In this segment: interview with Marlene Reed (5:00). Also, a look into the usage of the TIF fund for the Riverfront Development (1:45) and a chat with Balcones Distillery (2:55).
"We hope to see something happen on Elm Street that would bring a co-op, non-profit grocery to the [East Waco] area."
"It has great opportunities to get Baylor involved across the river in a new way."
"One of my desires is that [my students] will actually be able to put into play what they are learning in the classroom."
"I've been delighted that people have joined together, there's a feeling of community that I haven't seen in a long together of being supportive of development."
Dr. Marlene Reed is the entrepreneur-in-residence of Baylor's Hankamer School of Business. She is in charge of "The BEST Program: Business Excellence Scholarship Team" an endowed scholarship class. A San Antonio native, she lived in Waco as a child before moving down to Austin, but returned to Baylor for her undergraduate work. Afterward, she married a minister which took her around the southern United States for years until ten years ago, when she was finally able to return to Texas as a professor at her alma mater, Baylor. Prior to coming back to Waco, she was extremely active as a professor at Samford University for 24 years serving in many roles. She has received several awards and has been published many times.