All Kids Alliance Welcomes Houston Community College System Chancellor, Cesar Maldinado as Newest Member of the Council of Executives

Dr. Cesar Maldonado, Ph.D., P.E. became Houston Community College’s eighth chancellor in May 2014. Prior to joining HCC, he was the fourth president in the 47-year history of Texas State Technical College (TSTC) Harlingen. A national leader in the engineering and manufacturing industry with a dedicated commitment to community service, Maldonado began his career in 1976 as a process engineer for Celanese Chemical Corporation. Before joining TSTC in 2008, he held executive administrative positions with Tex-Steel Corporation and ASSA ABLOY.
In 2008, Maldonado was named President of TSTC in Harlingen, Texas. In the same year, Dr. Maldonado earned a Ph.D. in Systems and Engineering Management from Texas Tech University. In 2011, Maldonado was named Vice Chancellor for Institutional Effectiveness and Commercialization for the TSTC System, while remaining President at TSTC Harlingen. Maldonado holds Bachelor and Masters of Science degrees in Chemical Engineering from Texas A&M University, and is an alumnus of the UC Berkeley Haas School of Business.
Maldonado led legislative efforts to create high school/college dual enrollment opportunities in Texas, and has served as a board member (twice as president) of the Harlingen Consolidated Independent School District (TX). He served as the Interim Chairman of the Border Governors Conference on Science and Technology. He was also appointed by the governor to serve as a Regent of the Texas State Technical College System. He was recently elected to the Texas Tech University Industrial Engineering Academy.

Maldonado and his wife of 38 years, Liz, enjoy their children, Kristin, Marcus, and Laura and Jason Rocha, and grandchildren, Julianne and William.