In his first year at SS&E as the Senior Vice President General Counsel and
Corporate Relations … his duties include legal affairs, economic development,
personnel relations, risk management and government relations … prior to joining
SS&E, was a shareholder at Shelton & Valadez P.C. since 1995 handling complex
litigation, government relations, public finance and has represented public and
private entities in front of state and local government … a former Bexar County
Prosecutor and San Antonio City Council Member, has been a visible figure in public
issues including economic development matters, public finance and corporate risk management on behalf
of numerous clients during his 23 year legal career … also served as Chairmans and Vice Chairman of San
Antonio City Council Committees, Elected to Board of Directors of San Antonio Bar Association, Elected as
Region IV President of Hispanic National Bar Association, General Counsel for San Antonio Hispanic Chamber
of Commerce, named as “Outstanding Young Lawyer” by San Antonio Bar Association, selected as San
Antonio Business Journal “40 under 40” rising leaders and recognized as “top Government Affairs Lawyer” by
S.A. Scene Magazine … holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Texas at
Austin and a Juris Doctor degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law … he and his wife, Julie, are the
parents of Christopher, Brianna and Nicholas.