Annual Meeting

Texas Bridge Credit Union will hold its 71st Annual Meeting at 7:00 p.m. on March 27, 2023. Registration and reception begins at 6:00PM.

This meeting will be held in-person at The Valencia Event Center located at 6110 Ayers Street, Corpus Christi, TX 78415

This year, there are three positions open for election on the Board of Directors. Each position is for a three-year term.

All three positions are for a three-year term. The three nominees are as follows:

Roland Rarrea

Roland Barrera (Incumbent)

Roland Barrera provides consulting and risk management services to individuals, business owners and public agencies emphasizing on employee benefits. His agency has been recognized by the National Association of Health Underwriters for seven consecutive years. Roland has served on the Texas Bridge Credit Union Board for 9 years and previously served as Vice-Chairman. He is past Chair of the Insurance and Financial Advisors Political Action Committee and is a past President of the Coastal Bend Association of Health Underwriters.

He currently serves on the Corpus Christi City Council representing District 3. He has been involved in Texas politics for many years being an advocate for small business, insurance issues, children’s issues, public transportation and immigration reform. Mr. Barrera is past Chairman of the Texas Association of Mexican American Chambers of Commerce. Furthermore, he served eight years on the Corpus Christi Regional Transportation Authority Board, including two as Board Chair. He is also past President of the Children’s Advocacy Center of the Coastal Bend and past President of the Corpus Christi Kiwanis Club. Roland was born and raised in Corpus Christi and is the proud parent of three children and two grandchildren. He is a parishioner of Most Precious Blood Catholic Church where he sings in the choir.

Eddie Martinez

Eddie Martinez (Incumbent)

Edward ‘Eddie’ Martinez currently works for the Port of Corpus Christi as Trade Development Manager, promoting the Port throughout the region, nationally and internationally. He has served in various roles over the last 25 years. He graduated with a Bachelors in Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word with a Minor in Information Technology.

Mr. Martinez has served our community throughout his career including the CC Regional Transit Authority Board of Directors where he served as Board Chairman, American Red Cross-Coastal Bend, Eagle Ford Consortium, Westside Business Association and is a graduate of Leadership Corpus Christi-Class 29. Mr. Martinez has been a member in good standing with Texas Bridge Credit Union for many years and currently serves on the Board of Directors as Vice-Chairman.

Denise Villagran (Incumbent)

Denise Villagran has worked for 90 Degree Benefits, formerly Entrust, Inc., a third-party health insurance administrator, as a Sales Manager since March 2013. Denise and her husband, Urban, have been members of Texas Bridge Credit Union for nearly 40 years and she has served on TXBCU’s Board of Directors since May 2019 and previously served as Vice-Chair.

Ms. Villagran is active in professional industry associations including the National Association of Health Underwriters and President of the Lone Star Virtual Association of Health Underwriters. Denise is a graduate of Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi with a Masters in Business Administration.