Mr. De la Garza spent 16 years abroad. He worked for Schlumberger from 1983 to 1990 based in Norway and Great Britain; for the International Finance Corporation from 1991 to 1995 in Washington, D.C.; and for Bechtel from 1995 to 1999, in the USA, Bolivia and Great Britain. He returned to Mexico in 1999 to form his own consultancy providing corporate and project finance consulting services. In 2003, Mr. De la Garza joined Corporate Properties of the Americas as Chief Financial Officer, and was promoted to Chief Executive Officer in 2013.
Mr. De La Garza incorporated Trango Capital in 2016, to provide equity and debt raising services and to execute real estate developments, both in Mexico and the USA. He is an active member on multiple boards and has been invited to lecture on several occasions.
Mr. De la Garza holds a Mechanical and Electrical Engineering degree from ITESM (Monterrey, Mexico) and an MBA from INSEAD (Fontainebleau, France). He lives and works both in Monterrey, Mexico and Austin, Texas.