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LARRY ELIZONDO

General Manager, Community Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility & Legislative Affairs, CITGO
Luncheon Panel Presentation: The Power of Partnership: How Business and Nonprofit Leaders Address Social Challenges Together

As the General Manager of Community Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility & Legislative Affairs for CITGO,  Larry R. Elizondo, Sr. is a valued leader in the Corpus Christi, Texas community.  His professional accomplishments are numerous and include successfully managing more than $668 million of public funds, maintaining an outstanding record, and, at the same time, serving the largest employer in Corpus Christi.

Larry is an adept negotiator and critical thinker, with extensive knowledge of industry and government regulations. These skills have allowed Larry to serve the citizens of Corpus Christi and Houston in many capacities, including city councilman in Corpus Christi.

His vast community involvement includes board memberships for the Coastal Bend Council of Governments, the American Red Cross, Big Brothers/Big Sisters, AVANCE and Mission of Mercy, among others. He served on the Board of Trustees and is also the former President of the Corpus Christi Education Foundation.  Currently, Larry serves as a board member of Rebuilding Together Houston and is the acting president of the Simon Bolivar Foundation, the 501(c)(3) non-profit, private foundation of CITGO Petroleum Corporation.