Decatur Economic Development Corporation (DEDC) Staff

Kevin HolzbogKevin Holzbog

Executive Director

Office Phone:  940-393-0350

Toll Free: 866-627-9109

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Barbara Metcalf

Executive Administrative Assistant

Phone: 940-393-0354

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Board of Directors


Jason Wren

Jason Wren, President

Jason Wren joined the Decatur Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors in 2012 and currently serves as President. He also served on the Decatur City Council, is a member and elder at CrossRoads Church, and serves as president of the board of directors for Acts 4 Others, a local, faith-based nonprofit organization. Wren previously served on the Decatur Education Foundation Board of Directors, the Wise Health Foundation Board of Directors, and as president of the Decatur Lions Club. He previously served as general counsel for Wise Health System and has held the position of CEO at Wise Health System since 2017.

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Buster Chandler, Vice-President

Buster Chandler joined the Decatur EDC Board in 2018.  He is also a member of the Decatur Lions Club where he previously served as a board member.  Chandler’s experience includes Commercial Bank Lending, small business ownership, and 22 years in managerial positions with the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the US Department of Agriculture.

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Mike McQuiston

Mike McQuiston is currently the Mayor of Decatur. Prior to becoming Mayor in November of 2020, he has dedicated himself to giving back to Decatur in several capacities. Mike has served as Board President, United Way of Wise County; Past Councilperson, City of Decatur; Past President, Decatur Chamber of Commerce; and Past President, Decatur Independent School District.  Mike has not only served in his community, but has worked in Decatur for over thirty years. Mike currently works as the Sr. Human Resource Director at Wise Health System.  Decatur is also where his daughters, Cassidy and Carlye, were raised and attended school from Kindergarten to High School graduation.  Mike is very grateful to Decatur, a city which has provided him excellent employment opportunities, multiple ways to serve, and a place to raise a family.    


Jake Hayes, Secretary

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Area Information

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  1. “We had a lot of choices when we were looking to relocate our corporate headquarters from Colorado, and Decatur has proven to be the best option for us. It was close to a major airport, but still a good environment for our employees’ families. The Decatur folks worked overtime to locate a piece of property and arranged a sale lease back with a local developer that got us exactly what we needed.”

    – Michael Clark, CEO, H2X Hydroexcavation

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About Decatur

  1. Decatur is a thriving Texas community with a rich history and competitive location near the Dallas-Fort Worth Metro. Its regional health system, flourishing downtown, community-oriented lifestyle, strong retail base, and prime location are strengths that are propelling Decatur's economic growth.

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