Mr. Gavino Ramos, Jr.
Alamo Regional Mobility Authority
Appointed by the Bexar County Commissioners Court
Gavino Ramos currently serves as the Vice President of Communications & External Affairs for the San Antonio Water System (SAWS). In this role, Mr. Ramos reports directly to the organization’s President/Chief Executive Officer and is responsible for the strategic and tactical oversight of developing, implementing and administering SAWS’ Communications and External Affairs programs which include the areas of Advertising and Public Relations, Local Intergovernmental Affairs, Internal and External Communications, as well as Community and Educational Outreach.
Prior to joining SAWS, Mr. Ramos served as the Director of Communications for the Leonard Holding Company and the Vice President of Communications, South Texas, for Time Warner Cable. During his tenure with Time Warner Cable, his team was recognized by the Association of Cable Communicators for their outstanding work in New Product Roll Out, Education Initiatives and Reputation/Brand Management.
Mr. Ramos currently serves as the Vice Chairman of the Alamo Regional Mobility Authority, and is once again a Board Member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. A past Trustee of the VIA Metropolitan Transit Authority, Mr. Ramos also served on the boards of the Texas Alliance for Minorities in Engineering, Texas Public Relations Association (TPRA) and has represented the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce as Co-Chairman of Leadership San Antonio, Class XXXVIII. Mr. Ramos has also been recognized throughout his career for his work in the field of public relations, as well as within our community. Some of his many accomplishments include: San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Award , TPRA’s New Member Achievement Award and he is a graduate of Leadership San Antonio, Class XXIX.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas, Mr. Ramos received his undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in 1994 and later obtained a graduate degree in Urban Administration from Trinity University (San Antonio, TX).