Jorge Quijano joined the SMG family as the Public Relations Coordinator in November 2015. He was promoted to Marketing Manager in June 2018! Jorge's greatest accomplishment at the Sames Auto Arena was bringing home, for the first time, an SMG Marketing Award for Best Event Promotion in June 2017.
Born and raised in Laredo, TX, Jorge received his Bachelor of Arts with a major in Communication and a minor in Marketing (cum laude) from the Texas A&M International University. Before joining the arena, he worked for the Washington’s Birthday Celebration Association (WBCA) as the Marketing & Publicity Coordinator.
Out of the office, Jorge has assisted either as a participant or with Public Relations for other nonprofit organizations such as the Laredo Little Theatre, LITE Productions, Laredo Theatre Guild International, PILLAR, Laredo BorderSlam, the American Cancer Society, and the Women’s City Club’s Dancing with the Stars (2015). Jorge’s list of hobbies and interests go on and on, but he mostly enjoys photography, theatre, karaoke, and lending a helping hand; While doing anything, he knows to have fun!