Meet Genesys Works Houston

Our Staff

Daphane Carter

Executive Director

Ray Miller

Senior Director of Corporate Engagement and Program Success.

Peggy Rhoads

Senior Director of Development

Colleen Ashworth

Director of Operations

Raven Alaman

Program Director, College and Career Success

Lisa Hoover

Program Director, High School Success

Olga Betancourt

Program Manager

Wendy Brooks

Senior Manager, Corporate Partnerships

Vanadie Carpio

Volunteer Engagement and Events Manager

Mykia Gardner

Program Coordinator

Xochitl Castillo

Program Manager

Corinne Bacon

Operations Manager

Victoria Guerra

Administrative Coordinator

Giselle Guevara

Senior Program Coordinator

Ross Heidecker

Senior Manager of Institutional Giving

Venecia Perez-Huerta

Senior Workforce Coordinator

Jarale Jones

Sr. Manager, Workforce Initiatives

Mohamed Larguite

Transportation Associate

Dayanara Mendez

Program Coordinator

Emmanuel Oyeniran

Program Coordinator

Nashèy Perry

Marketing and Communications Manager 

Da’Neisha Reed

Manager of College and Career Success

Geraldine Santana-Cook

Manager of Recruitment & School Partnerships


Jalen Bell

Program Coordinator

Jessica Pozzani

Program Coordinator

Hulda Flores

Program Coordinator

Val Betancourt

Manager of Corporate Partnerships

Board of Directors

Elisabeth Nash
Senior Vice President, Operations Services, SCI (Chair)
Jeffrey Artis
President and CEO, Genesys Works
Adam Barth
Partner, McKinsey & Company
Erskine Black Jr.
President/CEO, GLENN Commercial Real Estate Advisors
Jesse Carrillo
Chief Innovation Officer, Howard Hughes Corporation
Linda Castaneda
US West Region Advisory Managing Partner, Ernst & Young
George Crawford
CIO and Partner, Catapult Energy
Shanta Eaden
Founder and CEO, Leaders Edge Consulting
Mary Beth Gracy
Managing Director, Accenture
Glenn Koch
Williams, Vice President of Project Execution
Shachella James
Vice President, Infrastructure and Technology CenterPoint Energy
Zachary Nunn
Founder, Living Corporate
Hilary Ware
Executive Advisor, My Next Season
Manish M. Patel
Managing Director Head of Treasury Services U.S. Healthcare Corporate Client Banking, J.P. Morgan
Susanna Sabbagh Executive Director, Investments, Halliburton Labs
Liz Sweigart, PHD Independent Director and Advisor

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