OLLU trustee Jorge Calderón to serve as commencement speaker Saturday

Jorge L. Calderón, a member of the OLLU Board of Trustees, will serve as the commencement speaker during ceremonies on Dec. 9 at Freeman Coliseum. OLLU will confer degrees for more than 350 undergraduate and graduate students.

Calderón, a 27-year banking veteran, joined Capital One Bank in 2006, served as Dallas Market President, and currently serves as Central Texas Regional Executive for Capital One Commercial Banking Group and San Antonio Market President.

Prior to joining Capital One Bank, Calderón led JP Morgan Chase’s Middle Market Downtown Group and one of Frost National Bank’s Corporate Banking teams in Dallas.

Before his banking career, worked as an industrial engineer for a Dallas- based manufacturing company.

Calderón has been heavily involved in community activities since 1994, serving on the boards of the Greater Dallas Hispanic Chamber of Commerce, Hispanic Banking Association, executive committee for Boy Scout Troop 712, and Workforce Solutions of Greater Dallas among others. His philanthropic efforts have also benefitted the Genesis Women’s Shelter and Junior Achievement of South Texas. He
is also a member of the Board of Trustees for the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce.

In 2013, he received the Dallas Business Journal 2013 Minority Business Leader Award.

Calderón is a graduate of Leadership Dallas (1998) and Leadership Arts (1992). He has a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Pennsylvania State University and a corporate finance MBA from the University of Dallas School of Management.

Graduation celebrations and preparation begin Friday with Ring Blessing and Graduation Liturgy.

The schedule of events is as follows:
Friday
Ring Blessing – 11 a.m. – Sacred Heart Chapel
Students will have the opportunity to have their rings and other items individually blessed. Graduation regalia not required.

Family Meet and Greet -12:30-2:30 p.m. – Chapel Auditorium

Graduation Liturgy – 3 p.m. – Sacred Heart Chapel
Graduating students and their families and friends are invited to celebrate Mass. Graduation regalia required.

Saturday
Commencement Ceremony – 11 a.m. – Freeman Coliseum
3201 E. Houston Street
San Antonio, Texas 78219