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Staff & Board

Staff Members

Tony Carson
Tony Carson
City Manager/Interim Executive Director of Economic Development
Mary Wilson
Administrative Assistant
Mary Wilson was born in the great State of Oklahoma but got to Texas as fast as she could! She grew up in Mesquite, Texas and attended ESS College of Business in Dallas. She joined the City of Forney EDC in April 2018. Previously, she served several cities and towns in the State of Arizona as legal assistant for a municipal law firm. She has four grandsons and lives near Forney.
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Board Members

Joe Dan McBeth
Board President
Scott Burrus
Board Vice President & Treasurer
Amanda Lewis
Board Secretary
Fred Alexander
Board Member
Jessica Browning
Board Member
DeCarlo Coleman
Board Member
Jason Roberson
Board Member
  •     “The community is real supportive of new business coming in. The city itself has great ideas on what’s coming ahead. I would advise anyone to look at moving into the Forney area.
    - Patrick McCrea
    Owner, Doe Belly’s Catfish Café
  •     Working with the City of Forney has been a pleasure. The City’s proactive response to any problem Steve Silver Company has encountered is refreshing. Glad to call Forney our home.
    - Jud Preskitt
    Vice President, Steve Silver Company
  •     Smurfit Kappa’s Forney Mill has been operating in Forney for over forty years.  Forney is a great place to do business with an excellent, well-educated workforce and a supportive, forward-thinking city government.
    - Dave Nelson
    Vice President of Paper Operations, Smurfit Kappa North America
  •     OGW is a proud member of the Forney business community. The EDC, City Government, and the community as a whole are very open and supportive of growing businesses.
    - Holly Dempsey
    COO, OGW, LLC