Esperanza (Hope) Andrade

Director Since 2024

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Ms. Andrade is a partner with Go Rio San Antonio River Cruises and is the co-founder and partner of Andrade-Van de Putte & Associates which is a bipartisan consulting firm focused on bridging the gap between government entities and the business community. She served as Texas' 107th Secretary of State from 2008 to 2012 as well as the Commissioner Representing Employers for the Texas Workforce Commission from 2013 to 2015 and the Commissioner and Chair of the Texas Department of Transportation from 2003 to 2008.

Ms. Andrade is a board member of the Alamo Trust, the Great Springs Project, and the Southwest Research Institute. She is also an investor and on the board of Missions Baseball Club.