Our Team

Our dedicated and professionally trained staff members at Girls Inc. of San Antonio have the experience, skills and passion to make a difference in the lives of girls. They are the driving force to helping girls succeed and become strong, smart, and bold.

Amber Marcil

Data & Registration Coordinator
(210) 298-5860

Anissa Resendez

Program Facilitator
(210) 298-5867

Belén Plasencia

Associate Program Manager
(210) 298-5881

Emily Perez

Community Outreach and VOCA Facilitator
(210) 298-5878

Emma Edalatpour

Program Faciltator
(210) 298-5880

Esjade Wolford

Youth Case Manager
(210) 298-5877

Gaby Gastelum

Lead Program Facilitator
(210) 298-5874

Isabella DePaolo

MHM Case Manager
(210) 298-5876

Janelle Alvarado

Program Facilitator
(210) 298-5871

Karina Ortiz

Post-Secondary Success Coordinator
(210) 298-5872

Lea Rosenauer

President & Chief Executive Officer
(210) 298-5861

Linda Longoria

Center-Based Program Director
(210) 298-5868

Malorie Alvarez

Program Facilitator
(210) 298-5878

Sharese Butler

Finance and Administration Director
(210) 298-5864

Sherry Cook

Program & Operations Director
(210) 298-5862

Tyla Oliver

Eureka! Program Coordinator
(210) 298-5873

Board of Directors 2023-2024

Girls Inc. of San Antonio is governed by a volunteer board of directors comprised of respected community and business leaders from the San Antonio Area. Members of the board of directors volunteer their time to support the mission of inspiring girls to be strong, smart and bold.

Executive Committee

Melissa Unsell Smith

Chair, President & Founding Member, Rectify

Ruth Whitenton

Vice-Chair, Customer Success Architect, DocuSign

Lorrie Clark

Treasurer, Senior Tax Accountant, AT&T

Katherine Noll

Secretary, Attorney & Shareholder, Chamberlain Hrdlicka


Yvonne Addison

Owner/President, Addison Prime

Ariana Barbour

Communications and Marketing Director, Meals on Wheels San Antonio

Maureen Caspers

Supervisor LEAD, Valero

Cat Dizon

COO and Co-Founder, Active Capital

Stephanie Garcia

Business Development Specialist, Port San Antonio

Estrellita Garcia-Diaz

VP/CRA Officer, Jefferson Bank

Velma Guerra

Tax Manager, Covenant

Adrianna Jimenez

Associate Attorney, Chasnoff Mungia Valkenaar Pepping & Stribling, LLP

Carolina Roberts Lewis

Owner, Sorella Clothing Co.

Amanda Matthews

VP of Customer Experience, CyberFortress

Lisa McLin

Global Alliances & Channel Chief, Uniys

Sita McNab

Corporate Communications Senior Coordinator, Spurs Sports & Entertainment

Corinna Holt Richter

President & Chief Administrative Officer, Holt Cat

Sandra Salinas

HR Consulant, Law Offices of George Salinas

Tondre Schulte

Manager Legal Support, NuStar Energy L.P.

Scott Stephens

Social Care Manager, H-E-B

Dee Ward

Field Marketing Manager, Strategic Accounts, Alteryx

Alicia Wakely

Vice President, Commercial Real Estate Banking, Frost Bank

Alison Walgren

Central Texas Managing Principal, Deloitte

Guardian Advisory Board

The Guardian Advisory Board of Girls Inc. of San Antonio is a group of established strong, smart, and bold women brought together by their commitment and determination to support and encourage the continued growth and reach of the organization. Members of the Guardian Advisory Board are thoughtful community leaders, advocates for girls, and bring expert advice, resources and connections to Girls Inc.

Priscilla Hill-Ardoin

Betsy Baker

Kelley Frost, Ph.D.

Jenny Hall

Christine Altgelt Haynes

Heather Haynes

Harriet Marmon Helmle

Cristina Corbo Jennings

Bonnie Korbell

Amelita Mauzé

Nancy May

Dr. Dacia Napier

Martie Noll

Emilie Herrmann Petty

Susan D. Reed

Debbie Serot

Dr. Cynthia Teniente-Matson

Ashley Weaver

Linda Whitacre

Kristin Woods