Eileen Garcia

Senior Consultant

Austin, TX

Eileen (she/her) is committed to mission-focused work and is known for her collaborative approach and commitment to furthering equity. She matches a high level of efficiency and organization with a thoughtfulness for respectful interpersonal relations and attention to organizational culture. She is committed to being highly responsive and thorough in each of her engagements.

Eileen has over 20 years’ experience in leading and supporting nonprofit organizations through data‐driven innovation, coalition building, board member engagement, and new stages of growth and heightened impact. She is highly skilled in nonprofit administration, board development, strategic planning, fundraising, developing advocacy campaigns, policy analysis, media relations, and lobbying.

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 was a recent board member for El Buen Samaritano and RAISE Texas.

Eileen received a J.D. with honors from the University of Texas School of Law; her Master’s in Teaching from the University of Portland, in conjunction with the University of Notre Dame; and her B.A. from the University of Notre Dame.