Board of Directors & Staff

Our Board of Directors are residents with roots planted in the community, who’ve made a professional and personal investment in Rockwall. They’re supported by a staff with years of experience in helping them achieve their goals and vision.



Board of Directors

Carin Brock

Board Chair

Carin Brock has been a Rockwall resident since 2017. Carin is the Vice President  and Associate General Counsel for US LBM Holdings, LLC.

Justin Lee

Board Vice Chair

Justin Lee has been a Rockwall resident since 2013. Justin is a former US Army helicopter pilot and is now an attorney at Jackson Walker LLP.

Eric Burress

Board Secretary

Eric Burress has been a Rockwall resident since 2010. Eric works in Outside Sales for the North Texas & Oklahoma regions for Lapp Tannehill.

Kayne Pierce

Board Director

Kayne Pierce relocated to Rockwall in 2021. Kayne is Vice President & Commercial Lender for B1Bank.

Darren Shue

Board Director

Darren Shue has lived in Rockwall since 2013. Darren is the Owner of SaniTech Services, LLC in Rockwall.

John Hohenshelt

Board Director

John Hohenshelt has lived in Rockwall since 1998. John is a U.S. Army Veteran, former REDC Board Member and Liaison, and former City Council member. He is the Owner of Taiga Coolers, LLC in Mesquite.

Taslow Roberts

Board Director

Taslow Roberts grew up in the Rockwall area and moved to the city in 2015 with his wife and 2 daughters.  He currently works at Baylor, Scott & White Health as a Senior Director of Sourcing and Contracts for the system. 

REDC Staff

Phil Wagner


Phil became the President of the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation in August 2018.

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Matt Wavering

Vice President

Matt was hired as Director of Project Development for the Rockwall Economic Development Corporation in April 2017.

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Jennifer Hammonds

Office Manager/Marketing Coordinator

Jennifer joined the Rockwall EDC office in the fall of 2019 as Office Manager. In 2021, Jennifer also became the REDC’s Marketing Coordinator.

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