30 Jan 2019

AEP Texas sponsors meeting between Laredo Economic Development Corporation and state agencies

In conjunction with other activities associated with Laredo Legislative Trip in Austin, Texas, the Laredo EDC showcased recent achievements and discussed opportunities for growth in Laredo with city leaders and several key state agencies.  The luncheon meeting was sponsored by AEP Texas to promote economic development for the Laredo region.
Representatives from the Economic Development and Tourism Division of the Governor’s Office, Texas Workforce Commission and the Texas State Comptroller’s office attended the meeting coordinated by Ray Covey, AEP Texas manager of Economic and Business Development.
Shown in the upper left photo are Covey;  Olivia Varela, president and CEO of Laredo Economic Development Corporation; Tony Arce, AEP Texas External Affairs manager and Laredo Economic Development Corporation board chair; and Aaron Demerson, Texas Workforce Commission director of employer initiatives.