Nancy Dennis

Director of Strategic Initiatives

As the Director of Strategic Initiatives, Nancy serves on the leadership team of Good Reason Houston and is focused on funding and strategy to ensure every child in Houston excels in a world-class public school.

Nancy brings a breadth of experience in both the private and nonprofit sectors. After a successful 15-year career in marketing and general management at Kraft Foods with a focus on turnaround businesses, Nancy moved to Texas and eventually transitioned to the nonprofit sector. She served as the head of development and strategy at Teach For America – DFW and as the head of development and communications at Teaching Trust during periods of rapid growth.

Nancy holds a Bachelor of Arts in Economics from Carleton College and an MBA from Harvard University. As a parent of two adult daughters and the daughter of a public school teacher, Nancy believes every child deserves access to an excellent education.

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