Our Staff

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Henry de La Garza
Henry A. de La Garza, APR

Mr. de La Garza's professional career spans more than 40 years as an award winning television news reporter and news producer, a trouble shooter and public spokesman for AT&T, and the director of communications and press secretary for the Mayors of Houston and El Paso. He served as a media advisor to the 1990 Economic Summit of Industrialized Nations.

He is recognized as a crisis communications specialist by industry and the Federal government. He is a FEMA certified National Incident Management System Public Information Officer (IS-00702.a) and is qualified to effectively manage public information at an incident, regardless of the size and complexity of the situation or the number of entities involved in the response. He also is certified by FEMA in the National Incident Management System (IS-00700.a NIMS) that provides a consistent nationwide template to enable all government, private sector and nongovernmental organizations to work together during domestic incidents.

On September 6, 2010, Mr. de La Garza completed a 125-day assignment as a Field Public Information Officer and public spokesman for BP and the Unified Command response to the Deepwater Horizon oil spill. Among his crisis communications assignments, he has worked three of the worst oil spills (Cosco Busan - 2007, Eagle Otome - 2010, and Mississippi Canyon 252 - 2010) in the United States since the Exxon Valdez. Mr. de La Garza is on-call 24/7 as the media troubleshooter and the spokesperson for a variety of maritime, energy, industrial, and academic clients.

He is past President and Past Chairman of Pinnacle Worldwide Inc., a powerful consortium of more than 50 independent public relations firms with offices in major world cities.

He was appointed by the President of The University of Texas at El Paso to the Centennial Celebration Planning Committee. He delivered the Commence Day Address to the 2007 Graduating Class at The University of Texas at El Paso. UTEP recognized Mr. de La Garza and his wife, Randy, as Gold Nugget alumni during the 2007 Homecoming festivities.

Mr. de La Garza has written and lectured extensively on the subject of communications, and his by-line commentaries have appeared in the Houston Chronicle, the Houston Business Journal and other leading publications. He is Accredited in Public Relations (APR) by the Public Relations Society of America and has won numerous awards including the Silver Anvil from PRSA. He served as the local Chairman of the Excalibur Awards Committee and as Vice President of the Houston chapter of PRSA.

Randy de La Garza
Randy W. de La Garza

Mrs. de La Garza is the President and Chief Financial Officer of de La Garza Public Relations, Inc. The first ten years of her career were spent as a corporate securities attorney for The El Paso Company specializing in corporate finance, including shareholder and investor communications. Relying on her business orientation to communications, she made a mid-course correction in 1983 to join her husband in his public relations firm and to manage the business.

Mrs. de La Garza is an active member of Houston's business and civic leadership, serving as President of Taping for the Blind and as a member of Leadership Houston since 1989 where she served on the board of directors and as chairman of the undergraduate program for 1992-1993. She has served on the board of directors of the Houston Community College Foundation, the Texas Institute for Arts in Education, Leadership Houston, the Houston Ballet’s Nutcracker, the Jung Education Center and The Professional Group.

Jose JaimeJose Jaime

Mr. Jaime heads the Mexico City branch of de La Garza as the president of Precision Marcomm Mexico (www.precision.com.mx). He is a principal in the creation of many memorable campaigns and won many national and international awards since his agency’s founding in 1981. He has a solid background in the communications field, having earned an M.S. in social communication sciences from Anahuac University, and completed postgraduate studies in television production at San Diego State University.

Mr. Jaime's strategic planning and creativity have placed Precision among the top 50 agencies in Mexico. He has been recognized many times for his talent and is frequently asked to participate as a judge at international award presentations.

An active member of the Mexican Association of Advertising Agencies, Mr. Jaime has served as president of the organization's finance committee and vice president of the social affairs committee. Jose Jaime participates regularly as a spokesman in advertising conferences, and has a weekly radio program in English.

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