C. LeRoy Cavazos-Reyna
Show Date: April 23rd, 2019
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C. LeRoy Cavazos-Reyna
Senior Manager, Public Affairs and Communications
Coca-Cola Southwest Beverages, a company of Arca Continental
C. LeRoy Cavazos-Reyna is a Texas native of the United States (U.S.) border city of Mission. Throughout his academic and professional careers, he has been strongly committed to service, community development, diplomacy, and political activism by working with organizations and government entities dedicated to those very endeavors.
He currently works for Coca Cola Southwest Beverages a company of Arca Continental as a Senior Manager of Public Affairs and Communications where he oversees public engagement and community relationships across Texas and Northern Mexico.
Formally, he was the Vice President of Government Affairs for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, America’s first Hispanic business organization founded in 1929. In that role, he developed public policy and reviewed legislation that would enhance the evolution of Hispanic business in San Antonio and abroad. Furthermore, he worked on diplomatic affairs on behalf of the organization in Spain and Mexico.
As Senior Managing Director of Policy and Contracts for Migrant Health Promotion (MHP), he worked closely with diverse communities nationally to develop long-term community missions with a vision towards strategic growth in the areas of healthcare access and promotion. Passionate about communication, business, political activism, diplomacy, and policy C. LeRoy has been key in developing the vision for the role that these sectors will play in comprehensive community development. Complimenting this vision, C. LeRoy has distinguished public service in the aforementioned fields.
C. LeRoy served for six years on the Texas State Democratic Executive Committee (SDEC) where he represented Democrats with disabilities statewide.
He served as a member of the American Society for Public Administration (ASPA) where he chaired the executive boards for the sections on Professional and Organizational Development and Health and Human Services.
C. LeRoy is a proud alumnus of the University of Texas Pan-American where he served on the Alumni Association Board of Directors until its dissolution in 2015 under its new merger as University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.
He serves on the boards for the Texas Lyceum’s Class of 2018, the San Antonio Lighthouse for the Blind, the Health Collaborative of Bexar County, San Antonio Mobility Coalition, and the New Leaders Council San Antonio Chapter.
A graduate of the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley formally UT Pan-American, he holds a Master’s in Public Administration, a Bachelor’s of Arts in Communication with an emphasis in Journalism, Advertising and Public Relations as well as a degree in Spanish with an emphasis in Literature and the History of Spain.
C. LeRoy is the youngest of three sons to the authors of his success, his parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. Jorge and Irma Estela Cavazos.