About Mayor Leeser
City of El Paso
Oscar Leeser is the 53rd Mayor of the great City of El Paso. He was born in Chihuahua, Mexico, where later his family relocated to the Sun City when Oscar was nine years old. Since an early age, Oscar realized the importance and value of hard work; his first job came when he was 16 years old. In 1979, Oscar began his career in the auto industry, working with several dealerships in El Paso. His most notable career opportunity came in 2001, when Oscar became president and dealer operator of Hyundai of El Paso. Through his leadership, Oscar turned a store that was only selling 15 cars a month into today’s number one overall dealer in El Paso. His store is also the number one Hyundai dealer in the South Central Region and ninth in the nation for Hyundai dealers. Oscar says his career is the definition of the American dream, "through hard work all is possible."
Oscar currently serves as a member of the UMC El Paso Children’s Hospital Foundation Board and also holds several professional positions as well. He is the President of the Hyundai South Central Region, a member of the National Dealer Council, serves on the National Parts and Service Committee, and the Hyundai Advertising Committee. In addition, Oscar actively supports many local charities and youth organizations.
Despite his passion for business and service, Oscar’s most proud of his amazing family. He has been married for over 30 years to his childhood sweetheart, Lisa; they have four children and five beautiful grandchildren.