Roberto Reyes (Bobby) has been an active member of the Filipino-American community in Houston and South Texas for over 20 years.
Migrating to Houston, Texas from Manila, Philippines in 1984, Bobby graduated cum laude from Centro Escolar University with a Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree, and was also the topnotcher of the Optometry board exams given in the same year. Continuing his studies at the University of Houston (UH), he graduated with a B.S. Economics degree and Master of Business Administration (MBA).
After graduation at UH, he worked as the Chief Financial Officer at an international procurement agency and freight forwarder based in Houston, Texas. After 5 years, he accepted a job at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, where he still works today as an Information Services Manager.
Bobby was a vice-president and then president of the Tagalog Association of Texas; past chairman of the Filipino-American Council of South Texas (FACOST) and is a founder of the Philippine American Chamber of Commerce Texas (PACCTX), and past vice-chair and Region chair of the PACCTX Greater Houston Region (2019-2022). He was also a member of the board of directors of the Asian Pacific American Heritage Association.
He is currently a member of the board of directors of the PACCTX Greater Houston Region.