FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 5, 2016
(512) 463-0120 office
(512) 497-9411 cell
AUSTIN, TX - Today, Governor Greg Abbott appointed David Deanda, Jr. of Mission, Texas to serve as Chairman of the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority (RMA), a local transportation authority working to finance, design, construct, operate, maintain, expand, or extend transportation projects in Hidalgo County.
Mr. Deanda, President of Lone Star National Bank and President of the Mission Economic Development Corporation, is a seasoned banker known for fostering relationships and serving the community to advance the growth of the Rio Grande Valley. He was honored in 2014 for his leadership and contributions to the business community in the Valley by the U.S. Small Business Administration's Rio Grande Valley District Office.
Senator Hinojosa issued the following statement regarding his appointment:
"David Deanda is an excellent choice to lead the Hidalgo County RMA and I was pleased to confirm Governor Abbott's selection. In working with Mr. Deanda over many years, I am confident that he has the background, experience, knowledge, and leadership to effectively guide our local transportation authority.
He will be a great asset in planning and financing the transportation infrastructure needs of Hidalgo County. I look forward to working with him to improve mobility and enhance the quality of life and economic vitality of our region.
Congratulations Mr. Deanda!"