San Antonio, TX
In 1981, Mr. Cisneros became the first Hispanic American mayor of a major U.S. city, San Antonio, Texas. He subsequently elected to four terms. In 1992, President Clinton appointed Mr. Cisneros to be Secretary of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. In 1997 Mr. Cisneros became President and COO of Univision Communications, the Spanish-language broadcaster which has become the fifth-most-watched television network in the nation. Mr. Cisneros currently serves on Univision's Board of Directors. He has served as President of the National League of Cities and as Deputy Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is currently a member of the Advisory Boards of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Broad Foundation and was honored by the National Housing Conference as the "Housing Person of the Year". Mr. Cisneros sits on each of CityView's Investment Committees. He is a graduate of Texas A&M with a Masters from the Kennedy School at Harvard and a Doctorate from George Washington University.