Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer

Alan Russell

Tecma, Mexico Shelter Company CEO, K. Alan Russell, is at the helm of one of the maquiladora industry’s foremost organizations.

Alan Russell co-founded Tecma in 1986 and serves as Chairman and CEO.  Now in his 37th year, Alan has grown the company into a respected National Leader in the ever-complex nearshore solutions in Mexico.  The company’s Shelter Operations now cover sites throughout Mexico with more than 70 operating facilities.  Additionally, the Transportation and Customs divisions add to Tecma’s vertical integration model providing door-to-door freight and logistics service.

Alan is a member of several associations supporting bi-national business, health, and community matters and serves on the board of directors for several organizations such as banking and economic development.  He is a major supporter of the El Paso Chamber of Commerce and the University of Texas Athletics programs.  Alan and his wife Patty are financial sponsors of C.A.F.E., a college scholarship foundation. Alan has served as Past President of the Chamizal Foundation dealing with border health, as Founder and Past President of the International Amigo Airsho, and as Founding Director of the El Paso Susan B. Komen Race for the Cure.

Alan has accepted multiple awards on behalf of Tecma for leadership in environmental achievements, including the coveted top 100 “Great Place to Work” recognition.

Additionally, he was honored by Southern Oklahoma State University as their 2010 Distinguished Alumni.  In recognition of his leadership in promoting aviation through education, Alan was inducted into the El Paso Aviation Hall of Fame. He is a passionate warbird enthusiast.

Alan Russell explains Tecma Shelter Services Solution.

With the Tecma Shelter Services program setting up an operation in Mexico is no more complicated than setting up an identical facility just across town.

Alan Russell

Alan Russell

Tecma’s Chairman & CEO