Jose is a finance professional dedicated to public service organizations. He joined the Conservancy in the spring of 2019 in the role of Finance Manager. He has over 15 years of experience with nonprofits. He previously worked at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston as the Operations Manager for the Special Events Department and most recently served as the Finance & Operations Manager at the Houston Botanic Garden. Jose is a native Houstonian and grew up rooting for the Astros. He obtained his bachelor’s degree from Rice University with double majors in Art and Art History and Spanish Literature. He is currently completing his MBA with a concentration in Finance. In his spare time, Jose enjoys nature and nature photography.