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April 10, 2001

Manny Chavez, Havard Manufacturing founder, named to St. Edward's University Board of Trustees

Manuel 'Manny' Chavez, founder and owner of Harvard Manufacturing Texas, has been named to the St. Edward's University Board of Trustees.

Chavez is founder and owner of Harvard Manufacturing Texas, a rapidly growing company that specializes in outsourced assembly, testing, distribution and installation services for telecommunications providers. Chavez began Harvard Manufacturing in 1997 after serving as an engineer and high-level executive at several companies including IBM, Siemens ROLM, Hayes Electronics and CompuAdd Corp.

Chavez received his undergraduate and graduate degree in engineering from the University of Texas at El Paso and completed the Advanced Management Program at Harvard University.

Chavez has received many awards and recognition in the business and community arenas, including the 2000 National Businessman of the Year Award from the U. S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.

St. Edward's University is an independent Catholic liberal arts university of 3,800 students in Austin. It was founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

{Note: Electronic image Chavez available upon request.}

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