Comprised of outstanding leaders from industry, academia, and the public sector, the mission of the Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce Advisory Council is to provide advice, guidance, and support for the mission, goals, and strategic planning that fosters continued development of the Center in fulfilling its core objectives. Board members provide valuable perspectives to the Deans of the College of Business and the College of Engineering and the Director in promoting the Center’s mission.
President and CEO
Engineering Group, Inc.
Maria Teresa Delgado
Director of Human Resources
The Index, Inc.
Senior Vice President
Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Office, Dallas
Donald R. Margo III
HUB International's, El Paso office.
Emma Wollschlager Schwartz
The Medical Center of the Americas Foundation
Dr. James E. Payne
Dean and Professor
College of Business Administration, Paul L. Foster and Alejandra de la Vega Foster Distinguished Chair in International Business
Dr. Patricia Nava
Interim Dean and Professor
College of Engineering
Dr. John Hadjimarcou
Chair and Professor
Department of Marketing and Management, Chair for the Director of the Center for the Study of Western Hemispheric Trade, Fellow The University of Texas System Academy of Distinguished Teachers
Dr. Raymond Rumpf
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Schellenger Professor, Electrical Research
Mr. Michael Garcia
Clinical Professor of Corporate Enterprise
Director, Mike Loya Center for Innovation and Commerce