DAN YOXALL: President & CEO, San Antonio Manufacturers Association

Dan Yoxall is the President & CEO of the San Antonio Manufacturers Association. Dan brings more than three decades of executive and management experience in nonprofit organizations to SAMA as well as six years in the for profit sector, focused on marketing, communications, fundraising, and strategic direction. These roles included personnel management, responsibility for budgets, community relations, and working closely with boards of directors and volunteers.

A native of Texas, Dan holds undergraduate degrees in English and journalism from the University of Texas at Austin and a master of science degree in nonprofit management from Our Lady of the Lake University. He is an alumnus of the Masters Leadership Program of San Antonio and has served on the boards of the Planned Giving Council of San Antonio, the United Communities of San Antonio, and Prosper West (formerly Westside Development Corporation). Dan has three daughters and a rescue dog.

“The future for manufacturing in San Antonio is bright,” Yoxall said. “We’re coming through the pandemic with a lot of lessons learned, and some new opportunities.”

The San Antonio Manufacturers Association (SAMA) is the voice and advocate for more than 1500 manufacturers and the companies that support them in the region. With over 50,000 employees representing the key areas of Transportation, Aerospace Equipment & Metal Products, Diversified Products, and Materials & Electricity, manufacturing is the leading industry in San Antonio with an annual economic impact of $40 billion.