Sandi Garcia Burns graduated from the UT Austin with a B.A. in Communications. After graduation she moved to Mexico, where she was Head of Operations at the Via Vermont Export Company. Upon returning to Texas she was an Executive with Thomas Properties. She then moved to Key West, Florida, and was Chairman of the Board and Ambassador for the MOTE Marine Keys Advisory Board and a Board of Trustees member for MOTE Marine Sarasota. After moving home to her family’s ranch in Kenedy County she ran for office. She was the Kenedy County Tax Assessor Collector and a member of TAC CORE Legislative Group, TACA Legislative Liaison Committee, Program Committee and Education Committee. She now works with USHEALTH Advisors as an independent agent and Field Training Agent here to help with the health insurance needs of the people in the valley.