Luis brings a diverse background in community engagement and outreach, and multiple years of volunteer experience to his role at METRO. He takes pride in being able to connect with community members, successfully collaborate with service providers, and coordinate creative and engaging outreach activities. Before joining the team, he worked as a Community Developer at Neighborhood Centers Inc. and as an Assistant Vice President at Nelnet Corporation. His educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts degree in Liberal Arts (Political Science) from the University of Texas at El Paso. Luis joined METRO in 2012 and each day looks for an opportunity to collaborate, resolve an issue or concern, or teach a new person something about METRO. He considers Houston his home, where he lives with his wife, two children and remains actively involved in the community.