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Badass of the Week: Irene Chavez

Badass of the Week: Irene Chavez

Irene Chavez is an activist, writer, and small business advocate. She is the President of La Maestra Consulting and is also the San Antonio Organizer for Fuck Up Nights San Antonio. A graduate of St. Mary’s University, Irene Chavez has made a career of working with...

Badass of the Week: Edward Leos

Badass of the Week: Edward Leos

Edward Leos has been active locally, regionally and nationally since graduating from Incarnate Word College in 1993. Upon graduation, he took a position as an account executive for a start-up tourism magazine called the Hotel Guide of San Antonio. After just a couple...

Badass of the Week: Mike Mihalski

Badass of the Week: Mike Mihalski

We know that there have been an incredible amount of wonderful people who have been first-responders or been part of organizations that are helping many in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.  HFM is overwhelmed to see our fellow Texans working together to help those...

Badass of the Week: Maximo Anguiano

Badass of the Week: Maximo Anguiano

Maximo Anguiano is a man of many talents: an actor, athlete, creative, entrepreneur, public intellectual, personality, organizer, and politico out of San Antonio, Texas. As a critical voice on the intersection of culture, sociopolitics, and education, Maximo is a...

Badass of the Week: Juany Torres

Badass of the Week: Juany Torres

 Juany Torres is the proud daughter of Mexican immigrant parents. As a first-generation American, she was born and raised in the south side of San Antonio, Texas graduating from Harlandale ISD as valedictorian. She attended Stanford University on a full scholarship by...

Badass of the Week: Brad Mayhar

Badass of the Week: Brad Mayhar

Brad Mayhar has been the public relations manager for The Salvation Army San Antonio Area Command since Nov. 2013. He loves his job because he says each day is different, and he knows that the work he does (at least indirectly) plays a role in helping others.  Brad...

Badass of the Week: Micah Salinas

Badass of the Week: Micah Salinas

Micah Salinas is an Assistant Vice President, Relationship Manager for Frost in San Antonio, and the new Branch Community Leader for Frost's Downtown and W.W. White Financial Centers. During a career that includes seven years of banking experience, he has built a...

The Storied War of Instagram and Snapchat

The Storied War of Instagram and Snapchat

The Storied War of Instagram and Snapchat It is well documented that Snapchat (NYSE: SNAP) and Instagram (NYSE: FB) have long been locked in a battle of superiority since Facebook tried to acquire Snapchat back in 2013. For the everyday social media user, this...

Badass of the Week: Andrea Figueroa

Badass of the Week: Andrea Figueroa

  Andrea Figueroa was born in El Paso,Texas to a single mother, and a large and loving extended family. As a young girl, her family moved to San Antonio and it quickly became home. As a young woman, Andy's extraordinary mother allowed her to dream big, and she...

Badass of the Week: Orlando Mendez-Valdez

Badass of the Week: Orlando Mendez-Valdez

  Orlando Mendez-Valdez was born and raised in the West Side of San Antonio,Texas. He has been a professional basketball player for eight seasons. He last played for Maccabi Haifa in the Israeli Premier League in the 2016-2017 season after spending the first...

Badass Of The Week: Elia Mendoza (sponsored by LULAC)

Badass Of The Week: Elia Mendoza (sponsored by LULAC)

San Antonio native Elia Mendoza worked for over 30 years in Washington, DC as a federal employee including stints at the Pentagon, Department of Labor and the White House, before returning back to the Alamo City upon retirement. Throughout her career, Elia was charged...

Badass Of The Week: Ruby Resendez

Badass Of The Week: Ruby Resendez

Ruby Resendez was born in Carrizo Springs, Texas, a small town southwest of San Antonio, to a single mother who managed and operated a small business.  The only daughter, she quickly learned how to take direction and become helpful while work efficiently in an office...

Badass Of The Week: Brad Velo (sponsored by LULAC)

Badass Of The Week: Brad Velo (sponsored by LULAC)

The first national convention of the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) took place in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1929.  Brad Veloz, a native of Corpus Christi and a LULAC member is a Vietnam Veteran with the U.S. Navy. He retired from the federal...

Content: Quality v. Quantity

Content: Quality v. Quantity

The advertising market has come a long way from the days of print media and bus advertisements. Over the past few years, accepting the importance of social media marketing has not only become required but has become vital to the viability of businesses. While many...

Badass Of The Week: Abi Zapote

Badass Of The Week: Abi Zapote

Abi Zapote was born in Mexico and immigrated to the United States in 1997 at the age of 6.  Since then, she has proudly called Texas home and has committed herself to bettering the lives of the Latino community by getting involved in social justice issues across the...

What Is Digital Marketing?

What Is Digital Marketing?

Digital Marketing can be defined as a wide array or a specific tactic that can be seen online. That ranges from your social media channels to a blog post you have on your website. According to Ofcom.org, people spend twice as much time online as they used to 12 years...

Badass Of The Week: Leslie Bohl

Badass Of The Week: Leslie Bohl

Leslie Bohl is celebrating her 20th anniversary of waking up and starting the day for South Texans as anchor of "News 4 San Antonio Today" weekday mornings 4:30-7:00 on WOAI-TV, this month.  You can also see her at the helm of the "News 4 San Antonio at Noon". In...

Badass Of The Week: Giselle Calvillo

Badass Of The Week: Giselle Calvillo

As a business owner and entrepreneur, Giselle Calvillo has been recognized as an effective and motivational team leader with a consistent track record for delivering bottom-line results, customer satisfaction, and developing strong relationships with clients. A proven...

Badass Of The Week: Judge Renée Yanta

Judge Renée Yanta (formerly McElhaney) has served as a District Court Judge for over five years. Prior to taking the bench, she was an attorney for over 20 years.  As a partner of her law firm, she built a nation-wide appellate and business litigation practice and...

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