McALLEN, Texas – Rio Grande Valley native Paul R. Rodriguez was recently installed as president of the Texas Land Title Association, one of the oldest trade associations in the Lone Star State.

Rodriguez is president and CEO of Valley Land Title Co, a real estate title insurance agency with offices in McAllen, Mission, Edinburg and Weslaco.

He will be TLTA’s 108th president and the first from the Valley.

“We’re excited and honored to welcome Paul into this important position at our organization,” said Leslie Midgley, Executive Vice President and CEO of TLTA. “Paul has been a key player in our legislative outreach for years and has served with distinction on our board. He brings valuable expertise to the role of the president, and he will be an outstanding leader for our organization over the next year.”         

Rodriguez is a member of the TLTAPAC Board of Trustees and also serves as one of TLTA’s Local Legislative Liaisons, who help maintain effective lines of communication with the lawmakers who oversee Texas’ regulated title insurance industry.  

Rodriguez joined the title insurance industry in 2006 after retiring from a 30-year commercial banking career. 

Public service is important to Rodriguez. During the past decade, he has served as the past chair and secretary South Texas College’s board of trustees. He was re-elected to serve on the board in May 2022. 

Hid STC district includes South McAllen, Southwest Pharr, Hidalgo, Sharyland, Southeast Mission, and Granjeno. For STC, Rodriguez serves as a member of the education and eorkforce development committee and a member of the finance, audit, and human resources committee.

In 2021, Rodriguez was elected to serve on the board of directors for the Community College Association of Texas Trustees, which oversees 750,000 community college students across Texas. He also serves on the Latino Association of Community College Trustees and holds the position of treasurer.

Rodriguez served as board member and chairman of the Texas Department of Housing and Community Affairs, board member and charter chairman of the Mission Economic Development Authority, board member and chairman of Mission Hospital, trustee and president of the Sharyland ISD School Board, trustee and charter chairman of the Juan Diego Regional Catholic High School Board, and board member and president of Valley Alliance of Mentors for Opportunities and Scholarships (VAMOS). 

Rodriguez is a current board member and president of Tu Casa Investments and a board member and current chairman of Municipal Utility District #1.

Rodriguez graduated from Princeton University with a Bachelor of Arts in economics. He and his wife Myrna have been married for 42 years. They have three children and two grandsons.

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