Meet The Team

Committed to the Cause:

Our team understands that San Antonio’s manufacturing industry is vital to the community. Guided by the business leaders on our board of directors and a dedicated administrative staff, we’re here to support our membership while creating a community where manufacturers can thrive.

Rey Chavez

President/CEO

Reynaldo (Rey) Chavez is the President/CEO of the San Antonio Manufacturers Association (SAMA).  He is responsible for the proper administration of all affairs of the association.  He also manages and directs all activities of SAMA and is responsible to the Board of Directors; advocates for manufacturers and maintains effective relationships with other organizations, both public and private; and sees that the positions of the association are enhanced in accordance with SAMA policies.

Staff

Rey Chavez

President/CEO

SAMA

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Michelle
Moriarty

Executive Administrative Specialist

SAMA

Rosie
Ortiz

Event Coordinator

SAMA

Debbie Feeney

Administrative Specialist

SAMA

Officers

Jason Visosky

Chairman

Albert Dispense Technologies

Pat Lonsdale

Secretary/Treasurer

Partner/RSM US LLP

James Franks

Chair Elect

Tony Burns

Vice-Chairman Membership

Employee Benefits Consultant/USI Insurance

Bill Cox

Vice-Chairman Programs

Owner/Steward/Cox Manufacturing

Dave Campbell

Past Chairman

President/ Owner/Heartland Enterprises

Board of Directors

  • Gary Arnold

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  • President

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  • Integrated Peak Solutions

  • David Barton

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  • Attorney

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  • Gardner Law

  • Dollie Bodin

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  • Senior Design Consultant, Government Relations Specialist

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  • The Trade Group – San Antonio, LLC

  • Ian Burden

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  • Group Vice President

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  • Vegetation Control
    Alamo Group (TX)

  • Doug Carlberg

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  • President/CEO

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  • M2 Global Technology, LTD.

  • Rob Franklin

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  • General Manager – Assembly Division

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  • Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas, Inc.

  • James D. Franks

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  • President

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  • Franks Manufacturing Co. Inc.

  • Patrick “Pat” R. Garcia

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  • President

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  • Division Laundry & Cleaners, Inc.

  • Maria Garcia

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  • VP of Supply Chain

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  • CPS Energy

  • Jeff Garvens

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  • President/Owner

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  • Acme Holdings Inc.

  • Javier Gonzales

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  • President/Owner

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  • JAG Pro Service LLC.

  • David Hairston

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  • Managing Member

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  • Hairston, Johnson & Associates, PLLC

  • Scott Halty

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  • Director – Resource Protection & Compliance Department

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  • San Antonio Water System

  • Richard Hawk

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  • Vice President

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  • San Antonio Testing Laboratory

  • Mona Helmy

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  • CEO

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  • Helmy Associates & Company, Inc.

  • Daron Lofton

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  • Vice President

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  • Frost-Banking, Investment & Insurance

  • Tom Long

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  • Executive Vice President of Business Development

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  • San Antonio Economic Development Foundation

  • Cimber Mabe

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  • Environmental Compliance Manager

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  • HEB

  • Brett Morgan

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  • Senior Vice President

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  • SWBC Insurance Services

  • Mark Niederauer

  •  
  • Chief Operating Officer

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  • Eo2 Concepts

  • Bill Rafferty

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  • South Central Director

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  • TMAC

  • Howard Rogers

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  • President

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  • Rogers Utility Consultants

  • Maya Royburg

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  • CEO

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  • Precision Group

  • Katherine Sanchez-Rocha

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  • Executive Director

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  • Alamo Academies

  • Mike Senneway

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  • President/Owner

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  • MJSManagement

  • Duffy Shea

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  • Mark Stratton

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  • General Manager

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  • Industrial Power Systems Division – Large Engines Caterpillar

  • Donald “Don” Walker

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  • Treasurer

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  • Alliance for Technology Education in Applied Math and Science (ATEAMS)

  • Andy Waltman

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  • Vice President

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  • VIP Staffing

  • Trip Worden

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  • President

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  • Universal Book Bindery

SAN ANTONIO MANUFACTURING
The manufacturing industry is one of the largest sectors of the San Antonio economy.


This fast-growing sector includes aerospace and motor vehicle manufacturing.
San Antonio companies manufacture machinery, computer components, electrical equipment and more.
From furniture to food and beverage manufacturing, this sector is a major employer in the area.
If it can be made from petroleum, plastic, paper, or just about anything else, there’s a local manufacturer that does it.
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