Shawna Cortez

Shawna Cortez

Fun Facts

My Guilty Pleasures: Double dipped milk chocolate covered peanuts.

Ideal Escape: Water villa in the Maldives.

My Favorite Things Include:

Hobby: Quilting, sewing, reading, knitting, travel, snorkeling, kayaking

Book: The Glass Castle

Color: Aqua

The Best Thing in the Whole Wide World: Ice cream.

Two Interesting Facts:

  1. I ran the Loch Ness Marathon when we lived in Scotland.
  2. I've swam with whale sharks, a manta ray, dolphins, and turtles.


Master of Public Administration from Texas Tech University

Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Texas


Assistant to the City Manager of Benbrook, Texas for 8 years, internships at the City of Dalworthington Gardens, Texas; North Richland Hills, Texas; and Lubbock, Texas.


Married to Hector with their two kids Jake and Katie.


Amarillo, Texas

Community Involvement

Member of a quilt guild and make quilts for charity