Advisory Directors - NavyArmy Community Credit Union in Corpus Christi and the Rio Grande Valley, Texas
Ms. Sandra Alvarez Advisory Director
Ms. Alvarez earned her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. She began her career with Southwestern Bell Telephone in 1979 and retired from AT&T after 34 years. She currently is the CEO & principle owner of Alvarez Business Consultants, working as a public policy, community relations and legislative advocate. She has been recognized and served on many boards for her community involvement such as LULAC, Westside Business Association, Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas, YWCA’s “Y Women in Careers,” CC Chamber of Commerce, Del Mar College Foundation, CC Education Foundation, CCREDC, and Kingsville Industrial EDC. She has completed the required VAP courses.
Ms. Linda Anderson Advisory Director
Ms. Anderson serves as Advising Director; prior to this appointment she served on the Supervisory Committee for five years. She retired from federal service in 2004 after 25 years, 22 years in the budget field. Prior to retirement, she served as the Budget Officer for Naval Air Station Corpus Christi. She has completed the core level of the Volunteer Achievement Program and achieved certification as a Certified Credit Union Volunteer from the Credit Union National Association in 2014.
Mr. Mike Conwill Advisory Director
Mike Conwill, a native of Wisconsin, relocated to Corpus Christi in 1983 to accept an Human Resources (HR) leadership position with Spohn Hospital. Mr. Conwill provided HR oversight in Spohn’s expansion in the late 80’s through mid 90’s to include, Spohn Kleberg, Spohn South, Spohn Memorial, Spohn Beeville and Spohn Alice. Conwill was promoted to System Director of Human Resources and worked in that capacity until leaving in 1998. Conwill accepted employment with Corpus Christi Medical Center, an HCA facility in 1998. Conwill joined Corpus Christi Medical Center three months post merger of Bay Area Medical Center, Heart Hospital and Doctors Regional Hospital, now campuses of Corpus Christi Medical Center, and worked to achieve continuity in HR systems and processes for all campuses. During Conwill’s tenure at Corpus Christi Medical Center, he provided HR leadership for all campuses including: Doctors Regional, Bay Area, Heart Hospital, Northwest Regional and Bayview Psychiatric Hospital. Mr. Conwill retired from his position as Vice President of Human Resources in June 2016.
He has received numerous recognitions from United Way for fund raising and HCA for his efforts in improving employee engagement. Mr. Conwill was recognized as an Outstanding Young Man in America in 1988. He received his Bachelor of Science degree form the University of Wisconsin. Conwill is married to Jill, who retired from Corpus Christi Medical Center in 2015 as a Registered Nurse; they are both avid golfers.
Mr. Gerald G. Villarreal Advisory Director
Mr. Villarreal is an Attorney and Counselor at Law, licensed by the Supreme Court of Texas and by the United States District Court, Southern District of Texas. He maintains a solo law practice which includes criminal defense, probate law, family law, property law and representing clients in a wide variety of other legal issues. He worked as a management analyst, systems administrator and systems accountant during his 14-year career with the federal government. He is a graduate of Corpus Christi State University with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration with a major in Accounting. He received his Juris Doctor Degree with a concentration in Business, Taxation and Commercial Transactions from Creighton University School of Law in Omaha, Nebraska.