The Hutto Economic Development Corp. announced the hire of Emily Butler as its executive assistant Dec. 5.

Emily was chosen from approximately 81 applicants. Her previous experience includes working as a patient account representative for the Texas Fertility Center, and a background in banking. She graduated from Humboldt State University in Arcata, Calif., with a degree in business management.

"Emily Butler posses excellent people skills and is very professional," HEDC President/CEO Joey Grisham said. " I look forward to having her on the Hutto EDC team."