I was first introduced to the New Braunfels community in 2009 when I moved to San Marcos from Amarillo to attend Texas State University.

While earning my bachelor's degree in mass communication, I worked for a local business owner in New Braunfels, attended Wurstfest for the first time and enjoyed the local live music scene.

With fast-paced growth, a rich culture and tight-knit roots, this is an exciting time to be part of New Braunfels.

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