AboutLeadership

Meet the dedicated individuals who are passionately driving our mission forward.

Our Leaders

Claudia Aguirre

President and CEO

Kirk Rummel

Chief Administrative Officer/ Chief Financial Officer

Rene Solis

Chief Program Officer

Kate Birenbaum

General Counsel & Vice President of Governance BakerRipley

May Cahill

Chief Development Officer

Steve Gomez

Chief of Special Projects

Regina Harris

Chief of Staff

Ernest Lewis III

Vice President of Community Impact and Vitality

Board Officers

Gwen Emmett

Chair
Community Partner

Matthew Barnes

Vice Chair
The Education Game
Owner

Irma Diaz-Gonzalez

Secretary
Community Partner
ETC, Inc.
President/CEO

Hank Holmes

Finance & Admin Chair
Cadence Bank
Chief Banking Officer

Caroline Baker Hurley

Vice Chair
Mediator/Arbitrator

Tommy Inglesby

Vice Chair
Accenture
Managing Director

Heather Simpson

Vice Chair
Community Partner

Board Directors

Coalter Baker

Public Policy at the Greater Houston Partnership
Senior Director

Allison Odom Bashir

Community Health Choice
VP of Human Resources

Warren Broadnax

She's Happy Hair
CEO

Eloy Cortez

ILA
District Union Representative

Rakhee Das

Das-Strategies
Owner

Jeff Dudderar

Home Bank
SVP - Market President

Julia Engelbrink

Community Partner

Christopher Greeley, MD

TX Children's Hospital
Chief of Public Health and Child
Abuse Pediatrics

David Hawes

Hawes Hill and Associates LLP
Managing Partner

Roberta Leal, PhD

University of Houston Clear Lake
Assistant Professor of Social Work

Tina Nguyen

Partner
Baker Botts

Crystal Ortega

Policy Council Chair

Barrett Reasoner

Gibbs & Bruns
Partner

Carleton Riser

Transwestern
President

Jeremy Samuels

Community Partner

Tom Sanders

Community Partner

Emily Sheeren

ghSMART
Partner

Ray Valdez

Community Partner

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