Board Of Commissioners
With over twelve years of experience in taxation, Eduardo is the proud owner of Garduño Tax & Associates, a boutique accounting services firm that provides customized solutions to business owners and individual taxpayers. His services include business bookkeeping, payroll, tax accounting and consulting. Eduardo is a creative and critical thinker with sound judgment and strategic decision-making abilities.
Eduardo was born in Brownsville, Texas, but spent most of his life in Matamoros, Tamaulipas, Mexico. Having a background in the cultures of both countries gives him the unique skill set for his international client base. Every year, he attends conferences sponsored by the Board of Enrolled Agents, through which he is able to keep up with the latest news in the accounting world, as well as learn about new software available to enhance record-keeping. As a dedicated resident of Brownsville, Texas, he is also passionate about community growth. Eduardo donates his time to local boards and organizations. He holds leadership positions on the Brownsville Housing Authority, Brownsville Housing Finance Corporation and is a director at the Brownsville Chamber of Commerce.
Eduardo earned a bachelor’s degree in accounting and business management from the University of Texas-Brownsville. He is a practicing Enrolled Agent.
In his spare time, Eduardo enjoys spending time with his loving wife and two daughters, Ana Regina and Emilia Paola.
Patricio is a managing director of Centro Medico Internacional, a private health care system in Matamoros, Tamaulipas. He graduated cum laude from Harvard College with an A.B. in Economics. Patricio is passionate about social entrepreneurship and committed to helping colleagues and local organizations pursue innovative solutions to social problems. He was appointed to HACB's board by Mayor Tony Martinez and has served as its Chairman since 2011.
In June of 1990, Mrs. Laura Villarreal became a Housing Authority of the City of Brownsville (HACB) resident at the Buena Vida Development and immediately joined the Buena Vida Resident Association. She currently serves as president of the Buena Vida Resident Association and the Resident Advisory Board (RAB), actively represents the HACB residents, and participates in all projects led by the HACB. In 2016, Mrs. Villarreal was recognized as a community liaison and as an actively engaged resident in the Buena Vida Choice Neighborhood Planning Grant. She is also an active member of the Club de Oro, an HACB initiative that supports and provides activities for senior residents; and a founder of the Club de Oro Saturday Breakfasts. Mrs. Villarreal is very proud of being the first HACB resident to become a US Citizen under the HACB partnership with Proyecto Juan Diego.