Our Staff

Download a list of our legal leadership and their areas of expertise

San Antonio

Board of Directors

Affiliations listed for identification only

Jennifer Walker Gates | Chair
Attorney, JLW Immigration Law Group

Maddy Dwertman | Vice Chair
Attorney, Baker Botts LLP

Josh Caballero | Secretary
Community Engagement Officer, City of Waco

John Donisi | Treasurer

Valerie Barker | Attorney, Slyden Grubert Beard

Ben Bui | Operations Manager, Stripe

Montserrat Garibay | Assistant Deputy Secretary & Director in the Office of English Language Acquisition, Office of Secretary of U.S Department of Education

Arlene Lyons | Community Leader

Rebecca Matsumura | Associate, Fenwick & West

Melissa Ortega | AI/ML Analyst

Graciela Cigarroa | Attorney, CentroMed

LaQuetta Washington | Consultant, Slalom

Moshmee Kalamkar | Auditor, The University of Texas System

Kirk Yoshida | Researcher


Leadership Council

Our Leadership Council is made up of distinguished individuals from communities served by our local offices. They act as ambassadors to the community, and work to expand our supporters and resources by leveraging professional networks and personal spheres of influence.

John Antonelli | Founder & Owner, CEO, Antonelli’s Cheese

Kendall Antonelli | Founder & Owner, President, Antonelli’s Cheese

Michael Buratti | Program/Project Manager

Mélat | Award Winning Musician

Celeste Quesada | Creative Director, Producer, Real Estate

Rose Reyes | San Antonio Office President, Giant Noise

Cecile Richards | Co-Founder, Supermajority

Geronimo Rodriguez | Chief Advocacy Officer, Ascension Texas

Alfred Solano | Vice President, Waco Family Medicine Foundation

Becky Pastner | Philanthropic Advisor & Leadership Coach

LaRaine DuPuy | Community Volunteer

Waco Advisory Committee


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