Shasta EDC STAFF

TODD JONES, MBA

TODD JONES, MBA

PRESIDENT

Todd is a North State Native, raised in Weaverville. He loves Shasta County and is thankful to be part of the Economic Development Team. After high school he joined the US Marine Corps and served as a Topographical Intelligence Specialist, serving primarily in Washington DC and Okinawa, Japan. He then went on to Humboldt State University where he earned a Political Science Degree. He worked for Congressman Wally Herger in his Redding Field Office until his retirement. Upon his retirement, Todd was selected to attend the Coro Center for Civic Leadership’s Fellowship in Public Affairs and worked in the San Francisco Bay Area with a multitude of different entities. After the Coro Fellowship, he returned to Redding with his wife Ericka to start a family and now is the proud father of three boys, Hunter, Zach, and Tanner. Todd holds an MBA from Western Governors University

Office: (530) 224-4920
Cell: (530) 355-2860
EM: todd@shastaedc.org

TONY GIOVANIELLO

TONY GIOVANIELLO

PRESIDENT EMERITUS

Tony is the President Emeritus, serving as President from 2016-2020. In his 40+ year career, he has founded startups as well as held senior positions in multinational corporations. He has managed $150M P&Ls, lead teams of 500+, and has led business development teams that have successfully and consistently won contracts which delivered over 1 billion dollars in revenue annually. Predominantly, his experience is in sales, solutions, general management, marketing, and product management. His industry experience spans both technology products and supply chain services for a variety of industry sectors. He has held positions on both private and public company boards. Tony holds an MBA from Columbia University.

Office: (530) 224-4920
Cell: (530) 515-3738
EM: tony@shastaedc.org

MEGAN SPAULDING

MEGAN SPAULDING

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & STARTUP SUCCESS

A proud midwesterner, Megan never expected to plant roots this far from home. But, after moving Redding she knew this was her family’s forever home. Passionate about her community and honored to be a small part of building the future of Shasta County, Megan heads up Startup Redding and oversees the marketing efforts of Shasta EDC.

Megan got her start in marketing as a startup founder. Her first company was a viral sensation, leading to deals and promotions with prominate recordings artists in Nashville, TN. She went on to found multiple campanies gaining a wide variety of expertise in marketing and startup strategy, and eventually landed at the EDC doing the work she truly loves – serving our city.

Office: (530) 605-2086
Cell: (530) 338-1766
EM: megan@shastaedc.org

CHRISTINE PETERSON

CHRISTINE PETERSON

Office Manager

Chris was raised in Shasta County and attended Shasta High School and Shasta College. She has been with the EDC since 1990 and prior to that worked five years for two small manufacturers in the area. She is grateful to have her family living in the area including three grandchildren.

Office: (530) 224-4920
EM: chris@shastaedc.org