Who We Are


We Are Leaders

Empowering Survivors through Experienced Leadership

Drawing on decades of expertise from the private sector and non-profit realm, our adept leadership team fuels the Fort Bend Women’s Center team’s commitment to delivering lifesaving advocacy and programs for the community. Their vision involves empowering advocates, providing innovative programs and excellent services to survivors of intimate partner violence and sexual violence, all while maintaining transparency for stakeholders.

Vita Goodell

Chief Executive Officer

Leslie Wendland

Chief External Affairs Officer

Josh Brown

Chief Programs Officer

Yasir Ashraf

Chief Financial Officer

Board of Directors

Shanna Crain, President

Business Development Manager, American Home Shield

Jared Jameson, Treasurer & President Elect

CEO, WJ Interests

Anthony Damiano, Secretary

Chief Product Officer, Orennia

Banke Balogun

IT Management, Career Pro Skills

Lisette Clark

Vice-President, Comerica Bank

Grace Stephens Dickson

Director of Human Resources, PCCA

Michele Fisher

Owner/Talent, Michele Fisher Voice Overs

Mindy Gross

Retired President of Advertising & Marketing

Ashish Gupta

Owner, Xanadu Equity

Farah Kamal

Attorney, Kamal Law Firm

Stacey Kuithe

Vice President /Sales & Marketing Director, Texas American Title

Bruce Mercer

Banker, First State Bank of Louise

Karen Rakers

Chief Medical Officer, Next Level Urgent Care

Deanne Shaw

Vice President of Retail Services, Primeway Federal Credit Union

Sara Solo

Skilled Nursing Home Administrator, Paradigm Healthcare Services

Prina Spillane

Vice President of Corporate Development, Presidio

Cherie Young

Owner/Agent, Assurance One of Texas, LLC