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Eric Miller, MD – President 
Dr. Miller is originally from Pittsburgh, PA and founded the Central Texas Pain Center in 2004 in New Braunfels, TX. His practice now has over 7000 patients. He earned his B.A. in Biology from Washington and Jefferson College in 1995 and his medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine in 1999. He completed a one-year internship at Mercy Hospital of Pittsburgh and then completed both his anesthesiology residency and pain fellowship at Duke University. He is the owner of Hunter’s Creek Pharmacy and Positive Returns (a medical billing company). He is also a general partner for New Braunfels Sports and Spine Physical Therapy Center. In his spare time he enjoys travel with his family, tennis, and golf.

Paul Martin – Treasurer

Mr. Martin is Managing Partner & CIO, Martin Capital Advisors, and is an active participant in the Austin and San Antonio communities through leadership positions, including the San Antonio Public Library Foundation, the San Antonio Museum of Art Contemporaries, the Thomas Jefferson Center at the University of Texas, the San Antonio Artist Foundation, and the Center for Innovation and Technology Entrepreneurship at UTSA. He is an active member of the CFA Societies of Austin and San Antonio, the alumni association of the San Antonio Masters Leadership Program, the Rotary Club of San Antonio, the San Antonio Business and Economics Society, the Harvard Business School Club of San Antonio, the Association for Corporate Growth and the World Affairs Council of San Antonio. He is a lifetime member of the Naval War College Foundation and the UDT-SEAL Association.

Arseni Grokhovski – Secretary

Arseni Grokhovski holds a Master of Business Administration from the University of Texas at Austin, McCombs School of Business and a Doctor of Jurisprudence from St. Mary’s University, School of Law. He currently serves as Corporate Counsel – Procurement at Tesoro Corporation, a Fortune 100 refining and marketing company in San Antonio, Texas. His legal practice focuses on construction law, licensing, and business law. In his free time, Mr. Grokhovski enjoys playing water polo, international travel, and playing piano and harmonica.

Dominic Anderson
Dominic was born in Philadelphia, PA.  He attended high school in Jacksonville, FL before returning to the Northeast for college.  While attending the University of Rochester, Dominic discovered his passion for the financial services industry.  Dominic Anderson is a Financial Consultant.  He has over 8 years of experience in his field, including 2 years as a Financial Analyst for a major financial services company and 5 years of financial planning experience.  He is a Certified Financial Planner.  Dominic is also passionate about supporting young people, animals and the fine arts.  He has spent time volunteering for Family Services Association, the San Antonio Humane Society, and Big Brothers Big Sisters of San Antonio while residing in San Antonio for the past 7 years.

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Yurii D. Borshch, MD

Dr. Borshch obtained his Fellowship in Pain Management and completed his residency in Anesthesiology at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics. He later practiced as an assistant professor and Chronic Pain Clinic Director at The Department of Anesthesiology at Queen’s University, Kingston, ON, Canada for seven years, and in private practice for three years in upstate New York. Before moving to North America, Dr. Borshch practiced as a general surgeon in the former USSR. Currently Dr. Borsch is practicing medicine in San Antonio and is a founder and owner of Precision Spine and Pain Management. In his spare time he enjoys scuba diving and great music.

Adriana Flores

Adriana Flores was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. She graduated from Texas A&M University at College Station with a Bachelors Degree in English. She obtained her Master of Science in Information Studies from the University of Texas at Austin. She worked for the San Antonio Public Library for 10 years and left as a Branch Manager of the Johnston Library. Her love of literature, music and education returned her to work with her family business, Alamo Music Center. She runs Alamo Music Center with her two nephews, continuing its history into its fourth generation. She shares her love of music and the arts with her two sons, as they learn and explore all forms of arts in San Antonio together.

