About - Economic Development Coordinator

Karen Capps has over 30 years of experience in the economic development field.  She was hired as the City’s Economic Development Coordinator in 1999 and has overseen the transformation of downtown and commercial development in the city.  Ms. Capps holds a BS in Accounting from the University of Texas, is a Certified Economic Developer (CEcD), and a graduate of the University of Central Arkansas and Lone Star College’s Community Development Institute.  Ms. Capps and her husband, Jeff, reside in Friendswood and have two grown daughters.