Eileen Wolfowicz, Director of People and Operations

A born-and-raised Houstonian and proud product of Houston public schools, Eileen joined Breakthrough Houston in 2020 as Operations Manager and became the Director of People and Operations in 2023. Eileen graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with her B.A. in Latin American Studies and, prior to Breakthrough, worked in program, volunteer, and operations management with nonprofits in California and Texas. In 2024, Eileen completed Rice University’s SHRM Essentials of HR course. Eileen deeply committed to Breakthrough Houston’s mission and is thrilled to ensure staff have the behind-the-scenes support they need to continue delivering quality programming to our incredible students. When she’s not at work, you can find Eileen reading, baking, or training for a 5k.