EXECUTIVE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

  • Sergio Contreras, President/CEO -- RGV Partnership
  • Anabell Cardona, Chairwoman -- Valley Grande Institute
  • Atanacio Hinojosa, Immediate Past Chairman -- Magic Valley Electric Cooperative
  • Brent Baldree, Chairman Elect -- Texas Regional Bank
  • Spencer Bell, Vice-Chairman -- Holiday Inn Express
  • Billy Canales, Vice-Chairman -- Rio Motors
  • Lew Brownfield, Vice-Chairman -- Valley Telephone Coop, Inc.
  • Deborah Cordova, Secretary -- Kittleman Thomas, PLLC
  • Larry Gonzalez, Treasurer -- Plains Capital Bank
  • Allen Shields -- Frost Bank
  • Daniel Gurwitz -- Atlas, Hall & Rodriguez, LLP

regional board of directors

  • Ed Serna  –  Time Warner Cable, Austin
  • Miguel Gonzalez  –  United Brownsville, Brownsville
  • Dr. Mark Kroll  –  University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, Brownsville
  • Lee Reed  –  International Bank of Commerce, Brownsville
  • Ralph Cowen  –  Port of Brownsville, Brownsville
  • David Allex  –  Cameron County Regional Mobility Authority, Harlingen
  • Joey Trevino  –  South Texas Raba Kistner Consultants, McAllen
  • Joe Forshage  –  Foremost Paving, Weslaco
  • Raudel Garza  –  Harlingen Economic Development Corporation, Harlingen
  • Manny Vela  –  Valley Baptist Health System, Harlingen
  • Linda Deicla  –  KGBT Action 4 News, Harlingen
  • Armando Martinez, Jr.  –  Plains Capital Bank, McAllen
  • Daniel Rios  –  S&B Infrastructure, McAllen
  • Naomi Perales  –  Texas Gas Service, Harlingen
  • J.D. Salinas  –  AT&T, San Antonio
  • Rigo Villarreal  –  McAllen-Hidalgo International Bridge, McAllen
  • Trey Pebley  –  Foremost Paving, McAllen
  • Arlene Garza  –  Gulf Aviation, Inc., Harlingen
  • Jose Munoz  –  Guzman & Munoz Engineering & Surveying, Mercedes
  • Brenda Ivory  –  Harlingen Medical Center, Harlingen
  • Tom Torkelson  –  IDEA Public Schools, Weslaco
  • Alex Meade  –  Mission Economic Development Corporation, Mission
  • Rene Capistran  –  Noble Texas Builders, LLC, Weslaco
  • Ramiro Garza  –  NTB Development, Weslaco
  • Kevin Cambell  –  S.R. Campbell Properties, Harlingen
  • Kent Shepard  –  Shepard Insurance Agency, McAllen
  • Ruben Cardenas  –  State Farm Agency, Weslaco
  • Dr. Stella Garcia  –  Texas State Technical College, Harlingen