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 Administration Degree he continued on to the University of Southern California where he received his Masters Degree in Public Administration.
Reyes is Chairman of the Board of Reyes Automotive Group II and Reyes Amtex Automotive (RAA), which are both Tier I Suppliers for Toyota Motor Manufacturing Texas Inc., in San Antonio, Texas. Along with his joint venture partner Hayashi Telempu North America, Reyes leads the manufacturing of interior trim parts and carpeting for the Toyota Tundra and Tacoma Trucks.
His other businesses ventures include Reyes Development and, Reyes Properties that are involved in land development and commercial real-estate acquisition. With his most recent endeavor being Site B Data Services LLC. a collocation center offering a wide variety of technological support for small to medium sized businesses.
Reyes was also President and owner of Reyes Industries Inc. a manufacturing business that produced textile and light metal products.
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 all 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; Immediate Past President of the San Antonio Fiesta Commission; Rey Feo LX and Treasurer for the Rey Feo Consejo Educational Foundation; Board of Trustees of St. Mary’s University; San Antonio Parks Foundation Board; Board Member of the Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation; Board Member on the World Affairs Council of San Antonio; Board member of the San Antonio Area Foundation; Director for the Bank of San Antonio and Board Member of the Bexar County Community Arenas Board.
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 45 years and have two sons and a daughter. Fernando III. who is involved with the family Technology business, Jason Jon who is involved with the Toyota joint ventures and Allison Kara who recently graduated from St. Mary’s University School of Law.