Becky is the director of Philanthropy Advocates, a collaboration with Educate Texas. She has experience in both the nonprofit and policy fields. Prior to CFT, Becky worked in the Texas Legislature for a member of the Texas House Committee on Public Education and the Texas House Committee on Appropriations, Article III Subcommittee. She started her career as a graduate assistant at the Greater Texas Foundation
Becky holds a bachelor's degree in French and international studies from the University of Evansville in Indiana and a master’s degree in public service and administration from the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University.
Becky grew up in a military family, attending several states’ public schools as her family frequently moved around the country. Her childhood educational experiences, coupled with her time as a volunteer English teacher in Paris during a university study abroad, led Becky to her passion for education issues.
Community Leadership / Board ServiceBecky serves on the board for the Austin chapter of the Young Nonprofit Professionals Network as VP of Communications. She is a state policy lead for the Austin Young Chamber.
Favorite Aspect of CFT
"I am energized by the passion my colleagues have for their work and the collective mission we all have to support and improve our communities."
"The biggest adventure you can ever take is to live the life of your dreams."
— Oprah Winfrey