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Jesus Mario Gonzalez

Director – San Antonio MBDA Export Center, UTSA

Senior Executive and Independent Consultant with more than 25 years of academic and professional experience, working for world-class global organization such as ING, CEMEX and Tec de Monterrey. He has held corporate leadership roles in Finance, Global Procurement, Business Development and Strategic Planning.

Since November 2019 he has worked for the MBDA Program, part of the Institute of Economic Development of the University of Texas, at San Antonio (UTSA). Staring October 2021, was appointed as Director of the MBDA Export Center. The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a branch of US Department of Commerce and its main focus is advising minority owned companies.


Earned a M.P.A (Master in Professional Accounting) from The University of Texas at Austin, a MBA (Master in Business Administration) and BA in Accounting from the Tecnologico de Monterrey at Monterrey, Mexico.

Antonio Calzada Rovirosa

Senior International Business Development Specialist – San Antonio MBDA Export Center, UTSA

Advisor and leader, delivering and managing professional services to organizations, including private corporations, government, donors, foundations and non-profit organizations across North & Latin America, and the Caribbean, Africa, Asia, Europe, (Kenya, Uganda, Ghana, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Madagascar, Zambia, Zimbabwe,  Egypt, Yemen, Morocco, Afghanistan, Emirates, Russia, Ukraine, India, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Taiwan, China, South Korea, Malaysia, United States, Canada, Mexico, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, Costa Rica, Panama, Paraguay, Guyana, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, Albania, Poland, Italy, Jamaica, Haiti).

 

Strategic thinking and problem solving honed over more than 26 years providing impact by crafting and developing successful strategies. Leading complex programs & initiatives and rapid engagements. Developed extensive global network characterized by successful client relations with senior level officers.

Extensive business development and export experience, characterized by results, mentoring and training teams. Activates collaborative strategies and generates greater impact. Thought leader given program presentations and conferences across the world in development, international markets & exporting (FAO/United Nations, USAID, World Bank, Interamerican Development Bank, National & Provincial Governments, Corporations).

Joined the San Antonio MBDA Export Center in March 2022. The Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA) is a branch of US Department of Commerce and its main focus is advising minority owned companies.

Bilingual, Spanish & English. Earned a M.S. (Master of Science in Agribusiness) from Arizona State University and a B.S. (Bachelor of Science in Agriculture) from New Mexico State University.

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