SAN BENITO – The City of San Benito is pleased to announce that Anibal Garcia was recently promoted to Assistant Public Works Director.

Garcia, a veteran of the U.S. Navy, was hired as the City’s Capital Improvement Project Coordinator in July 2022 and currently serves as Interim Public Works Director.

Anibal Garcia

After his military service, where he was as an Auxiliary Machinist Mate, Garcia was a Waste Water Plant Operator with the City of San Benito from 2018-2019.

He then continued his education, and earned a bachelor’s degree in Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering Management from Tarleton State University in Stephenville, Texas. Afterward, he accepted a position as an engineering technician with

Vanguard Resources in Brownsville where he was responsible for monitoring and overseeing all infrastructure improvement projects.

Garcia’s strong background in mechanical engineering, which was honed aboard nuclear-powered submarines during his time in the Navy, will serve as a great asset to the City of San Benito.