The Amarillo EDC is made up of a talented group of staff members and
    generous board members. Get to know some of Amarillo’s greatest

    Kevin Carter
    President & CEO
    Doug Nelson
    EDFP, Senior Vice President of Financial Services
    Reagan Hales
    Vice President, Business Development
    Michael Kitten
    CPM, Vice President, Business Retention & Expansion
    Andy Arias
    Loan Officer, Financial Services
    Sabrina Meck Perez
    Director of Workforce Attraction & Retention
    Savannah Tarbet
    Director of Marketing
    Chris Lyles
    Office Administrator


    Laura Street
    Laura Street
    Chairwoman of the Board

    Laura is an expert in executive administration, strategic planning, development and healthcare.

    She has worked with the WTAMU Foundation, Amarillo Opera, Amarillo Symphony, Amarillo Area Foundation, and the Globe-News Center for the Performing Arts.

    Laura has received countless awards for her volunteer and philanthropic work in Amarillo and has led campaigns for over 15 organizations.

    Lloyd Brown

    Lloyd Brown is the CEO of Integrated Advantage Group and co-founder of Smart Chemical Services, a leading chemical provider headquartered in Amarillo, Texas. Lloyd boasts nearly 30 years in the chemical, oil, and gas production industries. 

    Lloyd received his Bachelor of Business Administration in Petroleum and Land Management from Texas Tech University's Rawls College of Business. His background also includes two years in the construction industry and nine years in oil and gas risk management.

    Lloyd has been a member of Vistage Worldwide, Inc. -- a peer-to-peer coaching and leadership organization for CEOs, executives, and business owners -- for five years. Every year, he meets with business professionals to provide coaching on other strategic sales management, marketing, and more.

    He and his wife, Lora, have one daughter, Bailey.

    Brian Bruckner

    Brian Bruckner is President of Bruckner Truck Sales, Inc., a position he has held since 2007.

    What began as Bruckner's Garage in 1932 has transformed into Bruckner Truck Sales, a franchised heavy duty truck dealer for Mack Trucks and Volvo Truck with 23 locations over a six-state area. It is still family-owned and operated to this day.

    Brian is a native of Amarillo. He graduated from Tascosa High School and Southwestern University in Georgetown, Texas. He is married to Carol and they have three children.

    Brian Heinrich

    Brian Heinrich is a board-certified personal injury attorney at Templeton Smithee Hayes Heinrich & Russell LLP in Amarillo. He has practiced trial law since 1991.

    Brian graduated summa cum laude from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science and Texas Tech University, School of Law, magna cum laude.

    Brian is heavily involved in the law community, having served as the president of the Amarillo Bar Association and Panhandle Trial Lawyers Association, in addition to many others.

    He and his wife, Susie, have three children.

    Scott Bentley
    Scott Bentley

    Scott is the Amarillo market President and serves on the Board of Directors of First United Bank.

    A native of Perryton, Scott has been in the banking business in Amarillo since 1985 after he earned his BBA in finance from North Texas State University. 

    His wife Kim is an elementary school principal in Amarillo.  Together they have two children. 

    Scott is very active in the community having served on numerous civic boards including Golden Spread Council of Boy Scouts, Amarillo/Canyon United Way, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Community Advisory Board, and the Amarillo Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone.