Staff Leadership of Wesley Community Center

President & CEO
Amy Corron

Chief Financial Officer
Anna Truong

Chief Program Officer
Samantha Sherman

Director of Development
Emily Bhatti

Director of Operations
David Edwards

Amy Corron joined Wesley in 2018 after a 20-plus year career at the United Way of Greater Houston where she was Assistant Vice President, Community Impact. In this role, she led one of the organization’s signature initiatives, United Way THRIVE, focused on helping hard-working, lower-income families achieve financial stability. “Amy brings a deep knowledge of non-profit management, a passion for service and first-hand experience with many of the programs and services that Wesley offers to clients,” said Ralph Walker, Wesley’s board chairman. “We are excited to welcome Amy and look forward to working with her and our committed staff on improving the lives of our clients. ”Amy is a native Houstonian. She earned a B.A. at Rice University and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston. She is a recent graduate of the Center for Houston’s Future Civic and Business Forum. In her spare time, she enjoys taking advantage of Houston’s amazing array of cultural activities with her family.

Elected Directors

Tom Forestier
Winstead PC

Vice Chair
Brant Croucher
Wann Construction, Inc.

Elizabeth Lewis

Lee Chenault
Alta Resources


Kate Clinton
Independent Energy Consultant

Pat Hammond
NRG Energy

Louie Layrisson
Baker Botts

Anne Neeson
Memorial Hermann Foundation

Gary Payne
Odgers Berndtson

Rob Smith
Lorance & Thompson, P.C.

Morgan Stone
Association for Corporate Growth, Houston

Ralph Walker
JPMorgan Chase

Designated Directors

Dr. Rev. Jesse Brannen
Central South District,
Texas Conference, UMC

Rev. Scott Moore
Director of Missional Excellence,
Texas Conference, UMC

Advisory Members

Bishop Scott Jones

Laura Millikan

Charlie Rhoads

Executive Director Emeritus

Ruth G. Palmer

Wesley Community Partners