Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Brian Smith and reappointed Pilar Rodriguez to the Texas Emergency Providers Retirement System Board of Trustees for phrases set to run out on September 1, 2027. The Board oversees and governs a devoted retirement fund for volunteer firefighters and emergency companies personnel in Texas.
Brian Smith of Austin is the Chief Monetary Officer and Chief Working Officer of Multicoin Capital. He has practically 20 years of expertise in non-public sector finance with earlier roles in funding banking, private and non-private fairness investing, seed capital, mergers and acquisitions, and different points of finance. He served as a startup mentor on the Capital Manufacturing facility and Techstars and as a member of the Advisory Council of the College of Texas Monetary Analyst Program. He additionally served as a visitor lecturer on the College of Texas McCombs Faculty of Enterprise. Moreover, he volunteered as a board member of Good Shepherd Episcopal Faculty. Smith acquired a Bachelor of Enterprise Administration in Finance from the Enterprise Honors Program on the College of Texas at Austin.
Pilar Rodriguez of Edinburg is the Government Director of the Hidalgo County Regional Mobility Authority and Fireplace Chief of the Metropolis of Pharr Fireplace Division. He’s a member of the Linn San Manuel Volunteer Fireplace Division, the Texas Public Works Affiliation, the State of Texas Firefighters, and the Fireplace Marshal Affiliation of Texas. Moreover, he volunteers as a construction specialist for the Texas A&M Activity Drive 1 City Search and Rescue, is a strike crew chief for the Texas Public Works Response Crew, and a trustee for the Pharr Volunteer Fireplace Division Native Pension Board. Governor Abbott first appointed Rodriguez to the Texas Emergency Providers Retirement System Board of Trustees in 2016. Rodriguez is a licensed skilled engineer and acquired a Bachelor of Science in Civil Engineering from Texas A&M College, Kingsville.