Lorie Winkler

Director - District II

Lorie Winkler is a recent retired USAA employee with over 35 years of service to USAA. Ms. Winkler has a background of leading professionals in enterprise strategic and operational functions including payroll, tax, financial reporting, accounting, and internal audit. For the majority of her USAA career, Ms. Winkler led teams in Corporate Controller and Internal Audit functions. Within both roles she took an active role in talent management initiatives, veteran hiring, and college internship programs. At USAA, Ms. Winkler worked from home on a full-time basis for a period of time which allowed her to understand firsthand how our members are fully dependent on the highest-quality and consistency of GVTC services to sustain their businesses and/or their quality of life within their home.

Ms. Winkler holds a BA in Accounting and Computer Systems Management from Texas Lutheran University. She is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Culture Facilitator, and Certified in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA).

In our community, Ms. Winkler volunteers with the GVTC Foundation, Comal ISD Reading Programs, San Antonio Rodeo Contestant Hospitality team, and Untethered Ministries. In addition, she supports Provisions, Bulverde Spring Branch Activity Center, Bulverde Spring Branch Chamber of Commerce, and local water conservation programs. As a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, Ms. Winkler currently serves on the Church Council as secretary and volunteers as a worship assistant, hospitality team member, Day School reader, community mission representative, and vacation bible school volunteer. In addition, she previously served on the Property Team, Call Committee, Sunday School Program director, and board member for the St. Paul Christian Day School. She and her husband, Brent, have lived in Bulverde for over 30 years raising their two children, both Smithson Valley High School graduates.

Through her experiences, Ms. Winkler understands the importance of dependable and effective communication services, assessing business risks, and innovating products and services to meet the needs of our local businesses and residents. Ms. Winkler looks forward to continuing to serve GVTC Communications and our community as an engaged board member, effective member of the Long-Range Planning Board Committee and committed chairperson of the Governance Board Committee.

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Lorie Winkler

Director, District II

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