Karla Henderson Joins Pflugerville Community Development Corporation as Operations, Administrative Manager
PFLUGERVILLE, Texas (April 22, 2016)—The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation (PCDC) today announced the addition of Karla Henderson as Operations and Administrative Manager.
“Karla Henderson is an excellent addition to our team and comes to us with a wealth of knowledge in finance and operations management,” said PCDC Executive Director Amy Madison. “Her experience will serve us well as we continue to work aggressively to attract additional great employers, retail, hotels and entertainment venues to Pflugerville.”
Henderson is a native Texan and comes to the PCDC with a extensive experience in leadership positions in government and private enterprise. Most recently, she spent 11 years at National Instruments as a business intelligence analyst. Her previous experience in the public sector includes Director of Finance and Information Technology at Harris County Improvement District No. 1 in Uptown Houston, and the City of Austin where she was in charge of all general obligation and revenue bond issues. Henderson has also previously worked for the Municipal Advisory Council of Texas, the University of Texas and United Technologies Corporation.
She earned bachelor’s degrees in finance and statistics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Christian Kurtz, a five-year employee of the PCDC, is responsible for business retention and expansion and also supports Madison in business recruitment. Madison, who has been with the PCDC since January 2014 and served as interim executive director for six months, was named executive director in February.
About the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation
The Pflugerville Community Development Corporation promotes Pflugerville as a desirable place for new businesses to operate. The organization also supports existing businesses by helping to address their needs. PCDC can provide funding for use as an incentive to businesses to begin doing business in Pflugerville. PCDC funds, which are 4B money generated from a half-cent of the city’s sales tax revenue, can also be used to construct needed infrastructure such as roads, utilities and drainage projects. Located 16 miles northeast of Austin and just south of Round Rock, Pflugerville is well-situated in Central Texas. New state highways 45 and 130 and Interstate Highway 35 all offer direct access to other nearby cities and the region’s main airport. For more information, visit www.pfdevelopment.com.