- VICE PRESIDENT AND EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF CITY YEAR DALLAS
Alex Enriquez is Vice President and Executive Director of City Year Dallas, an education-focused nonprofit that places 50 AmeriCorps members in 5 Dallas schools for one year of full-time service. The AmeriCorps members serve all day, every day, providing whole school support, as well as targeted interventions to students who are off-track in attendance, behavior, or course performance in math or English.
A Dallas native and third-generation DISD graduate (Bryan Adams), Alex was extremely excited to return to Dallas in 2014 and lead the effort to establish City Year in his hometown as Startup Director.
Alex served as an AmeriCorps Member with City Year Washington, DC, and stayed on the east coast for nine years to work in the government affairs field. In addition to working in the office of Dallas-area Congresswoman Eddie Bernice Johnson, Alex has extensive experience working with federal, state, and local governments.
Alex is a graduate of Florida State University and lives in historic east Dallas with his wife Betsy, also an alum of City Year.