Nonprofit The Assistance Center of Collin County announced the appointment of Stephanie L. Robinson as executive director earlier today.
The Assistance Center of Collin County is a 40-year-old nonprofit dedicated to preventing homelessness and poverty.
“We are excited to welcome Stephanie Robinson as our new executive director,” said Priscilla Brown, chair of the board of directors at the Assistance Center of Collin County. “Her extensive experience, educational background, and passion for advocacy make her the ideal leader to guide our organization into the future. We believe that Stephanie’s vision will drive us to even greater heights in our mission to provide assistance and support to those in need within Collin County.”
According to the nonprofit, the Center prevented evictions and utility disconnections for over 1,000 families last year, as well as serving thousands of families through backpack, school supply and gift donations.
“The Center has a rich history of serving the Collin County community, and I am excited to lead it into a new era of growth and impact. In the short term, I am committed to building upon our recent successes and further expanding our reach to help even more individuals and families in need,” Robinson said. “In the long term, I envision the Assistance Center becoming a beacon of hope and support for our community, where every person in Collin County facing financial crisis can find the assistance, education and resources they need to thrive.”
Robinson has more than two decades of business experience as an entrepreneur and consultant. According to a press release, she co-founded a medical device and assistive technology company in 2006, and under her leadership grew it to a multimillion dollar operation.