Elaine Mendoza

Elaine Mendoza is founder, President, and CEO of Conceptual MindWorks, Inc. (CMI). Established in 1990, CMI is a biotechnology and medical informatics company located in San Antonio, Texas. Within the biotechnology industry, CMI’s strengths lie in building scientific and technical teams to develop and deliver unique solutions to address issues in areas such as chemical/biological defense, trauma medicine, and population health. CMI’s core competency in medical informatics revolves around CMI’s Electronic Health Record (EHR) system, branded as Sevocity®. Sevocity empowers physician practices and health centers to embrace EHRs by delivering an easy-to-use, cloud-based system.

Ms. Mendoza was appointed to the Board of Regents of the Texas A&M University System by Governor Rick Perry in 2011 and is Chair of the Committee on Academic and Student Affairs. She is also a member of the P16Plus Council of Greater Bexar County, a Board member of Generation Texas San Antonio, and a member of Mayor Castro’s Brainpower Committee. She serves on the CHRISTUS Santa Rosa Health System Board of Directors and the Board of Directors of The Texas Technology Development Center.

Ms. Mendoza has been involved in community initiatives revolving around the expansion of educational opportunities, health care, and economic growth both locally and nationally. She was a member of the Mayor Castro’s SA2020 Charting the Course for the Next Decade Steering Committee. Mayor Hardberger appointed her as Co-Chair for P16 Council Formation Committee and as a member of the Task Force on Corporate Recruitment and Retention. In January 2006, Governor Rick Perry appointed her to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board on which she served as Secretary of the Board, Chair of the Committee on Closing the Gaps and, in 2010, as Vice Chairman. Governor Perry also appointed her to the Commission for a College Ready Texas in April 2007.

Ms. Mendoza served as a member of the “Code Red” task force, a blue-ribbon, 17-member task force assembled by the Academic Health Science Centers of Texas to study Texans’ access to health care. She also served as the 2004 and 2005 Chair of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, was a member of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, and served as the 2001 – 2003 Chairperson of the Board of the Alamo Workforce Development, now Workforce Solutions Alamo. In 2000-2001, Ms. Mendoza served on Texas Governor Rick Perry’s Special Commission on 21st Century Colleges and Universities and, nationally, she was appointed by Senator Trent Lott to the Commission on the Advancement of Women and Minorities in Science, Engineering and Technology (CAWMSET) in 1999-2000, later being selected as Chairperson.

Elaine Mendoza received a Bachelor of Science degree in Aerospace Engineering from Texas A&M University.

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    – Conceptual