Operations Manager and Chief of Staff
Eric serves on the executive team of Cross Church as the Operations Manager and Chief of Staff. He has served that role since January of 2017. Prior, he was a volunteer for nearly 6 years at the church working in several capacities including serving as campus producer for the San Benito campus helping oversee production teams, planning and coordinating of weekend worship experiences and church conferences, and served with the marketing department at Cross.
He is active in his community and currently serves as a school board member for the Jubilee Academies Rio Grande Valley School District and also serves on the Board of Directors of church’s Cross Community Development Corporation. As a businessman, Eric is a consultant with Garza & Polin Strategies, LLC. and works as general manager of Gemstar Homes and Construction.
Mr. Eric Garza hold a Master’s degree in Public Administration from the University of Texas at Arlington, a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science from Texas A&M University, and a Graduate Certificate in Biblical Studies from Liberty University. He resides in Harlingen, Texas.