Dr. Veronica Muzquiz Edwards is founder and CEO of InGenesis, a premier supplier of global workforce management and transformational enterprise solutions. Dr. Edwards’ acknowledgments include 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.
Dr. Edwards is Chair and Head of U.S. delegation of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) International Standards Organization (ISO) Technical Advisory Group (TAG) which is charged with developing global standards such as metrics & analytics and patient-centered staffing. Supporting the United Nation’s Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), she serves as Former Chair and Secretary of PAHO Foundation’s Board of Trustees, which currently focuses on wellness initiatives in the Americas.
Dr. Edwards’ emphasis on organizational excellence and accountable insights on data-driven leadership led to her selection to the 2017 National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Baldrige Executive Fellows Program. Dr. 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.
Recognized by Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) as one of the largest workforce solutions companies in North America, InGenesis is the largest woman- or minority-owned healthcare staffing firm in the United States. Because of her leadership, SIA named Edwards among the Global Power 100 Women in the industry.
Dr. Edwards is a graduate and Distinguished Alumna of Texas State University. She obtained an MBA and her Doctorate in Business Administration (DBA) from the University of the Incarnate Word, where she was also recognized as a Distinguished Alumna. Her doctoral studies focused on global disaster preparedness, crisis management and workforce planning for chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear (CBRN) events. Edwards' term on the Board of Regents expires in 2021.