Cyndy Garza-Roberts, ranks among the best and strongest voices within the Houston Hispanic community.
A native of San Antonio & descendent of one of the settling families of San Antonio, she is the eldest daughter of four children to Ramon and Mary Louise Garza.
A graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, Cyndy began her career as a news reporter for KTBC-TV (CBS). In 1979 she became a television broadcaster here in Houston at KTRK-TV, Channel 13. She was instrumental in the development of many of KTRK-TV’s special charity programs, such as “Share Your Holidays”, and “March of Dimes Caring Cradles”. Her career has spanned the television industry, energy industry, and governmental relations as a lobbyist.
Today Ms. Garza serves as Comcast – Houston -Region, Director of Community Impact, where she currently responsible for the company’s community relations, & philanthropic giving.
Cyndy is a Director and Lifetime member of the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo and currently is a member of the Corporate Development Committee, International Committee and Trail Ride Committee. In addition, she serves on the Board of Directors for Latin Women’s Initiative, under her leadership as President the organization contributed over half a million dollars to non-profits serving the needs of underserved Hispanic women and children. As past board President of the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce, the organization established women’s chamber’s in Mexico City and London. She is also on the board of Houston Civic Events, Inc., Legacy Community Health Clinic, the YMCA of Greater Houston, and Hermann Park Conservancy. She is a member of Amigas Para Niños.
The recipient of numerous awards for her community leadership Cyndy has received the following awards:
*Top 50 Most Influential Women in Houston – Houston Woman Magazine
*Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo Trailblazer – 2015
*Houston Association of Hispanic Media Professionals Legacy Award
*Houston Woman on the Move – Texas Executive Women
*Houston Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Woman of the Year – Media Category
*American Institute of Public Service Media Award, Washington D.C.
*YWCA Hispanic Women’s Hall of Fame
She is married to Thomas Roberts, a 39 year Veteran and Retiree of the Houston Fire Department.