Michael De La Garza
Michael “Mike” De La Garza is the Senior Director of Communications and Development. In this role, Mike is responsible for communicating and promoting the mission of the EAA, as well as managing the Edwards Aquifer Conservancy.
Prior to joining the EAA, Mike was President and Owner of MDLG & Associates where he provided businesses with strategic plans in marketing, public relations, public policy and professional fund development. Prior to creating his business he worked for CPS Energy as a Manager of Local Government Relations where he directed a corporate citizenship program to maximize the impact of CPS Energy’s contributions to the community. Before his tenure at CPS Energy, Mike worked for Toyota Motor Manufacturing as Manager of External Relations & Corporate Services where he oversaw and managed their media and public affairs. He also worked for HEB as a Vice President of Public Affairs & Corporate Communications. Mike received his Bachelor of Arts in Government from Harvard University and his Master of Arts in Urban Studies from Trinity University.