Mike Garcia joined Estrada Hinojosa & Company as a Senior Vice President in the Dallas Office in 2021. Before joining Estrada Hinojosa, Mike was a Managing Director at SAMCO Capital Markets in the Dallas Office. Mike served on several underwriting transactions with a combined par value of over $1 billion. Prior to SAMCO, Mike served as Deputy Chief of Staff to the Chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Financial Services Committee Congressman Jeb Hensarling (TX-05) where he was primarily responsible for advising the Chairman on financial services policy. Prior to his time in Congressman’s office Mike’s career in public service spans two decades in both regional and national roles, including: Regional Director for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services; Senior Advisor to the Assistant Secretary for Financial Institutions at the U.S. Department of the Treasury; Special Assistant to the Assistant Secretary for Economic Affairs at the U.S. Department of State; Special Assistant to Vice President of the United States; and as a Legislative Assistant to Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison of Texas. Mike was born and raised in San Antonio, Texas. He attended Central Catholic High School in San Antonio, Texas A&M University and graduated from Sam Houston State University. He and his wife reside in Dallas with their three children.