Economic Development Corporation


Thank you for expressing interest in Whitewright, Texas, a place that is blessed with a great heritage and has many opportunities for business growth.  On behalf of the Whitewright City Council and Staff, the Board Members of the Whitewright Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) would like to welcome you to our website and assist you in any way possible as you evaluate Whitewright for your investment location.

Our desire is to make available every opportunity for growth of our City and its businesses.  If you are looking to start a business or relocate your existing business, we would love to assist you in seeing how Whitewright, Texas can become a place you can sink your roots into.

Our Team wants to make your location evaluation of Whitewright as efficient as possible.  We hope the information found on our website will help you make a great decision and invest in Whitewright.  We look forward to working with you!

Mission Statement:

The Economic Development Board's mission is to help Whitewright blossom with business opportunities. Our board, along with the City of Whitewright and our community, are working hard to grow and develop our city by helping business flourish and expand to provide additional jobs and opportunities for economic benefit of our area. The Economic Development Board can help existing or new businesses through land acquisition, available financing, and planning.

The Economic Development functions for the City of Whitewright are guided by the Whitewright Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Board of Directors.

Staff Contacts

Shere Avrett

Board Members

Erick Elwell


Marven Arterberry

Vice President

Sal Saenz


Diana Scott


Allen Walker