The Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Southwest Board of Directors is pleased to announce after an extensive search Emmanuel Ramirez to be the President and CEO.

“Emmanuel brings a wealth of experience as he has been with RMHC for more than 5 years and was previously serving as CFO at our RMHC house in Lubbock.  We believe Emmanuel has the vision and leadership qualities that will carry the organization far into the future all while serving our most important mission of keeping families close in their greatest times of need and healing” said Board Chair, Ty Jones.

Ramirez has been with the organization for more than 5 years overseeing the overall fiscal management and has been in the nonprofit sector for 12 years.

“I am honored and blessed to be RMHC of the Southwest next President & CEO,” said Ramirez.  “I look forward in continuing our mission and finding new and meaningful ways to enhance our ability to serve as a “home-away-from-home” for families of critically ill children who are receiving medical treatment in our local hospitals and region.”

Emmanuel was raised in Lockney, TX. He is a graduate of Lubbock Christian University and holds a Humanities (2007) and Accounting (2010) degree. He has been married to his wife, Christina, for 11 years and have two children, Emma Rose and Christian. In 2018, Emmanuel was named one of the Top 20 Under 40 recipients by the Lubbock Chamber of Commerce, and is a graduate of Leadership Lubbock. He enjoys being an instructor at Flatland CrossFit and attending every activity for his children.

For more than three decades, RMHC of the Southwest has provided a home-away-from-home for families during a critical time.  In addition to housing, RMHC also provides meals, activities, and transportation to and from hospitals. To learn more about RMHC’s programs visit www.rmhcofthesouthwest.com