Financing Team

Learn about the Financing Team at Texas Water Development Board, including our Director of Debt & Portfolio Management, Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Development Fund Manager, and Chief Financial Officer.
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David Duran

Director of Debt & Portfolio Management
(512) 463-7242

David Duran joined the TWDB in February 2015. He was promoted to Director of Debt & Portfolio Management in March 2024. He previously served as Financial Analyst and then Team Lead within Debt & Portfolio Management. Prior to joining the TWDB, he was a Financial Analyst in the Debt Management office of the Texas Department of Transportation and served as a budget analyst for six years for Lt. Governor David Dewhurst. He holds a master of business administration from Texas State University and a bachelor of arts in philosophy from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Georgia Sanchez

Deputy Chief Financial Officer & Development Fund Manager
(512) 475-4584

Georgia Sanchez joined the TWDB in March 2017. She previously served more than 23 years with the City of Austin in roles including assistant treasurer and investment officer, where she managed cash, investments, and debt programs, and corporate budget manager overseeing the implementation of the city’s capital improvements plan. She is a past president of the Government Treasurer’s Organization of Texas and the Texas Chapter of Women in Public Finance. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree in international business from the University of Texas at Austin.

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Rebecca Trevino

Chief Financial Officer
(512) 936-0809

Rebecca Trevino joined the TWDB as its Chief Financial Officer in August 2016. She previously served as the deputy chief financial officer for the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Trevino has held various financial leadership roles during her career, including that of chief financial officer to the Texas Department of Assistive and Rehabilitative Services and the TWDB. She holds a bachelor of business administration degree in accounting from the University of Texas and is a Certified Public Accountant.

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Bryan McMath

Interim Executive Administrator

Bryan McMath was named Interim Executive Administrator effective March 6, 2024. He joined the TWDB in 2018 and served as Governmental Relations Liaison before being named Director of Governmental Relations in January 2021. In that role, he coordinated communications regarding legislative and policy matters affecting the agency, as well as provided leadership in developing the TWDB's legislative priorities and ensuring they are communicated effectively to the state's elected officials. Previously, Bryan worked for nearly 15 years at the Texas State Capitol for two state senators, three state representatives, a House committee office, and a former speaker of the house. While his focus during his final six years at the Capitol was on natural resource and water issues, he has handled various other public policy areas during his career including budget, business and commerce, energy, ethics, financial institutions, government organization, and transportation. Bryan holds a bachelor of arts degree in English from Vanderbilt University and a bachelor of fine arts degree from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. He is currently pursuing a master of business administration at Texas State University.

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Jessica Peña

Deputy Executive Administrator, Water Supply and Infrastructure

Jessica Peña joined the Texas Water Development Board (TWDB) in July 2001. She was named the Deputy Executive Administrator of Water Supply and Infrastructure in May 2016. Prior to this role, she served as the Director of Regional Water Project Development, which entailed managing six multi-disciplined regional teams that implement water and wastewater projects across the state. Her past positions at the TWDB also include Team Manager for the northeast region of the state and Financial Analyst. Peña received a bachelor's degree in business administration with the distinction of magna cum laude from St. Edward's University.

Ashley Harden

General Counsel

Before being named General Counsel at the Texas Water Development Board, Harden worked as general counsel for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, where his responsibilities involved state and local tax administration, state fiscal matters, and state procurement. Prior to working for the Texas comptroller, he worked for the Office of the Attorney General of Texas and the Texas Department of Agriculture, where his practice included banking, public finance, and legal assistance to various federally funded programs. He is a graduate of SMU School of Law and the University of Texas at Austin.