Mr. Manny Ruiz is president and senior lending officer for TexStar National Bank. He joined TexStar National Bank in 2004 and served in various roles before becoming president and director for the bank. Mr. Ruiz has been in banking for 34 years, and prior to that he was employed by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation as a credit and loan marketing specialist and for Dun & Bradstreet as an advanced business analyst.
Mr. Ruiz serves as a deacon for First Baptist Church of San Antonio, where he and his wife serve as Sunday School directors. He also serves as Steering Committee chair for the San Antonio Baylor Business Network, as well as on the Baylor Alumni Network Board of Advocates and the Advisory Board for Hankamer School of Business at Baylor. In addition, he is trustee for Boysville, Inc., associate trustee for the Baptist Health Foundation, trustee for the Baptist Health System, advisory board member and former chairman for the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) Foundation, and campaign treasurer for the Mayor of San Antonio. Mr. Ruiz also has recently been accepted as a class member for the Masters Leadership Program of Greater San Antonio.
Mr. Ruiz graduated from Baylor University in 1981 with a BBA and is a graduate of the American Institute of Banking. He and his wife, Debbie, reside in San Antonio, Texas, and have two children, Mary (BS from Baylor in 2016) and Matt (BA from Baylor in 2019).