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 PutegnatPresident
Account Executive, Schneider Electric
Naomi PeralesVice President
Community Relations Manager
Texas Gas Service
San Benito Branch Manager
Rio Grande Valley Credit Union
Theresa A. (Teri) CapistranChair, Data Initiatives Committee
Superintendent, Point Isabel ISD.
Anabell C. CardonaChair, RGV Mentors Committee
CEO, Valley Grande Institute
CEO, JMedina Speaks
Gonzalo Salazar, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Los Fresnos CISD
Cynthia (Cindy) ValdezChair, P-16 Council
Associate Vice President for Student Educational Outreach
The University of Texas Rio Grande Valley