Lavon EDC Gateway to East Texas

Board of Directors

Kay Wright (Place 1)
Lavon EDC President & Director 

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Kay Wright has been a resident of Lavon, TX since 2001. Kay became a board member of the Lavon EDC in March 2009 and has served as board president since September 2012. Her husband of over 30 years, Danny and she moved to Lavon to enjoy a little bit of the country feel but to remain close to all that DFW has to offer. “We love our home on one acre in one of Lavon’s wonderful subdivisions.” said Kay. She has been in the building materials business since 1981 and is currently employed at a hardwood lumber/molding plant in McKinney. To relax, Kay enjoys watching drag racing all over Texas with her husband and sailing out of Galveston on cruises. She is also involved with rescuing Ragdoll cats.



Dustin Cowin (Place 2)
Lavon EDC Director


Dustin and his ife Shayna are the proud owners of Neighbors Lawn Care.  Dustin  has enjoyed serving Lavon residents and commerical businesses in the area.  Dustin and his wife chose to live in Lavon because it's a great family community.  He is pleased to serve Lavon through the Economic Development Corporation and wants to attract more small business to the City.  






Vicki Sanson (Place 3)
Lavon EDC  Director


Vicki and her husband and children have lived in Lavon 17 years.  She has been married 26 years and is the mother of two lovely girls.  Vicki Sanson has served on the Lavon City Council since February 2016.  Vicki Sanson is the Mayor of Lavon, a member of the Planning and Zoning Commission for Lavon since 2014, as well as a Director of the Lavon Ecconomic Development Corporation since October 2017.  Vicki said, "I enjoy helping to build the economy for Lavon and bring new jobs to the community!"




Larry Munson (Place 4)
Lavon EDC  Secretary and Director


Larry and his wife Sandy recently moved to Lavon and have enjoyed seeing all the new residential opportunities coming to the City. Larry is experienced in construction and construction management.  He is enjoying his new community by serving on the Lavon Economic Development Corporation. He is dedicated to attracting new business and quality development for Lavon.  





Manzelle Williams (Plase 5) 

Lavon EDC Director 


Manzelle and his wife Lekesh are proud to be residents of Lavon.  They have enjoyed meeting everyone in their neighborhood and so enjoy the wonderful city.  Manzelle is employed with NTT Data and with his computer information systems background wants to assist the Lavon EDC attract higher technologies and promote development of advanced science and engineering systems as a job creating activity for Lavon manufacturing..



David Piekarski (Place 7)
Lavon EDC Vice President & Director

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David Piekarski has been a resident of the Lavon area since 1999 and has served on the EDC Board of Directors since March of 2008. David started in the IT field while still attending Southern Methodist University in 1981. He has continued working in IT positions in industries including oil and gas, pharmaceutical, banking, marketing services, telecommunications services, and information security. David is Senior Director of Network Operations with Gartner, Inc. David is a past president of the EDC Board of Directors and currently serves as Vice President. David is passionate about creating a dynamic economic environment for Lavon and the surrounding community with the goal of enhancing the quality of life of our citizens and creating opportunities for our businesses to thrive.



John Kell (Place 6)
Lavon EDC Director & Treasurer
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John Kell has been a resident of Collin County area since 2015,and has just recently moved to Lavon.  John retired from the U.S. Army, in 2014,  after serving over 20 years.  He served with multiple tours to Iraq, and one tour to Afghanistan.  While deployed in combat, John also took part in the planning and rebuilding of several towns in Iraq and Afghanistan.  John now continues to serve by teaching JROTC in the Plano Independent School District.  After many years of moving around with the Military, John and his family have chosen to make Lavon their forever home.  Right away, John has decided to serve his new community by serving where there is a need, and that was by serving on the Lavon EDC board.  Another board that John volunteers his time for is the Phased-In Advisory board, which helps emancipated foster youth with their future after their lives in foster care.  With over 20 years of senior management and leadership experience in the Military, and a reputation for meeting the most challenging organizational goals and objectives, John makes seemingly impossible situations work.


Recent News

Lavon EDC Received Texas Economic Development Council Excellence Award
March 13th 2019 - Lavon Economic Development Council (LEDC) received the 2018 Economic Excellence Award... read more.

Lavon EDC Presents Incentive Check to Retail Center Owner
December 12th 2017 - Lavon Economic Development Corporation (LEDC) on December 11th presented an... read more.

Groundbreaking for Retail Center
February 18th 2017 - Saturday, February 18, 2017 the Lavon Economic Development Corporation held a groundbreaking... read more.

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P.O. Box 340 | 120 School Road
Lavon, TX 75166
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