Planning & Development Committee Vice Chair Gabe Farias is Director of Business Development, Community & Public Affairs for Kellum Family Medicine. In his current role, Mr. Farias is responsible for managing community and public affairs and leading new business initiatives. He previously served as President & CEO of the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce from June 2012 to November 2017, and as the Chief of Staff for former District 3 Councilwoman Jennifer Ramos. Mr. Farias was appointed to the Brooks Development Authority Board of Directors in October 2017.

Education: Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Leadership, Ashford University; Master of Science in Organizational Development & Leadership, University of the Incarnate Word