I.M. Staff



Sarah-Victoria Lozano grew up in Brownsville and
graduated from Baylor
University with degrees in Political Science and English.

Lozano carries legal experience from law firms,
courthouses, and probation offices.

When she's not working, Lozano serves as a Court
Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) for Cameron &
Willacy County.

In her free time, she enjoys her family as
well as her hobbies as a pianist, singer, writer, reader,
and painter.


Jeremy Bochniak was born and raised in San Antonio
and graduated from Texas State University with a
degree in journalism and English.

While in college, Jeremy wrote for The University Star,
Texas State’s school newspaper, covering women’s
Volleyball, Basketball, and Softball. After graduation,
he wrote as a sports contributor for Chicitysports.com,
focusing on all of the professional sports in Chicago.

A once frequent visitor of the Island, Jeremy now calls
it home, where his main goal is to be the go-to
source. In his free time, you can catch him on the
beach, at Island Fitness, or enjoying the South Padre
Island food scene

Business Reporter

R. Daniel Cavazos is a Rio Grande Valley native and
longtime journalist who has worked as a publisher,
editor, and reporter at several South Texas
newspapers, including The Monitor, the Valley Morning
Star, The Brownsville Herald, and San Antonio Light.

He served as editor of The Monitor in McAllen for eight
years and as the publisher of The Brownsville Herald
for 15 years in addition to being the Valley Morning
Star's publisher for a year. He is currently a
contributing writer and editor for various publications
and economic development organizations in the
Valley in addition to being the business reporter for
Island Matters.

Real Estate Reporter


Tony is a licensed real estate sales agent with decades of experience in the housing industry. He grew up in the new home industry and gained hands-on experience in almost every home planning and building aspect.

After studying architectural drafting in school, he worked as a draftsman for his father's log home manufacturing/general contracting company before transitioning into sales. He was the sales manager for years before his family sold the company.

Like many of us, Tony and his family were frequent visitors and fell in love with the island. His family frequently visited SPI and decided to relocate permanently after selling the business. Tony and his father always enjoyed working together, and his dad suggested they get into the real estate sales here on the Island.

They started at Keller Williams SPI and, in 2019, joined Kori Marra at her new brokerage, NextHome on the Coast. In May of 2022, Tony purchased the franchise from Kori and is excited about serving SPI.



Peggy-Sofiá Buntin was born in Puerto Peñasco (Rocky
Point), Mexico, and grew up on the islands of Hawaii.

She worked as an activities sales agent on the Big
Island of Hawaii for many years, working with various
companies in Hilo and Kona, and has continued this
profession here on South Padre Island. Buntin grew up
working in the tourist and customer service industry,
from Mexico to Hawaii, Washington State, and Texas.

Buntin is a resident of South Padre Island and enjoys
spending her free time on this beautiful island with her