San Benito EDC Represented at the Regional Level


San Benito, Texas – The Rio Grande Valley Partnership recently selected the participants for the RGV Leadership Class VI and along over twenty selected participants is Mrs. Rebeca Castillo, EDC Executive Director of the San Benito Economic Development Corporation.

Mrs. Rebeca Castillo was named the San Benito EDC’s Executive Director in January 2019, she has over 26 years of experience in the public sector with an extensive background in economic development, transportation planning, board development , small business development, community building, management of human capital, multimillion dollar budget management, facilitating & implementing public private partnerships, and development and management of innovative entrepreneurial programs.

Mr. Julian Rios, EDC Board President is excited that the San Benito EDC is part of this RGV Leadership Class and stated the following: “As President of the San Benito EDC Board of Directors I strongly believe that Mrs. Castillo will be a great collaborator, team player, and most definitely has the leadership skills & qualifications to represent our San Benito community and EDC at the regional level.”

The RGV Leadership is a diverse group of professionals from across the RGV. The group will participate in a 9-month program where they will engage and learn of our region’s challenges and opportunities in healthcare, aviation, transportation, economic development, education, international trade, commercial and residential development.

For additional information, please contact the San Benito EDC via phone at (956) 626-1350 or via email at [email protected].