The McKinney Economic Development Corporation welcomed Emily Linares as the organization’s new Special Projects and Events Manager on March 6, 2023. Her role includes the creation and expansion of special events and unique projects for the MEDC. She previously served as Communications & Marketing Manager for the City of Corinth for four years, where her role included special event coordination and marketing efforts.
Linares holds a Bachelor of Science in Hospitality Management from the University of North Texas. She also earned a Master of Arts in Strategic Communication from Texas Tech University. She holds the Certified Public Communicator designation from Texas Christian University, and is a Certified Festival and Events Associate.