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Upcoming Keynote Speaker

Summer 2021 Commencement

Veronica Muzquiz Edwards

Dr. Veronica Muzquiz Edwards

Chief Executive Officer, InGenesis, Inc.
Texas State Distinguished Alumna
Friday, August 6, 2021, 10:00 a.m.

Dr. Veronica Muzquiz Edwards is the Chief Executive Officer of InGenesis, Inc., one of the largest workforce solution firms in North America specializing in comprehensive health services. InGenesis, Inc. completed the acquisition of Kelly Healthcare Resources, a division of Kelly Services, Inc., and aligns its portfolio with the National Institute of Standards and Technology Malcolm Baldrige Performance Excellence Framework.

As chair of the International Organization for Standardization/Technical Committee 304 for Healthcare Organization Management, Dr. Edwards collaborates with national standards bodies and global liaison organizations. She serves as president of the Healthcare Standards Institute, LLC, an American National Standards Institute Accredited American Standards Developer, designing definitive standards and education resources to support continuity of care and improved patient outcomes.

In addition to her responsibilities as managing editor of the international Journal of Healthcare Management Standards, Dr. Edwards was recently appointed to the San Antonio Branch board of directors of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, promoting strong financial systems and a healthy economy. During the period 2015-2021, Dr. Edwards served as a member of The Texas State University System Board of Regents.

Dr. Edwards earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism from Texas State University and was recognized as a Distinguished Alumna. She earned a Master of Business Administration and Doctorate in Business Administration from the University of the Incarnate Word, where she was also named a Distinguished Alumna.