Our Founders

With unmatched business acumen and perseverance, these individuals have taken the Future of the Region South Texas from a simple concept to a successful reality, twelve conferences later.

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Leodoro Martinez

Chairman, Eagle Ford Consortium

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Ernest Gerlach

Senior Fellow, Center for Urban and Regional
Planning Research, UTSA

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Henry Cisneros

Current Founder & CEO, CityView

Former Mayor of San Antonio,

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Blas Castañeda

Chief External Affairs/Special Projects Officer, Laredo Community College

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Dr. Federico Zaragoza

Vice Chancellor of Economic and Workforce Development, Alamo Community College District

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Jorge B. Haynes

Former Senior Director of External Relations, California State University Office of the Chancellor

Former Senior Vice President, IBC Bank

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Robert McKinley

Associate Vice President, Institute for

Economic Development, UTSA

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Judith Zaffirini

Texas Senator, 21st Senatorial District

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