New Bereavement Center RGV
Sep 28, 2022 12:00 PM
Ernest Espinoza, Executive Director, Children’s Be
New Bereavement Center RGV

Bio: Ernest Espinoza, Executive Director, Children’s Bereavement Center RGV

Ernest Espinoza was born in Chicago, Illinois and has one sister. But his parents quickly moved to Houston, Texas where his father, Ernesto Espinoza took a job with NASA as a space engineer. Ernest enjoyed working out, playing sports and was on many swim teams as a youth. He was a top swimmer in High School. Ernest graduated in 1995 with a degree in Business Management and math minor from the University of Houston.

In 1997 Ernest started working for the non-profit Sam Houston Area Council, Boy Scouts of America in Houston, Texas. Since then, he worked for 25 years in various Boy Scout Councils across the nation from Houston, Dallas, Chicago, California and Harlingen, Texas. Ernest has also volunteered in Quito, Ecuador in the Scouts of Ecuador. He has enjoyed working on all operations of the company from fundraising, strategic planning, cultivating donors, managing employees and thousands of volunteers, accounting, budgeting and much more.

In 2021 Ernest was given the position of Regional Director for the Children’s Bereavement Center RGV with San Antonio and in April 2022 became the first Executive Director for the newly formed 501 C3 Children’s Bereavement center Rio Grande Valley.  Ernest is married and has three wonderful children, Matthew, Michael and Nathania and another one on the way. He enjoys spending time with his family.

Contact information: Ernest Espinoza, cell 214-907-9759 or email at