Formerly employed with Vista Technologies/Specpro, Inc, a federal governmental contracting engineering and scientific services firm, now providing sales and administrative support for Teresa Forbes Realty. Previously, served as the 2012 Secretary for the Council of Independent Brokers and Agents (CIBA) and as a member of the Budget & Finance, Education and Governmental Affairs committees of the Greater El Paso Association of REALTORS. Presently serving on the Governing Board of Directors of the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce and the 2012-2013 chairperson for the Small Business Lending Network (SBLN). Formerly served as chairpersons for the Armed Forces Division, Business Development Division, Membership Development Council and the Military Medical Taskforce. In 2008, named the SBA Minority Small Business Champion of the Year by the El Paso District Office of the United States Small Business Administration. In 2004, was recognized as the Outstanding Volunteer of the Year by the Greater El Paso Chamber of Commerce. Previously served in other board of director capacities with the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, the El Paso 8(a) and Government Contractors Association and the El Paso Child Guidance Center.