Pharr Chamber Announces Marcela Beas as President/CEO

The Board of Directors of the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce announced today that it has selected Marcela Beas, M.B.A., as President/CEO. Beas previously served as interim President of the Chamber since 2020; prior to that, Beas was Membership Manager of the Chamber, where she managed the fulfillment of annual new membership sales and existing member retention targets and executed marketing initiatives to create brand advocacy and member growth for the Chamber.

Beas received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration and Marketing from St. Edward’s University and earned a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. In her professional capacity, Beas has acquired a wealth of business and marketing experience in both the public and private sectors. Beas brings to the Chamber exceptional relationship-building skills critical to the growth of the Chamber, as well as experienced project management and market-intelligent and analytical solutions.

“The Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors is elated with the announcement of our Executive Director. Marcela Beas brings innovative and positive ideas to support our Pharr Business Community. Her synergy is the key to continue the mission to keep Pharr moving forward,” said Mario Lizcano, DHR Health, Chairman of the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce.

“I am honored to have been entrusted by our Board of Directors to lead the Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce at a time when our business community needs us the most. I am committed to fulfilling the Chamber’s mission and look forward to providing relevant services and resources that foster economic growth in our community,” said Beas.

Marcela Beas, M.B.A., Greater Pharr Chamber of Commerce President/CEO