Executive Director Information


Jennette Espinosa has been with the Town of Little Elm since 2011. She has over three decades of extensive experience in strategic planning and business development and is skilled in public relations, finance management, office management and marketing.

Prior to her role with Little Elm EDC, Espinosa served as the Director for Commerce EDC in Commerce, Texas, where she built strong relationships throughout the community and aligned various teams to achieve set goals. She was responsible for project management, record management, and general operations management for the organization.

Espinosa is a member of multiple civic, state and national associations, including the Industrial Asset Management Council, International Economic Development Council, Texas Economic Development Corporation, Economic Development Institute, TexasOne, and Team Texas. Killingsworth serves on the Board of Directors for both Team Texas and TEDC while also serving as co-chair for Workforce Committee, Associate Advisor to the Board of Directors for the Industrial Asset Management Council and Co-Chair of the Community Economic Development Award Committee.

Espinosa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Management from University of Phoenix, as well as an Associate of Arts degree from University of Phoenix and she graduated from the Economic Development Institute at the University of Oklahoma.


teamtexasonline_logoTeam Texas

Serving on Board of Directors
website: www.teamtexasonline.com


Texas Economic Development Council 

Serving on Board of Directors
Community Economic Development Award (CEDA) Committee Co-Chair
website:  www.texasedc.org


Texas One Program

website: www.TexasOne.us

IAMC Industrial Asset Management Council

Industrial Asset Management Council

Associate Advisor to the IAMC Board of Directors
Awarded IAMC Fellow Designation, Membership Relations Committee, Volunteer Service Project Committee

website: www.iamc.org


International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC)

website: www.icsc.org


Southern Economic Development Council

website: www.sedc.org

International Economic Development Council

International Economic Development Council


website: www.iedconline.org