BEDC • Staff

Alfredo Chaparro is the director of Community Services at Midland College. Mr. Chaparro received a bachelor's and master's degrees in Accounting at Texas Tech University. Mr. Chaparro earned his CPA license in Texas. Mr. Chaparro's work experience includes Internal Auditor for a Bank of America, Accountant for the Texas Tech University, Health Sciences Center and Inventory Control Specialist for a small manufacturing company. Mr. Chaparro has served on the boards of Midland Affordable Housing Alliance (MAHA), Midland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (Director of Economic Development), and Midland Housing Finance Corporation (Treasurer). He currently serves on the boards of the Casa de Amigos, Teen Court, and Midland Affordable Housing Alliance.

Paul McCord is a business, credit, and certified housing counselor for the BEDC. Paul is a certified homebuyer education trainer. Paul has a broad and varied background in business. He began a healthcare industry newspaper in Dallas, Texas in the 1980's which he eventually sold to a specialty newspaper and magazine publisher, and later formed, managed and sold a successful mortgage banking company. In the early 2000's he formed a sales and marketing training company. Paul has published three sales and marketing books and has had over 200 articles appear in publications such as Forbes, Business Week, Sales and Marketing Management, Entrepreneur and The Wall Street Journal. In 2014, Forbes Magazine recognized him as one of the 30 most influential leaders in the area of social selling. Paul has a bachelor's degree in Literature and Philosophy from Texas A&M Commerce.

Liz Baiza is the project assistant for the BEDC. Liz is bilingual, fluent in Spanish and a Notary Public. Liz graduated from American Commercial College with an AAS in Accounting and also acquired her Executive Secretary certification. Recently she has received a certificate in Fundamentals of Supervision and Management from Midland College. Liz has completed and received certificates for financial literacy, credit counseling, and homebuyer education. Liz is the volunteer chair of the Social Assistance Ministry at the FDGE Apostolic Assembly Church in Midland Texas. As chair, she is in charge of the food pantry and distribution of food baskets to members of the congregation and the community.

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201 W. Florida, Midland, Texas 79701
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