Susan C. Franklin

Ms. Franklin is Co-Founder of Franklin Companies, an industry leader in the development, construction and management of multi-family and luxury senior living communities. She is responsible for Franklin Park Communities’ brand, design and first impressions management as well as community outreach and philanthropic efforts. In June 2014, Susan and her husband, Aubra, were awarded the prestigious EY Entrepreneur of the Year designation for Central Texas. In addition to serving on the boards of Musical Bridges Around the World and Arts San Antonio, Ms. Franklin is a Bexar County Performing Arts Center Foundation board member where she serves on the Building Committee and is a Founders’ Network Co-Chair. Through this service, Ms. Franklin has worked diligently with others dedicated to bringing forth both the vision and the necessary support that is making the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts a reality for San Antonio. She contributes her resources and talents to further the mission of many cultural and philanthropic efforts, including opening her home to notable musicians such as Nobuyuki Tsjuii, 2009 Van Cliburn International Piano Competition Gold Medalist.

Caleb Gonzalez

Mr. Gonzalez was the recipient of the 2011 Volunteer Award, and has singlehandedly taken Musical Bridges’ educational outreach vehicle, Kids to Concerts (KtC), to the next level. He is a leading force in developing lesson plans and curriculum for the schools visited. For years, he has coordinated the scheduling of the in-school concerts, and has also provided in-kind donations of sound and musical equipment through his business, BandStar Music. Mr. Gonzalez studied Fine Arts at San Antonio College and the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has taught music and fine arts in San Antonio public schools for 13 years. He and his beautiful wife, Dalila, have a toddler son, Ethan.

Bryan Helbert

Bryan Helbert is Senior Vice President and CFO of Raba Kistner, Inc., a 400 person Engineering and Consulting firm headquartered in San Antonio.  He has served in this role for the past ten years and previously was the Corporate Controller for one of the largest engineering firms in the country headquartered in Fort Worth, TX.  For the past eight years he has served as the Treasurer of the San Antonio International Piano Competition and previously was a volunteer with the Van Cliburn International Piano Competition in Fort Worth. He has been active for many years with Financial Executives International (FEI) an international organization of over 10,000 financial professionals.  Mr. Helbert enjoys a variety of musical genres, cycling and is an active practitioner of Ashtanga yoga, an intensely physical and athletic style of yoga.

Anne Johnson

Anne Johnson comes to MBAW with a background in the management and administration of public, private, non-profit and for-profit organizations.  Her work has spanned a range of industries including health care, education, manufacturing, regulatory compliance and government services. A resident of San Antonio since 2002, she has enjoyed leadership positions with various community human service and arts organizations here, including San Antonio International Piano Competition, WINGS, Inc. (provider of breast cancer treatment for uninsured/underinsured residents of central Texas), Tuesday Musical Club Artist Series, Olmos Ensemble and others. She and her husband, Bruce Johnson, are avid supporters of San Antonio Symphony and Maestro Society.  Her educational background includes degrees in Marketing (BS) and Management (MA), and postgraduate study in Adult Continuing Education.

Waheeda Kara

Born in Chittagong Bangladesh, Waheeda migrated to the United States in 1981 and has resided in California and Texas since. She has served as a National Board Member for FOCUS Humanitarian Assistance, USA and as the Vice Chairman for Aga Khan Foundation USA, Southwest Region. In 2008 she founded the Muslim Cultural Heritage Society. Currently, She is the President of National Inter Organizational Collaborative and Vice Chairman of the SoL Interfaith Center, at University Presbyterian Church. Waheeda was just recognized by the State of Texas with a Civic Engagement Resolution for 30 years of Civic Service in Texas. Her favorite title however is ‘proud mother of 3.’ Waheeda and her husband of 26 years, Nooruddin have two daughters, Shaya (22) and Tabreez (17) and a son, Kas (16). Waheeda’s hobbies include poetry, music, art, public speaking and event planning.

