The Coalition for the Homeless is led by an experienced management team, including:

Marilyn Brown – President & CEO Marilyn joined the Coalition in January 2012 as the President & CEO. She has worked in the nonprofit, corporate and government sectors throughout her career. Not a native Houstonian, Marilyn was transferred to Houston in the late 90s when she worked for BFI, Inc. She later worked as Director of Community Relations for Waste Management, Inc. Moving back into the nonprofit world, Marilyn worked at the Greater Houston Community Foundation and was the President & CEO of Leadership Houston. Her love of community led her to law school at the University of Houston Law Center, graduating in December 2010. She has a B.S. in Education from the University of Tennessee and an M.B.A. in Marketing from the University of Memphis.

Eva Thibaudeau-Graczyk – Director of Programs Before joining our staff, Eva was no stranger to the Coalition for the Homeless. In fact, she was honored by the Coalition in 2013 with a Friends of the Homeless Award as the Sally Shipman Service Provider staff recipient. Eva joined the Coalition’s management team in August of 2013 as the Director of Programs. As the former Project Manager at SEARCH Homeless Services, Inc., Eva led many successful efforts to provide safe housing and needed services for homeless individuals. A community services advocate with 15 years of field experience, she obtained her Masters in Social Work from the University of Houston.
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