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Leadership

board of directors

Berenice Villarreal

Board Chair
Berenice Villarreal
Board Chair

Berenice Villarreal currently serves as Chairman and has been part of Endeavors' board for ten years and previously served as Vice-Chairman. Berenice Villarreal holds the role of Senior Vice president and Chief Risk Officer at Randolph Brooks Federal Credit. Berenice joined RBFCU in 2006 and has held leadership roles in critical functions of the credit union, including Internal Audit, Consumer Lending, Business Services, and Payments.
Before joining RBFCU, Berenice worked in the audit arena at two San Antonio CPA firms. Berenice graduated from the University of Texas in San Antonio, earning a Bachelor's in Business Administration with accounting and finance concentrations. She holds her certification in public accountancy in Texas and Credit Union designations in Enterprise Risk Management (CUERME) and Compliance (NCCO).

Alfred K. Flowers

Vice Chair
Alfred K. Flowers
Vice Chair

Major General Alfred K. Flowers is an author and senior strategic advisor for a San Antonio minority-owned business.  He is the former Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Budget where he was responsible for $170 billion dollars of Air Force funds.   

Following high school graduation, he enlisted in the United States Air Force at the age of seventeen. After completing basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base (AFB) in San Antonio, Texas, he was assigned as a supply warehouseman at Grand Forks AFB in North Dakota, followed by a year at Da Nang AB, Vietnam (as well as five other assignments prior to 1975).  He received his A.A. degree from Thomas Edison University, B.S. Degree from Southern Illinois University, and Master’s Degrees from Ball State and The National Defense University. In 1978 after thirteen years of enlisted service, he attended Officer Training School where he was a distinguished graduate and commissioned a Second Lieutenant.  He served as a budget officer at several Air Force bases; Chief of Budget at Headquarters Air Combat Command; Director of Budget Programs at HQ USAF; and Chief Financial Officer, HQ Air Education, and Training Command at The United States Special Operations Command, J-8.  He Commanded the Holms Center at Maxwell AFB, Alabama, and The Second Air Force at Keesler AFB, Mississippi.  In 2009, he was appointed as The Deputy Assistant Secretary of budget in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force.  On 1 January 2012, after forty-six years and five months of service, he retired from the United States Air Force, making him the longest-serving airman in Air Force history, the longest serving African American in defense history, and the longest serving continuous active duty member in the history of The United States Department of Defense. 

His military recognitions include two Distinguished Service Medals, the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit with oak leaf cluster, and the Defense Meritorious Service Medal (plus seventeen other decorations).  He previously served on the board of directors for the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, the Air Force Aid Society, and the Air Force Services Agency, and is currently serving on six boards as Vice Chairman and director.  Major General (R) Flowers was inducted into the Air Education and Training Command “Order of The Sword” on April 6, 2012, making him the 224th Air Force inductee since 1967. He was also inducted into “The Order of The Long Leaf Pine” by the Governor of North Carolina in August 2016. Additionally, he was recognized by the Air Force Association with a Lifetime Achievement Award September 2018. He is married to Ida M. Flowers and they have one son, Colonel Alfred K. Flowers, Jr. 

Shirley A. Schultz

Secretary
Shirley A. Schultz
Secretary

Shirley A. Schultz is and has been a Board Member for 9 years with Endeavors. She is the Director of Human Resources for Health by Design. Her professional career includes thirty years in Operations and Human Resources in the Accounting and Healthcare industries.

She received her BA from Our Lady of the Lake University and holds certifications as a senior human resource professional and maintains memberships in the local, state and national chapters of SHRM.  She has served on various committees for SHRM and currently is the Co-Logistics Chair for the local chapter’s annual symposium.

Shirley is a native of San Antonio and is married to Gordon. They have two grown children and one grandson. Shirley loves to read, travel, and work out. She is a big SPURS fan!

Andy Apple

Treasurer
Andy Apple
Treasurer

Andy is the CFO for Health by Design, which is a medical practice that provides onsite and near site medical clinics to large corporate clients. They also provide executive physicals, wellness programs, and concierge medical services for those clients and individuals. Andy has 27 years of finance and accounting experience. Prior to joining Health by Design, he was the SVP CFO Firstmark Credit Union. Andy has a BBA in Accounting from Abilene Christian University and is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA).

Andy is married to Elizabeth and has a son Alex, who is a student Texas A&M College Station.

