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STORY

Ileana launched Treviño Consulting Group (TCG) in 2016. TCG is a boutique firm designed to work with primarily, but not exclusively, non-profits, to strategically assist them in moving to the ‘next level’ - however they define that to be. TCG Team members are professionals with proven expertise in Board governance, fundraising, advocacy, image and brand management, and positioning in the community. 

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OUR

MISSION

Treviño Consulting Group is a full-service firm whose team members are passionate about working with nonprofit organizations to carry out their mission while exceeding their financial goals. 

OUR

TEAM

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ILEANA TREVIÑO

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER & FOUNDER

Ileana started her career in development and fundraising, in Houston, as the Vice Chancellor of University Advancement at the University of Houston, where she directed fundraising, advertising, public relations, and internal and external communications. In 2004, Treviño became the CEO of the Memorial Hermann Foundation and led its fundraising and community relations efforts for 12 years. Over that period of time, the foundation raised $300M.  Ileana has extensive knowledge of Houston-area funders, including Foundations and corporations. She has expertise in Board governance, community relations, special events management, managing and executing campaigns, and all elements of the development cycle. To date, she has raised more than $400 million. Ileana enjoys traveling and spending time with her husband, three children, and their spouses, and two grandchildren.  She has two dogs and a cat that have run of the house.

EDUCATION

Boston University

Master of Arts, Counseling Psychology

Boston College

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology and Languages

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • Cristo Rey Jesuit, Board Member

  • Member, Council of Women Boston College 2018 - present

  • American Leadership Forum, Class XXX, Senior Fellow

  • Holocaust Museum Houston, Former Member

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MARI TREVIÑO GLASS
VICE PRESIDENT

Mari began her work in development in 2014 at Fund for Teachers and in May of 2017 received her Master of Arts in Nonprofit Management. She has extensive experience in Board governance, campaign management, fundraising database systems, annual fund and special events fundraising. In addition to fundraising, Mari also loves her three cats - Toulouse, Stella and Jacques - her German Shorthaired Pointer, Cuatro, her husband, Bryan and her adorable son, Benjamin (listed in no particular order).

EDUCATION

University of Houston - Downtown

Master of Arts, Nonprofit Management

University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Arts, Psychology

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • Latin Women's Initiative, President (2019-2020)

  • St. Martin's Episcopal Church, ECW Board Member (2018-2019)

  • Latin Women's Initiative, Board Member

  • Heroes in Health, Chair (2017-2018)

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J. MICHAEL TREVIÑO
EXECUTIVE ADVISOR

Michael is the Principal of Treviño and Company, a boutique consulting practice that specializes in developing public-private partnerships rooted in outreach, education, engagement, and mobilization, and he is also an Executive Advisor to the Treviño Consulting Group.  Michael has more than four decades of professional experience in communications, government affairs, law, public and stakeholder relations.  Michael’s skills were honed while working in support of civil and human rights organizations, international and domestic oil and gas interests, and civil society. Michael spent 25 years as a Senior Executive in Oil and Gas at Texaco and Marathon.

EDUCATION

Antioch School of Law, Washington, D.C.

Juris Doctorate

PERSONAL AFFILIATIONS

  • D.C. Bar Association - Since 1984

  • Alliance of Leadership Fellows - Executive Director

  • Mayor's Hispanic Advisory Council - Since 2017

  • Mickey Leland Kibbutzim Internship Foundation - Since 2006

  • American Leadership Forum - Class XX

  • Center for Houston's Future - Class of 2003

  • W.K. Kellogg National Fellows Program - Class VI

ERINN CEGIELSKI
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Erinn Cegielski began her career in Marketing and Public Relations in 2015, working for several prominent firms throughout Houston, with a heavy focus on social media, community relations, media relations, and project management. In 2019, she joined the Development team at St. Thomas High School, where she served as the Marketing and Grants Coordinator, overseeing all school communications, database management, donor relations, and events. Erinn joined Trevino Consulting Group in 2021 as a consultant, where she manages a portfolio of clients on a day-to-day basis, providing strategic direction in all aspects of philanthropic growth including the development of strategic fundraising plans, board governance, database management, annual giving campaigns, and event coordination. 

EDUCATION

University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), Oxford, MS

Bachelor of Business Administration, Marketing

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • Urban Green, Steering Committee Member (2017 - Present)

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Association, Houston Chapter (2016 - Present)

  • Ole Miss Alumni Association, Houston Chapter (2015 - Present)

EMILY GORDON
SENIOR CONSULTANT

Emily Gordon began her career as an educator in 2009 before transitioning into development as Assistant Director for the Rice Annual Fund at Rice University in 2018. In 2020, she joined the Houston Museum of Natural Science development team, first as Senior Development Officer, Major Gifts, before being promoted to Head of Annual Fund and Individual Giving in 2021. Emily contributes in-depth knowledge of individual giving at all stages of the donor pathway: annual fund, major gifts, and planned giving. She also offers extensive writing experience and project management expertise with communications and donor events.

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Bachelor of Arts, English 

Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, CT

Master of Arts, Religious Studies

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • Main Street Fellowship, 2022-2023 Fellow

  • Chi Omega Alumni Association, Houston Chapter

GIGI HANNA 
CONSULTANT

Gigi began her career with Treviño Consulting Group in 2022, with a primary focus in communications, marketing, and grant writing. Gigi’s interest in development began in 2015, when she first had the opportunity to travel to Lusaka, Zambia and work with a non-profit organization increasing access to education among children living in Lusaka’s impoverished compounds. From 2016-2017, Gigi successfully fundraised more than $175,000 for the building of a home that houses 12 orphaned, vulnerable children to this day. Additionally, Gigi gained development experience through interning with Makarios International and the Make-A-Wish Foundation in 2020.

EDUCATION

University of Texas at Austin

Bachelor of Science, Communications and Leadership

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • First Presbyterian Church, Worship Committee (2021 - Present)

  • Kappa Kappa Gamma Alumni Association, Houston Chapter (2021 - Present)

  • Founder’s Lab, Fellow (2020) 

  • Social Entrepreneurship Learning Lab (SELL), Fellow (2019)

CARRIE RAY 
GRANTS WRITER

Carrie began her development career in 2011 and is passionate about helping nonprofits achieve their fundraising goals. She gained experience in individual, foundation, and corporate giving working at Asia Society Texas Center, The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, and HITS Theatre. Carrie joined Treviño Consulting Group in 2021 and works with clients to craft grant proposals, cases for support, annual giving letters, and stewardship reports.

EDUCATION

Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Bachelor of Arts, Communications 

ACTIVITIES & AFFILIATIONS

  • Rice Center for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership: The Art of Fundraising I and II courses

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