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Alfred K. Flowers

Board Chairman
Alfred K. Flowers
Board Chairman

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. 

Berenice Villarreal

Vice Chairman
Berenice Villarreal
Vice Chairman

Berenice Villarreal currently serves as Vice Chairman and has been part of the Endeavors board for eight years. Berenice Villarreal holds the role of Senior Vice president and Chief Risk Officer at Randolph Brooks Federal Credit. Berenice joined RBFCU in 2006 as the Assistant Vice President of Internal Audit and has held leadership roles in the Business Services and Payments department. Most recently, she served as Senior Vice president of Consumer Lending. Prior to 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 concentrations in both Accounting and Finance. She holds her certification in public accountancy in Texas as well as Credit Union designations in Enterprise Risk Management (CUERME) and Compliance (NCCO).

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.

Javier Sandoval

Board Member
Javier Sandoval
Board Member

Javier Sandoval is one of the many great Endeavors Unlimited employees. He is a retired Marine who served this great country for 10yrs. Javier joined the Marine Corp in 1984 as a Dynamic Component Mechanic where he also trained as a gunner off the UHIN Huey in Somalia. In Somalia he was supporting four squadrons with dynamic components. He was the only quality assurance component mechanic in the country. On his downtime in Somalia he would do Embassy escorts for the Cornell which in many of times they took enemy fire. After retiring from the Marine Corp, Javier joined as a local police officer working in the gang unit. His trauma from the Marines eventually took a toll on his life and he began self-medicating to deal with the post-traumatic stress. Unaware of the services and benefits as a veteran, he became homeless and self-indulged as the days went by. It wasn’t until his brother referred him to Family Endeavors for a new beginning. There he would begin to attend counseling and would eventually become part of our team as a custodian in 2017. In 2019 Javier received a promotion to Custodial Lead, where he continues to grow as a vital part of Endeavors.

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.

Shannon Gowen

Chief Marketing Officer
Shannon Gowen
Chief Marketing Officer

Shannon Gowen has a diverse background in communications and marketing and arts administration. She has helped organizations to further develop their engagement efforts and media strategies. She began her career in non-profit administration after graduating from Texas State University with a Bachelors in Fine Arts. She has made major contributions to institutional initiatives through branding, marketing, and fundraising. Shannon is a Co-Founder and Director of the annual Four X Five Photo Fest, which is based in San Antonio. Shannon oversees all marketing and communications operations, is a member of the Executive Leadership team, and plays a key role in the organization’s strategic planning.

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 President & COO
Connie Garner
Executive Assistant to the President & COO

senior directors

Jeffery Jewell

Jeffery 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.

Dr. Jill Palmer

Dr. Jill Palmer
DSW, LCSW, 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.

David Hernandez

David Hernandez
Ed.D., 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

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.

Elique Guerra

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.

Dr. Cheryl Paulhus

Dr. Cheryl Paulhus
Clinic Director, Steven A. Cohen MFC at Endeavors, Killeen

Dr. Cheryl Paulhus is the Clinic Director for The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, Killeen, where she oversees the clinic’s operations.
Cheryl holds a Bachelor of Science in Dance and Psychology from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY, and a Doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Argosy University School of Professional Psychology in Florida.
Specializing in the field of trauma, she has advanced clinical training in both the treatment of trauma and in assessing forensic issues. She is currently a faculty member for the International Trauma Training Institute.
With 33-years of experience within the mental health field, Cheryl has worked in executive leadership, program management, and has served as a clinician and an educator. Prior to coming to Texas, she served as the Supervisor of Emergency Services for the city of Alexandria, VA. During her time in Virginia, Cheryl provided post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and crisis intervention for mental health trainings to police officers. She also provided expert witness testimony in the area of risk and senior consultation for high profile cases while in emergency services.
Cheryl is passionate and committed to the realization of the values, principles, and goals of integrated, holistic, and trauma-informed care addressing the mind, body, and spirit and is a Licensed Professional Counselor and a Registered Yoga Teacher with specialized training for the Military (Warriors at Ease, Level II Teacher).
In her spare time, Cheryl enjoys spending time with her grandchildren, teaching them how to swim, do yoga, and dance.

Jeanette James

Jeanette James
Clinic Director, Steven A. Cohen MFC at Endeavors, El Paso

Jeanette James is the Clinic Director for The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, El Paso. She is responsible for managing the day to day operations of the clinic, which provides mental health services for post-9/11 Veterans and military families.
Jeanette holds a Master of Science degree in Counseling for Mental Health from the University of Phoenix and has over nine years of leadership experience. Through holding a diverse range of management positions in social service nonprofit and for-profit agencies, she has garnered considerable experience serving victims of trauma, with much of her focus being on military/Veteran populations.
As the recipient of the 2019 "The Founder's Award" through Cohen Veterans Network (CVN), Jeanette has been recognized for her level of integrity, collaboration, and excellence as exemplified by the CVN founder, among other distinctions in the field.
Jeanette helps the Cohen Clinic lead efforts in providing a short-term treatment model utilizing evidence-based practices by modeling the application of these practices suited to meet the unique needs of the Veteran population. As an approved supervisor by the Beck Institute, she supervises others in the local clinic in providing Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), ensuring the fidelity of this practice.
In her spare time, Jeannette enjoys reading, hiking, and belly dancing. She is also a producer of self-help videos that she posts in an effort to benefit and inspire others.

Jay Pantusa

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.

Feliece Murrell

Feliece Murrell
Senior Director of Talent Development

Benjamin Miranda, Jr.

Benjamin Miranda, Jr.
Director of Operational Impact & Business Development

Benjamin Miranda, Jr. is the Director of Operational Impact & Business Development at Endeavors. 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 and military families. To help the Cohen Clinic appropriate the necessary mental health care advocacy and outreach operations, Benjamin is passionate about serving Veterans in the West Texas region.
Benjamin holds a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Walden University and served 24 years in the United States Air Force. Prior to retiring from the Air Force in 2017, Benjamin held the rank of Command Chief Master Sergeant and deployed in support of Operations ENDURING FREEDOM, IRAQI FREEDOM, NEW DAWN, UNIFIED RESPONSE, and to multiple counter-drug operations in Latin America.
A member of multiple organizations, Benjamin is a Commissioner for the Texas Military Preparedness Commission, serves as Co-Chair of the El Paso Chamber’s Military and Veterans Affairs Committee and the 151st Community Veterans Engagement Board, is a Board Member of the El Paso Homeless Coalition Continuum of Care, and is a lifetime member of the Disabled American Veterans and the Air Force Sergeants Associations.
Spending all of his free time with his family, Benjamin enjoys traveling and doing outdoor activities.

Dr. Scott P. Rheinschmidt

Dr. Scott P. Rheinschmidt
Clinic Director, Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors in San Antonio

Dr. Scott P. Rheinschmidt is the Clinic Director for The Steven A. Cohen Military Family Clinic at Endeavors, San Antonio, where he provides leadership to an extensive staff of professional counselors who provide services to over 300 Veterans and military families.
A military Veteran having served over 24 years, Scott’s time in the military included overseas deployments in support of OEF/OIF. Serving in the counseling profession for over 20 years in various capacities, Scott holds a supervisory credential in Professional Counseling, is a board-certified Clinical Hypnotherapist, and is a certified Trauma Treatment Provider.
He helps the Cohen Clinic by ensuring a well-equipped, organized, and trained staff fills the gap in counseling services needed by so many Veterans and their family members.
Scott’s activities outside of work include practicing Kung Fu and Tai Chi, as well as enjoying outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, and shooting sports.

Trenton Clark

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.

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