Antonio is a multifaceted professional whose journey encompasses marketing expertise, artistic talent, a deep connection to his Native American and Spanish heritage, and a passion for art, preserving indigenous cultures, and community-driven initiatives.
With more than 25 years of marketing experience across a spectrum of industries, ranging from retail, consumer products, real estate, to renewable energy in Texas, California, and New Mexico. His expertise extends to design, brand management, social media, public relations, and the strategic development and execution of marketing strategies.
A Heart for Non-Profits and Community – In recent years, Antonio has shifted his focus from the private sector to work with non-profit organizations that support his local community. His passion for giving back to society is a testament to his commitment to making a positive impact beyond the business world.
Antonio is earning a Fine Arts Degree in Museum Studies at the Institute of American Indian Arts. His academic pursuits align with his commitment to preserving cultural legacies. As an Archives Assistant at the IAIA Research Center for Contemporary Native Arts, he meticulously preserves and organizes historical records, ensuring their accessibility and integrity.
Outside of his professional life, Antonio is an avid hiker, fisherman, and bowhunter who enjoys immersing himself in the beauty of nature. He is a loving father to three beautiful daughters and a son, Bentley (the Bernedoodle). He relishes moments spent traveling and cherishes quality time with his wife, Dianne.