Ruby Resendez currently serves as the Board Member of the National Leaders Council and Texas Competes. She served as past President of the San Antonio LGBT Chamber of Commerce where she served as a board member since 2012 and was part of the marketing committee during her time on the chamber.
Ruby Resendez was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas, a small town southwest of San Antonio, to a single mother who managed and operated a small business. The only daughter, she quickly learned how to take direction and become helpful while work efficiently in an office setting where her mother worked for over 30 years. A local star athlete she was able to secure a basketball scholarship to Incarnate Word College only the 2nd girl to be offered athletic collegiate scholarship in her town’s history.
After graduating she began her work as an accounting assistant and was promoted quickly thru the ranks. She saw an amazing opportunity to begin work in the creative, marketing world and took a job working for a local record label that would end up rounding out her experience to start her own company.
Ruby has dedicated a lot her time and efforts in making the San Antonio LGBT chamber a viable working part of the city. She was featured in Affinity, Inc. Magazine as a Texas Chamber leader setting the groundwork for a solid future. She has also been awarded San Antonio Business Journal’s 2014 40 under 40 as an upcoming business leader in San Antonio. During that same year she was recognized as one of 20 San Antonio upcoming Latino Leaders in the San Antonio community by Latino Leaders Magazine. Just recently she has just completed the Latina Leadership program by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce first inaugural class.
Ruby is the Managing Partner of Cilantro Creative graphic design agency. With over 10 years of printing, marketing and accounting experience she has taken her experience to create her own small LGBT owned and operated business. Working with local non-profit, hospitals and banking institutes she is able to showcase her agencies work as well as her dedication to her client success. She has also recently launched a new business TruckBud as a one way delivery service. Official launch will be in August 2017.
Ruby has made San Antonio her home since 1998.