Luz E. Flores, Deputy Director leads the Development, Marketing, Communications, Information Technology, Facilities, Management Information System and the Human Resources departments. Luz also takes a major role assisting the Executive Director with strategic planning and board relations. She has over 25 years of experience in leadership roles with national nonprofit organizations. One of her recent accomplishments include leading the AVANCE marketing team to receive the “Non Profit Communications Team of the Year” award by the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA Houston-2012).
Luz holds a Bachelor of Arts and a Masters in Non Profit Management from Our Lady of the Lake University in San Antonio Texas, a Human Resources Certificate from Rice University, and is currently a Senior Fellow of the American Leadership Forum (ALF), Class XXXII.
Luz is passionate about education and has a strong commitment to lead by example.