The Allen Lund Co. has named a new manager of its McAllen, Texas, office.

Patty Garcia, who has worked in La Canada, Calif.-based Allen Lund’s San Antonio office for almost two decades, is the new McAllen manager, according to a company news release.

“We are very excited that Patty has stepped up to this position,” Allen Lund’ vice president of sales and branch operations, Eddie Lund, said in the release. “Her experience, operational expertise, positive attitude and vision will be a great asset to this office. I look forward to working with her to continue the development of the McAllen office and our presence in the Texas Valley.”

Garcia joined Allen Lund as a transportation broker in 1994. In 2002, she was promoted to assistant manager.

“I am looking forward to this new opportunity in McAllen with excitement and confidence,” Garcia said in the release. “Allen Lund Company has done an outstanding job at preparing me for this over the last 19 years. I will miss my San Antonio team but look forward to the challenges and opportunities that await in the Texas Valley.”