January 20, 2022

Paso del Norte Community Foundation announces 2022 Board Officers and Members

The Paso del Norte Community Foundation is pleased to announce the election of Leonard “Tripper” Goodman III as board chair and Judy Robison as vice-chair for the 2022 Board of Directors. Mr. Goodman has served on the PdN Community Foundation board since 2016 and is president of Goodman Financial Group. Mrs. Robison has served on the board since 2018 and is a community advocate.  

The foundation also welcomes new board member Ernesto Avila, Sunflower Bank’s Regional President. Mr. Avila has over 20 years of banking experience with expertise in commercial relationship management, credit administration, and private banking. He is responsible for community outreach and the management and growth of Sunflower Bank. Mr. Avila and his family have made the Borderplex region their home for more than 15 years. Mr. Avila is a founding member of the Fundación Paso del Norte and has served on the board of the Paso del Norte Health Foundation. In his spare time, he enjoys playing golf, riding bicycles, and spending time with his family.   

Board members elected for a second term are Hector Retta with Economy Cash and Carry, Allison Glass with The Raben Group, L. Frederick Francis with WestStar Bank, and Ed Escudero with High Desert Capital/Sierra Finance. 

For a complete list of board members, visit  Board of Directors | Paso Del Norte Community Foundation (pdnfoundation.org)