Texas Medical Center CFO to give keynote address at UHV MBA Conference

SUGAR LAND – Denise Castillo-Rhodes, Texas Medical Center executive vice president and chief financial officer, will give a speech during Saturday’s University of Houston-Victoria Master of Business Administration Case Conference at UH Sugar Land.

Denise Castillo-Rhodes

Castillo-Rhodes is responsible for accounting, finance, tax compliance, procurement, and billing and collections at the Texas Medical Center. She joined the medical center staff in 2000 and has held her current position since 2008. Castillo-Rhodes serves on many boards in Greater Houston, including the UHV School of Business Administration Dean’s Advisory Council.

Since 2003, the conference has been the culmination of the MBA program. Students taking the MBA capstone course “Seminar in Strategic Management” are divided into teams. Each team will compete in the case competition, presenting analyses and recommendations for Waste Management.

Castillo-Rhodes will give her speech during a luncheon from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the UH Sugar Land Brazos Hall Multi-Purpose Room, 14000 University Blvd. The winning teams will be announced after lunch. Community members interested in attending the event should contact Jeff Blodgett, associate dean of the UHV School of Business Administration, at or 281-275-8830.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973 in Victoria, Texas, offers courses leading to more than 80 academic programs in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as an instructional site in Katy, Texas, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student population, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

Jeremy Shapiro