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Our Team

Meet some of the people who work to improve access to education, income and health from inside United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. The passion and dedication of our team enables us to lead a community-wide movement for lasting change.

Senior Leadership

Jennifer Sampson

McDermott-Templeton President & CEO

Susan Hoff

Chief Strategy & Impact Officer

Kathy Limmer

Chief Growth Officer

Rebecca Billings

Chief Financial Officer

Community Impact

Daniel Bouton

Senior Director, Family & Community Health

Kelem Butts

Vice President, Corporate Relations

Jennifer Clark

Director Innovation

Alicia Crews

Senior Administrative Assistant

Ashley Douglas

Vice President, Southern Dallas Thrives

Hillary Evans

Vice President Policy and Advocacy

Caty Field

Senior Manager of Data Entry and Continuous Quality Improvement

Rosemary Grougnet

Senior Administrative Assistant

Ivan Guerrero

Healthcare Navigator

Catlin Hale

Director, Pathways to Work

Jasmine Hillman

Senior Manager, Innovation

LaVonda Howell

Director, Provider Support & Training

Felecia Hunter-Burnett

Rental Assistance Navigator

Allison Iyescas

Director, Grants & Public Funding

Nailah Johnson

Director, Texas Home Visting Programs

Cathy Lee

Director, Education and Career Services

Angela Leland

TI Fellow

Greg Mangum

Vice President, Financial Stability Planning & Coordination

Chara McGill

Manager, Navigation Services

LaShaila Mitchum

Director, Southern Dallas Thrives

Ann Montgomery

Vice President, Innovation & Design

Kathryn Pate

Senior Manager, Innovation, Operations & Design

Mark Pollak

Senior Director, Community Impact Operations

Abigail Sharp

Vice President, Early Childhood Initatives

Maria Torres

Manager, Healthcare Access Services

Executive Office

Jen Reeves

Senior Director, Executive Office

Finance & Operations

Kwaku Boakye

Data Analyst

Dinari Caceres

Gift Processing Specialist

Corey Carter

Senior Manager , Gift Processing

Lisa Cook

Accountant, Healthcare Navigator Grant

Brenda Cooper

eBusiness Operations Specialist

Tamiya Dowell


Angela Floyd

Vice President, IT & Gift Processing

Raul Gonzales

Financial Planning Manager

Brett Haber

eBusiness Specialist

Deedee Johnson

CFO Senior Office Manager

Kendra Johnson

Director Human Resources

Rodney Jordan

Facilities Manager

Jayshree Mehta

Senior Manager of Early Childhood Accounting

Ellen Parr

Vice President & Controller

Linda Ramoz

Director, Accounting

Reva Reeves

Accounts Payable Administrator

Susana Rueda

Gift Processing Specialist

Connie Salsman


Yvette Williams

Senior Director, Salesforce Product Management


Hari Chan

Senior Director, Digital Content

Meg Costa

Director of Content

Melissa Koehler

Marketing Project Director

Damon Mitchell

Narrative Change Senior Manager

Alex Northington

Vice President, Marketing

Victor Rosas

Multimedia Graphic Designer

Andres Tason

Head of Creative Studio

Gilbert Venegas

Senior Multimedia Graphic Designer

Resource Development

Deborah Arango

Director, Leadership Giving

Erica Brue

Special Projects and Events Coordinator

Jessica Cates

Senior Director, Events Strategy

Haley Chambers

Corporate Account Executive

Keturi DeLong

Senior Vice President, Corporate and Foundation Engagement

Cara Dudley

Senior Director, Engagement

Yuliana Galarza-Soto

Leadership Giving Officer

Brandi Gross

Senior Director, Development & Governance

Susan Hutcheson

Vice President, Leadership Giving

Danielle Ingold

Senior Director, Foundation Relations

Deepti Jain

Executive Director, CRM & Database Management

Brenda Krieger

Stewardship Specialist

Wendy Krizmanic

Corporate Account Executive

Maria Macias-Short

Corporate Account Executive

Lauren Parker

Director, Leadership Societies

Constance Short

Director, Donor Relations

Carshundra Watts

Manager, Volunteer Engagement

Jamie Winholtz

Senior Director, Leadership Giving

Jennifer Sampson

Jennifer Hilton Sampson is the McDermott-Templeton President & CEO of United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, the largest social change organization focused on improving access to education, income and health in North Texas. Jennifer’s vision for United Way includes integrating emerging fundraising markets, strategically incorporating innovative uses of technology, and strengthening collaborative partnerships throughout the region.

Since her appointment as CEO and president in 2011, Jennifer has built community confidence in United Way’s mission and impact priorities and achieved unprecedented results in resource development. This catalytic approach to philanthropy is yielding organizational capacity, strategic value and efficiency for the donor community, while creating lasting social change.

A committed community advocate, Jennifer has served in leadership roles for numerous organizations in North Texas throughout her career. She serves on the local boards of the Commit! Partnership, City Year Dallas, The Hockaday School and the Business and Community Advisory Council of the Dallas Federal Reserve Bank. She is a member of the Young President’s Organization, the International Women’s Forum Dallas, the Dallas Assembly and the Dallas Charter 100. Jennifer is also a sustaining member of the Junior League of Dallas. Jennifer was named Woman of the Year by the Women’s Council of Dallas County and a Distinguished Alumnis by Dallas Regional Chamber Leadership Dallas and was recognized as one of the youngest recipients of the Baylor Distinguished Alumni Award. Jennifer and her husband, Edward, have one son, Hilton.

Susan Hoff

Susan Hoff serves as Chief Strategy & Impact Officer for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas. Before joining the United Way team in 2009, Susan was the CEO and president of ChildCareGroup and, prior to that, was the executive director of Educational First Steps.

In addition to senior leadership roles, Susan’s professional experience includes the positions of teacher, child care center director and parent educator. She is a highly sought-after trainer and public speaker, is an accomplished fund developer and has developed curricula and educational publications for children and adults. Susan is a well-known children’s advocate at the local, state and national levels. She is the co-founder, with Margery Miller, of the Great Girls Network, a platform for women from all walks of life to lift up and inspire one another. Susan serves on the boards of Early Matters Dallas, the Texas Partnership for Out of School Time (TXPOST) and the Essilor Vision Foundation – Americas. She was appointed by Mayor Mike Rawlings to the board of Workforce Solutions Dallas County in 2012, 2015 and 2018. She is also a past president of the Texas Association for the Education of Young Children and past board chair of Social Venture Partners Dallas, First3Years and the Junior League of Richardson.

Rebecca Billings

Rebecca Billings brings 20 years of nonprofit experience and leadership to United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, having led finance, operations and administrative functions at The Salvation Army, American Heart Association, and most recently as CFO with the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Society, Inc. She is a graduate of University of Phoenix with a MBA in Accounting.

Chief Financial Officer

Kathy Limmer

Kathy Limmer serves as the Chief Growth Officer for United Way of Metropolitan Dallas, responsible for building, growing and sustaining strong relationships with donors to strengthen United Way’s ability to pursue its mission of creating the opportunity for all North Texans to thrive.

Prior to joining United Way of Metropolitan Dallas Kathy spent nine years as the Assistant Head of School for Advancement at the Taipei American School. Prior to the Taipei American School, she was the Director of Development and External Affairs at The Hockaday School in Dallas, Texas. Her additional experience includes positions as the Associate Dean for Advancement for Humanities and Social Sciences at Texas Christian University and the Director of Development for The School of Social Work at Tulane University. She holds a CFRE certification, a BA from Texas Tech University, an MA from The George Washington University, and an EdD from the University of Southern California.