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Tres Lagos, McAllen, Texas

Core Values

  • We are honest and reliable, communicate with truth and honesty, and execute professionalism in all our interactions.
  • The MEDC team promises to connect people to people, in order to ensure community and company success and to build a long-lasting network of friends and family.
  • We help ensure McAllen is a great place to live and thrive through the recruitment of companies who provide jobs, teach workplace skills, and invest in our community.
  • At MEDC we are passionate about what we do and take pride in knowing we will do whatever it takes to care for our customers and each other by being prepared, knowledgeable, and responsive to others needs.
  • The world is constantly changing- what works today may not work tomorrow. MEDC commits to stay focused on principles and goals, but flexible on the method to recruit business, create jobs and investment for our community in the most relevant way possible.

Board of Directors

NameBoard PositionCompany
Mark FreelandChairmanAttorney, Law Office of Mark Freeland
Dr. Pablo Tagle IIIVice ChairmanDr. Pablo Tagle, III Chiropratic Wellness Center
Alma Ortega-JohnsonSecretary/TreasurerRetired
Board Members and Advisory Board
Bill WilsonBoard MemberPresident, D Wilson Construction
Trey PebleyBoard MemberPresident, Foremost Paving
Adrian VillarrealBoard MemberPresident/CEO, IBC Bank
Brian LewisBoard MemberHigginbotham
Nick RhodesBoard MemberPresident/CEO, Rhodes Enterprises, Inc.
Annie Holand MillerBoard MemberHoland Investments, LTD
Mayor Javier VillalobosCity of McAllen RepresentativeCity of McAllen
Annette FranzPresident Elect ChamberMcAllen Chamber of Commerce
Victor "Seby" HaddadCity CommissionerCity of McAllen
Rebecca M GarciaAdvisory Board MemberCPA - Certified Public Accountant, Burton McCumber & Longoria, LLP.
Sharon McGheeAdvisory Board MemberPNC Bank
Joaquin SpamerAdvisory Board MemberPresident, Commodities Integrated Logistics(CiL)
Steve AhleniusAdvisory Board MemberPresident/CEO, McAllen Chamber of Commerce
Dr. Parwinder GrewalAdvisory Board MemberExecutive Vice President for Research, Graduate Studies, & New Program Development, UTRGV
Enrique CastroAdvisory Board MemberPresident/CEO, Mercorp, Inc.
Brian HumphreysAdvisory Board MemberExecutive Vice President/Chief Lending Officer, Rio Bank
Keith MooreAdvisory Board MemberCertified Financial Planner, Edward Jones
Robert NormanAdvisory Board MemberRegional Chairman, Plains Capital Bank
Dr. David C. PlummerAdvisory Board MemberInterim Vice President, Information Services, Planning and Strategic Initiatives/Assistant Vice President of Strategic Initiatives, South Texas College
Roel "Roy" RodriguezAdvisory Board MemberCity Manager, City of McAllen
Chad WoottonAdvisory Board MemberAssociate Vice President for External Affairs, Texas A&M University
Ruben BosquezAdvisory Board MemberFrost Bank
Jerome BrooksAdvisory Board MemberRio Grande Regionial Hospital
Brandon WallaceAdvisory Board MemberAlamo Systems Industries, LLC
Juan LermaAdvisory Board MemberRio Valley Switching Company
Jorge TorresAdvisory Board MemberInterlink Trade Services
Dr. Cayetano BarreraSenior Advisory Board MemberRetired
Ernie WilliamsSenior Advisory Board MemberRealtor, Davis Real Estate
Jim DarlingSenior Advisory Board MemberRetired
Updated October 2021