Nick Grant

Board Member
Nick Grant
Board Member

Nick has spent almost 40 years in Insurance sales and executive management. For the last 4 years, he has owned his own agency specializing in the mortgage servicing area. Nick is semi-retired and has been married to his wife Kelli for 30 years. They have three grown children.

Doris Beaulieu

Board Member
Doris Beaulieu
Board Member

Doris Beaulieu is Vice-President of Business Development at Valero Corporation Inc. He graduated from Laval University in Quebec City, Canada, and joined the company 35 years ago. He moved to the U.S. In 1996 with his wife of 40 years and two daughters. Doris occupied various functions within the company, and he is now developing the logistics in Mexico. He has joined the Board of Directors of Family Endeavors in 2015 and raised close to $100,00 in 2016 byompeting at the Dancing With The Stars annual fundraising event.

Chris Talley

Board Member
Chris Talley
Board Member

For more than three decades Chris Talley led communication programs and delivered results from the front row, culminating in his role as a FORTUNE 100 chief communications officer.

Through the years he led teams at USAA and Lockheed Martin and dozens of others while at one of the world’s most prestigious public relations agencies, FleishmanHillard. Most recently, Chris was chief communications officer for USAA. Today, he leads Talley Communication Strategies, volunteers in the community and devotes time speaking at colleges across the country, supporting students seeking careers in communications.

Chris earned a journalism degree from Baylor University and an MBA from the University of Phoenix. He is a trustee for the Institute for Public Relations and a member of Page. He proudly serves on the Endeavors board and the Alamo Area Council - Boy Scouts of America board, along with the Baylor Journalism, PR & New Media advisory board. Previous board service includes KRLN-TV (PBS) and Sunshine Cottage School for Deaf Children. Chris and wife Laura have been married for more than 30 years and are proud parents of three adult children.

Amy Davis

Board Member
Amy Davis
Board Member

Associate General Counsel, Assistant Vice President of Legal Services at Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union

Amy has experience with all aspects of business and commercial litigation including: managing files from pre-suit demands through trial or arbitration in a variety of matters. She has specific experience in intellectual property litigation, financial services litigation, insurance defense and energy litigation. Prior to joining RBFCU, Amy was an Associate Attorney in the San Antonio office of Dykema Gossett, PLLC, then known as Dykema Cox Smith.

A native Texan, Amy earned her JD from the University of Texas School of Law in 2010.

Tiffany Cox Stacy

Board Member
Tiffany Cox Stacy
Board Member

Tiffany Cox Stacy is the Office Managing Shareholder of the San Antonio office of Ogletree Deakins, an international labor and employment law firm. She is Board Certified in Labor and Employment Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, she has been named as one of the Best Lawyers in America, and in 2020, she was named Lawyer of the Year by Best Lawyers. Ms. Stacy graduated summa cum laude from Texas Tech University and summa cum laude from Texas Tech School of Law. She has served on the Board of Directors for San Antonio Human Resource Management Association for five years and currently holds the position of Immediate Past President.

Ms. Stacy is a native of Del Rio, Texas, and currently resides in Floresville, Texas, with her husband, Nat, her son, Sloan, and three miniature dachshunds, all of which were rescues. Ms. Stacy has volunteered for All Texas Dachshund Rescue for five years and is passionate about the promotion of animal adoption.

John Sanders

Board Member
John Sanders
Board Member

John Sanders serves as a member at large on the Endeavors Board of Directors, bringing with him extensive experience in both private and public company Board of Director work.
A proven technologist, entrepreneur, business leader, and federal executive, John’s passion for national security led him to public service when he answered the call to join the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) in 2001. John held multiple positions during his time at DHS, including Chief Technology Officer for the Transportation Security Administration.
More recently, John served as Chief Operating Officer and Acting Commissioner for U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), where he oversaw 60,000 employees, managed a budget of nearly $15 billion, and ensured the effective operations of CBP’s mission to protect national security while promoting economic prosperity.
In addition to his corporate work, John is a Trustee at Anderson University. He is also a founder of the Blue Iris Fund, in partnership with Glasswing International, a nonprofit organization that helps children and families affected by migration, poverty, and violence.
Although John was born in the Midwest, one of his children was born in San Antonio and he considers himself an adopted son of Texas.

