Meet Us

Our Team

We Are, Small but Mighty
Our small but mighty team works tirelessly to bring fun and meaningful events to the River Walk for the enjoyment of locals and visitors. With over two-dozen events held annually, we must be a talented bunch of over-achievers. We love to collaborate, so reach out using the email link listed below our photos.

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Maggie Thompson

Executive Director

mthompson@riverwalksa.org
ext. 108

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Loren Reyes

Sponsorship Director

lreyes@riverwalksa.org
ext. 101

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Amanda Jauregui

Membership Manager

amanda@riverwwalksa.org
ext. 109

Paula Schechter

Paula Schechter

RIO Magazine

paula@riverwalksa.org
ext. 104

Roslyn Castaneda

Roslyn Castaneda

Director of Operations

roslyn@riverwalksa.org
ext. 102

Ricky Vasquez

Ricky Vasquez

Event Manager

rvasquez@riverwalksa.org
ext. 106

Laura Hacker

Laura Hacker

Executive Assistant

admin@riverwalksa.org
ext. 100

Timmy Duckin'

Timmy Duckin'

River Walk Mascot

events@riverwalksa.org
ext. QUACK THREE TIMES!

Board of Directors

The San Antonio River Walk Association (SARWA) is governed by a Board of Directors and supported and managed on a day-to-day basis by an executive director and staff. Board members represent the over 150 hotels, restaurants, attractions, and retailers, who are members of SARWA.

Maria Martinez

Maria Martinez

Weston Riverwalk Hotel President

President

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John Carbajal

Keller Williams

President-Elect

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Laurence Seiterle

Zurich Properties

Past-President

Ashley Ciomperlik

Ashley Ciomperlik

Wyndham Gardens Riverwalk

Treasurer

Andres Esparza

Andres Esparza

Boudro's, Advisor

Chair, Operators Committee

Veronica Carrillo

Veronica Carrillo

Center City Development & Operations

Ex-Officios

Angela Camarillo

Angela Camarillo

San Antonio River Authority

Ex-Officios

Eddie Romero

Eddie Romero

Centro San Antonio

Ex-Officios

Will Grinnan

Will Grinnan

San Antonio Restaurant Association

Ex-Officios

Sharon Aguillen

Sharon Aguillen

San Antonio Visitor Alliance

Ex-Officios

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Mike Bolick

Hotel Emma
Bob Buchanan

Bob Buchanan

The Original Mexican Restaurant
Terry Corless

Terry Corless

Mad Dogs Group
Michael DeLuna

Michael DeLuna

Paesanos Restaurant Group
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Mae Escobar

aMAEzing Marketing Group
Amanda Garcia

Amanda Garcia

Visit San Antonio
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Janis Maxymof

Sales & Marketing
Ric Morales

Ric Morales

Silver Eagle Beverages
Tammy Peacock-Werline

Tammy Peacock-Werline

TopGolf
David Ramirez

David Ramirez

San Japan
Rudy Saenz

Rudy Saenz

Staybridge Suites
Carrie Anne Silvers

Carrie Anne Silvers

Hard Rock Cafe
Mark Vilagi

Mark Vilagi

Marriott San Antonio Airport
Ryan Wood

Ryan Wood

On the Bend
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Intern With Us

The San Antonio River Walk Association is a non-profit, 501(c)(4) membership-based association dedicated to promote, protect, and preserve the San Antonio River Walk. The Association accomplishes this through the production of over two dozen special events annually, such as the Ford Holiday River Parade, the publication of RIO Magazine, the hosting of powerful social media platforms, and the website, TheSanAntonioRiverwalk.com.

Internship Location: 110 Broadway Suite 500, San Antonio, TX 78205

Application Deadline: ongoing internship openings, applications always welcome

Position: Part-time or full-time, Unpaid, College credit or not

Timeframe: Flexible

Internship Opportunities

  • Special Event Planning
  • Marketing
  • Public Relations
  • Social Media
  • Graphic Design
  • Magazine Editorial
  • Sponsorship & Fundraising

Requirements

The ideal candidate will major in at least one of these areas: Journalism, Mass Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Advertising, Graphic Design, Events, Travel, and Tourism.

Candidate must be available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week. SARWA is flexible with schedules. Interns are required to attend/work River Walk special events held during their internship. Parking is provided.

Skills – varies with internship role

Required - Social Media, Communications, Excel, Microsoft Suite, great writing and spelling, Adobe Illustrator, Canva, Photoshop, strong attention to detail, computer skills
Preferred - Organization & prioritization skills

To apply, please send an email containing a cover letter, resume and link to online portfolio (if available):

Special Events- Roslyn@RiverWalkSA.org

Volunteer Management- RVasquez@RiverWalkSA.org

Fundraising- LReyes@RiverWalkSA.org

Marketing/Public Relations/Graphic Design/Magazine- MThompson@RiverWalkSA.org