The EDC is a nonprofit corporation that is governed by an 11-member Board of Directors comprised of local business leaders. Funding to support the EDC is provided by San Benito County, the City of Hollister, as well as other investors.
Marc Fontes, EDC Executive Director, was hired in February 2020. His background includes 30 years in local government in Planning, Redevelopment, and Economic Development.
Renee Wells, EDC Coordinator, was hired in July 2021, and has numerous years of experience in the for-profit sector as well as 26 years working as grants and contracts manager for a nonprofit health foundation.