Debbie Brahs

"My passion is to solve problems for our customers with innovative ideas and technology, especially those in underserved communities, as well as invest in our people to help them realize their full potential in their careers."

Debbie Brahs has led an impressive career as a telecommunications professional and business owner in her 22 years working in the telecom industry. In 2012, she was named a Future 15 Awardee by the El Paso Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for the Fastest Growing Companies in El Paso, Texas. Debbie has also been featured as a speaker for the Women's Business Border Center helping women entrepreneurs succeed in the federal marketplace.

Serving as the President/CEO at EP Techworks, LLC, Debbie plays a major role in business development, forming strategic alliances, and contract management. Through her commitment to this role, she has helped EP Techworks establish a strong presence in the regional federal, education, and healthcare marketplace.

Prior to her role at EP Techworks, Debbie worked as an Operations Manager at Sky City Communications, a division of Acoma Business Enterprises helping the Pueblo of Acoma expand its fiber optic network and developing their telecommunications division into a revenue generating business with over 30 employees.

Debbie was born in Roswell, New Mexico and grew up in El Paso, Texas. She has spent the last 20 years commuting between El Paso and Rio Rancho to serve her customers throughout west Texas and New Mexico. She and her husband Chris, a disabled veteran run a non-profit organization for veteran suicide prevention, Outlaw Desert Racing. In her free time, she visits her daughter in San Antonio and likes to vacation in tropical places.

Luis Prieto

Technology has changed dramatically over the last three decades and Luis Prieto, founder of EP Tech, has worked in tech through all those exciting advancements. Luis Prieto, originally from Juarez, Chihuahua, Mexico has for decades called El Paso, Texas home while pursuing his career in technology. He is a proud graduate of Del Valle High School and the University of Texas at El Paso.

Luis is raising his four children and raising a company at the same time. He takes enormous pride in what he is building on both fronts and credits his own Dad for giving him the dream of business ownership. Through his father's example Luis learned the value of integrity, hard work and dedication. Luis started EP Techworks not only to provide a service but to also build long standing business relationships with his community based on quality and trust. El Paso is home and technology is his passion.

Luis is an avid golfer with hopes of one day being able to play all the major golf courses in the U.S. His ultimate bucket list items include world travel to places like Dubai, Greece and Egypt. Sportsmanship runs deep in his veins, so his employees and customers are his team. Luis knows building expert technology infrastructure for businesses is the goal and he revels in exceeding customer expectations. His long-term goals for EP Techworks include expanding the business to other cities by continuing to delivery top notch quality and service.