A native of Central Texas, Ms. Piñon has worked in and around the state political environment for much of her career. Currently, she is Associate General Counsel for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Texas and is active in local and national bar organizations. Ms. Piñon volunteers her time in the community primarily at homeless shelters and soup kitchens. She earned her J.D. from DePaul University College of Law, and her Bachelor of Journalism in Public Relations from the University of Texas at Austin. She currently resides in Dallas, Texas.