Ed Mena, Ambassador
Ed Mena, Allstate Ed Mena Agency, Inc.
Ed Mena is currently the local Allstate Insurance Agency Owner of Allstate – Ed Mena Agency, Inc.
Prior to coming back to Austin, Ed was the Senior Executive and Chief Operating Officer for all of American International Groups (AIG) Latin America and Caribbean Operations with responsibility for AIG’s Latin America regional office based in Miami and P&L responsibility for 15 countries.
Ed Started his career with Allstate as an Agent in 1987 and held several positions of increasing responsibility prior to his time at AIG. He started in 1996 with AIG as Agency Director for Mexico and in 2000 was promoted to National Director of Sales and Branch Operations. In 2001 he was appointed as General Manager for Nation Union Fire Insurance Company, an AIG subsidiary in Panama. During this time he was elected as President of the Panamanian Insurance Association. In 2005, Ed was promoted to General Manager and CEO for AIG Chile where he led the company for 3 years. In June of 2008, he was appointed CEO for the operation in Mexico which was the largest AIG operation in Latin America.
In early 2011 he was elected to the board of directors for the American Chamber of Commerce of Mexico then was named the Senior Executive and Chief Operating Officer Latin America and the Caribbean in November of 2011.
Because of a family situation , Ed decided to return to Texas in early 2014 to rejoin Allstate Insurance by acquiring a large successful 23 year agency.
Ed has three boys, Kevin who is 9, Andrew 12 and Cameron 22. He is a graduate of the University of Texas at Austin and is pleased to be back to his roots in Texas.