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Roberto H. Gonzalez

Publisher at Texas Border Business and Mega Doctor News. Roberto Hugo Gonzalez is the 2009 SBA Journalist of the Year Award Winner & The 2009 and 2012 Paul Harris Award recipient.
Pictured from left to right, Alfredo Garcia, Director of Operations at Noble Texas Builders and a member of the advisory board for IDEA Alamo STEAM, student Jacqueline Villanueva, and her mom Rosalinda Villanueva holding the scholarship check, and Christine Blouch, Noble Charities Director. Courtesy photo

Noble Charities Challenges Idea Alamo Students, provides a $500 Scholarship

IDEA College Preparatory Alamo T-STEM Academy in conjunction with Noble Texas Builders provided the senior students with a work-based learning opportunity through the Graphic Design class to develop a logo for a new in-house company initiative for the Noble Texas Builders and Noble Charities.

South Texas College Is a Tremendous Force That Makes Us Better

In this issue, Texas Border Business is featuring Mario Reyna, STC Dean of Business, Public Safety, and Technology. Dean Reyna has been part of this organization for almost 23 years.

“If You Understand the Mission in Detail, Then You Should Be Able to Sell...

I am talking about Mario Reyna, he is currently the Dean for Business, Public Safety, and Technology at South Texas College (STC). He joined the College almost 23 years ago, he has won recognition among his peers and the respect of the community.

Transformation of a City by an Urban Designer

Pedro Ayala, an urban designer is an asset in South Texas. He operates from McAllen with two entities, one of them is his consulting firm BUILD and the other one is BUILDrgv, an entity that hosts talks with community members throughout the Rio Grande Valley.
Glen Roney at his office in Kerria Plaza. The interview was extensive about the importance of banking and the maquila industry, which was known as the twin plant concept. At the time, it was directed under the McAllen Industrial Foundation (MIB). Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez

Success in the Valley Didn’t Happen by Itself, Many Great People Helped

More than three decades ago, I had an opportunity to interview Glen E. Roney. He had always been a popular man due to his dedication to the communities of South Texas, and also because of his philanthropic activities.
Pictured from L-R: Lisa Cantu, Texas Community Bank; Theresa Flores, Hidalgo County Head Start Program, and Roger Moreno, Executive Vice President for Texas Community Bank. They presented a $5,000 check as a donation to Hidalgo County Head Start Program in Mission. Photo by Roberto Hugo Gonzalez.

Texas Community Bank donates $5k to Hidalgo County Head Start Program

Texas Community Bank had the best philanthropic year in 2018. Multiple donations were made to selected nonprofit organizations that provide value to residents of the Rio Grande Valley.
Former McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez as he took the oath of office and his daughters, Sandy Chandrahasan and Laura Mangelschots witnessed the oath administered by District Judge Israel Ramon.

Richard Cortez is the New Hidalgo County Judge

January 2, 2019, a nice cold and rainy morning the day when former McAllen Mayor Richard Cortez became the Hidalgo County judge.

2018 McAllen Holiday Parade Photos – Ready for You!

What an excellent opportunity to see the moments captured by the cameras during the 2018 McAllen Holiday Parade, now they are ready for you to view and download for FREE.
Consul of Mexico Eduardo Bernal Martinez

Eduardo Bernal Martínez, Cónsul de México: “No es un Adiós, Sino un Hasta la...

El Cónsul Eduardo Bernal Martínez fue designado Cónsul de México en McAllen, Texas, el pasado 31 de agosto de 2017, y llegó a su nueva oficina el 14 de noviembre de ese mismo año.
Consul of Mexico Eduardo Bernal Martinez

“It’s Not Goodbye, It is ‘Hasta La Vista’,” — Consul of Mexico Eduardo Bernal...

Siga este link para leer la versión en español de este artículo Becoming Consul of Mexico in McAllen came as an offer by President Enrique...