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Dolores K. Schroeder, J.D., M.S.W. (she/her/hers)
Chief Executive Officer

Dolores Schroeder currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer of RAICES, furthering her family’s legacy of service to others and a lifelong commitment to social justice and human rights advocacy.

Dolores has extensive c-suite business and legal experience and has navigated multi-faceted projects involving cross-cultural and cross-border issues in the public, private, and non-governmental organization sectors. Her distinguished leadership roles include managing large complex organizations, having formerly served as the operational head of North, Latin, and South Americas for a large publicly traded company in roles with responsibility for strategy development and oversight in budgeting, finance, risk management, and operational execution.

With a robust history in for-profit and not-for-profit corporations, Dolores has a strong background in policy development and governance and extensive experience in government contracting. Prior to commencing her tenure as CEO of RAICES, Dolores served as a member of the RAICES Board of Directors for two years, including the role of chair, founding member of the Governance Committee, chair of the Compliance Committee, and member of the Finance and Nominations Committees. Her proven commitment to ethical principles is supported by her practical processes and outcomes.

Dolores began her career as a medical social worker and attorney in the not-for-profit sector. She received a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Saint Mary’s College, Notre Dame, Indiana, and a Master of Social Work from Loyola University of Chicago School of Social Work, including a concentration in healthcare and yearlong practicum conducting child abuse and neglect assessments and investigations at Children’s Memorial Hospital in Chicago. She received a Juris Doctor from Loyola University of Chicago School of Law and a Master of Natural Resources from Virginia Tech University.

As the daughter of a Mexican immigrant and a second-generation Slovak American, Dolores’s multi- cultural upbringing gave her a strong pride for her ethnicity and heritage, with an appreciation of ethnic, cultural, racial, and religious diversity that is especially important to her. Her international career included working and living in London, United Kingdom, and Sydney, Australia, and traveling across continents from Latin America to Asia Pacific exploring new cultures and regions.

Dolores maintains affiliations with Corporate Counsel Women of Color, Lawyers for the Creative Arts, and Texas Bar Online Legal Advice Clinic. She is licensed to practice law in Texas and Illinois.

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Anna L. Flores (she/her/hers)
Chief Financial Officer

Anna Flores has a deep desire to make a difference in her community, and she pairs that desire with her impressive financial leadership experience in the not-for-profit sector at RAICES, where she oversees Finance and Operations.

Through data-driven approaches, Anna supports the leadership team in making decisions, while simultaneously ensuring the long-term financial health of the organization. She has proven leadership skills and works collaboratively across all functions to support RAICES’ mission.

Anna most recently served as Controller for Goodwill Industries of San Antonio. She oversaw the accounting operations for the not-for-profit organization with a $105 million dollar budget that included retail, federal contracts, and Workforce Development grants.

Previously, Anna spent many years as Chief Financial Officer for the Community Action Corporation of South Texas. At the time, the organization employed 600 Texans across 17 counties, with programs including: Head Start, Federally Qualified Health Centers, Early Childhood Intervention, Utility Assistance, Weatherization, Teen Pregnancy Prevention, Nutrition Program (Meals on Wheels), Veterans Assistance, and Community Services Block Grants.

As part of her commitment to making a difference in her community and at work, Anna launched and taught a GED program for 40 South Texas students and fundraised and organized events providing free shoes and school uniforms to 3,000 elementary school students. She was also instrumental in bringing Dress for Success to Corpus Christi, having written the local chapter’s business plan and applied to become an affiliate — before completing successful tenures as the affiliate’s President of the Board of Directors and Treasurer.

Anna received her Master of Business Administration from the University of Incarnate Word in Corpus Christi. She earned her Bachelor of Business Administration, Emphasis in Accounting, from Texas A&M University in Kingsville.

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Kim Mattheson (she/her/hers)
Chief Human Resources Officer

Kim Mattheson is a Human Resources professional with over 20 years of experience working in higher education, legal services, social services, and healthcare. Her areas of expertise include: Training Curriculum and Facilitation; Employee Relations; Regulatory Compliance and Records Management; Benefits Administration; and Project Management.

Prior to joining RAICES, Kim served as the President of Human Resources at HCA Healthcare, providing Strategic HR And Talent Consulting to the Executive Team at the San Antonio corporate office and HCA lines of business within their divisions. During her six years at HCA Healthcare, Kim partnered with the executive leadership team to analyze and prioritize the critical business challenges faced by the organization and deploy appropriate HR interventions in collaboration with appropriate center of excellence team members, including staffing/labor management; acquisitions and vendor relations; organizational development; and employee engagement.

Kim has held a number of other positions in the field of Human Resources, including Director of Human Resources and Risk Management at Boysville Inc. and, subsequently, HR Administrator at Texas Lutheran University, where she was responsible for guiding and managing the overall provision of Human Resources services and policies for higher education and not-for-profit, social-services agencies.

Today, Kim leads RAICES in managing talent development and human capital initiatives for the organization. She assists in developing the organization’s plans and programs, particularly from the perspective of the impact on people. Kim coaches and leads the HR team to deliver excellence and efficiencies in all aspects of the organization’s day-to-day and overall HR and recruiting operations including, but not limited to, talent acquisition, onboarding and exit interviews, leadership development, training, benefits management, compensation planning, policy setting, performance evaluations, employee relations, and employee engagement.

Kim has held a certification as Senior Professional Human Resources (SPHR) since 2011 and was certified for the new SHRM-SCP designation in 2015. She earned an LLM in Health Law and Policy from Hofstra University and a joint J.D./M.B.A. Law/Business degree from Nova Southeastern University.

Email: [email protected]

Faisal Al-Juburi (he/him/his)
Vice President, Development
Interim Vice President, Communications and Marketing

Faisal Al-Juburi is a strategic partnerships specialist committed to advancing social justice through activist philanthropy. He has served the not-for-profit sector for over 15 years, positioning dynamic public and private partnerships that facilitate lasting social impact.

Faisal’s credits include leading the philanthropy, volunteerism, and communications teams at the migrant justice not-for-profit RAICES; negotiating the merger of Bridges of Understanding into Soliya, a pioneer in Virtual Exchange education with headquarters in New York and Tunisia; heading the public health and environmental initiative MillionTreesNYC; serving as a corporate relations specialist at the Kennedy Center, where he advised on “Arabesque: Arts of the Arab World” and leveraged special events for expansive sponsorships; and working with Ford’s Theatre to launch “The Abraham Lincoln Bicentennial Campaign,” a $60 million effort that reinvented the historic site as an education and leadership campus.

Standing at the intersection of art and administration, Faisal has also executive produced myriad experiential tributes in honor of trailblazing global citizens, including Reem Acra, Heather Headley, Halima Aden, and Julie Taymor, and creative-directed the 70th anniversary celebration of Rodgers & Hammerstein’s South Pacific, featuring opera star Isabel Leonard and immigrant rights activist Jose Antonio Vargas.

A first generation Iraqi American, Faisal is extensively trained in advanced and anti-oppression dialogue facilitation. He currently resides in Manhattan, where he leads the Board of Directors for Rosie’s Theater Kids alongside the organization’s namesake Rosie’ O’Donnell.

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