Kenny Wilson, President and CEO

Kenny Wilson joined Haven for Hope as president and CEO in April 2016. He leads Haven for Hope’s 200-plus employee workforce in our mission to transform the lives of people who are experiencing homelessness.

Prior to Haven for Hope, Wilson served as Market President for Bank of America in San Antonio, a position he held since 2000. He also served U.S. Trust, Bank of America Private Wealth Management, as Managing Director and Market Executive, overseeing the investment management, credit, trust, and banking services for high net worth individuals and families in San Antonio, Austin, and Midland.

Operations Team

Jackie Bush

VP Finance

Gary Chance

VP Transformational Services

Celeste Eggert

VP Chief Development Officer

Molly Biglari

VP & Chief Operating Officer

Terresa Smith

Executive Administrative Assistant

Donna Costa

Organizational Development and Employee Wellness Consultant

Laura Guillen

General Counsel 

and Compliance

David Huete

Senior Director of Transformational Support Services

Alberto Rodriguez

Senior Director of Transformational Operations

Shanna Salazar

Director of Courtyard Operations

Art Vela

Sr. Director of Safety & Security Strategy 

Board Of Directors

William E. “Bill” Greehey

Chairman & Treasurer

Chairman of NuStar Energy LP
and NuStar GP Holdings, LLC

Barbara Benavides Gentry

Vice Chairman

Senior Vice President,
Community Affairs at
USAA (Retired)

Cathy Amato


Subway, Embers Woodfire Grill & Bar

David Bohne

Chief Executive Officer

Broadway Bank

Chris Daskevich

Chief Executive Officer

The Children’s Hospital of San Antonio VP of Maternal Services,
Christus Health 

Sam Dawson

Chief Executive Officer

Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc.

Eric Fisher

Corporate Vice President

Wholesale Marketing &
International Commercial Operations
Valero Energy Corporation

Lavonne Garrison

Senior Vice President

Certified Wealth
Strategist CWS ®
Frost- Banking,
Investments, Insurance

Kirk Haggard

Sr. Finance Officer, Property & Casualty


Carson Landsgard

Senior VP of Manufacturing,  Supply Chain & Logistics


Howard Nolan

Vice Chairman

United Way of San Antonio &
Bexar County

Kim Rucker

Former Executive Vice President

General Counsel & Secretary of Andeavor

Alfred “Freddie” Valenzuela

US Army Major General (Retired)

International Consultant

Dennert “Denny” Ware

D&R West, LLC

Rev. Louis Zbinden 

Board Member Emeritus

Dedicated to Service
February 11, 1936 – September 11, 2020

Maria Villagomez


City of San Antonio

Leadership Advisory Council Members

Carlos Alvarez


The Gambrinus Company

Brad Barron

President & CEO

NuStar Energy

Mike Ciskowski

Retired Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Valero Energy Corp.

Fully Clingman

Retired President

H.E.Butt Grocery Co.

Bob Corder


Robert Corder Consulting

Doug Cross

President & CEO

AAA Auger Plumbing Co.

Dave Dickson


Great Central Mortgage Limited

Lisa Friel

Managing Partner


Kimberly Harle

Director, Community Impact & Communications

Las Aguilas

Gordon Hartman


Founder of the Gordon
Hartman Family Foundation

Ed Kelley

Past President & CEO 

USAA Real Estate Company

Harvey Najim


Sirius Computer Solutions & the Harvey E.
Najim Family Foundation

Corinna Holt Richter

President & Chief Administrative Officer


Jack Spector


Hixon Properties Incorporated

Richard Usatine

Asst. Director of Medical Humanities Education

UT Health Science Center

Suzanne Wade


SA Food & Drug Division at H-E-B

Paula Gold Williams

President & CEO

CPS Energy