SAN ANTONIO, June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The City of San Antonio has launched a new webpage that features video profiles of San Antonio area business leaders that highlight the diverse industry portfolio located in the City.
"These San Antonio business leaders are some of the top corporate leaders in the country who possess a strong entrepreneurial vision and a proven track record for success. They are creating new jobs, growing their respected industries and positioning San Antonio for global success in the 21st century. I hope visitors enjoy getting to know our San Antonio business community leaders and see for themselves why San Antonio has a reputation for supporting new business ventures," said Mayor Julian Castro.
The Business Leader Profile Videos include personal interviews with greatly respected business leaders, founders of major companies, and exceptional managers and CEOs. The profile videos include well-known leaders such as InCube Labs CEO Mir Imran, Frost Bank CEO Dick Evans, USAA CEO Joe Robles, Alamo Travel Group President and CEO Pat Stout, Rackspace Co-founder and Chairman Graham Weston, InGenesis President and CEO Veronica Edwards, True Flavors President Chef Johnny Hernandez, Corporate Travel Partners Founder and CEO Christy Prescott, and business icon Red McCombs. Each business leader profile video is introduced by Mayor Castro and emphasizes how San Antonio has become a model city as the new face of the American dream.
"San Antonio has one of the most attractive environments for business in the United States because of the wealth of opportunities available throughout the area. These business leaders are helping to ensure the City of San Antonio's continued success in fostering economic growth and development in San Antonio," said City Manager Sheryl Sculley.
The video interviews run about 10 minutes each and are shown prominently on a new webpage on the City's Business website, TVSA Government Access Channel, and the City's YouTube webpage, "COSAgov." These leaders provide valuable insights about themselves, their leadership styles, and their companies. Additional profile videos of San Antonio business community leaders will be added in the coming months.
For more information or to view the profile videos, visit http://www.sanantonio.gov/Commpa/MediaCenterDivision/CityVideos/Leaders.aspx.
A Model City for all America: San Antonio
San Antonio is a model city for the new face of America—a diverse, progressive and globally competitive city with a solid vision for national and international economic development. In 2012, San Antonio was named an All-America City by the National Civic League. The City of San Antonio maintains a strong financial position with a "AAA" general obligation bond rating from all three major rating agencies. The Milken Institute has ranked San Antonio No. 1 on its Best-Performing Cities list. As the seventh-largest city in the United States, San Antonio is experiencing solid economic growth in 21st century industries such as bioscience and healthcare. Biotech companies and healthcare systems in San Antonio contribute billions to the local economy. The Aerospace industry remains a dominant economic strength in San Antonio with the presence of several aviation and aerospace corporations, including the military. The military has had a significant relationship with San Antonio for more than 200 years and is home to several military commands. The city is also a cybersecurity hub; nationally recognized as a leader in the field of information security. San Antonio is positioning itself to be at the forefront of the New Energy Economy in the United States, committed to investing and creating employment opportunities in green industries. The travel industry also remains a consistent growing economy for the city, as millions of people visit San Antonio on a yearly basis. For more information, visit www.sanantonio.gov.
SOURCE City of San Antonio