Juan Garza is the president of Advance Technology Initiatives for NRG Energy, where he supports NRG Energy’s Advanced and Alternative Power projects in Texas. Prior to this position, Juan was general manager of Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc., general manager of Austin Energy and city manager for the City of Corpus Christi. Additionally, Juan completed a tour of duty in Vietnam and has earned a B.S. in Mathematics and an MBA from Loyola University. Juan calls Cotulla, Texas his hometown, but was raised in several parts of the Midwest and the Southwest. He is married to Rosario and has two children, Bianca and Juan Antonio.