Chief Executive Officer
Daniel Montez founded Vecino Health Centers with local pastors in the Houston community of Denver Harbor in 2001. At that time, most 20,000 residents had limited access to medical care and were resorting to emergency rooms for basic healthcare needs.
Enjoli Benitez, MD
Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Enjoli Benitez leads the medical staff of Vecino Health Centers. Having spent the majority of her career at Vecino, she brings to the position a strong commitment to quality standards and a passion for community health advocacy.
Juan Olivares, Jr., MD
Director of Pediatrics
Dr. Juan Olivares leads pediatrics at Vecino Health Centers. His accomplished background includes a long-term commitment to pediatric medicine, addressing the health disparities of underserved populations.
Martha J. Wade Engel, DDS
Dr. Martha Wade Engel brings significant experience as both public health provider and administrator to her role as Dental Director of Vecino Health Centers.
Clara Rosenzweig, M.Ed.
Direct of Counseling Services
Clara Rosenzeweig’s bilingual and bicultural background in counseling and behavioral health has been instrumental in establishing services to meet the needs of Vecino Health Center patients.
Sharon Anderson, MD
Associate Director, Houston Methodist Family Medicine Residency Program
Dr. Sharon Anderson serves as associate director for Houston Methodist Hospital Family Medicine Residency Program, housed at Vecino’s Denver Harbor Family Clinic.
Karen Baker-Sonier, MBA
Director of Operations
Karen Baker-Sonier brings a strong commitment to innovative leadership and more than 20 years of experience in healthcare administration, including ten years of front-end operations.
Alix CaDavid, MA
Director of Program Development
Alix CaDavid leads Vecino’s efforts to increase capacity and enhance services via grant projects and program partnerships. She brings more than 20 years of experience to the position.
Information Technology Officer
Dan Gillett has been in the computer field for more than 20 years. He holds various certifications, including MCSA (Microsoft Certified Systems Administrator), MCP, A+ and Network +.
Chief Financial Officer
With over 25 years of diversified professional accounting and financial leadership experience in multiple industries, Shelia Latting-Young brings specialized expertise in overseeing financial accounting management to Vecino.
Deepa Narayanareddy, RT, MR, MBA
Director of Quality Assurance and Quality Improvement (QA/QI)
Deepa Narayanareddy oversees facility-wide operations related to quality assurance, patient safety, and clinical excellence initiatives.
Human Resources Administrator
Phil Solis brings many years of human resources experience from various business segments, including the engineering, retail, and healthcare industries.