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Gabriela Recio Cavazos, Ph.D., is Principal of the Business History Group. She received a B.A. in Economics from Brown University, a Masters in Public Administration from Harvard Kennedy School and a Ph.D. from El Colegio de México. She specializes in business and entrepreneurial history with a focus in Latin America and has done extensive research analyzing the development of Mexico’s brewing companies. Dr. Recio Cavazos has held professional and academic posts at the National Archives of Mexico, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México (ITAM), and was a visiting fellow at the Center for U.S. - Mexican Studies at the University of California, San Diego. Her recent book publications include a biography of one of Mexico’s most important entrepreneurs, Don Eugenio Garza Sada. Ideas, Acción Legado (2016) and a pioneering analysis of the role that corporate lawyers have played in business development in early 20th century Mexico, El abogado y la empresa. Una mirada al despacho de Manuel Gómez Morin, 1920-1940 (2017). Dr. Recio Cavazos has also published in important academic journals, such as: “Lawyers’ Contribution to Business Development in Early 20th Century Mexico,” Enterprise and Society, June 2004; “Drugs and Alcohol: U.S. Prohibition and the Origins of the Drug Trade in Mexico, 1910-1930,” Journal of Latin American Studies, February 2002.