Gary Skidmore

Board Member
Gary Skidmore
Board Member

During his 45 year career, Gary Skidmore has been an entrepreneur, public company senior executive and builder of companies in the business services, data, software and retail industries. He is a board member and advisor for many successful companies in diverse industries.
Most recently Gary has been Chairman and CEO of Aberdeen (Boston, London and Madrid). Aberdeen helps global technology marketers and sellers know which accounts to target and which content will engage them so a sale happens faster. Aberdeen was acquired by J2 (NASDAQ: JCOM) in 2020. (2015 – 2020)
Gary is an adjunct professor of Marketing, at Abilene Christian University and is a guest lecturer at the business schools at the University of Texas Austin and Lubbock Christian University.
Gary and his wife, Millie have been married 45 years and live in Austin, Texas. Millie manages all things Skidmore and is an active volunteer. They have 2 adult daughters, Kathrine and Shelby.

Jon Allman

Board Member
Jon Allman
Board Member

Jon Allman is President & Chief Executive Officer of Endeavors, a national non-profit of 500 employees based in San Antonio, Texas providing community-based services, Veteran services, and emergency services to the US and Puerto Rico. 

Mr. Allman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1987, where he completed the Air Force ROTC program. During his 20-year career in the Air Force, he flew combat missions while leading the only dedicated aeromedical evacuation squadron in Europe as Director of Operations. In October 2000, Mr. Allman piloted the MacKay Trophy award-winning mission to Aden Yemen, rescuing critically wounded survivors from the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.

Mr. Allman serves on the board of directors of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and is Chairman for the Urban Alliance, a San Antonio based housing initiative for people with disabilities.

Mr. Allman has earned an MA in administration from Webster University in St Louis, Missouri. He is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars Associations. He and his wife Tara have two grown children.

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executive team

Jon Allman

President and CEO
Jon Allman
President and CEO

Jon Allman is President & Chief Executive Officer of Endeavors, a national non-profit of 500 employees based in San Antonio, Texas providing community-based services, Veteran services, and emergency services to the US and Puerto Rico. 

Mr. Allman graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Arkansas in 1987, where he completed the Air Force ROTC program. During his 20-year career in the Air Force, he flew combat missions while leading the only dedicated aeromedical evacuation squadron in Europe as Director of Operations. In October 2000, Mr. Allman piloted the MacKay Trophy award-winning mission to Aden Yemen, rescuing critically wounded survivors from the terrorist attack on the USS Cole.

Mr. Allman serves on the board of directors of the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce and is Chairman for the Urban Alliance, a San Antonio based housing initiative for people with disabilities.

Mr. Allman has earned an MA in administration from Webster University in St Louis, Missouri. He is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and Veterans of Foreign Wars Associations. He and his wife Tara have two grown children.

Chip Fulghum

Chief Operating Officer
Chip Fulghum
Chief Operating Officer

Prior to his employment at Endeavors, Mr. Fulghum experienced a successful career within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where he oversaw all aspects of the Department’s management programs, including financial, human capital, information technology, procurement, security, and asset management.

Beginning first as the Budget Director within the Office of the Chief Financial Officer (CFO), and later being confirmed by the Senate as the Department’s CFO, Mr. Fulghum had stewardship of internal controls to reduce waste, fraud, and abuse across DHS, leading the formulation and execution of the Department’s $90B budget. 

As his career progressed with the DHS, Mr. Fulghum was named Deputy Under Secretary for Management, where he provided support and guidance to the department’s acquisition oversight process and represented DHS in a number of management-related interagency committees. Toward the end of his career with DHS, Mr. Fulghum twice served as the Senior Official Performing the Duties of the Deputy Secretary, followed by his appointment as the Acting Under Secretary for Management, the Department’s number three official. In 2019, Mr. Fulghum was announced as a Presidential Rank Award honoree and was recognized as a Distinguished Executive for his exemplary service as Deputy Under Secretary for Management at the DHS.

Prior to joining the DHS, Mr. Fulghum served as a U.S. Air Force officer for 28 years, rising to the rank of Colonel.  He is a graduate of the Air War College, the Air Command and Staff College, Professional Military Comptroller School, and Squadron Officer School. He holds a Masters of Business Administration from Golden Gate University in San Francisco, California, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History from The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.

Steve Lefever

Chief Financial Officer
Steve Lefever
Chief Financial Officer

Steve is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) with BBA in Accounting from the University of Texas at San Antonio. He has over 35 years of experience in finance and accounting with over 25 years as CFO in both the distribution and service industries. Prior to becoming a CFO, his experience included auditing and banking. Steve has served on the Finance Committee of the San Antonio Area Girl Scouts as and has been appointed and served on numerous Boards locally and internationally dealing with both business and social issues. Steve oversees all areas on accounting and finance and recently joined the agency in 2017.

