Frank Villani – President

Chief Executive Officer
The Magik Theatre
420 S. Alamo
San Antonio, TX 78205

The wonder and magic of attending a live performance is inspirational for all who attend. The work that Dreams Fulfilled Through Music does brings this joy and message to a whole new level as the performers are themselves an inspiration for all to behold. It is a privilege to work on a Board that fosters such an amazing return and value to our community.

Upon graduating from Law School in 1977, Frank went to work for an Entertainment and Sport Management Firm in Beverly Hills, California, Damas Enterprises. While there, he negotiated over 100 contracts with movie studios, TV stations and professional sports teams. His clients included Ahmad Rashad, George Gervin, John Schneider and Whitney Houston.

Frank was offered the CEO position at Morton Katz & Associates Consultants (Theater/Sports Management) in 1981 and he accepted the position and moved to Canada. Frank stayed in that position for four years, increasing the number of consulting clients from 12 to 47. Major accounts included the Alley Theater, Meadowlands, Alliance Theater, the Houston Grand Opera and the San Antonio Symphony. In 1985, he was offered an Executive position with the San Antonio Symphony and he and his family moved to San Antonio at that time. From 1985 until 2008, Frank held senior management positions with the Symphony, the San Antonio Festival and finally Arts San Antonio for which he was President for 20 years. During that time, Frank was directly responsible for producing over 400 events in San Antonio, while also touring San Antonio companies around the state. He was recognized for his presenting prowess in 2005, when he was selected to be 1 or 20 arts presenters from around the country empowered to go to Cuba to act as official US arts ambassadors, fostering the beginning of cultural exchange activities between the two countries.

In 2008, Frank left Arts San Antonio to become the Cultural Affairs Administrator for the City of San Antonio. While in that position, Frank helped to draft the changes in the arts funding guidelines. In 2010, Frank was recognized for his cultural exchange programming with Spain and the Canary Islands, being awarded a certificate of appreciation from the Canary Island Government. In 2011, Frank was recognized by Taiwan for his work, being awarded the “official status” of Cultural Ambassador, one of only nine, non-Taiwanese ever to have been so honored.

In 2014, Frank left the City of San Antonio and has held the CEO position with Magik Theatre since October of that year.

Frank has served on TCA, Mid America and NEA review panels numerous times. Frank has served as Vice President of Texans For The Arts and President of the Cultural Alliance of San Antonio

Lewis Andrews

Lewis Andrews – Vice-President-Treasurer

City of San Antonio
Financial Analyst: Department of Arts & Culture
Management Analyst: Dept. of Human Services

Lewis has been an active volunteer in the non-profit community since 1990, first starting as a core volunteer with Elf Louise Christmas Project, and now as a Board Member of Dreams Fulfilled Through Music. He respects these organizations which are the backbone of the communities they serve, and it is his honor to be part of the dedicated staff who enrich and improve the lives they touch.

Lewis started his professional career at the 1968 Hemisfair World’s Fair working as a stagehand at the International Theatre. He joined the International Alliance of Theatre and Stage Employees Union local 76 (IATSE 76) specializing in stage rigging and lighting, working at a number of San Antonio theaters starting with the Municipal Auditorium, Hemisfair Arena, Majestic Theatre, Theatre of the Performing Arts (Lila Cockrell Theatre), the Freeman Coliseum, and finally the AT&T Center and Verizon Amphitheatre. One of the most interesting experiences in this part of his career was working alongside Willie Nelson as a lighting professional on the movie set of Honeysuckle Rose and Barbarossa.

Lewis returned to college in 2004, earning his Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio graduating 2007. In 1999, he was hired as an accountant with Mission Ice, leaving after 18 months, starting first as a City of San Antonio team member beginning as a Fiscal Officer with the Department of Art and Cultural Affairs, assisting with the arts funding process and was liaison to the Cultural Arts Board., After 13 years in the arts department he moved to Solid Waste Management as an Accountant, and ending with Department of Human Services as a Management Analyst. While at Human Services he earned a financial management certification from Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). Lewis retired after 17 years with the city, returning to work full time for Magik Children’s Theatre as its bookkeeper from 2016 to 2019.  In January 2023 Lewis was elected as a board member for Retired Employees City of San Antonio (RECOSA).

Salvador Garza – Marketing

Salvador J. Garza served the City of San Antonio for 28 years with the Convention & Visitors Bureau (SACVB), before working with the non-profit office – Visit San Antonio. As an Associate Director, he was responsible for development and implementation of a variety of sales & marketing projects, including the lead on Mexico, Latin America & Canada. He earned a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Prior to joining the City, he worked in the marketing department for IBM – San Antonio and as a Financial Credit Analyst for Nations Bank – Austin, TX. He has served on various boards and committees involved in business development and international relations.

Charlie Estevez – Member at Large

As a first generation native to San Antonio Texas, Charlie Estevez graduated from Thomas Jefferson High in 1997 and attended the University of the Incarnate Word pursuing a major in business. While attending UIW Charlie achieved an active Real Estate career from 1997 until 2004. Due to the downfall of the real estate market, Charlie quickly embraced the telecommunication industry with South Western Bell now known as AT&T for over 18 years. At AT&T Charlie started with an entry level position in mobility and ended his career as a Network Field Operations Manager. Currently Charlie Estevez has found his new passion since 2019, holding the position in a local day hab for adults with disabilities known as Beach House Arts as their Project & Case Manager. In conjunction with this passion,  Charlie joined the board of Dream Fulfilled through Music with the desire to yet once again make a positive difference in the San Antonio community.  Charlie Estevez is wanting to start a positive legacy in the San Antonio community by being remembered as the positive light among first Latin Americans born in the United States of America.

P.O. Box 761236 | San Antonio, TX 78245 | Phone: 210.771.5809 | Fax: 210.247.9681 |