Education and Workforce Council

Jennifer Cantu, 2018 Education & Workforce Development Council Chair
Senior Vice President, Community Engagement Manager at Bank of America

The Education and Workforce Council leads the business community and educators in partnerships that impact public education, expand access to higher education, and develop a 21st century workforce to successfully compete in the global economy. The council also develops strategies and policy to secure a workforce ready to meet the needs of San Antonio area employers.

To learn more about how you can join a committee within our Education and Workforce Development Council, contact Lisa Marie Gomez at or call 210.229.2134




Leadership San Antonio is a premier leadership program where participants gain insight from present and future decision-makers in both the public and private sectors. Program graduates are better prepared to lead San Antonio into the future because of their broader understanding of our diverse community.

More details on the program are available at

Leadership San Antonio Steering Committee Co-Chair

Casandra Matej, 2018 Committee Chair
President and CEO, Visit San Antonio

Denise Hernandez,  2018 Committee Chair
Vice President of Development, True Flavors Catering

Policy Development

Whether it is local, state or federal policy, your Chamber Education/Workforce Development Council discusses and develops policy recommendations that have an impact on how our future talent is trained.  Some of the more recent issues explored by your Chamber include:





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