Governor Abbott Appoints Puente To Finance Commission of Texas
August 25, 2016
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Vince E. Puente, Sr. of Fort Worth to the Finance Commission of Texas for a term set to expire February 1, 2018. The commission is the governing body of the state banking, savings and loan, and consumer credit agencies.
Vince E. Puente, Sr. is co-owner and president of marketing and sales for Southwest Office Systems, Inc. He is a member of the board of directors for the YMCA of Metropolitan Dallas, Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star, Dallas Regional Chamber, North Dallas Chamber of Commerce and Tarrant County Christian Prayer Breakfast. He is a former board member of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce, Greater Irving Chamber of Commerce, North Texas Commission Board of Directors and the Texas Christian University Chancellor’s Advisory Council. Additionally, he is the former chair of the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors and is a former delegate for the Texas Association of Mexican American Chamber of Commerce. Puente attended The University of Texas at Arlington.