About the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance

For the past ten years, the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance has served as the driving force in guiding East Texas Hispanic-owned business toward sustained growth and economic vitality. in addition, the Tyler HBA has increasingly become the leading advocate in the region for the Hispanic community and it’s economic interests.

The Tyler HBA provides many outstanding services, programs, and resources to the community. From business programs, trainings, consultations, student scholarships, to business and community signature events that allow our members to grom and develop within their professional and personal networks.

For membership information please contact us here or by email at info@tylerhba.org.

Meet our Executive Director

Nancy Arellano Rangel


Nancy serves as Executive Director for the Tyler Hispanic Business Alliance (HBA). Previously, Nancy served the field of Higher Education for ten years, and prior to her transition onto the HBA, she managed the Community Service and Outreach Program for the School of Continuing Studies at Tyler Junior College. She has a Bachelor of Business Administration in Marketing and a Master of Science in Human Resource Development from the University of Texas at Tyler.

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 and has served on local boards such as the Hispanic Business Alliance, Better Business Bureau, Literacy Council of Tyler, Champions for Children, Smith County Bar Foundation, City of Tyler Municipal Court Roundtable, and the Tyler Area Business Education Council.

She also serves on various professional and community groups and organizations such as the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce, where she has been involved in its Membership Drive, Senior Resources Committee, Seniors Celebrating Life Sub-Committee, and Seniors Health & Living Expo Sub-Committee. While at TJC, she was a member of the Texas Administrators of Continuing Education organization, Learning Resource Network, and the National Council for Continuing Education and Training.

She is a proud Leadership Tyler graduate of Class 25, where she has served in the capacity of Chair for the Leadership Tyler Kick-Off and the Leadership Tyler Leadercast events. She also serves as a Committed and Special Friend (LT100) of the Leadership Tyler group.

Nancy is a member of Catalyst 100, which is a collaborative effort between Leadership Tyler, the City of Tyler, Smith County, the Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce and the Tyler Economic Development Council. The purpose of the program is to further equip and develop community leaders in the Tyler area

She is also a member of the City of Tyler’s Innovation Pipeline Network which is both a place and a network that brings together those doing tremendous work in Tyler to foster innovation and entrepreneurship. The Pipeline will leverage the synergies of this network to create a place where innovation intentionally occurs.

Nancy has been recognized for her achievements in advancing the culture of the Latino American business community by the Latino American Who’s Who organization, Top 5 Nominee Sponsor for Advisor of the Year for the Hispanic Student Organization at TJC, has received the National Engaged Leader Award from the National Honor Society of Leadership and Success, and recognized as an Esteemed Community Professional by the Latina Student Leadership Day group at TJC.

Nancy is married to her best friend, Misael, and mother of two. Both have come to love and enjoy the East Texas lifestyle and cannot wait to teach their boys the array of opportunities that are available to serve their community.


Corinna Ruiz - President

Alpha Media - East Texas

Tyler ISD, Trustee District 5

Aaron Martinez  

CHRISTUS Trinity Mother Frances Health System

Tom Mullins

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

Lisa Lujan

Mentoring Minds

Nidia Hassan

Tyler Junior College

Dan Velie

Glow Creative Media

Ivette Zavarce

The Mentoring Alliance

Jim Bodenhamer

Brookshires Grocery Company

Fred Garza

Suddenlink Communications

Daniel Gamez

Gollob Morgan & Peddy

Juan Yanez

Alpha Media - East Texas

Dolores Price

North East Texas Public Health District

City of Tyler, Councilman District 4

Don Warren

Lomoco Inc.

Henry Bell

Tyler Area Chamber of Commerce

Claude Henry

Texas Bank and Trust

Erika Gonzalez

Patterson Home Group

Austin Reeve Jackson

The Jackson Law Firm

315 N. Broadway Avenue

Suite 204

TylerTX 75702

(903) 592-1661, Ext. 231

Upcoming Events

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