Center City Development & Operations Department
Center City Development Staff

Executive Team

John Jacks

Lori Houston John Jacks is the Director of the Center City Development and Operations Department. With John’s leadership, CCDO promotes and initiates compatible development within the downtown area.
  
Mr. Jacks has worked in the zoning and planning areas of real estate development for more than 16 years. Prior to serving as Director of CCDO, Mr. Jacks served as Assistant Director in Development Services Department.

Mr. Jacks obtained his Bachelor of Science, Geography – Resource and Environmental Studies, degree from Texas State University and is an active member of the American Planning Association.

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Veronica Garcia

Veronica Garcia

Veronica GarciaVeronica Garcia is the Assistant Director of the Center City Development and Operations Department. She oversees the development, real estate, contracts and facilities divisions. Veronica has been with the City for over 13 years and is a graduate of Trinity University with a double major in Economics and Business Administration. She also holds a Masters in Business Administration degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio.

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Management Team

Pedro (Pete) Alanis Email Real Estate Administrator
Real Estate Administrator 
Development Division
210.207.3908

Debbie Rios-Vanskike Email Facilities Marketing Manager
Marketing Manager
210.207.6004

Karla M. Campos Email Special Projects Manager
Special Projects Manager 
210.207.4081

Martin L. Ruiz Email Facilities Marketing Manager
Parking Enforcement Manager
210.207.2264

Jennifer Fraga Email Special Projects Manager
Special Projects Manager
Special Events
210.207.7819

Kelly Saunders Email Public Relations Manager
Public Relations Manager
210.207.8031

Veronica Gonzalez Email Special Projects Manager
 Administrator
210.207.4080

John Stevens Email John Stevens
Assistant to the Director
210.207.6516

Chris Kurzon Email Real Estate Manager
Real Estate Manager
Property Leasing
210.207.7723

Lincoln St. George Email Downtown Operations
Manager
Downtown Operations
210.207.7895

Cynthia Martinez Email Special Projects Manager
Special Projects Manager
Capital Projects/River Walk Projects
210.207.3372
Nick Thompson Email CCDO Facilities Administrator
Parking Operations Manager
210.207.8521

Aurora Perkins Email CCDO Facilities Administrator
Parking Operations & Enforcement Administrator
210.207.8267

Margaret Toscano Email Contracts Manager
Contracts Manager
210.207.5438

Erika Ragsdale Email Special Projects Manager
Special Projects Manager
210.207.0108