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Debra Guerrero

Senior Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Government Affairs
The NRP Group

She serves as a valued professional, a respected civic leader, an empowering mentor and a champion for quality affordable housing.  Guerrero is credited with opening NRP’s Texas Office in 2004 which has been responsible for the development of over 18,000 multifamily units equaling to over a two billion financial investment throughout Texas. She has expertise in the organizational and financing structures involved in all aspects of public/private partnerships, as well as the intricacies, rules and regulations involved in working with local, state and federal legislative and executive agencies. 

Guerrero is an accomplished leader in the affordable housing industry.  She serves as the Chair of the Multifamily Council of the Texas Association of Builders (TAB) and is the Immediate Past President of the Texas Association of Affordable Housing Providers (TAAHP).  At the federal level she is a member of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) Affordable Housing Group, as well as a Trustee of BUILD-PAC.  She is often asked to assist and provide her expertise in developing strategic initiatives focused on meeting the demand of quality affordable housing in large urban areas. 

As a civic leader, Guerrero currently serves as a Board Trustee of the San Antonio Independent School District (SAISD) and served as a San Antonio City Councilwoman from 1997-2001.  Other community board leadership roles and participation include Komen SA; Texas Public Radio; SA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce; Leadership SA; and Texas Lyceum. 

Ms. Guerrero received her Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Mary’s University and a Joint Degree Doctor of Jurisprudence and Masters of Public Affairs from the University of Texas at Austin Law School and Lyndon Baines Johnson School of Public Affairs. 

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