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Plinio “Joey” Treviño

Trustee, Harlingen

Treviño is currently the Executive Director of the Edinburg Economic Development Corporation in South Texas. He has over 25 years of experience in the public and private sector including municipal government planning, economic development, marketing of engineering services, business development, and governmental relations.

He has served in various leadership roles in the South Texas area including former Executive Director of the Weslaco Economic Development Corporation, former Director of Business Development with Halff Associates, former City Commissioner with the City of Harlingen, and former Director of Planning and Code Enforcement with the City of Weslaco.

In 2015, he facilitated a partnership between the City of Weslaco and the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley to develop a mixed-use incubator aimed at promoting education, entrepreneurship, and economic development.

Treviño received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Geography Urban and Regional Planning from Texas State University in 1988, where he was a member of Alpha Tau Omega fraternity. He is also the proud father of Allison and Sydney Treviño.