The city of Schertz on May 16 announced the appointment of Scott Wayman as the new executive director of economic development.

According to a news release, Wayman has worked in the San Antonio region for 37 years, starting out as a police officer for the city of Live Oak in 1987 and going on to serve as assistant city manager and city manager of Live Oak in 2014.

Wayman’s last day as Live Oak city manager was Jan. 14, 2022, and he worked for a year in retirement, managing the Bulverde-Spring Branch Economic Development Foundation.

As executive director of economic development, Wayman will work with the Schertz Economic Development Corp., leading efforts to attract new businesses to the city as well as supporting the growth and expansion of existing businesses and creating new job opportunities.

“Scott brings a wealth of experience to the role and has a proven track record of success. I am confident that his expertise and passion for economic development will help us achieve our goals, and I look forward to working with him to build a prosperous future for Schertz,” City Manager Steve Williams said in the release.

According to the release, Wayman officially joined the city of Schertz as the executive director of economic development May 8.