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In her role as managing director, Weslie is the driving force behind the financial success of Educate Texas. Her role extends to the development, implementation and maintenance of processes and procedures aimed at fostering financial stability, responsibility and transparency across all programs.


Before embarking on her journey with Educate Texas, Weslie was CFO at Ability Connection Texas, a North Texas Giving Day nonprofit partner. In this role, she expertly managed resources supported by both public and philanthropic funding. Beyond her financial responsibilities, Weslie also spearheaded critical functions such as information systems, risk management and human resources.


Weslie's career also includes work as the finance and administration leader at YPO, a prominent global nonprofit membership organization. Her dedication to financial excellence and commitment to ensuring mission-driven organizations' success have been at the core of her professional journey.


Weslie holds a Master of Business Administration from Southern Methodist University's Cox School of Business.

Joined CFT


Favorite Aspect of CFT

"My favorite part of working at CFT is the kindness and compassion of the employees and leadership team. The passion for our mission runs deep and is evident in every conversation around the office."

Favorite Quote

"Do not go where the path may lead; go instead where there is no path and leave a trail."

— Ralph Waldo Emerson