Brooks Gives Back serves as the vehicle by which all members of the Brooks community can contribute financially to meaningful growth and improvement of the Brooks campus and its surrounding neighborhoods.


All who live, work, learn, play and stay at Brooks are vested in the ideals of the common good, generosity and aspirational growth for the entire Brooks family.

Board of Directors

Chairman, David Marquez

Executive Director of Economic and Community Development, Bexar County

Treasurer, Samantha Carneiro

Chief Operating Officer, Brooks

Board Member, Leo Gomez

President and CEO, Brooks

Vice Chair, Lorraine Pulido

Communications Manager, VIA Metropolitan Transit

Board Member, Iñigo Arzac

Managing Partner, AXON Consultants

Board Member, Ed McClure

President & CEO, Phoenix Hospitality Group

Secretary, Connie Gonzalez

Director of Public Relations, Brooks

Board Member, Sandy Ethridge

Chief Operating Officer, Mission Trail Baptist Hospital

Board Member, Phyllis Viagran

Destination Services Coordinator, Visit San Antonio


​Brooks Gives Back Awards $45,000 to Local Non-Profits

October 18, 2019
Three non-profit programs serving San Antonio’s South Side – Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio, Ride Connect, and the YMCA of Greater San Antonio – were each awarded $15,000 during Brooks Gives Back’s inaugural monetary disbursement.

Brooks Gives Back Names Board Officers

June 25, 2019
Brooks Gives Back – Brooks’ 501(c)(3) announces the election of its board officers. The newly elected officers are Chairman David Marquez, Vice Chair Dr. Lorraine Pulido, Secretary Connie Gonzalez and Treasurer Samantha Carneiro.