Danny Hernandez

Chief Human Resources Officer
Danny Hernandez
Chief Human Resources Officer

Danny holds a diverse human resources background that includes experience in a variety of positions in both the military and the private sector. Throughout his career, he has managed various HR functions including staffing, employee relations, benefits, education, and corporate training. He has worked as an Equal Employment Opportunity Trainer for the Department of Defense, and Department of Homeland Security, as well as for international clients. He possesses a graduate degree in Human Resources Management from Webster University, is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Management through Sullivan University, and is a certified Professional in Human Resources (PHR).  Other professional certifications include Mediator, Facilitator, EEO Specialist, and EEO Program Manager.

Mark McNulty

Chief Information Officer
Mark McNulty
Chief Information Officer

Mark has 15 years of experience working in Information Technology. He began his career in technology after graduating from Texas State University with an emphasis in technology and management. Throughout his career, Mark has played a key role in many systems and software implementations, acted as a lead for several IT projects, and helped to maintain system infrastructures. He has spent the past five years implementing an industry-wide shift to the cloud and developing a strategy for future growth. Mark has worked diligently to develop structured IT policies and protocols, procure and implement enhanced products for each program, and optimizing the use of technology throughout the company.

Traci Gomez

Chief Development Officer
Traci Gomez
Chief Development Officer

Mrs. Gomez focuses on strategic direction and development of Endeavors’ services. Her priorities include expanding Endeavors individual and major gifts program and increasing donor and volunteer engagement. With a track record of over 20 years of extensive experience leading successful grants, fundraising and outreach efforts, Traci will maximize philanthropic support for our work. She formerly served as Chief of Community Engagement for the San Antonio Humane Society. During her tenure, she led a team to build the shelter’s multi-million-dollar annual fundraising campaigns. Prior to the Humane Society she was the President and CEO at the Children’s Bereavement Center of South Texas, where she successfully engaged and stewarded significant individual gifts and built collaborative, major fundraising campaigns in support of grieving children and their families in San Antonio. Traci also served as Executive Director at the YMCA of Williamson County. She is a graduate of The University of Texas at Austin, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in psychology.

Erica Contreras

Chief Learning Officer
Erica Contreras
Chief Learning Officer

Erica worked 18 years in the financial services industry prior to joining Endeavors in January 2020.

She earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology from University of Houston and a Master’s in Business Administration from University of St. Thomas in Houston, Texas. Erica has a passion for promoting literacy, civil rights, and education.

She is an active LULAC member and enjoys volunteering time as a professional speaker with organizations such as Association of Financial Professionals, Future Business Leaders of America, San Antonio Dress for Success, Houston’s Hispanic Forum and many others across the country.

Her current certifications include Professional in Human Resources, Certified Professional Coach, Myers Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI), and Emotional Intelligence (EQ-I 2.0/EQ 360).
Her favorite roles and free time are dedicated to being an aunt, godmother, and explorer in traveling internationally.

Marisa Gibson

Executive Assistant to the President & CEO
Marisa Gibson
Executive Assistant to the President & CEO

Marisa Gibson is a United States Air Force Veteran, where she served more than 20 years as a Paralegal Specialist. Before taking on her role at Endeavors, Marisa spent time raising her 5 children after retiring from the military. She holds an Associate’s Degree in Paralegal Studies from the Community College of the Air Force and is actively pursuing her Bachelor’s Degree in Health and Human Services through the University of Phoenix.

Connie Garner

Executive Assistant to the COO
Connie Garner
Executive Assistant to the COO

senior directors

Dr. Jill Palmer

Senior Director of Clinical Operations
Dr. Jill Palmer
Senior Director of Clinical Operations

Jill Palmer, a Navy Veteran, Licensed Clinical Social Worker and 2019 graduate of the Doctor of Social Work program at the University of Tennessee with a research focus on Veterans, suicide prevention and quality of life. Dr. Palmer has nine years of leadership experience through both the Navy and the private sector. She has led teams of social workers, psychiatrists, and other personnel; provided program oversight for multiple programs; developed policies and procedures to implement evidence-based practices; and has managed program budgets. With over 16 years of experience as a licensed clinical social worker, she is experienced in treating trauma, depression and anxiety in children, families, Veterans, and active duty populations. Jill is passionate about leading healthy, productive, innovative teams.

