In preparation for its strategic expansion in 2022 and beyond, San Antonio-based Broadway Bank announced the appointment of three new members to its board of directors: Hitesh “Hi” Leva, chief revenue officer at San Antonio-based Enflux, an on-demand edtech assessment and accreditation platform; Julia R. Reinhart, senior vice president and chief human resources officer at Valero Energy Corp.; and Charles “Charlie” E. Cheever III, founder of the investment firm Corsair Partners and grandson of Broadway Bank’s founders Col. Charles E. Cheever and his wife, Elizabeth “Betty” Cheever.
Leva has called San Antonio home since 2014 and is a strategic growth, innovation and business development executive bringing nearly three decades of expertise in the dynamic commercial and consumer technology sectors to the Broadway Bank board. For more than two decades, he has held primarily global executive leadership responsibility for large, complex public and private technology organizations. Leva has also been a key executive with various startup disruptors and he has served as an investor, advisor and/or board director with various smaller privately owned companies. He has experience within the technology sector across telecommunications, specialty finance, fintech, advertising and media, staffing, and legal and educational technology.
Reinhart is an accomplished senior corporate executive bringing more than 15 years of complex, large-scale corporate leadership experience to the Broadway Bank board. She has served in various key executive roles at Valero Energy Corp. since joining the company in 2006, including in legal, corporate communications, human resources and administrative services. During her time at Valero, the company has been a widely recognized leader in its highly transformative and critical industry sector for corporate performance, environment and sustainability, safety, diversity and inclusion, and community investment. Throughout her career, Reinhart has served on various community and nonprofit boards, including the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber and as chair of AVANCE San Antonio. She currently serves as a board member for ChildSafe and Incarnate Word High School. Reinhart has been recognized by Latino Leaders magazine as one of its “Top Latinos in
C-Suite Positions,” by Hispanic Executive magazine as one of its “Top Latina Leaders” and was named 2018 “Woman of the Year” by the San Antonio Business Journal.
Cheever is an experienced banking and finance professional with more than 38 years of middle-market lending and investment experience. Prior to co-founding Corsair Partners in 1996, he spent 10 years at Chase Manhattan Bank as an officer in the recovery and restructuring group, working with companies ranging from multi-million-dollar corporations to small, family-owned businesses. He has also founded several successful businesses in the U.S. and abroad and has experience investing internationally in a diversified set of public and private companies in various industries. Cheever has been active in supporting San Antonio and the surrounding areas through investment and transactional support for traditional and emerging technology businesses. He recently served on the nominating and governance committee for Broadway Bank and is a supporter of Alamo Colleges, Girl Scouts of Southwest Texas and the University of Texas Health and Science Center at San Antonio.
Established in 1941, Broadway Bank operates financial centers across San Antonio, Austin and the Texas Hill Country.