After receiving his undergraduate degree from The University of Texas at Austin, Garza received his doctor of jurisprudence degree in 1983 from Southern Methodist University (SMU) School of Law. In 2001, he received the SMU School of Law’s Distinguished Alumnus Award. Hispanic Business Magazine has twice named him one of its “Top 100 Most Influential Hispanics” and, most recently, Hispanic Magazine named him one of the “25 Most Powerful Hispanics” in the United States. Poder Magazine recently named the ambassador and his wife, president of Tresalia Capital, as among the “10 Most Powerful People in Mexico.”
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