The Honorable Antonio Garza, a former U.S. Ambassador and a NACD Governance and Board Leadership Fellow, is acknowledged as one of the top experts on the U.S.-Mexico relations and on the business and political environments of both nations. Bill McKenzie, of the George W. Bush Center, will be the moderator.
Follow the links below to learn more about the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Antonio Garza acts as Counsel to White & Case in Mexico City and formerly served as U.S. Ambassador to Mexico (2002-2009). Mr. Garza is currently a Director to both Kansas City Southern (NYSE:KSU), where he is member of the Executive Committee and Chairman of the company’s subsidiary, Kansas City Southern de Mexico, and MoneyGram (NYSE:MGI) where he serves as Chairman of the company’s Committee on Compliance and Ethics. Additionally, the Ambassador is a Trustee at Southern Methodist University and acts as Chairman of the university’s Committee on Legal and Governmental Affairs. The Ambassador was recently recognized amongst the National Association of Corporate Directors ‘100’ for leadership in the boardroom and named by Hispanic Executive Magazine as one of 2019’s Best of the Boardroom.
Editorial Director; Editor of The Catalyst George W. Bush Institute
William McKenzie is editorial director for the George W. Bush Institute, where he also serves as editor of The Catalyst: A Journal of Ideas from the Bush Institute.
Active in education issues, he participates in the Bush Institute’s school accountability project. And he teaches as an adjunct journalism lecturer at SMU, where he teaches a course on media and politics.
Before joining the Bush Institute, the Fort Worth native served 22 years as an editorial columnist for the Dallas Morning News and led the newspaper’s Texas Faith blog. The University of Texas graduate’s columns appeared nationwide and he has won a Pulitzer Prize and commentary awards from the Education Writers Association, the American Academy of Religion, and the Texas Headliners Foundation, among other organizations. He still contributes columns and essays for the Morning News.