Fred holds a Bachelor of Arts in English from University of Houston. After a successful retail management career in San Francisco and Los Angeles, he returned to Houston where his passion for helping others led him to United Way of Greater Houston. As Senior Relationship Manager, he was responsible for the year-round relationships with United Way’s individual and corporate donors for some of the top 100 workplace giving campaigns. Fred joined Genesys Works Houston in June 2018 and brings more than a decade of experience in non-profit management as Sr. Manager of Individual Giving. As a first-generation college graduate, he is proud to support Genesys Works’ mission to empower high school students from underserved communities to achieve college and career success. Fred is a member of the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP), Houston chapter.