Marta Gómez Frey was appointed by the Richardson City Council in June 2015 to fill the City's Place 5 seat, filling the vacancy created when Paul Voelker was selected as mayor.
Frey has lived in Richardson for 38 years and she and her two sons have been Owens Park neighborhood residents for the past 10 years. Her parents also still live in the Duck Creek home she grew up in.
For more than 20 years, Frey has helped start and grow businesses in Richardson and the surrounding area. From her beginnings in family business to her current work with entrepreneurs through the Collin Small Business Development Center (SBDC), she has counseled local companies in the areas of marketing, management, financing, growth strategies, fundraising and proposal writing.
Currently, Frey is the Director of the Collin SBDC, where she has helped increase economic impact within the business community through her expertise in controlling tight budgets, developing resources, collaborating with both public and private assets and implementing strategic plans.
Frey has served as a member of Richardson's City Plan Commission and the City Charter Review Commission. She has also served on the board of directors for the Leadership Richardson Alumni Association and NETWORK of Community Ministries, and as a member of the Junior League of Richardson. She is a graduate of Leadership Richardson Class XXVI. She was also named a finalist for Outstanding Women of Today in the Education category by Altrusa International of Richardson.
Frey served on the North Texas Super Bowl XLV Host Committee Small Business Action Team and led the National Football League's Emerging Small Business 2011 Business Leadership Forum.
Frey is a graduate of Texas A&M University, where she completed her degree in 3 ½ years.
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