Meet Our Staff

Matt Buchanan


Matt directs all business attraction and retention activities for Pearland and is responsible for the overall operations for the Corporation, including business attraction, retention and marketing, transportation, mobility and infrastructure, Lower Kirby Urban Center, and corridors and beautification.

Brian Malone

Vice President

Brian oversees the implementation of strategies to attract new jobs and new investment in Pearland. His primary responsibilities include generating new business prospect leads and facilitating the attraction of new companies, along with coordinating business retention and expansion efforts.

Melissa Black

Director of Marketing

Melissa oversees the implementation and management of the PEDC marketing plan, and the design, development and direction of targeted campaigns to recruit new business to Pearland. She is responsible for all printed and electronic communication materials including the PEDC, community and demographic information, and social media.

Valerie Marvin

Development Manager

Valerie leads the creation of redevelopment and corridor areas in Pearland and manages existing redevelopment areas within the city. She works with property owners, businesses, appraisers, attorneys and environmental consultants to implement the PEDC's efforts on redevelopment projects and beautification areas.

Roxanne Luna-Larsen

Office Coordinator

Roxanne coordinates and maintains the administrative support functions for the PEDC.

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