Doug Dawson, M.S., M.B.ASecretary

    Doug holds a B.B.A. and M.S. in Accounting from Texas A&M University, as well as an M.B.A. from Rice University. Doug’s experience in school leadership, strategy development, and data analysis is extensive: in the past, he has worked for Teach for America, managed fund assets for the Rice University ZION’S FUND, and served as a grade-level chair and data czar for YES Prep at Fifth Ward High School, creating school systems and overseeing data-analysis processes. Currently, Doug works as a portfolio performance manager for Choose to Succeed, which aims to make high-quality education more accessible to underserved students in San Antonio.

    An expert in data analysis, Doug helps oversee data management and support for half Helen. In serving on the board, Doug hopes to further half Helen’s mission to provide world-class vision and hearing screenings to all students, regardless of their background. In his free time, Doug enjoys biking around town and shooting hoops.