Borderplex Alliance Announces Seven New Appointments to Board of Directors

New Additions to Leadership and Governance Team

April 22, 2020

EL PASO, Texas (April 22, 2020) — The Borderplex Alliance today announced new additions to its board of directors and executive committee. 

"We are thrilled to welcome these leaders to our board and executive committee. Each of them has a wealth of experience, talent, and civic-mindedness that help strengthen our organization and region. I'm grateful for their leadership and look forward to working closely with each of them," said Jon Barela, The Borderplex Alliance's CEO. 

Additions are as follows:

Executive Committee

  • Benito Fernandez, Chairman, Sistema Axis SA de CV / Controladora Kanimi SAPI de CV, and CEO of Ferfarms SAPI de CV

  • John L. Hummer, Co-founder, Executive Board Director, and President, Burrell College of Osteopathic Medicine 

Board of Directors

  • Benjamin Arriola, President, Southwest University

  • Yolanda Eufracio, New Business Development Manager, FINSA

  • Lisa Evans, VP Distribution & Customer Engagement, Texas Mutual Insurance Company

  • Angelica Rosales, Business Development Representative, SUNDT

  • Leslie Ward, President, AT&T Texas

For a full list of board and executive committee members, please visit


About The Borderplex Alliance

The Borderplex Alliance is a bi-national, private sector-led regional economic development organization that has as its main objective the integration and promotion of the economies of El Paso, Texas; Cd. Juárez, México; and Southern New Mexico.

Media Contact

John A. Meza

The Borderplex Alliance