Carol Rodriguez

Director of Training and Leadership Development

San Antonio, Texas

Email: | Direct Line: 210.775.6055

As NALCAB’s Director of Training and Leadership Development, Carol Rodriguez manages all programmatic work, including equitable neighborhood development, small business development and family financial capability. In addition, she oversees NALCAB’s federally-funded technical assistance programs to municipalities, states and rural nonprofit asset builders. Carol directs NALCAB’s grant making program and training events to ensure NALCAB members receive best practices in the community development field.
She also guides the NALCAB Colegio Community Economic Development Fellowship Program—a program that will begin its seventh year and has produced 83 new and emerging Latino leaders.
Carol joined NALCAB after having served as Executive Director of the Community Leadership Institute; a nonprofit dedicated to providing community leadership development and training. She has more than 25 years of experience in the public and nonprofit sector at the national, state and local level. Her work has focused on expanding asset building and leadership opportunities for low income people.
She is a certified Technology of Participation (ToP) facilitator, and a founder and former board director for Conjunto Heritage Taller, a cultural arts nonprofit in San Antonio.
Carol is bilingual and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Southwest Texas State University (now Texas State University) in San Marcos, TX.