19 Oct 2022

2022 EDI Awards Proclamation Ceremony

During a brief ceremony at the City Council Chambers this morning, Mayor Pete Saenz recognized Laredo EDC 2022 Economic Development Industry Award (EDI’s) Honorees.

This year’s honorees include Dennis E. Nixon for “Lifetime Achievement Award for Economic Development”, Richer Agencia Aduanal and the Richer family legacy for their success in the “Custom Brokerage and Supply Chain” industry sectors, and Killam Development, Ltd. – The Coves at Winfield was selected as “Project of the Year” each representing the core mission of our organization to attract new businesses and assist existing businesses with growth opportunities.

Each honoree was selected by the LEDC organizing committee for their vision and commitment to our region, creating jobs and adding to the economic growth and sustainability of Laredo and Webb County. In addition to their records of excellence, all honorees believe in giving back to our community and for that, we say Thank You!

“We are delighted to recognize these families and individuals with an EDI Award for 2022,” said Gene Lindgren, President and CEO, Laredo EDC. “Each of the honorees is uniquely successful in the economic development, custom brokerage, supply chain, and industrial development sectors of our community and we look forward to recognizing them with this special award.”

“On behalf of the board, membership, and staff, I congratulate each of our honorees for being selected as 2022 recipients of the EDI award,” said Ignacio Urrabazo, Chairman, Laredo EDC. “The Laredo EDC is excited about the EDI awards and Boots ‘n Bling Gala by selecting honorees that have served a crucial role in advancing our community and thus, best exemplify the significance of the EDI Award.”

For more information visit us at www.ledc-edi-gala.com