Eileen Garcia

Senior Consultant

Austin, TX

Meet Eileen,

one of our Senior Consultants.


Eileen Garcia (she/her) has spent her career working in the social sector with over a decade of experience as the CEO or Executive Director of nonprofits. She provides coaching and strategic guidance to organizations to help them understand and advance equity in service delivery and operations. Her expertise includes nonprofit administration, coalition building, advocacy, media relations, board member engagement, and supporting organizations through new stages of growth. Eileen is committed to elevating unheard voices and supporting organizations that strive to do good.

Before consulting, Eileen spent 15 years as a Texas nonprofit leader, primarily in organizations focused on children’s issues, including as CEO of Texans Care for Children and Executive Director of the Texas State History Museum Foundation. She has also worked in Austin for The Children’s Partnership, Texas CASA, and Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas; and served on various nonprofit boards.

Impact Approach

Eileen believes it is her role to help an organization better understand itself and its communities so it can more effectively move forward in its mission. She is passionate about helping organizations look more closely at who they are and consider the social impact they are having in all facets of their operations.


  • University of Texas School of Law ‒ J.D.

  • University of Portland ‒ M.A., Teaching

  • University of Notre Dame ‒ B.A.

  • Cornell – Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Certificate

Select Clients

Select Publications

  • Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

  • Conspirare

  • EMILY’s List

  • Episcopal Health Foundation

  • Food Bank of Eastern Michigan

  • International Myeloma Foundation

  • Mississippi Food Network

  • Pease Park Conservancy

  • Texas Muslim Women’s Foundation

  • World Education Services

“The most rewarding engagements I have had have been those with organizations willing to probe and look deeper at who they are, who they could be, and the impact they have on the world.”

Outside of Work

Eileen finds joy in being with her kids. She also enjoys reading a lot, writing a little, and on occasion doing some drawing or painting.