Veronica Muzquiz Edwards is the sole owner and CEO of InGenesis, a premier supplier of workforce management and talent acquisition services. Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts as one of the largest workforce solutions companies in North America, InGenesis is the largest woman- or minority-owned healthcare staffing firm. Because of her leadership, Staffing Industry Analysts named Edwards among the Staffing 100 and Global Power 100 Women in Staffing. Edwards’ recognition includes National Hispanic Businesswoman of the Year, top 50 most influential Hispanic business leaders in the country, top 100 middle market CEOs, and America's Top 10 Female Entrepreneurs.
In 2016, Edwards was invited by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to serve as Head of Delegation of the U.S. Technical Advisory Group for the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) to help develop global standards for quality management in healthcare recruitment and workforce planning. Supporting the United Nations' Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), she serves as Secretary of PAHO Foundation’s Board of Trustees, which currently focuses on antimicrobial resistance and neglected tropical diseases.
Edwards’ focus on organizational excellence led to her selection to the 2017 Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. Ms. Edwards has a deep interest in public service and global health and serves as a Trustee for the Texas State University System, the World Affairs Council and the University of the Incarnate Word.
Edwards is a graduate and Distinguished Alumna of Texas State University. She obtained an MBA from the University of the Incarnate Word, where she was also recognized as the Distinguished Alumna. Her Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) and publication interests include global disaster preparedness, crisis management and workforce planning for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) events. Her term on the board of regents expires in 2021.