Texas Border Business
By Letty Fernandez
BROWNSVILLE, TEXAS – UTRGV’s Robert C. Vackar College of Business and Entrepreneurship has recognized three area business leaders for their contributions to business and commerce.
The Business Leaders Luncheon held Nov. 6, at the Venezzia Event Venue, honored:
· John Cowen Jr., president of Cowen Group, Brownsville.
· Val LaMantia Peisen, owner and partner, L&F Distributors, McAllen.
· And Elsa Astudillo Zolezzi de Guerra, founder, Turismo del Golfo, Matamoros, Mexico.
Keynote speaker was Leo Gomez, president and CEO of Brooks Development Authority and an alumnus of UTRGV legacy institution UT-Pan American.