June 03, 2024

Friends - Houston Welcomes Tre Maxie as Executive Director

Tre Maxie Brings Over 20 Years of Community-Focused Leadership Experience

We are excited to announce Tre Maxie as the new Executive Director of Friends of the Children - Houston! Tre brings over 20 years of experience in executive leadership within the social profit and public sectors, dedicated to serving the community. With deep family roots in Texas and extensive background in driving growth for local, national, and international organizations, Tre is well-equipped to lead our chapter to new heights.

Tre's career is marked by a deep commitment to education and community service. His tenure on the Washington State Board of Education from 2011 to 2016 was characterized by his advocacy for policies that improved educational outcomes and reduced achievement gaps. His dedication to innovation, mentorship, and scaling effective strategies have been a driving force for change and earned him numerous accolades and recognition in various media outlets.

We look forward to Tre’s leadership as Friends of the Children’s program empowers youth and positively impacts the families we serve in Houston. Please join us in welcoming Tre to the Friends of the Children family! To learn more about Tre, read his bio here.