Border Trade Advisory Committee

Marga A. LopezMarga A. Lopez

Director - Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge

Marga A. Lopez was named bridge director of Donna-Rio Bravo International Bridge in December 2016. She previously served as the economic development director for the city of Donna where she helped grow the retail sector with a 25-acre shopping development as well as other projects.

Previously, Lopez was the bridge director for the city of Eagle Pass where she managed an $8 million budget during her five-year tenure. The Eagle Pass bridges generated 25% of the city budget. Before working for Eagle Pass, she was the executive director of the Maverick County Development Corporation. She promoted international trade and worked closely with governmental agencies to optimize growth potential in the region. She was successful in luring businesses to the county as well as maquiladoras to Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico.

Lopez holds a Bachelor of Business Administration in marketing from UT Pan American University.