Senior Staff 

Simon Salas - Chief Executive Officer

Simon Salas, CEOSimon Salas received his BA from Columbia College, his JD from Columbia Law School, and an MPA from Columbia's School of International and Public Affairs. Simon served as a chief exective in San Antonio for 30 years before joining Good Samaritan, creating service delivery infrastructures for start-up and mature organizations in the education, government, nonprofit and business sectors. After serving as Vice President and Board Member of GSCS between the years 2010 and 2016, Simon serves the community that he was born and raised in, and works diligently to strengthen GSCS' partnerships with the families it serves and continues GSCS' mission to be a catalyst for change. Contact:

Anna S. Gossi - Director of Advancement

Anna Sanchez Anna S. Gossi, Director of Advancement, is responsible for and oversees strategic planning, marketing, and development while advancing this mission, vision, and values of GSCS across South Texas. Anna joined Good Sam in 2013 with a Bachelor's Degree in English with a concentration in Creative Writing from University of Texas at San Antonio. As the Director of Advancement, Anna plans, coordinates and assures implementation of strategies to develop donors and contributions to support the organization. Contact:

Mark Leinenbach - Director of Finance

Mark LeinenbachMark Leinenbach earned a B.A. in Accounting and a Master's Degree in Accountancy from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Mark joined the agency in June 2017 and is responsible for overseeing the day to day accounting operations, the preparation of the annual budgets, and the direction of the organization's fiscal functions and performance. His experience includes six years in public accounting with a focus on the audits of Nonprofits and Government grants. Contact:

Jennifer Cook - Director of Program Operations

Jen Final Jennifer Cook has a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Information Systems from St. Mary's University, where she was on the women's collegiate basketball team, and a Master's Degree in Business Administration with specialization in Leadership from Walden University. Jennifer has been with the agency since 2002 and oversees all of the agency's program operations including those in San Antonio, Brownsville, RGV, Sonora and Wimberley. In 2015, Jennifer was awarded the Outstanding Leadership Award from the State of Texas Division of Prevention and Early Intervention. Contact:

Alyssa Perusquia - Human Resources Manager

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Alyssa Perusquia earned her B.A. in Human Resources from the University of Texas at San Antonio. Alyssa joined the agency in 2014 and is responsible for executing all human resources duties to include; hiring, recruiting, benefits, employee relations, and insurance. Contact: