McKINNEY (June 23, 2015) — The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) Board of Directors announced Tuesday the resignation of Jim Wehmeier from his position as President and CEO. Wehmeier started with MEDC on Nov. 1, 2012. Executive Vice President Abby Liu will serve as Interim President effective immediately.

“We appreciate Jim’s time with us in McKinney, and we wish him the best in future endeavors. McKinney is a growing community with huge potential for economic growth, and our staff will continue to seek and recruit the best opportunities for our community,” said Board President Darrell Tate.


About the McKinney Economic Development Corporation

The McKinney Economic Development Corporation (MEDC) was created in 1993 to support the development, expansion and relocation of new and existing companies. The MEDC is an organization with a mission to work to create an environment in which community-oriented businesses can thrive. The MEDC is actively pursuing investments in aeronautics/aviation, corporate headquarters, emerging technology, healthcare and medical device manufacturing, professional services and renewable energy. For more information, visit

About McKinney

McKinney, Texas, is unique by nature. The city is No. 1 on America’s Best Places to Live list published by Money Magazine. As one of the fastest-growing cities in the United States, McKinney has a current population of more than 155,000. Established in 1848, the city is located 30 miles north of Dallas and is the county seat of Collin County. McKinney offers award-winning schools, a vibrant historic downtown, diverse housing options, a robust economy and a uniquely beautiful natural setting, with rolling hills and lush trees. Visit the city’s website at