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Service | Compassion | Education

Staff Bios

Jennifer Regnier | Chief Executive Officer

Jennifer has dedicated more than 25 years of her career to serving people and the community. She comes to JFS after serving as the CEO of Spurs Give, the official nonprofit of the San Antonio Spurs. During her time with the Spurs, Jennifer led a rebrand, expanded the Spurs Give footprint to Austin and South Texas, and launched a COVID-19 relief campaign that hit a historic $3 million raised in three weeks. Under Jennifer’s direction, Spurs Give was able to provide health, wellness, and education for South and Central Texas families.

Prior to working with the Spurs, Jennifer held multiple leadership positions within Starbucks Coffee Company impacting global change. Jennifer was the change agent in elevating the company into what it is today by her desire to always do better, inspire those around her to always strive for more, and embodying the true definition of servant leadership by directly giving back to her community and team in any way that she can.

Jennifer lives in San Antonio with her husband Brian and their 3 children Jordan, Jude and Scarlett. She is thrilled to have a new addition to the family, son in law, Stephen.

Phone: 210-302-6953

Ryan Curran, LPC-S | Clinical Director

Ryan has 10 years of clinical experience with various mental health agencies and clinics in the San Antonio area. Prior to starting with JFS in 2019, he ran and operated his own private practice where he provided counseling for adults, adolescents, and their families. Ryan joined JFS because of his passion for nonprofit work and the desire to serve the San Antonio community providing equitable care to all individuals. His counseling specialties include adolescent and emerging adult issues, trauma, and anxiety and mood disorders. Ryan earned his BA in Sociology and Music from the University of North Texas and his MA in Counseling from the University of Texas in San Antonio. He is a Licensed Professional Clinician Supervisor.

Phone: 210-302-6928

Ray Rodriguez | Director of Finance

Ray has served Jewish Family Service as Director of Finance for more than 18 years. He came to JFS after working at several nonprofits during his career. Ray has witnessed the continuing growth of the agency since he began in 2003 and is excited to see more in the years to come.

Ray and his wife, Carmen, are both natives of San Antonio where they raised two sons.  They are now the proud grandparents of two grandchildren.

Phone: 210-302-6940