Ana Pereda
Greater Beaumont Area Chamber of Commerce 
Vice President of Economic Development
About Me

With experience in small business development, financial services, and connections across industries, I focus on Business Attraction, Retention and Expansion. I advise companies looking to expand, relocate, and open in the Beaumont area, and I am a native Spanish speaker.

Contact Information

Phone:  (409) 838-6581

Address: 1110 Park Street,

Beaumont, TX, 77701

Texas Workforce Solutions​

  • The Texas Workforce Solutions helps businesses stay productive through a
    range of services that match employers with qualified job candidates, train
    incumbent workers, and provide information to help businesses with
    employment issues.

Lamar University

  • Lamar University is a four-year college and member of the Texas State University System. Lamar has nearly doubled enrolled in the past ten years. Graduates from the nursing, education, engineering, and business colleges provide a pipeline of competitive workforce to the area’s growing industries. Lamar University also recently inaugurated the Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship (CICE), which acts as a channel for interaction between Lamar University and the industry. The university has been ranked as a best value school for students pursuing engineering as a major by PayScale’s 2017 College Return on Investment report

 

Lamar Institute of Technology (LIT):

  • LIT is a two-year public college that supports Beaumont’s need to keep up with the constant workforce demands of the area’s industry. Around 3,000 students are enrolled in more than 50 degree and certificate programs in fields including healthcare, energy, technology, and healthcare. LIT provides customized non-credit education and training programs for a variety of industries. In 2018, LIT was ranked the best community college in Texas by Niche.   

 

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