Brent Fields

Brent and his family live in Central Texas where he works as the CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters, a nonprofit mentoring organization that serves over 1,000 youth. Prior to his current role, he was an Administrator in the healthcare arena and then a Vice President with the American Heart Association. He has over 25 years of executive leadership experience in various industries ranging from education and counseling to healthcare and nonprofit services.

His educational background includes a Bachelors Degree in Communications, a Masters Degree in Education, a Clinical Residency, and a Certification in Health Promotion Management. He currently serves on a number of advisory boards and, in his five years at BBBS, he’s led the organization to a position of national recognition, including the honor of National Board of Directors of the Year in 2012.

He and his wife, Suzette, have actively supported local UMDF efforts in the greater Austin area the past couple of years, including their involvement in the local Energy For Life Walk. They have three children, and their youngest, Chloe, has a mitochondrial disease.