The Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance (Tyler HBA) is led by President/CEO, Nancy A. Rangel. Nancy has been an integral part of the continued success of the Tyler HBA. Her passion, leadership, organizational, and strategic planning skills have assisted the Tyler HBA during its initial transition years of its formation to a 501c3/nonprofit status, and she has remained the thriving force behind its continued growth and success.
Nancy is degreed from The University of Texas at Tyler with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development, where she was a member of the ‘First 50 Freshman’ Class at UT Tyler, and where she also earned membership into the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Chi National Honor Society, and National Honor Society of Leadership and Success. Nancy is actively involved in leadership positions with both state and local professional organizations. She is engaged in the development and improvement of the Tyler community through service on local boards.
Her community and leadership service have included organizations such as the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, Better Business Bureau, Smith County Bar Foundation, Literacy Council of Tyler, Tyler Area Business Education Council, City of Tyler Municipal Court Roundtable, Smith County Champions for Children, Tyler Executive Women’s Network, Tyler Sister Cities, Smith County Judge Coalition Group, City of Tyler 1st Comprehensive Plan, Mayor’s Mentoring Achievement Program, Tyler Morning Telegraph Community Advisory Board, TJC Ambassadors Committee, Tyler Independent School District Foundation, Texas Parent Teachers Association, Texas Hispanic American Museum, North East Texas Executive Council, and Chairwoman for Smith County Census 2020 Complete Count Committee.
Nancy has also been recognized for her achievements in advancing the culture of the Latino American business community by the Latino American Who’s Who organization, Top 50 Women of 2019, Top 5 Nominee Sponsor for Advisor of the Year for the Hispanic Student Organization at TJC, she has also received the National Engaged Leader Award from the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success, Clarion Call Award for her integrity, service, and commitment to the community, 2021 City of Tyler Mayor’s R.O.S.E. Award (Recognition Of Service and Excellence), and recognized as an Esteemed Community Professional. Nancy is married to her best friend, Misael, and mother to her two sons Moses and Aaron. Both, she and Misael, love and enjoy the East Texas lifestyle and love teaching their boys the array of opportunities that are available for them to love and serve the amazing community of Tyler and East Texas.