Ambassadors & Tourism Committee

Provides an opportunity for motivated, enthusiastic, and articulate business people to represent SoTX at functions and events. Ambassadors are an exclusive group of volunteers who work for the SoTX organization and member partners and believe in the SoTX activities and events. This group meets on the second Tuesday of the month.

Chair: Monica Caballero
Co-Chair: Thaddeus Brickley
Staff: Cecile Montanez

Government Affairs Committee

Provides education and encourages members to collaborate with community organizations and participate in local, state, and federal governmental processes by advocating on issues that impact our business community

Chair: Hillary Lilly
Co-Chair: Liana Puente
Staff: Rebecca Viagran

Workforce, Education, and Healthcare Committee

A collaborative committee focused on the workforce ecosystem with a focus on education and healthcare. Provides insight and data regarding the healthcare conditions in the market and works to address pertinent issues affecting the healthcare community overall. Improve the future quality of our workforce by hosting quality educational programs through local partnerships. Provides insight and data regarding market conditions and works to address pertinent issues facing all industries- with a particular focus on healthcare. This Committee is responsible for the Feel Good Initiative aimed at promoting healthy lifestyle awareness, options, and opportunities all year round.

Chair: EJ Moreno
Co-Chair: Dr. David Jurenovich
Staff: Rebecca Viagran & Cecile Montanez

Land Use/Development Committee

Connect and learn about similar organizations interested in land use issues and share ideas and solutions on responsible development practices on the Southside. Provides insight to organizations about those issues facing the industry so that SoTx can provide appropriate responses. When available, engage our partners in local, state, and federal land use planning opportunities.

Chair: Bruna Spenglar
Co-Chair: Blaine Lopez
Staff: Rebecca Viagran

LEAD South/Alumni Committee

The Steering Committee is composed of LEADSouth (formally CSLA) alumni that coordinate leadership academy programming. Responsible for planning and coordinating academy retreat, monthly sessions, and graduation.

Co-Chairs: Bonnie Salas, Brooks Academies & Alexandria Trujillo, Holt Cat
Staff: Cecile Montanez

Events and Programs Committee

Chair: Jaselle Luna
Co-Chair: TBD
Staff: Cecile Montanez

For more information, contact us at or (210) 533-1600