Board of Directors



  • Chair

    Jason Arechiga, Senior Vice President, The NRP Group, LLC

  • Vice Chair

    Mari Mitchell, Realtor/Broker, Mitchell Realty

  • Treasurer

    Matthew Lawrence, Vice President, Capital Markets, Howard Energy Partners

  • Secretary

    John Luce, PE, COL. (RET), President, Orion Construction Co., Inc.


  • Duane Bunce

    Senior Business Group Counsel, Zachry Industrial, Inc.

  • Sharon Carlson

    Comal County Tax Office, Chief Deputy

  • Erik Frederick

    CEO Mission Trail Baptist Hospital

  • Swapomthi Govindaraju

    Licensed Professional Counselor Associate, Usawa Wellness Services
  • Elissa LoCoco

    VP of RIA Operations & Sr. Research Associate, TLWM

  • Dr. Rayford Mitchell

    Family Practitioner and Medical Director, Atascosa Health Center

  • Jay Podjenski

    Director, Strategic Initiatives and Community Development, South Texas Blood & Tissue Center

  • Sean Sparks

    Vice President of Business Development, Ageless Living Home Health

  • Marcel Theriot

    Senior Vice President of Finance, Generations Federal Credit Union

  • Matthew Lawrence

    Vice President Capital Markets, Howard Energy Partners

  • Kimberly Ury

    Senior Manager Product Supply, Valero

  • Immediate Past Chairman of the Board

    Pallavi Chintapalli Nemani – Senior Legal Counsel, Ottobock

  • President & CEO

    Elyse A. Bernal