Rene Hernandez is a Program Coordinator and `Financial Coach at SER Jobs for Progress in Houston. She received her Bachelors of Arts degree from the University of St. Thomas and began her career in the corporate sector. Understanding the need to mobilize the financial resources and corporate awareness of social responsibilities toward both public and private sectors, Rene followed her dream and entered the nonprofit world to fulfill her passion to serve. Rene is dedicated to spreading financial literacy with low to moderate income families in the Greater East End of Houston community to bring financial stability and ultimately coach them to increase their assets. She recently co-chaired the Adult Education Committee for the Houston Money Week Initiative started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas to connect financial resources to low income and underserved Latino communities.