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EEDC Appoints New Executive Director

Joey Trevino EEDCEdinburg, Texas (Feb. 16, 2018) ­­— Mayor Richard Molina and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation today welcomed Plinio “Joey” Trevino as the new EEDC Executive Director. Trevino was appointed during a special board meeting held earlier in the day.

He has numerous years of experience in economic development having served as the Executive Director of the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation and most recently as the South Texas Director of Business Development for Raba Kistner Consultants.

Trevino also has municipality experience having served as the Director of the Planning and Code Enforcement Division for the City of Weslaco.

Additionally, he served as a City Commissioner and Mayor Pro Tem in Harlingen from 2009 to 2012 where he led the negotiations and approval for the Bass Pro Shop Major Retail Development.

He has also served on numerous boards and committees. He is currently active in the Red Cross South Texas Chapter, Vida, RGV Lead, and the Rio Grande Valley Partnership.

He holds a bachelor of arts in Liberal Arts from Texas State University and attended the Reynaldo Garza School of Law from 1992 to 1993.

The City of Edinburg and the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation welcome Plinio “Joey” Trevino.