As a newcomer to San Antonio, Judy Dones grew up in Oakland, California where she developed an appreciation for healthcare from her parents, who both spent their careers as healthcare practitioners. Mrs. Dones earned a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Spelman College, and a Master of Business Administration degree with a concentration in marketing from Clark Atlanta University. She spent 16 years in marketing at FedEX in Memphis, TN where she led marketing initiatives related to domestic and international business, strategic alliances, and brand management. Mrs. Dones moved to Texas with her husband Michael, and their two children, when Michael’s career brought them to San Antonio. Mrs. Dones now teaches marketing as a faculty member at the University of Texas at San Antonio. As the mother of two, Mrs. Dones enjoys interacting with teenagers and always welcomes the opportunity to guide and shape young minds.