El Paso Business Lecture Series

El Paso, TX

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University of Phoenix® School of Business invites current and prospective students and local community members to a special Lecture Series. When you attend our Lecture Series, you'll hear from a panel discussion, who will share their expertise on Business & Economics in the border region. Join us to discuss these important topics and to network with faculty and leaders in your community.


  • Listen to our thoughtful panel discussion on the status of economic growth in our community.
  • Discuss the impact of technology and embracing technology in the border region.
  • Hear new ways our community are creating jobs in the 21st century as well as the trends that are affecting businesses in the region.
  • Network with local officials, business professionals and faculty members and staff.

Panel Discussion with local business community and Q&A:


Keynote Speaker

Roberto A. Coronado, Assistant Vice President in Charge
Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, El Paso Branch

Roberto Coronado is the lead officer and regional economist of the El Paso Branch, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, for West Texas and Southern New Mexico. Roberto works closely with the Branch’s board of directors, and provides leadership and oversight for the operating and administrative functions of the El Paso office. He oversees the Branch’s outreach activities through publications, presentations and speeches, public conferences and economic education. His research focuses on issues pertaining to the Mexican economy, the U.S.–Mexico border economy, and the maquiladora industry. Roberto has written articles for various Federal Reserve publications and academic journals in both the United States and Mexico.

Coronado currently serves as the president for the Rio Grande Economics Association, the El Paso chapter for the National Association for Business Economics. He is also a clinical assistant professor at the University of Texas at El Paso, where he teaches in the Master’s of Science in economics program. He obtained his PhD in economics from the University of Houston and holds a BBA in accounting and economics and a MS in economics—both from the University of Texas at El Paso.



Carlos Guzman, Co-Founder, President & COO

Global Alternative Fuels

Board Member - First Light Federal Credit Union


Corinne Chacon, District Director

Office of State Senator Jose Rodriguez: District 29


Jesus Medrano, Director-Managed Care Contracting

El Paso County Hospital District


Tish Times, Founder & CEO

Hire Times Career & Coaching Group