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Rick Trefzer
Rick Trefzer
Deputy General Manager

Rick Trefzer has been with the San Antonio River Authority (River Authority) since 2014 and currently services as the Deputy General Manager. In this role he has oversight over the finance, operations, planning and project management, and technical services functions of the organization. Prior to holding this position, Rick held the position of Director of Support Services and was responsible for delivering many of the administrative and financial services supporting River Authority departments – accounting and finance, payroll, operating and capital budget development, purchasing, information technology including geographic information systems (GIS), and project management.

Prior to joining the River Authority, Rick held executive roles in finance and administration and information technology at Texas A&M University-San Antonio. During his six plus years at the university, Texas A&M-San Antonio was one of the fastest growing institutions in the State of Texas. Over his professional career, Rick has had the opportunity to gain valuable leadership experience within multiple industries, to include public service, higher education, manufacturing, real estate, and retail.

Rick is a Certified Management Accountant (CMA) with a BBA and MBA from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA). Additionally, he is a Leadership San Antonio past participant and steering committee member (LSA 37 and 42) and has had the privilege of participating on various boards and committees within the community.