment with Albanese Cormier Holdings, Romero was Regional Safety Coordinator for IMCAL in Lake Charles, Louisiana, and interned with the City of Orange in both the City Manager and the Planning and Zoning departments. She is a 2012 graduate of Little Cypress-Mauriceville High School, and she graduated from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Urban and Regional Planning.

“The EDC is excited to have Megan joining the team. There are so many opportunities unfolding in Orange County, and Megan will certainly assist our efforts to see them through,” said Jessica Hill, OCEDC Executive Director.

Romero’s roles and responsibilities include management of the County’s Hotel Occupancy Tax program, retail development, lead generation, board management, preparation of marketing materials for business development purposes, communications in response to inquiries, social media and website management, analytical support and analysis, and support of allies and OCEDC members.

The OCEDC office is located in the Orange County Administration Building at 123 S. Sixth St. in Orange.