Saint Francis Ministries Names New Executive Director of Development

August 2023 · Press Releases

Saint Francis Ministries announced today that Alicia Broughton has been named the nonprofit child and family services organization’s new Executive Director of Development. Broughton will lead the Saint Francis Foundation, the philanthropic arm that supports the mission of Saint Francis.

She brings 20 years’ worth of management, process development, and sales experience to her new position.

Broughton has spent most of her career in property management, beginning with DEI Communities in Omaha, Nebraska, where she served as regional manager. She went on to serve as district manager for Weigand-Omega Management in Wichita, Kansas, and Related Management Company in Dallas, Texas. Prior to joining Saint Francis, Broughton was Director of Management Operations for Stellar Communities in Lubbock, Texas, where she currently resides. Since 2022, she has served as the Saint Francis Foundation’s Gift Officer in Texas.

“We are thrilled to have Alicia in this new role,” said Chief Advancement Officer Cristian Garcia. “Her impressive background in business development, coupled with her passion for improving the lives of vulnerable individuals, makes her an exceptional fit for this role. We are confident that Alicia’s expertise will be instrumental in advancing our mission and furthering our impact with the children and families we serve.”

In her new position, Broughton will lead a Foundation team dedicated to cultivating, building, and maintaining relationships with community partners and stakeholders in support of the ministry’s many programs and services. She will lead philanthropic efforts in all six states in which Saint Francis operates to support the more than 11,000 children and families entrusted to our care.

“I am incredibly honored and humbled to embark on this meaningful journey with Saint Francis Ministries,” said Broughton. “The opportunity to contribute my passion for philanthropy and strategic vision to an organization dedicated to providing healing and hope to children and families is truly a privilege. I look forward to collaborating with our exceptional team and engaging with our generous donors and partners to drive our mission forward and create a lasting impact on the lives of those we serve.”

Broughton earned her B.S. in Management from Lubbock Christian University. She currently serves on the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of Lubbock and is a former member of the Board of Directors of the Lubbock Apartment Association. She and her family plan to remain in Texas.