Antonio O. Garza, Jr. is a partner of ViaNovo, a leading management and communications consultancy. He will also serve as Chairman of ViaNovo Ventures. In addition to his roles at ViaNovo, Tony will serve as Counsel in the Mexico City office of White & Case. His work with White & Case, a premiere global law firm with 34 offices in 23 countries, affords his clients access to specialized practice and the firm's long track record of success in structuring emerging market financings and other complex cross-border transactions. Prior to joining ViaNovo and White & Case, Tony served as the United States Ambassador to Mexico from 2002 to 2009, focusing his work on US interests in Mexico, international business development, and broadening and deepening the dialogue between the two countries. He is credited as being amongst the primary proponents of the landmark Merida Initiative aimed at addressing critical regional security concerns. Full bio.