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Rosa Navejar

Rosa Navejar

Rosa Navejar
Owner and President
The Rios Group, Inc.

  • Harvard Business School – Hispanic Association on Corporate Responsibility Leadership Program
  • University of Chicago GSB – Executive Education Program
  • American Institute of Banking Courses

Rosa Navejar is the owner and president of The Rios Group, Inc., an engineering firm that provides subsurface utility engineering and utility coordination. She is responsible for ensuring compliance with ASCE standard guidelines for the collection and depiction of existing subsurface utility data, and has a thorough understanding of the 4 Quality Levels of subsurface utility engineering, including the process of performing each level, “D” thru “A”. Day-to-day, Navejar oversees executive-level personnel; updates and implements the company’s strategic business plan; performs outreach for business development and marketing efforts; oversees contract implementation and compliance; and maintains all financial reconciliation for the company.

In addition to her role at The Rios Group, Navejar is a versatile and active member of the Fort Worth business community. She has worked to support M/WBE programs and companies for over 15 years, giving her a deep personal knowledge of the importance of supporting the local business community.

Community Involvement and Boards:

  • American Heart Association
  • American Council of Engineers Companies
  • Congresswoman Kay Granger's Hispanic Advisory Committee
  • Congressman Joe Barton's Hispanic Advisory Committee
  • Cowtown Marathon
  • Fort Worth Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Fort Worth Executive Roundtable
  • Medical City Fort Worth
  • Multicultural Alliance
  • North Texas LEAD (Leading Executives Advocating for Diversity)
  • North Texas Commission
  • Safe City Commission
  • Senior Citizen Services Community Advisory Cabinet
  • Texas Wesleyan President’s Advisory Task Force
  • TCU AddRan
  • UT Arlington President’s Hispanic Advisory Council
  • Workforce Solutions Tarrant County

Honors and Awards:

  • Fort Worth Business Press 2016 Minority Leaders in Business
  • Fort Worth Business Press 2016 Entrepreneur Hall of Fame
  • City of Fort Worth Human Relations Commission, 2016, Mujeres Poderosas, The Legacy of Strong Latinas in Fort Worth
  • Women of ALPA (Association of Latino Professionals in Finance and Accounting) Latina Achievement Award, 2013
  • Agent of Change in Public Transportation, American Public Transportation Association, 2012
  • Workforce Solutions Chair Award, 2010
  • People of the Year, Fort Worth Magazine, 2010
  • Downtown Fort Worth Inc. Trailblazer Award, 2010
  • Luna Awards, Hispanic Contractor Association of Dallas/Fort Worth, 2008
  • Influential Hispanic Leader of Texas, Minority Business News of Texas, 2008
  • Lunch of Champion Award, Minority Business News and Enterprise Magazine, 2007
  • Coors Brewing Company's National Hispanic Lideres of the Year, 2006 (the first person to receive this award)
  • Named one of the "40 Women Who Run Our City" by Fort Worth Texas Magazine, 2004
  • Executive Woman of the Year, Zone International Club, 2002
  • Leadership Excellence in Neighborhood Development Award, Bank of America, 2000
  • YWCA Women in Business, 2000
  • Leadership Excellence in Neighborhood Development Award, Nations Bank, 1997
  • Tarrant County's Most Influential Business Women, Fort Worth Business Press, 1997
  • Fort Worth Business Press, "40 Under 40", 1996
  • Hispanic Woman of the Year, Hispanic Women's Network, 1996
  • Ann Brannan Award, Alumni of Diamond Hill Jarvis High School, 1995
  • "40 Under 40", Business Press, 1995