President & CEO
Molly Cox is the President and CEO of SA2020. In this role, she serves as a facilitator, a storyteller, a convener, a fundraiser, a communicator, a data analyst, a policy wonk, and a connector.
Originally, from Corpus Christi, Texas, she began her career in radio and television before serving as the Director of the University of Texas San Antonio’s Center for Policy Studies. In 2011, she started her own consulting business, Nonprofit Fancy Pants, helping local nonprofit organizations with strategic planning, communications, and team building. One of her first clients was SA2020, and the rest, as they say, is history.
A Certified Nonprofit Leader through the Nonprofit Leadership Alliance, with a BA in theatre from Texas A&M-Corpus Christi and a master’s degree in political science from the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), Molly has served on the selection committees for the Texas Governor’s Volunteer Awards and the San Antonio Ethics in Business Awards. She has been honored with a 2017 San Antonio Business Journal’s Women’s Leadership Award and as the 2017 Estrella Award Winner for Healthy Futures of Texas. In 2018, Molly was named Best City Advocate by the San Antonio Magazine.
Fun Fact: Molly is a vegetarian whose basic diet consists of the Three C’s: cheese, carbs, and coffee.