Who We Are

EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM

RGV LEAD BOARD OF DIRECTORS, 2019-2020

Our executive leadership team oversees all RGV LEAD’s efforts. They meet regularly to ensure that all of our teams perform efficiently and to facilitate cross-functional connections.

Lizzy de la Garza Putegnat
Lizzy de la Garza PutegnatPresident
Account Executive, Schneider Electric
Naomi Perales
Naomi PeralesVice President
Community Relations Manager
Texas Gas Service
Janie Sandoval
Janie SandovalTreasurer
San Benito Branch Manager
Rio Grande Valley Credit Union
Theresa A. (Teri) Alarcon
Theresa A. (Teri) AlarconChair, Data Initiatives Committee
Superintendent, Point Isabel ISD.
Anabell C. Cardona
Anabell C. CardonaChair, RGV Mentors Committee
CEO, Valley Grande Institute
Jonathan Medina
Jonathan Medina
CEO, JMedina Speaks
Gonzalo Salazar, Ed.D.
Gonzalo Salazar, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Los Fresnos CISD
Cynthia (Cindy) Valdez
Cynthia (Cindy) ValdezChair, P-16 Council
Associate Vice President for Student Educational Outreach
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Perry A. Vaughn
Perry A. Vaughn
Executive Director
Rio Grande Valley Chapter
Associated General Contractors of America, Inc.