Raymond Palacios, Jr., Chairman
Raymond Palacios, Jr., is president of Bravo Chevrolet Cadillac. He is past district director of the Texas Automotive Dealers Association, past president of the El Paso New Car Dealers Association, past vice chair of General Motors' Minority Dealer Advisory Council, and a past member of the National Chevrolet Dealer Advisory Council and the Hummer Dealer Advisory Council.
He is a member of the Paul L. Foster School of Medicine Dean's Advisory Council. He is an executive board member of the Borderplex Economic Alliance and board member of the Council for Economic and Educational Development. He is past president of the Association for the Advancement of Mexican Americans, and a past board member of Leadership Houston, the University of Houston Alumni Association, Yucca Council Boy Scouts of America, and El Paso Better Business Bureau. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Palacios received a bachelor's degree from the University of Houston, and is a graduate of Leadership El Paso. He was appointed as the presiding officer of the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles Board in August 2016 for a term at the pleasure of the Governor.