Dr. David Hernandez

Senior Director of Emergency Services
Dr. David Hernandez
Senior Director of Emergency Services

David Hernandez graduated with a B.A. in Sociology from Hobart College in Geneva, New York. He joined the Rochester Police Department in 1985, where he went on to command the Technical Services Section, Special Operations Section, and Special Criminal Investigations Section. After 21 years of service, David retired and accepted the position of Chief of Police and Director of Public Safety at the University of Texas San Antonio. David worked for Haven for Hope as their Senior Director of Campus Operations. After 8 years at Haven, David joined Endeavors as the Director of Emergency Services overseeing Disaster Case Management Programs in four states, including Puerto Rico. David has a M.A. in Public Administration, a Doctorate in Educational Leadership, and is a graduate of the F.B.I. National Academy, Session 217. He is a licensed Texas Peace Officer and a Reserve Deputy with the Bexar County Sheriff’s Department.

Annie Erickson

Senior Director of Veteran and Community Based Services
Annie Erickson
Senior Director of Veteran and Community Based Services

Annie has nearly 30 years of combined experiences in banking, healthcare, government and social service industries, giving her a well-rounded skill set to lead Endeavors’ Veteran and Community Based Services. Annie serves as Co-Chair of the Successfully Aging and Living in San Antonio (SALSA) Steering Committee, is a member of the TXServes San Antonio Advisory Board, a member of Wishes for Military Heroes, and Committee Chair for Alzheimer’s Memory Gala. Annie has an Executive Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration and a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, both from Trinity University.

Andrew Lorenzen-Strait

Senior Director for Migrant Services & Federal Affairs
Andrew Lorenzen-Strait
Senior Director for Migrant Services & Federal Affairs

Andrew Lorenzen-Strait serves as Senior Director for Migrant Services & Federal Affairs and has been with Endeavors since early 2020.

In his role, Andrew leads a nationwide team of dedicated professionals in providing critical social services to migrants, including unaccompanied children and families. Additionally, he leads Endeavors' government affairs practice, advancing our mission and core values through Federal government program development and procurement opportunities.

With over 15 years of experience, Andrew is a recognized expert in migrant protection and advocacy. Before joining Endeavors, he served as the Director of Children and Family Services at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS) where he oversaw a national network of faith-based and non-profit partners that provided foster care and case management services to unaccompanied immigrant children.

Prior to his work at LIRS, Andrew began his Federal service as a Presidential Management Fellow for the U.S. Department of Justice. He later served as the country's first national migrant Public Advocate U.S. within the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE). While at ICE, Andrew was the Deputy Assistant Director for Custody Management and led humanitarian programming in LGBTQ care, language access, religious services, legal access, mental health, disability accommodation, segregation oversight, parental rights, and trauma-informed care.

At both DHS and ICE, Andrew launched new alternatives to detention programs for individuals seeking asylum in the U.S. One such program, The Family Case Management Program (FCMP), tested whether providing access to holistic community-based services for eligible families released from DHS custody could mitigate flight risk and promote compliance with legal immigration obligations and has been regularly referenced by political leaders and immigration policy experts as a way-forward for immigration enforcement.

Andrew holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from the University of California at Irvine, a Juris Doctorate with an emphasis in child advocacy from Whittier Law School, and a certificate in National Security Leadership Decision-Making from the U.S. government. He is a member of the U.S. Supreme Court Bar, and in 2007 was recognized by the Governor of Maryland as the state's Pro Bono Attorney of the Year for his legal aid activities in Prince George's County, MD. He lives near Annapolis, MD, with his husband, two daughters, and son.

Elique Guerra

Program Director of Endeavors Unlimited
Elique Guerra
Program Director of Endeavors Unlimited

Elique, has over 10 years of operations, management, and organizational leadership experience in various roles. He has served his community as a Firefighter/EMT for 11 years. More recently, he was responsible for ongoing operations at the largest industrial laundry facility in the Southern US with a P&L of $9 million. He possesses a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and is a Certified Assistant Project Manager. He has extensive experience in training, profit maximization, business operations, six sigma principles, and building and developing teams. Elique is currently pursuing his Project Management Professional with the PMI.

