AUSTIN – Governor Greg Abbott appointed Adriana Cruz to the Advisory Council on Cultural Affairs for a term set to expire on February 1, 2023.
Additionally, he named her vice-chair of the council. The council will advise the Office of the Governor on issues resulting from changes in demographics in the state.
Adriana Cruz of Austin is the Executive Director of the Economic Development and Tourism Division within the Office of the Governor.
She was previously the President of the Greater San Marcos Partnership, the regional economic development organization established in 2010 to encourage and nurture economic growth in San Marcos, and Hays and Caldwell Counties.
She has more than 20 years of leadership experience in economic development, marketing, and international business.
Prior to assuming this role, she was the Vice President of Global Corporate Recruitment for the Austin Chamber of Commerce where she was project lead in high profile corporate relocations and expansions.
Cruz received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing from The University of Texas at Austin.