Gabriel Gonzalez has been appointed as the new City Manager for Harlingen, TX. Prior to this, He worked as an Assistant City Manager for internal affairs, overseeing numerous departments. Mr. Gonzalez began his career in Brownsville, serving as the city’s economic development specialist from 1986 to 1988 before working with the community development department from 1988 to 1992. Before taking the assistant city manager’s job in 2001, he had served as San Benito’s city manager from 1998 to 2001 after working as the city’s community development director from 1992 to 1997. He earned a BA in Economics at the University of Texas at Austin. City Manager Gabriel Gonzalez replaces former City Manager Dan Serna.