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Byron Jay Lewis - Man of the Year!

Congratulations to Byron Jay Lewis for the prestigious honor of being nominated, selected and recognized for his dedication and service to the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce and many other civic organizations.

Over 150 business and civic leaders attended the Edinburg Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet for the installation of officers and board members and to honor the Man and Woman of the Year. Thirty Edwards associates attended in support of our company leader. 

This was a very special evening filled with Byron's family, the Edwards Team and many, many well wishes from those in attendance. 

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Edwards Abstract and Title Co. Hosts State of Real Estate Forum Nov. 5th

Dr. Mark G. Dotzour

Dr. Mark G. Dotzour
Former Chief Economist 
& Director of Research
Texas A & M Real Estate Center

2015 Dr. Theresa A. Maldonado

Dr. Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E.
Senior Vice President for Research, 
Innovation & Economic Development
University of Texas Rio Grande Valley

The Cameron County offices of Edwards Abstract and Title Co. will host the 3rd Annual State of Real Estate Forum on Thursday, November 5 at the Rancho Viejo Country Club Conference Center.  Registration starts at 8:30 a.m. and the program begins at 9:00 to 11:00 a.m. The State of Real Estate Forum is coordinated in both Cameron and Hidalgo Counties as a service of Edwards Abstract and Title Co.  

Dr. Mark G. Dotzour, former Chief Economist & Director of Research with the University of Texas A & M University will be the keynote speaker.  He will speak on the Economic Outlook for Investors and Business Decision Makers. Byron Jay Lewis, President & C.E.O. of Edwards Abstract and Title Co. expressed his appreciation for Dr. Dotzour’s participation in the State of Real Estate Forum over the past two years. “We are pleased that Dr. Mark Dotzour is returning to the Rio Grande Valley and Cameron County specifically, to address real estate industry professionals and business leaders,” said Lewis. “We appreciate his continued commitment and service to the region.”

Dr. Mark G. Dotzour is a real estate economist who served for 18 years as Chief Economist of the Real Estate Center at Texas A&M University in College Station. He has given more than 1,370 presentations to over 230,000 people and has written over 90 articles for magazines and journals. His research findings have appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, Money Magazine and Business Week.

His clients include banks, private equity firms, real estate investments trusts, construction firms, engineering companies, wealth managers, private foundations, and commercial and residential brokerage firms. He has also made presentations to local and national trade associations all over America. He makes complex economic issues easily understandable. Dr. Dotzour’s goal is to provide his audience with a “tool kit” of useful information that will help them make good business decisions for their families, their clients and their company.

Edwards Abstract and Title Co. is also pleased to welcome Dr. Theresa A. Maldonado, Ph.D. P.E. and Senior Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Development for the University of Texas Rio Grande Valley.   Prior to joining UTRGV, Dr. Maldonado was Special Assistant to the CEO of the Texas A&M Health Science Center in College Station since Oct. 2014, where she served as a member of the Executive Committee. Her primary role was to provide leadership in developing, implementing, and communicating key initiatives on behalf of the Office of the CEO, including interdisciplinary research programs between the health science center and other colleges and institutions. In addition, she was a tenured faculty member in the Electrical & Computer Engineering Dept.

Dr. Maldonado has extensive experience at the federal level in advancing research, development, and commercialization initiatives. She recently served as Director of the Engineering Education and Centers Division at the National Science Foundation in the Washington, DC, area. Dr. Maldonado’s academic career spans nearly 25 years at two universities – Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Arlington – with 14 of those years in various research administration roles. At Texas A & M, these roles include Assoc. Vice Chancellor for Research of the Texas A & M University System, which is comprised of 11 universities, seven state agencies, and the health science center

There is no cost to attend the State of Real Estate Forum, however reservations are required. Deadline to register is October 30. The programs include local, state and national economic outlook, demographic information, jobs creation and other pertinent data. For more information contact Elva Jackson Garza, Vice President and Marketing Manager at elva.garza@edwards-titleco.com or 383-4951. You may register with the Edwards Abstract offices located in Brownsville, Harlingen or South Padre Island or via email elva.garza@edwards-titleco.com


Nancy Anonsen Guest Speaker at WCR October BRM

A fabulous program and the opportunity to earn MCE credit, you can't beat that! Thanks Nancy for your continued support to WCR and the real estate industry professionals in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Edwards Abstract Fiesta Time at WCR Cameron County!

The October Business Resource Membership meeting of the Cameron County Chapter of the Women's Council of Realtors was filled with realtors and affiliate members.

Fourteen members of the Management, Escrow and Support Teams represented Edwards Abstract and Title Co.  Byron Jay Lewis, President & CEO delivered the invocation and spoke on behalf of the company.

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Edwards Abstract Edinburg Team Supports United Way

United Way is kicking off the 2016 Campaign and the Edinburg Team welcomed the volunteers as they made a presentation. 

Edwards Abstract is a giving family and they gladly support the United Way efforts as well as many churches, schools and other non-profit organizations.

Thank you Edinburg!

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