MCA Foundation Welcomes New Members to the Board of Directors

April 19, 2022

The Medical Center of the Americas (MCA) Foundation announced new members of the board who will help advance the MCA’s mission of connecting and developing the healthcare and life science industry in the Paso del Norte region.

“It is exciting to have such a talented and diverse group of directors join the MCA. They bring new energy and fresh ideas rooted in experience, all vital to growth and innovation. I am certain that the MCA team will continue to deliver inspiring developments and programs that will fuel our economic development and improve the health of our community,” said Emma Schwartz, President of the MCA.

The new board members began their first three (3) year term at the April 6, 2022, board meeting, and can serve a maximum of three terms. The new directors are:

MCA Foundation / MCA Holdings

  • Lane Gaddy, CEO of W. Silver Recycling, a 100-year-old company servicing the needs of manufacturers in the United States and Mexico

  • Jessica Goldman Pretiger, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Shared Assessments LLC, a third-party risk management thought leadership organization

  • Sean Ihorn, Director of Accounting at Flo Networks and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Accounting at the University of Texas at El Paso

MCA Realty Companies

  • Melinda Becker, Attorney for the Public Service Board

  • Christian Perez Giese, Director and Senior Vice President of CBRE, a commercial real estate services and investment firm

  • Lane Gaddy, CEO of W. Silver Recycling

  • Josh Hunt, Executive Vice President of Hunt Companies, Inc., and President of the Hunt Family Foundation

BMIA, Inc.

  • Lisa Budtke, Director of Treasury Services & Investor Relations at El Paso Electric Co.

  • Josh Hunt, Executive Vice President of Hunt Companies

  • Linda Troncoso, President of TRE & Associates, LLC, a minority-owned, woman-owned civil engineering firm with offices in El Paso and Austin, Texas

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