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

Jackie Bush

Chief Financial Officer

David Huete

VP Transformational Services

Celeste Eggert

VP Chief Development Officer

Alberto Rodriguez

Senior Director of Transformational Operations

Justin Barbour

Justin Barbour

General Counsel & Director of Human Resources

Monty McCann

Director of Life Safety

Terri Behling

Director of Communications

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

Cris 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

Jack Spector


Hixon Properties Incorporated

Dale Tremblay

Executive Chairman

C. H. Guenther & Son LLC

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

Troy Dahman

Business Development Officer and Human Resources Manager 

Brightstar Care of San Antonio


Leadership Advisory Council Members

Carlos Alvarez


The Gambrinus Company

Brad Barron

President & CEO

NuStar Energy

Mike Ciskowski

Retired Executive Vice President &
Chief Financial Officer

Valero Energy Corp.

Bob Corder


Corder & Waller Consulting, LLC

Doug Cross

President & CEO (Emeritus)

AAA Auger Plumbing Co.

Dave Dickson


Great Central Mortgage Limited

Kimberly Harle

Director, Community Impact & Communications

Las Aguilas

Gordon Hartman


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


Harvey E. Najim Charitable Foundation

Corinna Holt Richter

President & Chief Administrative Officer


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

VSP Vision