Dr. Valerie Ballesteros
Instructor of Finance, St Mary’s University.
Twenty-year financial services professional from South Central Texas working in financial institutions, including Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Faculty member in higher education at St Mary’s University (Greehey School of Business), Pepperdine University (Graziadio Business School), University of the Incarnate Word, Texas A&M-San Antonio, and Texas State University, in finance, economics, quantitative methods, and consumer affairs. A Bachelor, Master, and Doctor of Business Administration from University of the Incarnate Word, and Master of Science-Finance and Economics from West Texas A&M University. Licensed Zumba® instructor and fitness studio owner. Most importantly, wife and proud autism/special needs mom, LGBTQIA+ mom, adoptive mom.