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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 +.
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.