Our Board of Directors

Alan Wright – Chair

Mr. Wright is a commercial litigator at Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton who specializes in federal and state appeals. He handled his first pro bono asylum case over 30 years ago, has maintained an active pro bono immigration practice since, and currently chairs HRI’s governance committee. Alan enjoys playing the piano and spending unstructured time in the Pacific Northwest.

Natalie Nanasi – Secretary

Natalie is an Assistant Professor and the Director of the Judge Elmo B. Hunter Legal Center for Victims of Crimes Against Women at SMU Dedman School of Law. She is proud to use her professional experience as an immigration attorney and her personal experience as a refugee to serve HRI and its clients. Natalie and her husband live with their two spirited daughters in East Dallas.

Eric Renner – Director

Mr. Renner is Director of Mergers & Acquisitions Tax at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP. He is a CPA and CFA. He
joined the HRI Board of Directors in 2021.

Greg W. Curry – Director

Tricia Freshwater – Director

Betsy Healy – Director & Co-Founder

Anita Kelley – Director

Natalie Nanasi – Secretary

Carolyn M. Ruiz – Director

Kelly Rogers – Treasurer

Ashlie Alaman – Director

Alan Wright – Chair

Our Advisory Board Members

Kenneth Z. Altshuler, M.D.

Cecilia Boone

Serena Simmons Connelly*

Patricia Cook, MD, FACP*

Don M. Glendenning*

Ambassador Swanee Hunt

Sarah Losinger

Ann Margolin

Michael Meadows

Caren Prothro

*Denotes Lifetime Board Member


Governance Committee:

Alan Wright, Chair; Betsy Healy, Carolyn Ruiz

Audit & Finance:

Kelly Rogers, Chair; Betsy Healy, Eric Renner


Kelly Rogers, Chair; Ashlie Alaman, Anita Kelley


Tricia Freshwater, Chair; Greg Curry, Betsy Healy, Natalie Nanasi

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