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 led one of the organization’s signature initiatives, United Way THRIVE, focused on helping hard-working, lower-income families achieve financial stability. Amy is a native Houstonian. She earned a B.A. at Rice University and an M.B.A. from the University of Houston. 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

Judith McFarland
Ron Restrepo
Charlie Rhoads
Stephen Tipps
Thomas Wussow

Executive Director Emeritus

Ruth G. Palmer

Wesley Community Partners