HOUSTON, Texas, October 1, 2021 – Comerica Incorporated announced today that Sineria Ordóñez has been named the External Affairs Manager for the Houston and San Antonio markets, reporting to National External Affairs Manager Vanessa T. Reed.
Ordóñez will work closely with the bank’s nonprofit partners as well as other key stakeholders in the Houston and San Antonio markets; with a primary focus on financial education initiatives and programs for children and adults as well as economic / community development for programs that promote and enhance opportunities for low-and moderate-income families and communities through: job creation training, readiness and retention; neighborhood/community revitalization and business development; small business training and development; and affordable housing advocacy and development.
Prior to Comerica, Ordóñez has been an entrepreneur and held positions in marketing, media, insurance, education and the nonprofit sector.
“Sineria brings a breadth of experience to our External Affairs team.” said Comerica Bank Chief Community Officer Irvin Ashford, Jr. “The professional relationships and community partnerships she has established across the various industries she’s worked in will be instrumental in carrying out the bank’s mission of raising expectations in the communities we serve.”
Ordóñez is active in the community serving on Houston Community College’s Project Management Advisory Board and as a mentor with DiscoverU. She also is a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum Class XLIV and volunteers for the City of Houston’s Citizenship Forums. In addition, she was the Downtown Team Lead at the Project Management Institute and on the board of Capital IDEA-Houston.
In 2018, she was recognized as the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers Ambassador of the Year.
A graduate from Texas A&M University with a Bachelor of Arts in International Studies, Ordóñez also earned a Master of Science in Project Management from St. Edward’s University.
Comerica Bank is a subsidiary of Comerica Incorporated (NYSE: CMA), a financial services company headquartered in Dallas, Texas, and strategically aligned by three business segments: The Commercial Bank, The Retail Bank, and Wealth Management. Comerica focuses on relationships, and helping people and businesses be successful. In addition to Texas, Comerica Bank locations can be found in Arizona, California, Florida and Michigan, with select businesses operating in several other states, as well as in Canada and Mexico. Comerica reported total assets of $88.4 billion as of June 30, 2021.