Cesar A. Parra, MD – President
Dr. Parra graduated from medical school in 1989. After a 2 year research program in Genetics, he moved with his family to Houston where he finished his Pediatric residency at the University of Texas. For 11 years, Dr. Parra has maintained a successful Pediatric practice in an underprivileged neighborhood of West Houston. As a member of Operation San Jose, a medical mission that specializes in repairing cleft lips and palates for the underserved children in third world countries, he has traveled to multiple Latin American countries. In this trips, he has been able to witness the lack of resources and neglect that many children suffer both abroad, as well as, in his Pediatric practice.In 2014, Dr. Parra teamed up with respected community members of Fort Bend County to create Holy Child Charity and give back to the community.
Samuel C. Wang, MD, FAAFP – Vice President
Dr. Wang is a graduate of Rice University and the University of Texas Medical School in Houston. He is a board-certified Family Physician and a Fellow of the American Academy of Family Physicians. He is currently the Associate Program Director of the Memorial Family Medicine Residency Program in Houston, Texas. Dr. Wang also holds several other academic appointments, including Clinical Assistant Professorships in the Departments of Family Medicine at the University of Texas Medical Branch, Texas A&M Health Science Center College of Medicine and Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Wang has been actively involved in the community through his church, charitable organizations and the Boy Scouts of America. He enjoys reading, music and sports.
Terri Wang – Shape Up Fort Bend and Grant A Starr Foundation.
Terri Wang graduated from Purdue University in 1990 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Sciences. She was on Technical Staff for Procter & Gamble’s product development of Oil of Olay where she was involved with new product research. She later worked at a flavor company called Tastemaker in Cincinnati, Ohio; developing flavors for the food industry.
For the past 21 years, Terri has been active in the community and has served in many leadership roles in her children’s schools. She is on the Executive Committee and is Board member of Fort Bend Education Foundation, as well as, a board member of Shape Up Fort Bend. In addition, Terri is a member of the City Manager’s Multi-Cultural Advisory Committee. She has a passion for education, helping children and global poverty.
Daniel E. Corredor graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree, Accounting major, from the University of Houston and has an active CPA license. He started his career in accounting and held financial positions in oil and gas production, then worked for some of the larger international oil and gas service companies such as Weatherford International and Sperry Sun Drilling. He later took a role as CFO (expat) in Mexico where he was responsible for the financial and operations of Azurix Corporation, a subsidiary of Enron. He has held several CFO positions since 1999 and was promoted twice to President CEO, first in 2005 at Chusei USA, a Japanese owned Petrochemical company, then most recently in 2012 while he was working for Southwest Water Company.
Daniel currently consults for mid-market companies in a variety of capacities including Chief Restructuring Officer and Chief Financial Officer in a variety of industries and serves as a member of Westbound Bank and Holy Child Charity. He is also on the Advisory Board of a construction company in Houston, Texas.
Viviana Corredor graduated from the University La Salle in Bogota, Colombia with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Optometry. She worked for over ten years as an Optometrist specializing in eye muscle problems. After having practiced as an optometrist for many years she moved to Houston, Texas with her family.
She is active at St. Laurence Catholic School where her two children attend and most recently joined Holy Child Charity in 2014 as a board member.
Rocio Parra was born in the city of Cali, Colombia and moved to the United States in 1993 with her husband and first-born child. She has an Associate’s Degree in General Studies. She dedicated her time to raise her children, volunteer at her kids’ schools, and church. In addition, she volunteered at a pregnant resource center where she helped organize donations and take care of the children. Rocio has always had a passion for helping the underprivileged. The founding of Holy Child Charity has been her family’s “dream come true” to give back to the people around the world.
Since its establishment 10 years ago, Rocio has been the Vice President of Cesar Parra Medical Clinic and is now dedicating her time to Holy Child Charity.
Jose Parra is an undergraduate student at Houston Baptist University working towards a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with a minor in Biology. He has been actively involved in community service. As a member of the Operation San Jose team, he has traveled to Central and South America working as a translator of the medical mission that specializes in correcting cleft lip and palates of children. He plans to go to medical school and continue working for children without resources.