Meet Our Team
David S. Zachry, PE
Chairman and CEO
David has worked for Zachry since 1986 and is a third generation Zachry in the company. His work experience includes highway, petrochemical, power, and pipeline projects. He serves on the Board of Directors of numerous subsidiaries and affiliated companies.
Andy Stokes, CPA
Senior VP, Zachry Hospitality
Andy is responsible for the leadership and corporate strategy of Zachry Hospitality, overseeing project feasibility, corporate finance, strategic planning, acquisitions and general management. He established his foundational capabilities in corporate finance, corporate M&A, tax, and accounting.
Rene Garcia, PE
Vice President, Development
Rene has been with Zachry since 1983. With over 30 years of experience with large, complex development and building projects, he directs all of our development, entitlement and construction activities. Rene is a Registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas.
Vice President, Operations
With 35 years of top-level experience in hospitality, Robert holds a dual role as VP of Zachry Hospitality and as GM of the Hilton Palacio del Rio and Staybridge Suites/Convention Center. He manages operations at both hotels and assists in assessment of potential hotel acquisitions.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Brian leads a team of 20 Zachry employees in sales, marketing, events and catering promotion. He calls on over 23 years of experience to develop and deploy market segments, manage public relations and social media campaigns, analyze trends and create proactive sales strategies.
Director of Food and Beverage
Bill brings extensive experience in hotel operations, restaurant start-ups, kitchen management and strategic planning to his position at Zachry. In addition to his duties as F&B director at the Hilton Palacio del Rio, Bill provides advice and recommendations for other hospitality programs.
Director of Human Resources
Tonya is an experienced HR professional with 25 years of hotel pre-opening and resort experience. She is our expert on recruiting and hiring, team member relations, benefits package details, training programs, and ensuring goals are met for guest service and community commitments.
Director of Operational Hotel Finance
Jeff is an experienced Operations Finance professional with 25 years of experience in various roles at full service and luxury hotels. He is the functional lead for all hotel accounting operations as well as for the development of Information Technology projects related to hotel systems.