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City of Cedar Park
450 Cypress Creek Road, Bldg. 1
Cedar Park, TX 78613
Call 512-401-5060


Assistant Director of Economic Development

Scott Smith

Scott Smith was hired as the City of Cedar Park’s Assistant Director of Economic Development in March 2023.  Scott has worked for the Texas government, as a site selection consultant and most recently for the Texas Association of Business (TAB).  At TAB, Scott worked to develop sound business policy in a variety of sectors most impactful to the state’s continued economic growth, such as Advanced Manufacturing, HQ, Digital Technology, Energy and Life Sciences. 

Mr. Smith brings successful deal making experience on behalf of the State of Texas in addition to representation of Fortune 500 clients as a sought-after incentive’s consultant.  As Governor Rick Perry’s chief analyst for Texas Enterprise Fund, Scott closed corporate expansion projects and helped set policy for the state’s record setting economic growth.  In this position, Mr. Smith led a team of analysts, project managers, and marketing professionals to meet success-oriented job creation measures set by the Texas Legislature. 

When not at work, Scott spends time on philanthropic activities benefiting the Friedreich’s Ataxia Research Alliance, a national non-profit dedicated to the pursuit of scientific research leading to treatments and a cure for Friedreich’s ataxia.  Scott, his wife Susan and daughters Grace and Stella are all quite proud of their Golden Doodle, Benji.