Meet Our Staff

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Administration

Rebecca Brune
President and Chief Operating Officer
210.775.5855
Patty Russett
Sr. Executive Assistant and Manager of Board Relations
210.228.3755

Human Resources and Organizational Development

Arenda Burns
Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development
210.242.4722
Rachel Duran
Administrative Assistant
210.242.4774
Debbie Vasquez
Facilities Coordinator
210.242.4743
Kathryn McDonald
Program Associate, Capacity Building
210.775.5690
Sandie Palomo-Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Director, Capacity Building
210.242.4730

Development and Donor Services

Jennifer Ballesteros
Donor Relations Officer – Corporate Employee Assistance Funds
210.775.6295
Lisa Brunsvold
Vice President, Development & Donor Services
210.228.3760
Heather C. Diehl
Donor Relations Officer - Engagement
210.228.3768
Victoria S. De Diggs
Donor Relations Officer - Community Outreach & Inclusive Philanthropy
210.228.3766
Anne Ferguson
Program Assistant, Scholarships
210.570.1520
Faelyn Smith
Program Assistant, Corporate Employee Assistance Funds
210.242.4744
Bernice Uresti
Program Officer, Scholarships
210.228.3759

Finance

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

Community Engagement and Impact

Cadence Corbin
Program Associate
210.242.4721
Catherine Garcia
Grants Manager
210.228.3757
Jenna Gonzales
Program Associate
210.228.3754
Gavin Nichols
Director, Community Engagement and Impact
210.242.4720
Lydia Saldaña
Director, Annual Responsive Grants
210.228.3753
Jessica Urias
Administrative Assistant
210.775.1186

Strategy and Innovation

Martin R. Acevedo
Director, Development and Inclusive Philanthropy
210.228.3762
H.B. Cavalcanti
Director, Strategy and Evaluation
210.775.5713
Rebecca Helterbrand
Vice President, Strategy and Innovation
210.775.6064
Arizbeth Posada
Communications Specialist
210.904.2746
Eliana Rodriguez
Digital Marketing Manager
210.228.3763
Lorna Stafford
Director of Communications and Marketing
210.242.4748
Gary Wise
Director of Technology
210.242.4711

303 Pearl Parkway, Suite 114
San Antonio, TX 78215

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