Saul Ortega is a 1980 graduate of Edcouch-Elsa High School. He attended Pan American University (now UT-RGV) in Edinburg and obtained a B.S. in Finance in 1984. Mr. Saul Ortega has nearly 40 years of banking experience. He owns several car washes and is an investor in real estate, oil and gas.
Saul Ortega was elected as a Director of TNB in August 2009 and has served as Chairman of the Board since April 2010. Mr. Ortega has also served as the bank's CEO since July 2016. He is a voting member of all board committees and is Chairman of the L&D Committee, Investment Committee, and Asset & Liability Management Committee.