Over 30 years of service with the McAllen Economic Development Corporation and McAllen Foreign Trade Zone, Keith Patridge has gained a great deal of experience in assisting companies with their start-up operations in McAllen, TX, and Reynosa, MX. He has worked with global companies planning strategic expansions to succeed in cost-competitive markets.
Patridge and his team maintain a strong international reach and work closely with Mexican officials to attract new investment, develop infrastructure, enhance workforce education and training, and promote economic development. His experience in business recruitment, sales, operations, and general management for a number of national and international companies has provided him insight into the essential elements required to successfully start up new operations.
Patridge holds two bachelor’s degrees from Missouri Western State College and a Doctorate of Jurisprudence from the University of Missouri-Kansas City.