Director of Economic and Community Development

David E. Marquez

Executive Director of Economic and Community Development

David Marquez serves as the Executive Director of the Bexar County Economic Development Department. He works collaboratively with other economic development agencies to attract and retain job-generating capital investment to the County. Mr. Marquez has been with the County since 1997.

Mr. Marquez is also the County’s manager for the Arena Venues project, including the Freeman Coliseum and the AT&T Center, home to the NBA Champion San Antonio Spurs, and to the annual Pro Rodeo Cowboys Association award-winning San Antonio Livestock Show and Rodeo.

Prior to his County employment, Mr. Marquez worked at Kelly Air Force Base, beginning in 1986 as a machine tool operator. He later moved into project management roles for several quality improvement and strategic planning initiatives.

David resides in his native San Antonio with his wife Patricia. They have two grown children, Selena and Elliott. He holds a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences degree from Southwest Texas State University (1996), as well as a Master of Urban Administration degree from Trinity University (1998). David plays the guitar and is a vocalist in the praise and worship team for Calvary Chapel of San Antonio. Read David Marquez's Full Biography