Foundation Leadership

President & CEO


Roslyn Dawson Thompson
President & CEO

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Karen Neuroth
Executive Administrative Assistant
214-525-5300

Development & Communications

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Shawn L. Wills, CFRE
Senior Vice President - Development
214-525-5318


Ashley Lindsay
Senior Director - Annual Giving
214-525-5311

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Caroline Mandel
Director - Corporate & Foundation Giving 
214-525-5324

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Jessica Weidman
Manager - Donor Relations 
214-525-5315

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Kristyn Senters
Director - Communications 
214-525-5323

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Susan Walters
Senior Director - Development Operations
214-525-5314

Grants & Research


Dena L. Jackson, Ph.D.
Senior Vice President - Grants & Research
214-525-5308

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Mary Valadez
Senior Director - Grants
214-525-5307


Lauren Hradecky Blitzer
Senior Director - Economic Security
214-525-5309

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Shonda Barnett
Manager - Grants & Research
214-525-5301

Finance & Operations


Dawn Hooper
Vice President - Operations & Finance
214-525-5305

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Karen Bell
Office Manager
214-525-5306


Soracha Petersen
Senior Manager - Accounting
214-525-5302

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