VALLA Awards & Affiliations

Board Positions

JoAnn Sosa
Director of Communications, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2005)
San Antonio City Center Director, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2005–09)
Vice President of Development, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2007–09)

Cecilia Gutierrez
Student Director, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2006–07)
Co-Director of Membership, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2007–09)
Director of Membership, Texas/Oklahoma IIDA (2009–2011)


VALLA Construction, Inc.
San Antonio Business Opportunity Council (SABOC)–Medical Week, 2006 Award Recipient

VALLA Construction, Inc.
Hispanic Contractors Association Excellence through Diversity Awards, General Contractor of the Year 2010

VALLA Design Group
Ranked 16/Largest San Antonio Interior Design Firm
San Antonio Business Journal, 2008, 2009, and 2010

VALLA Design Group
Chapter Firm of the Year in the Small Firm Category
International Interior Design Association’s (IIDA) Pinnacle Award, 2008


International Interior Design Associates (IIDA)
Professional member since 2005

Texas Association for Interior Designers (TAID)
Professional member since 2007

American Institute of Architects (AIA)
Associate member since 2005

Building Owners & Managers Association (BOMA)
Member 2006–2011

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
Member since 2007

North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce
Member since 2007

Hispanic Contractor’s Association (HCA)
Member since 2009

Better Business Bureau (BBB)
Member 2007–2010

Small Business Association (SBA) Certified 8(a)

South Central Texas Regional Certification Agency
Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB)
Historically Underutilized Business (HUB)

Small Business Enterprise (SBE)
Minority Business Enterprise (MBE)
Disadvantaged Business Enterprise (DBE)

Hispanic American Business Enterprise (HABE)