The Greater Austin Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
tapped Linda Escamilla
as interim president.
replaces Eliza May, who has announced her candidacy for the Austin City Council
...Escamilla is a former human resources manager with more than 20 years of experience in the high-tech industry.Board Chairwoman Rosie Mendoza says Escamilla also was hired based on her work in bilingual and migrant education.
...Escamilla has held leadership positions in several community organizations, including the Hispanic Women's Network of Texas and Leadership Texas. She holds an MBA from Jones International University in Centennial, Colo., and a bachelor's degree from Texas A&M University in Kingsville.