San Antonio, Texas
President and CEO of the Mexican American Catholic College.
At MACC, led the transition from a Cultural Center to a Catholic College that offers B.A. and M.A. degrees in pastoral ministry. Has worked for more than 30 years in a variety of ministries — as a teacher, youth minister, a chaplain to incarcerated people, and a community organizer. Founder of JOVEN, a nonprofit youth organization. Former appointee to the White House Council for Faith Based and Community Partnerships. Recognized by Catholic Charities USA as “…a national champion of the poor” with the 2010 “Keep the Dream Alive Award” in honor of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. Catholic.