Sylvia Ann Mendez

Senior Vice President & Chief Equity Trader

smendez@stmmltd.com

Sylvia Ann Mendez joined South Texas Money Management as an Equity Trader in February 2003 with responsibility for equity trading for the firm's managed accounts. Ms. Mendez spent 14 years at USAA's Investment Management Company, working in various capacities in the equity and fixed-income markets.

 Just prior to joining STMM, Ms. Mendez worked for three years as an Investment Support Analyst for Equity Investments at USAA in San Antonio, where she was responsible for financial databases and spreadsheets for the ongoing management of equity mutual funds. For five years before this, she was a Money Desk Specialist in Fixed-Income Investments, where she compiled and analyzed market information for daily cash investments for USAA's mutual funds and insurance portfolios.

 Ms. Mendez has a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration with a concentration in Banking and Finance from the University of the Incarnate Word.