MEET THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN
Fernando Reyes is a businessman, entrepreneur, community leader and family-oriented individual. Having graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington, receiving a Bachelors of Business Administration Degree, he continued on to the University of Southern California where he received his Masters Degree in Public Administration. Reyes is Chairman of Reyes Automotive Group II and Reyes Hayashi Automotive, which are both Tier One suppliers for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas Inc., in San Antonio, Texas. In 2019, Reyes opened his first manufacturing plants in Guanajuato, Mexico: Reyes Hayashi Mexico, & Vutex Reyes Mexico. Reyes leads the manufacturing of plastic parts and carpeting for the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Trucks.
His other businesses ventures include Reyes Development, Reyes Properties that are involved in land development and commercial real-estate acquisition, and Site B Data Services LLC. a collocation center offering a wide variety of technological support for small to medium sized businesses. With his most recent endeavor being A. Reyes Ventures, a partnership specializing in franchising, starting with Blo Blow Dry Bar.
Reyes was also President and owner of Reyes Industries Inc. a manufacturing business that produced textile and light metal products for the US Government and various governments around the world.
Before starting his businesses Reyes was employed by the federal government working for the Department of Defense, the Department of Housing and Urban Development and the Internal Revenue Service. During his career as a federal employee he was selected to the Department of Defense Intern Program where he received training and insights into the world of government contracting. Reyes was also selected to the Department of Housing and Urban Development
Intergovernmental Management Program spending a year in Washington D.C. working on special projects for the White House, Congress and other federal agencies.
Reyes was born in San Antonio, Texas, where most of his businesses are located. He is a dedicated and energetic individual and is active in many civic organizations serving as the 2007 & 2008, Chairman of the Board for the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Former President of the San Antonio Fiesta Commission; President of the Order of the Cascaron; Rey Feo LX and Former Treasurer for the Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation; Former Board of Trustee of St. Mary’s University; Former Board Member of the San Antonio Parks Foundation; Board Member of the Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation; Board Member on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio; and Chairman of the Bexar County Community Arenas Board; Former Board Member on the San Antonio Area Foundation; and Director for the Texas Partners Bank and Chairman of VIA Metropolitan Transit.
He was appointed by then Governor George W. Bush to serve on the Texas Workers Compensation Insurance Fund Board; the Texas Skills Standard Board; Reyes served as a Commissioner on the Texas Lottery Commission having been appointed by Governor Rick Perry.
Fernando is married to Norma, also a San Antonio native. They have been married for 52 years and have two sons and a daughter. Fernando III. who is managing the family Technology business, his wife Carol and their 2 children. Jason Jon who is managing the Toyota Tier One Supplier businesses, his wife Cindy and their 2 children, and Allison Kara who is president of A. Reyes Ventures.