Meet Our Staff

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Administration

Marjie French
CEO
210.228.3755
Heather C. Diehl, CFRE
Board Engagement Officer
210.228.3768
Patty Russett
Sr. Executive Assistant to the CEO
210.228.3755

Human Resources and Learning Development

Arenda Burns
Vice President, Human Resources
210.242.4722
Debbie Vasquez
Facilities Manager
210.242.4743
Dorian Williams, Ph.D.
Learning and Development Facilitator
210.242.4751
Lorna Stafford
Learning and Development Facilitator
210.242.4748
Rachel Duran
Human Resources Assistant
210.242.4774
Renee Carta
Front Desk Assistant
210.225.2243
Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Learning and Development Facilitator
210.242.4730

Development and Donor Services

Anne Ferguson
Philanthropic Assistant, Scholarships
210.570.1520
Anne Marie Oliver
Philanthropic Advisor
210.775.5855
Araceli Calvillo
Donor Relations Assistant
210.775.1083
Bernice Uresti
Philanthropic Advisor, Scholarships
210.228.3759
Brandie McHazlett
Data Entry Coordinator, Scholarships
210.228.3766
Faelyn Smith
Philanthropic Assistant, Philanthropy for Business
210.242.4744
Jennifer Ballesteros
Philanthropic Advisor, Philanthropy for Business
210.775.6295
Laura Giacomoni
Philanthropic Advisor, Donor Services
210.775.1782
Lisa Brunsvold
Vice President, Development and Donor Services
210.228.3760

Finance

April Hansard, CPA
Controller
210.242.4747
Diane Wallace, CPA
Accounting Manager
210.242.4773
Elise M. Parma, CPA
Accounting Manager
210.775.5722
Fernando Ibarra
Investment Accountant
210.228.3769
Gina Martinez
Junior Accountant
210.242.4740
Harrison Haake, CPA
Senior Accountant
210.242.4745
Jeanette Medina
Senior Accountant
210.228.3765
Kale Harris, CPA
Treasury Manager
210.228.3751
Lolita Hartmann
Treasury Analyst
210.228.3767
Lynda Cabell
Chief Financial Officer
210.228.3764
Mary Ann Samuelson
Accounting Associate
210.242.4775
Melinda Norris, CPA
Senior Accountant
210.775.6099
Nicole Sowell, MBA
Accountant
210.570.1492
Rory Cavazos
Grants Administration Officer
210.228.3758

Community Engagement and Impact

Cadence Corbin
Program Officer
210.242.4721
Catherine Garcia
Grant Administrator
210.228.3757
Gavin Nichols
Senior Program Officer
210.242.4720
H.B. Cavalcanti
Director of Research and Community Impact
210.775.5713
Jane Paccione
Managing Director of Collective Impact, SALSA
210.242.4712
Jennifer Cook
Senior Program Officer
210.228.3753
Jessica Urias
Grant Assistant
210.775.1186
Patricia Mejia
Vice President, Community Engagement and Impact
210.775.1248
Stephanie LaFroscia
Senior Program Officer
210.228.3754

Marketing, Communications and Technology

Cecilia Martinez
E-Communications Specialist
210.775.1762
Fabi Rocha
Website Specialist
210.228.3763
Gary Wise
Director, Technology
210.242.4711
Hernán Rozemberg
Director of Storytelling
210.225.2243
Martin R. Acevedo
Director of Marketing and Outreach
210.228.3762
Rebecca Helterbrand
Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
210.775.6064

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

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