Henry Martinez served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Chief Human Resource Officer for CST Brands until the company was purchased by Alimentation Couche-Tard in June 2017.
Henry served on the CST Executive Team and helped establish CST as a public company in May 2013 as a spin-off of Valero Energy Corporation. After the spin, much of his time was spent establishing independent and strategic HR processes, systems and programs for the new company while also supporting Leadership in establishing a People First culture. Prior to CST, served as Vice President of Human Resources for Valero Energy Corporation and achieved 19 years of combined service.
Throughout the 19 years of combined service, Henry provided direct oversight and guidance to various human resource related functions including, company culture, talent acquisition, talent management, total rewards, HR communications, leadership, integration projects, HRIS along with international oversight.
As an executive, Henry was known as a people-oriented leader with strong relationship building skills, a practical thinker with natural instincts to operate efficiently and cost effectively. When not at work, Henry enjoys spending time at home with his wife and their two beautiful daughters.
For the last 15 years Peter’s career has been in continuous improvement and change management. Companies have benefited from his wealth of business knowledge and professionalism. His industry expertise includes but is not limited to the Service and Manufacturing Industries; Specifically: Food Manufacturing (Tyson, Hershey’s, Sterling Foods, Bellisio Foods, Vermont Smoke & Cure), Auto Auction Services (ADESA, IAA KAR Auction), Extrusion/Injection Molding Plants (AERT Inc., PW Eagle) and Retail (Blockbuster, Pueblo Supermarket). Over the years Peter has been in approximately 50 different plants/service centers and has analyzed or executed project work with them.
Peter strategizes with CEOs and executive stakeholders to develop, communicate, and implement process improvement initiatives. These initiatives are aimed at cost reduction, cash flow improvement, return on assets, and overall organizational change. As an expert in developing Management Operating Systems, cultivating Continuous Improvement Departments, he is fluent in Operations, Logistics, Human Resources, Maintenance, Quality Assurance and Finance.
A bi-lingual self-starter, Peter thrives under pressure, meets project deadlines & targets and enjoys leading others to do the same. As a critical thinker whose strengths are in developing managers & analyzing technical, operational and financial data, he forms conclusions and recommendations for colleagues and clients alike. By motivation and encouragement, Peter persuades others to “think outside the box,” to make fact-based business decisions and solve problems.
With a commitment to excellence Peter received his M.B.A. from the University of Texas Pan Am and a B.A. in Finance from Texas State University. He is a certified Lean Six Sigma Black Belt and enjoys mentoring and training team members on the concepts.
In his spare time Peter enjoys spending time with his wife and daughter. He loves the outdoors and continues to play basketball in local men’s leagues.
Kristina Tijerina received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin. Upon graduation, Kristina began her professional career as a revenue Accountant for ExxonMobil in Houston, TX. Although this role was fulfilling, it did not touch all aspects of Kristina’s personality, so she transitioned to a new and different challenge of being a Pharmaceutical Sales Representative for Merck & Company. After 7 years of sustained success participating and supporting high performance teams, she made the difficult decision to put her professional career on hold to take on the most important role of all, being a full-time Mom and focusing on raising three beautiful children.
Mosaic Human Capital Solutions has provided a wonderful opportunity for Kristina to re-enter the workforce. In addition to handling all the payroll, accounting and financial analysis for the firm, she will also be engaged with the evaluation and placement of finance and accounting talent. In her free time, Kristina volunteers as the Treasurer of the Huebner Elementary PTA. She also enjoys Pilates, cooking and beach vacations with her family.
Al Herrera received his Bachelor’s degree from the University of Texas at San Antonio in Criminal Justice with a focus on human behavior. Upon graduation, Al began his professional career as a Case Manager and Officer for the Federal Corrections System in East Texas. After several years, Al made a transition into the pharmaceutical space and quickly realized he could make an immediate and sustained impact to the bottom line with this energy, passion and understanding of human behavior. Over the next 15 years, Al would continue to hone his skills in the areas of sales and marketing, talent acquisition, talent development and analytics for some of the most recognized and respected Fortune 500 companies in the pharmaceutical industry including Sanofi, Glaxo Smith Kline, AstraZeneca and Merck and Company. It was during this time that Al first experienced the extraordinary duty, privilege and honor that comes with leading people in a high-performance organization. Ultimately, it was this experience that helped shaped Al’s perspective and discover his true passion for talent, talent development and leadership coaching. In recent years, Al has become a member of the John Maxwell Team as a certified coach, trainer, & speaker where he coaches executives, organizations and small businesses with leadership growth and challenges.
Al is recognized by his colleagues and clients as the type of coach that can inspire people to achieve results beyond what they thought were possible in sales, entrepreneurship and leadership.
Al enjoys spending time with his wife and their two teenage daughters. In his spare time, he loves coaching his daughter’s softball teams to instill leadership characteristics that will benefit them well beyond their years on the field.
Yolanda Molina received her Bachelor of Business Administration in Management from the Texas A&M International University and holds the Human Resources Project Management Certification from the American Academy of Project Management. Upon graduation, Yolanda began her professional career as purchasing agent for the City of Austin, Austin Energy Financial Services group in Austin, TX. A few years later, Yolanda transitioned into the financial institution profession making a huge impact at the Laredo National Bank, in Laredo, Tx. in the capacity of Benefits & Salary Administrator in Human Resources. After moving to San Antonio, Yolanda excelled as Human Resource Manager providing leadership and solid relationships with management while providing HR solutions by helping them build the HR infrastructure through technology, compliance, and people in the adult beverage industry.
Yolanda’s expertise includes recruitment, talent management, organizational development, performance management, training and development, leadership, and high-level management coaching and is fully bilingual. Yolanda is passionate about helping organizations make the most of their resources and talent and helping individuals make the most of their job search. In addition to her accomplishments in Human Resources, Yolanda is an active member of many prominent HR organizations including the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) both on the national and local level and The Hispanic Women’s Network of Texas where she served as Vice Chair Communication/Public Relations. When not at work, Yolanda enjoys spending time with her family, reading, and listening to music.