The Brownsville Community Improvement Corporation (BCIC) staff acts as administrative support to the Board of Directors in order to ensure the organization meets all strategic goals and mission. All employees are passionate individuals invested in seeing Brownsville, Texas flourish into a top regional competitor and strategic location for the state’s overall economic development plan. In addition, our staff is dedicated to work closely with non-profits and city departments on projects that will further enhance the quality of life in Brownsville, Texas.

As a “Type B” Economic Development Corporation, the BCIC has adopted a strategic plan that is tailored to make Brownsville, Texas a city-destination of choice for businesses, a leading economic development corporation in the state, and promote sports and recreational tourism to the city.

We continue to expand our reach and supplement Brownsville’s economic forefront for the benefit of our most important stakeholders: the residents of Brownsville, Texas.

OUR MISSION

ENHANCING QUALITY OR LIFE THROUGH INNOVATIVE & EQUITABLE ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES.

OUR VISION

FOR BROWNSVILLE TO REPRESENT THE COUNTRY AS AN INNOVATIVE LEADER IN FOSTERING BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT & QUALITY OF LIFE.

OUR CORE VALUES

INTEGRATION

Sustainability, both financially and operationally, are key factors in guaranteeing the organization continues to maximize its efficiency in managing sales tax dollars.

SUSTAINABILITY

Economic development is a collective impact that can only be achieved through the power of collaboration amongst all key stakeholders

COLLABORATION

BCIC is an advocate of non-traditional economic development which empowers socioeconomic mobility and quality-of-life for its residents. As we strive to make investments from within, the community shall excel in boosting attraction and competitiveness for foreign investment.

HUMAN INVESTMENT

As good stewards of public resources, the organization strives to maintain a high-level of transparency which revolves around activities, public meetings, projects, investments in order to promote trust and accountability.

TRANSPARENCY

In talking with stakeholders, community leaders, and industry partners the BCIC has developed the following core principles:

Josh Mejia

Executive Director

Victoria Padron

Director of Economic Development Finance

Cori Peña

Director of Community Development

Nathan Burkhart

Director of Marketing & Small Business Development

Lizeth Villarreal

Senior Operations Specialist

CONTACT US

 

THE HISTORIC YOUNG HOUSE

500 EAST SAINT CHARLES STREET

BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS, 78526

(956) 382-7500

NBURKHART@BCIC.US