Jay Pantusa

Senior Director of Strategic Planning and Process Improvement
Jay Pantusa
Senior Director of Strategic Planning and Process Improvement

Jay has a diverse business background that includes 25 years of experience of operationalizing compliance, process mapping, and data analysis. He has a creative approach to problem solving and the dual ability to think strategically yet focus on developing and operationalizing standardized repeatable business processes. His job responsibilities also include maintaining industry accreditations for major programs and processing data on Key Performance Indicators to provide management with program and organizational support performance measurements. Jay holds an MBA as well as a BBA in Management with a concentration in Marketing as well as various other Business and Service designations. Jay is active in his church and civic organizations and continues to serve in various leadership positions in both.

Jeffrey Jewell

Compliance Officer
Jeffrey Jewell
Compliance Officer


Jeff is a highly qualified Financial Manager and Compliance Officer with over 34 years of experience in Financial Management, Compliance, Quality Assurance, Strategy, Process Improvement, Project Management, and Communications. Jeff recently served as the Chief of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Financial Services Center, Travel Services Division in Austin, TX for 7 years (Air Staff Equivalent Position). Prior to his tenure with the VA, he served in United States Air Force for 23 years and as an Air Force Civilian Financial Services Officer for 4 years. His Air Force experience includes Financial and Compliance positions at Squadron, Group, Wing, Major Command, Inspector General, DoD Joint Service, and National Intelligence levels. Jeff holds a Bachelors in Organizational Leadership and an Undergraduate Certificate in Project Management from Colorado State University-Global, as well as an AAS in Financial Management from the Community College of the Air Force. He is also a certified Contracting Officer Representative and holds a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification and is a Lean Six Sigma Champion. Jeff has been an avid community volunteer throughout his career and served as a Certified National Alliance for Youth Sports Head Coach for 20 years. He is a member of the American Society of Military Comptrollers (ASMC), Project Management Institute (PMI), and International Association of Risk and Compliance Professionals (IARCP). He and his wife Barbara have four grown children and seven grandchildren. Jeff oversees the Corporate Compliance Program and joined the Endeavors team in October of 2019.

Feliece Murrell

Senior Director of Talent Development
Feliece Murrell
Senior Director of Talent Development

Benjamin Miranda, Jr.

Director of Operational Impact & Outreach
Benjamin Miranda, Jr.
Director of Operational Impact & Outreach

Benjamin Miranda, Jr. is the Director of Operational Impact & Outreach where he identifies community needs, develops, coordinates, and implements plans designed to increase existing services and capture new opportunities for program expansion and growth. In addition, he leads outreach efforts in support of the Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors-El Paso's mission to provide high quality, accessible, and integrated mental health care to Veterans, Service Members, and their families. Benjamin is a 24-year veteran of the United States Air Force, who rose to the Air Force’s highest rank of Chief Master Sergeant. He deployed in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, UNIFIED RESPONSE, and to multiple counter-drug operations in Latin America. He holds a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Walden University. Benjamin also serves as a Commissioner for the Texas Military Preparedness Commission appointed by the Texas Governor and sits in the Board of Directors for the Chamber of El Paso, American Red Cross-West Texas, El Paso Homeless Coalition-Continuum of Care, Chair for the Chamber’s Military and Veteran Affairs Committee, and is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Air Force Sergeants Associations.

Trenton Clark

Director of Financial and Operational Impact
Trenton Clark
Director of Financial and Operational Impact

Trenton has over 25 years of Professional experience leading, raising funds and completing strategic planning for mission driven not for profits. He has helped to develop successful new program efforts, to include Disaster Case Management, Veterans Housing Stability Program, a Senior Citizen homeless Prevention Program, and work securing funding for Family Homeless Prevention and Transitional Housing Programs.Prior to joining Endeavors Trenton spent 5 years with SAMMinistries as Vice President of Programs and 12 years with Catholic Charities of Northern New York where he served as the St. Lawrence County Director.

Basel Mousslly

Deputy Director for Migrant Services
Basel Mousslly
Deputy Director for Migrant Services

Basel Mousslly is the Deputy Director for Migrant Services at Endeavors. He has over a decade of professional experience in leading teams to create, coordinate, and implement innovative programs that promote the safety and welfare of migrant families and other vulnerable populations. Basel currently oversees a portfolio of national programs provided to unaccompanied migrant children and asylum-seeking adults. Prior to joining Endeavors, Basel was the Program Manager for Migrant Services at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service (LIRS). He led LIRS’s respite services offered to migrants arriving through the U.S. southern border. Additionally, Basel developed and implemented a handful of successful integration programs offered to resettled refugees domestically and displaced populations internationally.

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