Meet Genesys Works Houston

Our Staff

Daphane Carter

Executive Director

Colleen Ashworth

Senior Director of Operations

Raven Alaman

Program Director, Post Secondary 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

Senior Program Coordinator

Xochitl Castillo

Program Manager

Corinne Bacon

Operations Manager

Victoria Guerra

Administrative Coordinator

Giselle Guevara

Senior Program Coordinator

Ross Heidecker

Interim Senior Director of Development

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 Post Secondary 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
Technology Leader
Daphane Carter
Executive Director, Genesys Works Houston
George Crawford
CIO and Partner, Catapult Energy
Shanta Eaden
Founder and CEO, Leaders Edge Consulting
Mary Beth Gracy
Managing Director, Accenture
Shachella James
Vice President, Infrastructure and Technology CenterPoint Energy
Susanna Sabbagh
Executive Director, Investments, Halliburton Labs
Glenn Koch
Williams, Vice President of Project Execution
Teresa Tonthat
Vice President & Associate Chief Information Officer, Texas Children's Hospital
Manish M. Patel
Managing Director Head of Treasury Services U.S. Healthcare Corporate Client Banking, J.P. Morgan
Camaron Thorson Partner, KPMG
Zachary Nunn
Founder, Living Corporate
Hilary Ware
Executive Advisor, My Next Season

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