Ramiro is a hard working, kind-hearted and dedicated family man. He was born under two cultures at the border between Mexico and the U.S. Raised in Eagle Pass, his family moved to San Antonio in 1958 to pursue a better life and higher education.
He enlisted in the military right after he graduated from Fox Tech High School. After 11 months and 29 Days in Vietnam, Ramiro returned to San Antonio to live, work and raise a family. He also attended San Antonio College, U.T.S.A. and completed his career through the G.I. Bill received a Master’s Degree in architecture from Roosevelt University.
Ramiro started working as a construction helper for different local home builders. He worked his way up to the position of President of Gallo Enterprises, Inc., The company he formed to give access to all types of construction people. He helped people start their own companies in the same line of work which was his purpose. As sole owner of Aztec Builders & Associates, he developed many areas throughout the city and all of Texas.
Ramiro also worked as a reporter, a promoter, a D.J. all over Texas. His hobbies are music and photography.
He does not have a Monday to Friday, 9 to 5 job. He is known for putting in an 18 hour work day to accomplish his goals. Ramiro was a Public Relations Director at Radio Festival and Radio KBUC.
In his life Ramiro has been involved with sports, charity cases, immigration, schools, clubs, government, churches, radio, special events of all kinds and making San Antonio better.
Ramiro was active in the Alamo Area Vietnam Association and was instrumental in building the statue that now stands in front of the Municipal Auditorium. He was President of the Club Deportivo Aguilas.
Mustang Convertible courtesy of Joe DeLeon, Blue Bonnet Motors.