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About

Leadership

President & CEO

Kim Jefferies

Kim Jefferies has worked in the nonprofit industry for the past 22 years. She has served as a community leader for The Nonprofit Council, United Way, Headstart, Autism Lifeline Links, as a mentor for the San Antonio Area Foundation and various other roles over the years. Kim was also named as a Top 40 Under 40 (2012), a Woman of Impact (2020), and a Top CEO (2021) by the San Antonio Business Journal.

Kim holds a B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies from the University of Texas at San Antonio with a specialization in Reading and a Minor in Business Administration. She holds an M.S. in Nonprofit Leadership from Our Lady of the Lady University. Kim recently achieved an Executive Certificate in Nonprofit Leadership from Harvard’s Kennedy School for Executive Education. She has is a Certified Parent Trainer in the Nurturing Program curriculum, and a Licensed Director with the Department of Family and Protective Services. Kim holds her Balanced Scorecard Professional (BSP) certification and Performance Measure Process (PuMP) certification both from George Washington University College of Professional Studies. She has also served on numerous committees and in various roles at her church, Our Savior Lutheran. In the fall of 2014, Kim fulfilled a lifelong dream of completing a mission trip in Malawi, Africa. In Africa, she conducted a comprehensive assessment of the current educational system environment for children with disabilities to inform future program and mission planning for the Kingdom Workers agency.

Kim is married to her husband, Cory, and they have two daughters. Kayleigh (24), graduated in 2020 from the University of Oklahoma with a B.S. in Biology and in Dec 2021 with her MBA from Texas Tech University and is currently working in Dallas with Clearsulting. Kamryn (20) is a junior at Texas Tech University and is studying speech therapy. Kim enjoys the outdoors, including hiking, horseback riding, raising chickens, and loves to garden. The Jefferies spend their summers on the lake or at the beach and their winters in the mountains. The Jefferies have a dog in addition to their seven chickens.

Leadership Team

Justin Barbour

General Counsel & Director of Human Resources

Terri Behling

Director of Communications

Jackie Bush

Chief Financial Officer

Matt Dawson

Director of IT

Celeste Eggert

VP Chief Development Officer

David Huete

VP Transformational Services

Monty McCann

Director of Life Safety

Alberto Rodriguez

VP of Transformational Operations

Board Of Directors

William E. "Bill" Greehey

Founder & Chairman Emeritus

Haven for Hope Founder

Barbara B. Gentry

Board Chair

Senior Vice President, Community Affairs at USAA (Retired)

Sam Dawson

Vice Chairman

Chief Executive Officer, Pape-Dawson Engineers, Inc.

Eric Fisher

Vice Chairman

Corporate Vice President Wholesale Marketing & International Commercial Operations Valero Energy Corporation

Mary Rose Brown​

Secretary​

Executive Vice President & Chief Administrative Officer NuStar Energy L.P.

Dennert “Denny” Ware

Treasurer

D&R West, LLC

Cathy Amato

Owner

Subway, Embers Woodfire Grill & Bar

Carla

Carla Brozovich

Community Member

David Bohne

Chief Executive Officer

Broadway Bank

Troy Dahman

Business Development Officer and Human Resources Manager

Brightstar Care of San Antonio

Cris Daskevich

Chief Executive Officer

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

Lavonne Garrison

Senior Vice President

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

Kirk Haggard

Community Member

Carson Landsgard

Senior VP of Manufacturing, Supply Chain & Logistics

H-E-B

Howard Nolan

Vice Chairman

United Way of San Antonio & Bexar County

Kim Rucker

Former Executive Vice President

General Counsel & Secretary of Andeavor

Brett Seybold

Senior Vice President, Corporate Treasurer and Chief Transformation Officer

USAA

Jack Spector

President

Hixon Properties Incorporated

Dale Tremblay

Executive Chairman

C. H. Guenther & Son LLC

Alfred “Freddie” Valenzuela

US Army Major General (Retired)

International Consultant

Maria Villagomez

Ex-Officio

City of San Antonio

Rev. Louis Zbinden

Board Member Emeritus

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

Leadership Advisory Council Members

Carlos Alvarez

CEO

Brad Barron

President & CEO

NuStar Energy
The Gambrinus Company

Mike Ciskowski

Retired Executive Vice President & Chief Financial Officer

Valero Energy Corp.

Bob Corder

President

Corder & Waller Consulting, LLC

Doug Cross

President & CEO (Emeritus)

AAA Auger Plumbing Co.

Dave Dickson

President

Great Central Mortgage Limited

Kimberly Harle

Director, Community Impact & Communications

Las Aguilas

Gordon Hartman

Founder

Gordon Hartman Family Foundation &  Morgan's Wonderland

Suzanne Wade

Retired President

SA Food & Drug Division at H-E-B

Sonya McDonald

Executive Vice President & Chief Operating Officer

Randolph Brooks Federal Credit Union

Harvey Najim

Founder

Harvey E. Najim Charitable Foundation

Corinna Holt Richter

President & Chief Administrative Officer

HOLT CAT

Carroll W. Schubert

Retired President & CEO

Professional Contract Services, Inc.

Richard Usatine, M.D.

Professor of Medicine

UT Health Science Center

Chris Warren

Chief Legal Office / General Counsel

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