Heriberto “Berto” Guerra, Jr.

Vice Chairman

Heriberto “Berto” Guerra, Jr. is the Vice Chairman of Vantage Bank Texas and a Director at Vantage Bancorp, Inc. Mr. Guerra is Chairman and CEO of Avanzar Interior Technologies GP, LLC, an automotive interiors manufacturing company and Co-Owner of Toyota of Boerne. He retired as Vice President-Legislative and Constituency Affairs for SBC (now AT&T). Mr. Guerra began his career with Southwestern Bell in 1978 as a business office supervisor. He progressed through a number of positions in customer services and external affairs. Prior to his last assignment, Guerra was Executive Vice President-National Constituency Relations overseeing minority, disabled, education, consumer and senior constituent groups. He also served as Executive Vice President-External Affairs for Southwestern Bell Telephone Company, managing director-corporate development for SBC Communications Inc. and as President of Southwestern Bell International Development. Before joining the SBC family of companies, Guerra served in an owner or manager capacity for various hotel, restaurant and movie theater businesses in Texas. Mr. Guerra has long been active in many professional, civic, and scholastic organizations. He is the Chairman of San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS). He also serves: on the UTSA Development Board, as a Senior Advisor to Texas A&M University-San Antonio, as past chair for the Free Trade Alliance Executive Committee of San Antonio, as 1st Vice Chair of El Centro Del Barrio-CentroMed of San Antonio, on the Board of Directors of MTC, Inc., (Mi Tierra Café), on the Board of Directors of M.T.C. Real Estate (a real estate development company), as a director for Cinemark, USA de Mexico Inc. (second largest theater company in Mexico), on the Board of Trustees for Abilene Christian University, as Deacon at Northside Church of Christ, on the Board of Trustees for Younglife ( Global), on the Board of Directors for ¡Adelante! a U.S. Education Leadership Fund, on the Board of Directors for SAMMinistries, on the Board of Directors for Conceptual MindWorks Inc., and on the Board of Directors for After School All Stars. Mr. Guerra was awarded as a Distinguished Alumnus from Texas State University in 2007 and Business Owner of the year in 2007 by the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Mr. Guerra received a Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences Degree in Interdisciplinary Management from Texas State University in 1984. He also completed the Penn State Executive Management Program in 1991. He and his wife, Tammy, have four children and nine grandchildren.