Asusena Reséndiz is a business leader best known for serving at the forefront of economic development initiatives and legislative policy that affects all aspects of business.

She served six years (collective) at the helm of the Irving Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (IHCC) and the Fort Worth Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (FWHCC). Under Asusena’s leadership, the IHCC’s operating budget doubled in just three years. And as FWHCC president and CEO, she left her mark by increasing net revenue 74% in a two-year period.

In 2016, she earned her master’s degree from the prestigious University of Notre Dame Mendoza College of Business – serving as the first Latina recipient of the University of Notre Dame and U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce MNA Fellowship.

She earned her undergraduate degree from Texas Tech University. Most recently, Asusena was appointment by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs (TDHCA) Board, where she also serves as a member of its finance committee.

She is a native of Petersburg, Texas.