Mauro Garza is a Native Texan, Business Owner, and Father. His career began with the Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse (TCADA) in Austin, Texas in 1991. While working full-time he maintained academic endeavors with evening and weekend research studies at the University of Texas at San Antonio, where he completed his Master of Science degree with an emphasis in Neurophysiology in 1992, under a Biomedical Research Scholarship.
After obtaining his Graduate degree, he started teaching evening classes as an Adjunct Faculty member for the Alamo Community College District (ACCD). In 1997, he transitioned into his next position at Southwest Foundation for Biomedical Research (SFBR) in San Antonio, Texas.
In 1997, he accepted the Director of Grants and Contracts Management position at SFBR, presently known as Texas Biomedical Research Institute (TBRI). He was honored the privilege to be a key player of an administrative/budgetary team that was instrumental in establishing the Southwest Primate Research Center bringing millions of funds into San Antonio for Research and Technology.
In 2002, Mauro embarked on his entrepreneurial professions by founding M. Garza Enterprises, Inc. (MGEI) and in 2001, founded Everett Holdings, LLC.
Mauro is a member of the Republican Jewish Coalition, the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Board of Advisors, the Alamo Pachyderm Club, the Republican Club of Bexar County, the Log Cabin Republicans, and has the privilege of being an associate member of both the Bexar County Republican Women and the San Antonio Republican Women Clubs. Mauro enjoys family, stamp collecting, art collecting and running-this year’s San Antonio’s Rock and Roll Marathon will mark Mauro’s 50th Marathon.