The Diocese of Corpus Christi, Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi and Mother Teresa Shelter are pleased to announce Warren E. Phipps, Jr. as the new Executive Director of the two organizations. As Executive Director, Warren will manage the day-to-day operations at Catholic Charities of Corpus Christi and Mother Teresa Shelter and will work in concert with the Diocese of Corpus Christi and local leadership to elevate the care of the needy, homeless and displaced in our community and the 12 counties of the Diocese.

When asked how he felt about his new role, Warren stated, "I am honored and humbled to be a part of an organization that is well known and respected. I look forward to achieving the vision of the diocese and of the board of directors."

Warren brings over 20 years of experience in executive leadership in various US military positions and non-profit public charity, strategic planning and business development, functional organization management, team building and communications expertise to his new role.

Most recently, Warren was Executive Director for Coastal Bend Disaster Recovery Group, Sinton, Texas, where he was responsible for administration, financial stewardship and implementation of the strategic plan in accordance with the organizational mission and values. Bishop Michael Mulvey says that he is an experienced leader who has a heart for service. "Warren is a servant leader and will be a great asset to our Diocese and especially Catholic Charities and the Mother Teresa Shelter," the Bishop added.

Warren received his Bachelor of Science in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point, New York. He holds Master of Science degrees in Applied Mathematics from US Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey, California, and National Security Studies from the National War College, Washington, DC.

Warren along with his wife of 37 years Sylvia have two grown sons and three grandchildren. In their free time, Warren and Sylvia enjoy sailing.