Rosa Rios Valdez, Executive Director
has 28 years experience in business and community development and lending.
maintains a network of local, regional, statewide and national lenders.
Rosa worked for the Texas Governor's Office of Economic Development as manager of business finance which focused on businesses and manufacturing expansions throughout Texas.
She worked regionally in central and southeast Texas as the Director of Economic Development for the Lower Colorado River Authority.
Rosa served as President of the National Association of Economic Developers (NREDA), and Treasurer for the National Rural Alliance.
She served 10 years as board chair for the Travis County Housing Authority.
She currently serves on the NeighborWorks America Community and Economic Development Committee and the board of director for NeighborWorks Capital.
Rosa teaches business development, corporate financial management and economic development at NeighborWorks America Training Institutes.
She has served as Executive Director for BCL of Texas since 1997, growing the company's net worth 15 fold from $600,000 to over $9,200,000.
Rosa manages a statewide $25,000,000 commercial real estate loan portfolio and is Asset Manager for a $2.5 million real estate portfolio.