Marketing Communications Manager
Matthew Lara joined the Pflugerville Community Development Corporation in 2018. Having a background in integrated communications, multimedia development, and community engagement, he directs the communications and marketing strategies for the organization.
Lara, a U.S. Air Force Veteran and native Texan, previously worked with the Round Rock Police Department where he oversaw logistical policy development, as well as resource and budget management. Additionally, he served as a campaign manager for a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals judicial race where he oversaw outreach strategies and social media development for the candidate. During Texas’ 85th Legislature in 2017, he managed policy analysis for a state representative as well as the Human Services Committee.
Matthew earned his bachelors in Political Science at Southwestern University and a masters in Communication from Johns Hopkins University with an emphasis on political and digital communications.