Our Staff

San Antonio

Board of Directors

Leah Buratti President Attorney, McKool Smith

John Donisi Treasurer Attorney

Valerie Barker Secretary Attorney, Baker Botts

Cat Garza Immediate Past Chair Attorney, Norton Rose Fulbright

Meera de Mel Attorney, Wittliff Cutter Austin 

Joseph Dubin Software Product Manager

Arlene Lyons Community Leader

Graciela Alarcon Cigarroa Attorney

Montserrat Garibay Secretary-Treasurer, Texas AFL-CIO

Richard Jung General Counsel, Tso Delivery, Inc.

Carrie Maher CEO & Executive Director, Philanthropitch at Notley Ventures 

Anne Drane Founder, SAWA SAWA Collection

Estevan Delgado Program Manager, Austin Community Foundation

Laurie D. Marchant Entrepreneur

Advisory Council

Our Local Advisory Councils are made up of distinguished individuals from communities served by our local offices. They act as advisors to local offices, ambassadors to the community, and work to expand our supporters and resources by leveraging professional networks and personal spheres of influence.


314 E. Highland Mall Boulevard, Suite 501
Austin TX 78752-3733

Get Directions

Phone:(512) 478-0546 ext. 200
Fax:(512) 387-2650


2300 W. Commerce Street, Suite 313
San Antonio, TX 78207

Get Directions

Phone:(210) 521-4768 ext. 232
Fax:(210) 625-6797


2323 Columbus Avenue, Suite C
Waco, Texas 76701
*By Appointment Only

Get Directions

Phone:(254) 230-0382 ext. 264
Fax:(512) 387-2650


American Gateways conducts screenings for services on a walk-in basis. Screenings are done at the Austin office from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. Screenings are conducted at the San Antonio office from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM, Monday through Thursday. No appointment is necessary at either location.

American Gateways is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation.