Michael de los Santos 07/14/2012

Michael de los Santos 07/14/2012

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Chief Executive Officer & Scout Executive, Alamo Area Council of Boy Scouts of America

Michael de los Santos, a South Texas native and graduate from St. Mary’s University School of Business, serves as Chief Executive Officer and Scout Executive at the Alamo Area Council, Boy Scouts of America.

Mr. de los Santos coordinates the efforts of over 40 scouting staff professionals and 7,000 adult volunteers who serve a 13 county area in South Texas to bring the Scouting experience to over 28,000 youth.

De los Santos began his professional Scouting career 18 years ago as an intern at the Alamo Area Council and, since then, has been in service to the Boy Scouts of America in ever-increasing levels of responsibility. Prior to his current position, de los Santos served successfully as the Chief Operating Officer and Director of Field Services at the Grand Canyon Council, BSA, in Phoenix, Arizona.

Michael is building a home just north of the Castle Hills area where he will reside with his wife Elizabeth. He is an active member of the Barshop Jewish Community Center and attends St. Matthews Catholic Church. He is also a SAMMinistries volunteer, Delta Sigma Pi Alumni, and getting involved with the Downtown Rotary Club of San Antonio.

Although a self appointed “workaholic”, Michael does enjoy cooking, watching movies, playing golf, and spending time with family.

Title: Michael de los Santos
Date: 2012-07-14

Bjorn Dybdahl of Bjorn’s
John Thurman of Heart of Texas Realty

About the author:

I took early retirement in 1995 from Kodak and I have been in the real estate business since then. During my Kodak career my family lived in six states and we owned thirteen homes. I held positions as Food Trade Manager, Attractions Manager for Florida, Director of Sales Promotion, National Account Manager to HEB Grocery Company and National Sales Manager – US Military – Worldwide. In the twelve years since I retired from Kodak, I’ve been in the real estate business. My entry into the business was through two major agencies; one a local upscale boutique company and the other a very large local operation of a national franchise. I found both (plus most others in the business) to be more oriented towards gross sales and less towards taking care of the needs of the consumer. As a result, I formed my own company. I have three agents besides myself in the company and two staff personnel. Approximately ninety percent of our business comes from direct referrals plus we represent all of the relocating employees for three corporations. Each week I host the area real estate show, Real Estate Focus, on NewsTalk 930 KLUP, Saturdays at 11:00am. The show also streams live on my web site , http://www.HeartofTexasRealty.com and on http://www.KLUP.com. In addition, Bjorn Dybdahl, owner of Bjorn’s Home Entertainment, http://www.Bjorns.com and I host the San Antonio Movers and Shakers Show that airs at 10:00 am each Saturday from the same station and web sites. The real estate show deals with area real estate information and the SA Movers and Shakers show honors the education, business, civic, and public leaders who keep the entrepreneurial spirit alive in our city.

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