Barbara Lind

Barbara Lind, Senior Vice-President of Corporate Development Seno Medical Instruments has more than 25 years’ experience in strategic sales, marketing, new business development and fund raising. Seno Medical Instruments is a San Antonio Texas based medical imaging company with a ground breaking technology for cancer diagnosis. Barbara was a founding member of Harvard University’s Center for Children’s. She also founded the JFK School of Government Women’s Leadership Board where she served as a Board member and chaired the Strategic Planning Committee. Barbara served on the Board of the Interface Foundation, a leading center of holistic health and education; where she chaired conferences and galas. Barbara is a former Board member of Project Step, the foundation started by Ann Hobson Pilot to promote racial and ethnic diversity in classical music.

Awilda I. Ramos, MD

Dr. Ramos has served on the Board of Directors for Musical Bridges Around the World for seven years, three as President. She was born in Puerto Rico, obtained her medical degree at the Universidad Central del Caribe, Puerto Rico, and completed her Pediatric Residency at William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, Texas. After 30 years, she retired from the Army Reserve with the rank of Colonel in 2010. She currently practices Pediatrics in New Braunfels, Texas and is a sub-investigator at Central Texas Heath Research. Both, she and her husband, Dr. Luis R. Ramos, and their two children, Luis and Rafael, share a love of music and art.

Rafa J Veraza

Rafa J Veraza, originally from Mexico City, has spent most of his early career working with non-profit organizations and international organizations such as the World Health Organization, UNICEF, Rotary International, Caritas Internationalis. He is a graduate from the Honors College at the University of Texas at San Antonio with a degree in Biology were he focused on Neurobiology studies. He was the recipient of a Rotary International Ambassadorial Scholarship to represent Rotary International in Botswana and Southern Africa after his undergraduate degree. While in Botswana he worked with WHO, and Baylor College of Medicine on several HIV public health projects. After completing his year in Botswana he was the recipient of an NIH Fogarty Fellowship to study his Masters in Public Health at Emory University. After his studies, his passion for serving others led him to participate as a consultant for UNICEF to work with the Global Polio Eradication Initiative in Angola. Rafa currently resides in San Antonio with this wife Lisa, he is pursuing a PhD in Translational Science at the Health Science Center and runs his own business Global Direction Consultants, helping non-profits and individuals with financial programs for significant living and giving.

Maria de Fatima Winsborough

Maria de Fatima Winsborough (Fa) was born in Brazil and lives in the US since 1985.  She was Psychologist in private practice in Brazil and a Dancer since an early age. She earned a Master’s at UTSA and became a Licensed Professional Counselor and National Certified Counselor.  She attend the certification program to become a “Certified Movement Analyst’ at the ‘Laban Institute of Movement Studies’ in New York.  As a Dancer Fa has studied, taught and performed  in many cities in Brazil, the US, Canada, Indonesia, and Japan.. She attended the intensive Training in “Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction” with Dr. Jon Kabat-Zinn, the Director of the Stress Reduction Clinic at the University of Massachusetts. Currently Fa resides in San Antonio, Texas, where she created and directs “Luminous Counseling Center” where she works as a Psychotherapist, teaches Mindfulness based classes, Movement and Art Integration,  and when time permits she leads the Genuine Improvisation and Spontaneous Dance Group “Stardust Dance Company”.

Stan O. Zebrowski, D.D.S.

Dr. Zebrowski was born and raised in Kharkov, Ukraine, and started his dental education at the Kharkov State University, School of Dentistry. Upon relocating to United States, Dr. Zebrowski enrolled in University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio where he earned his Doctorate of Dental Surgery, graduating with high honors. During his free time, Dr. Zebrowski enjoys sports, traveling and spending time with his family and friends. Dr. Zebrowski is an active member of the American Dental Association, San Antonio District Dental Society, and Texas Dental Association. Dr. Zebrowski is a founder and co-owner of a Northwood Dental Spa located in San Antonio Texas.

Media Producer –James Sanders
Photographer – Ken Mahnke
Graphic Designer – Coral Diaz
Publicity – Rudy Arispe of Arispe PR
Website & Social Media Mgmt – John Nanna of Dryden Labs

We are also pleased to thank our Board of Advisors:  Shahrzad Dowlatshahi, Jo Long, Gustavo Medellin, MD, Leland Stone, and Liz Tullis.

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