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Who We Are


Passion Led Us Here

Our leadership team combines decades of private sector and non-profit management experience, skills and expertise to inspire not only the wider Fort Bend Women's Center team, but our local community. Their vision is to positively impact survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault by empowering passionate advocates to provide innovative programming and excellent client services, and to deliver improved outcomes for survivors with transparency to all stakeholders.

  • Vita Goodell, CEO
  • Leslie Wendland, Chief External Affairs Officer
  • Josh Brown, Chief Programs Officer
  • Donna Ramirez, Chief Financial Officer

Our work is overseen by a volunteer Board of Directors drawn from across our community, representing a wide range of skills and experience.

2021-22 Fort Bend Women’s Center Board of Directors

  • Heidi Modaro, President

    Founder, H.M. Business Consulting, LLC

  • Shanna Crain, President-Elect

    Business Development Manager, American Home Shield

  • Amy Lopez, Past President

    Executive Vice President of Sales/Design, McCoy Rockford Inc.

  • Jared Jameson, Treasurer

    CEO, WJ Interests

  • Anthony Damiano, Secretary

    Chief Product Officer, Orennia

  • Chelsea Nguyen

    Owner, CN Vision Image Consulting

  • Melissa Blanscet

    Retired Vice President of Project Management

  • Juliet Breeze

    CEO, Next Level Urgent Care

  • Lisette Clark

    Vice-President, Comerica Bank

  • Grace Stephens Dickson

    Director of Human Resources, PCCA

  • Michele Fisher

    Owner/Talent, Michele Fisher Voice Overs

  • Mindy Gross

    Retired President of Advertising & Marketing

  • Ashish Gupta

    Owner, Xanadu Equity

  • Farah Kamal

    Attorney, Kamal Law Firm

  • Stacey Kuithe

    Vice President /Sales & Marketing Director, Texas American Title

  • Deanne Shaw

    Vice President of Retail Services, Primeway Federal Credit Union

  • Sara Solo

    Skilled Nursing Home Administrator, Paradigm Healthcare Services

  • Cherie Young

    Owner/Agent, Assurance One of Texas, LLC

2021 Impact

  • Crisis Hotline Calls


  • Survivors and Children Served


  • Clients Receiving Emergency Shelter


  • Counseling Hours Provided


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