Victor Azíos, Executive Director
In August 2009, Victor joined El Buen Samaritano with a 30-year background in education, human, social and health services and nonprofit administration. His highly diversified career portfolio includes work with organizations serving the needs of many different constituencies. Most recently, he served as a senior associate of The Annie E. Casey Foundation and as site team leader for its Neighborhood Transformation/Family Development Initiative Making Connections site in San Antonio .
Victor has worked with a diverse group of public entities to forge lasting partnerships on behalf of various constituencies. His career has been dedicated to the advancement of children through the empowerment of families and his efforts to strengthen communities. He has spent his accomplished career developing relationships and building partnerships within the Latino community, addressing early-childhood education, substance abuse, mental health, child welfare and foster-care matters at the local and national level.
He holds a bachelor's in psychology from the University of Houston and a master's in social casework from Boston College. His postgraduate experience includes work in social work education at Tulane University.
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Sandra Freitag, Deputy Director of Administration and Finance
At El Buen, Sandra manages all accounting and financial transactions as well as property management and best practices in utility conservations, efficiencies and safety measures.
In the five years she has been with El Buen Samaritano, Sandra has managed all accounts payable, receivable, organizational budget, grant and program budgets and secured maintenance contractors for all aspects of facilities management. Prior to joining El Buen, Sandra was a successful entrepreneur, founding and establishing two prosperous businesses since 1981. With more than 28 years of experience in business management, Sandra’s wealth of knowledge and skills ensure that El Buen Samaritano stays afloat year after year.
Sandra studied journalism at Texas A&M University and received TANO’s Nonprofit Leadership and Management Certificate in 2009.
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