LTCC January Luncheon- Lake Travis Economic Forecast
Name:LTCC January Luncheon- Lake Travis Economic Forecast
Date:January 16, 2019
Time:10:30 AM - 1:00 PM CST
The annual Lake Travis Economic Forecast provides attendees with first hand information about growth and development in the South Lake Travis area. Hear from city officials, the school district, an area residential and commercial Realtor. Speakers
Dr. Brad Lancaster, Superintendent of Schools, LTISD
Steve Jones, City Manager, City of Lakeway Doug Land, Broker, Kuper SothebysInternational Realty Monty Parter, Mayor, City of Bee Cave
Steven Jones, City Manager, City of Lakeway
Steve Jones began his career in municipal government in 1985, and has been the City Manager of Lakeway since April 2005. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin and is a member of the Texas City Managers Association.
Steve has served on many boards and committees including serving as the director of an economic development corporation, a steering committee member for the Austin-Travis County regional radio system and communications center, a member of the Texas Municipal League Legislative Committee, and a member of Austin Energy’s Rate Review Public Involvement Committee. He currently serves as a small cities representative to the Austin-Travis County Emergency Services Division.
He currently manages the day-to-day operations of the City of Lakeway under the direction and guidance of the Lakeway Mayor and City Council.
Dr. Brad Lancaster is the Superintendent of the Lake Travis Independent School District, a position he has held since January 2012.
A former teacher, assistant principal, principal, executive director for curriculum, assistant superintendent, and superintendent in the Midway, Allen, Ennis and College Station school districts, he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Secondary Education from Baylor University as well as Master of Science in Educational Administration and Doctorate of Education degrees from Texas A&M University in College Station.
Dr. Lancaster currently serves on the TEA Commissioner’s Cabinet of Superintendents; the Texas High Performance Schools Consortium; the Texas Association of School Administrators’ Legislative Services Committee; and is Chairman of the Fast Growth Schools Coalition.
He and his wife Karen have two children, Julia and Will—both of whom graduated Texas A&M University.
Doug Land is a Broker/Associate at Kuper Sotheby's International Realty and has worked in Real Estate in the Lake Travis area for 22+ years. He has owned and/or managed companies for 18 years. He has a double degree in Computer Systems and Accounting from Oklahoma State University and worked in banking prior to entering Real Estate. He has consulted with LTISD, Fire Department and local municipalities over the years. His wife, Mary, is also a real estate broker and a graduate of University of Texas. He has called Lakeway home since 1992 and is active at the Lakeway Church and the Hills country club.
Monty Parker, Mayor, City of Bee Cave Community Activities: Mayor – City of Bee Cave May 2018 – present
Executive Committee - Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) December 2018 – present
Representative – Clear Air Coalition January 2016 – present
Council Member - City of Bee Cave
November 2015 – May 2018
Commissioner - City of Bee Cave Planning and Zoning Commission
May 2014 - November 2015
TxDOT RR620 Feasibility Study Committee Member
Past HOA president (multiple occasions)
Board member of several trade associations
Independent Consultant (2012 - present) - specializing in negotiation strategy and execution; logistics analysis, planning, negotiation and execution; high level procurement optimization and fulfillment; project analysis and rationalization; and management and organization evaluation and training.
Director / Vice President Procurement - Commercial Metals Company (“CMC”) a Fortune 350 global metals manufacturing, fabricating, trading and recycling company (2008-2011)