President & CEO
Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Edgar has called Austin home for twenty-five years. With over 15 years of sales, event planning, and marketing experience, he is a Certified Meeting Professional through the Convention Industry Council, and a former board member for the local chapter of the International Association of Exhibition and Events. He has spent a large part of his career in the hospitality industry in Austin as well as traveling as a task force representative in the Fort Worth, San Antonio, Dayton, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Atlanta, Boston, Chicago and Phoenix markets. He served on the Board of Directors of the AGLCC for many years and lastly as Board Chair before transitioning to a staff role. Most recently he worked in Fund Development for a local nonprofit supporting those facing cancer and HIV.
Member Services Coordinator
A Central Texas native, Austin Powell has a background of customer service and administrative skills which were refined in the hospitalty industry. He is committed to ensure excellent experiences for our members while expanding his event planning experience. He devotes his free time to many local LGBT causes including singing with the renowned Capital City Men's Chorus.