Rodriguez named City Manager of the Year
McAllen City Manager Roel “Roy” Rodriguez is the City Administrator (City Manager) of the Year according to the Texas City Managers Association. The association recognized Rodriguez at its annual conference, highlighting his accomplishments since being named city manager in 2014.
TCMA attributes the growth and success of McAllen to the vision set by Rodriguez for the city and its employees.
“Quality, well-run cities do not just happen,” said David Harris, president of TCMA. “Quality comes from assembling and having a great team of people around you. Once in place, it is then that a City team can accomplish great long-lasting projects and achieve a sense of community. Roy Rodriguez has done just this.”
Rodriguez has been responsible for implementing a $45 million bond program that includes a performing arts center, hotels, restaurants, retail space and more. He also lead the efforts to streamline the construction and development process, promoting business and residential growth.
Rodriguez is an engineer by trade with more than 30 years of experience in management. He has served as a past general manager for McAllen Public Utilities and assistant city manager.