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The EDC office is open Monday-Thursday from 8-5 and Friday from 8-4. For more information, please contact us at  512.295.2022.

Staff Members

Vicky Rudy
Interim Executive Director
Vicky Rudy is a retired Texas City Manager with experience in establishing and managing economic development in three cities. Vicky also has had extensive leadership roles on boards and commissions having served as President of the Magnolia ISD Board of Education, Vice President of the Montgomery County 911 Board of Managers, and Vice President of the Association of Rural Communities in Texas, along with numerous leadership roles in various Chambers of Commerce. She was a founder of the Magnolia Education Foundation and was a charter member of the Magnolia Parkway Chamber of Commerce. Her business background includes experience in Public Relations and Communications for Shell Oil Company and experience as a retail business owner. She has served as City Manager in Montgomery, Rollingwood, and Oak Ridge North, Texas.
Shannon Mumley
Business Retention & Expansion
Shannon has worked in a variety of fields, including health care, higher education, food service, start-ups, and then economic development, while she earned her master’s degree in Organizational Psychology. She discovered her passion while working for MetroHartford Alliance, building communities and helping towns/cities grow. She was the Director of Small Business Development for the Hartford Chamber of Commerce in Connecticut prior to joining the Buda EDC. “I am so honored to join an organization that is so focused on growing the Buda Community. I am excited to see how I can leverage my skills and talents to help support the business community here!” Mumley said. Mumley grew up in the Northeast where she has lived her whole life. She said she is excited for an adventure and to help bring her years of placemaking, economic development, and energy to Buda. She is exploring Austin and Buda with her pup, Uli. Mumley can be reached at shannon@budaedc.com or (512) 295-2022.
Angela Peterson
Office Manager
Angela Peterson began as the Office Manager for the Buda Economic Development Corporation in Buda, Texas in May 2021. Angela brings over 20 years of experience in keeping an office running smoothly and overseeing administrative support. Angela has a Bachelor’s degree from The University of Texas at El Paso. Angela's experience includes 16 years with Valencia College Nursing and Allied Health in Orlando, Florida; and 6 years with the El Paso County Office of the Medical Examiner in El Paso, Texas. More than anything, Angela enjoys family and loved ones. She also enjoys all things sports! Now that her husband is retired military after 31 years, Angela plans on spending more time learning the game of golf with him.