Theresa Garza

For Raytown Board of Alderman | District 4

Community Driven • Navy Veteran • People Connector • Woman Who Means Business • MO Chamber Leadership Alum

About Theresa Garza

Theresa’s commitment to serving others and improving our local region has been illustrated over the years through her participation on numerous boards and through her volunteer work with community, civic, and leadership organizations. She has had great success around leveraging partnerships, building teams, and strategic planning throughout her professional career. Her wealth of knowledge in policy and governmental affairs, economic development, budgetary and financial oversight well help to ensure that the City of Raytown is accountable and efficient on your behalf.

She will be an asset to the City of Raytown and that is why we are asking you to vote for Theresa Garza on April 4th!

Regional Manager of External/Governmental Affairs, Utility Industry
Manager of Economic Development, Utility Industry
Lincoln Consulting, Owner
At-Large County Legislator, Jackson County Missouri
Senior Market Development Manager, Renovate America
Political Director, LiUNA Local Union #264
Regional Governmental Relations Director, American Cancer Society

United States Navy

Master’s Degree in Public Administration, Park University
Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and History, University of Missouri – KC
Certified Economic Developer, University of Oklahoma
Intensive Economic Development Certification, Auburn University
Public Finance Management Certification, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern
Missouri Chamber of Commerce Leadership Missouri Program
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Centurions Leadership Program

KC Business Journal Woman Who Means Business
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Nuestra Latina Award
National Women’s Leadership Council – KC Chapter Emerging Leader Award
Jacob L. and Ella C. Loose Foundation
Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce Foundation
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce of Greater Kansas City
Launch KC Social Venture Studio
The Latino Arts Foundation
Charlotte Street Foundation Gala Planning Committee
Ronald McDonald House Development Committee
Utility Economic Development Association
Missouri Department of Economic Development District #3 Council
Governor’s Conference on Economic Development Planning Committee – 2021
Park University Civic Advisory Council
InnovateHER KC
KCATA RideKC Advisory Board
Missouri Energy Initiative
United Way Governance Academy
Big Brothers Big Sisters Diversity Task Force
Rainbow Center of Communicative Disorders
Habitat for Humanity Women’s Build Co-Chair
reStart Inc

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Theresa Garza for Raytown Board of Alderman District 4

Should you receive any mail or communications that attack Theresa, please do not hesitate to call her at 816.353.2341 or email her at She would appreciate discussing any issues or concerns with you personally and looks forward to meeting you along the campaign trail!

Paid for by Garza for Raytown. Monica Curls, Treasurer.