Board of Directors

Gery Maneth, President

Annie Rodriguez, Vice President

Tim McCoy

McCoy's leadership experience includes the Yoakum City Council, Board of Directors for Lakeside Club, Board Member for Yoakum Little League, Yoakum Area Chamber of Commerce and the First Baptist Church of Yoakum.  Tim has a BS in Agricultural Economics from Texas Tech University and is a 20 year veteran of the insurance industry.

Arthur Hermann III, Secretary

Mr. Hermann is a local banker and an active member of the Yoakum community.  Due to banking regulations his photo cannot be displayed.

Tommy Barre

A graduate of Yoakum High School, Victoria College and Texas Tech, Tommy is a retired licensed land surveyor. He is a member Holy Cross Lutheran Church, member & Past Pres. Yoakum Lions Club, and Chairman Yoakum Planning & Zoning Committee. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum and the Hochheim Prairie Insurance Company.

Zenith Stevens

A licensed Texas Nursing Home Administrator with 42 yrs experience in nursing home health industry,  Zenith earned an Associate degree from Victoria Community College and Austin Community College.

She has been on the YEDC board since 2013.

Whitney Boone

After completing a BS in Applied Exercise Physiology from Texas A&M University and a Doctor of Physical Therapy degree from Texas Tech Health Sciences Center, Whitney returned to Yoakum where she currently works at Complete Hometown Physical Therapy.  Boone looks forward to supporting her hometown through the Yoakum Economic Development Corporation.