2020 Executive Committee

The Executive Committee supplies the Chamber with guidance and clarity on how to perform at the highest level possible while we work to propel business success in San Antonio. In addition, they provide direction on public policy advocacy, economy building efforts and initiatives and services for our members.

Chair of the Board

Adam Hamilton
President & CEO, Southwest Research Institute (SwRI)


Hope Andrade
Co-Founder & Partner, GO RIO San Antonio River Cruises

Immediate Past Chair

Paula Gold-Williams
President & CEO, CPS Energy

President & CEO

Richard Perez

Vice Chairs

Vickie Behan
Director and San Antonio Site President, Citi

Taylor Eighmy
President, University of Texas at San Antonio  (UTSA)

Debbie Marino
SVP Corporate Relations, SWBC

Angie Salinas
Major General U.S. Marine Corps (Ret), CEO, Girl Scouts of Southwest TX

Jenna Saucedo-Herrera
President and CEO, San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

Council Chairs

Mario Barrera, Legal Advisor
Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Rich Valdez, Cyber Security Council Chair
Chief Technology Officer, IPSecure

Krista Covey, Economic Development Council Chair
Vice President of Economic Development and Operations, Velocity TX

Dr. Homer Guevara, Education & Workforce Development Co-Chair
Professor of Government and Economics, Northwest Vista College

Tyler Schroeder, Education & Workforce Development Co-Chair
Manager, State and Local Government Operations, The Boeing Company

Steve Cochran, Military Affairs Council Chair
AVP Military Affinity Business Development & Operations, USAA

Santos Fraga, Operating Council Chair
Partner, RSM US LLP

Tyler Lowe, Public Policy Council Chair
Manager, Community & Government Relations, Vulcan Materials

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