Board Leadership

Mimi Sterling, Chairperson

The Family Place

Lauren McKinnon, Vice Chair

Founder and CEO
Project Mockingbird

Jay Fenlaw, Treasurer

Ernst and Young

Jill Ibison Vessels, Secretary

Associate Principal

Yesenia Armijo Mendez

Compliance Manager

Fernando Salazar


Senior Diversity and Inclusion Consultant 
Blue Cross and Blue Shield, Texas

Randi Yarrell

Owner & Creative Director
Rae Lawson Events

Emma Haugh, Funding Chair

Senior Finance Director

Adam Powell

President & CEO
Communities in Schools of the Dallas Region

Monica Lira Bravo

Owner & Managing Attorney
Lira Bravo Law

Shelle Carrig

Vice President, Global Real Estate Advisor 
Briggs Freeman Sotheby’s International Realty

Charles Brant

DLR Group

Lauren Berry

Vice President
Sustainability & External Affairs, Lapis Energy

Ben Magill

Associate Vice Chancellor, Economic Opportunity 
Dallas College

Mike Covert

Co-Founder and Managing Partner 
Capo Commerce 

Cameron Hernholm

Chief Philanthropy Officer
Nexus Recovery Center 

Bianca Boutell, Fundraising Chair

Tribeca Capital, LLC | Air Force Veteran

Keenan Delaney

The Rockridge Group

Chris Turner

Chief Financial Officer
Yum Brands

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We are always looking for new board members to share their talents, time and resources. Please reach out if you’d like to join the board.