- Board of Directors
- Executive Team
- National Leadership Cabinet
- Building Neighborhoods That Work Committee
Claudia Aguirre is President and CEO of BakerRipley, leading the agency to respond and evolve to the emerging communities we serve. Aguirre has been with the agency since 2010, where she led efforts for program development and developed innovative solutions for Houston communities. Read more about Claudia’s work with BakerRipley.
Kirk Rummel is BakerRipley’s Chief Administrative Officer and Chief Financial Officer. He is responsible for accounting, reporting, treasury, budgeting and financial analysis, as well as oversight of the Information Technology, Human Resources, and Facilities teams for the agency. Read more about Kirk’s work with BakerRipley.
Rene Solis is BakerRipley’s Chief Program Officer. In that role, he leads the operation of the Workforce Solutions Career Offices, Utility Assistance & Weatherization programs, Child Care subsidy programs, Veterans Services, and the Stay Connected Disaster Recovery initiatives. Read more about Rene’s work with BakerRipley.
Kate Birenbaum is BakerRipley’s General Counsel and Vice President of Governance. Kate provides legal counsel to all departments and divisions. She conducts trainings, develops policies, and assists in risk management. She also serves as a liaison to the Board for the Agency on governance and compliance matters. Read more about Kate’s work.
May Cahill joined BakerRipley with an established career in fundraising and grant development. As the Agency’s Chief Development Officer, May provides leadership and strategic direction in philanthropy, marketing, communications, and stakeholder cultivation.
Read more about May’s work with BakerRipley.
Steve Gomez is BakerRipley’s Chief of Special Projects. Steve focuses on the Agency’s internal processes and organizational development, ensuring a streamlined approach to maximize the level of service provided throughout our community with an engaged BakerRipley workforce. Read more about Steve’s work with BakerRipley
Regina Harris is BakerRipley’s Chief of Staff. Regina joined the Agency in 2020 as the Senior Advisor for the President’s Office. Since then, she has had additional roles, with her last promotion to Chief of Staff in October 2021. Read more about Regina’s work with BakerRipley.