CEO, Rise Recovery
Her civic and nonprofit career spans the front lines of civil service, housing, education and addiction treatment. Her work at Rise Recovery is deeply influenced by the experiences and exposure to remarkable innovative spaces such as the City of New York Mayor's Office and San Antonio's Haven for Hope. Her interests are in community stewardship, program development, strategic planning and operational growth. A San Antonio native, Evita grew up throughout urban and rural Texas before attending undergraduate and graduate school at Columbia University in New York.