Dr. Karla del Rosal  Board Member

Karren Hodge


A DeSoto native, Karren Hodge is a partner at Social Venture Partners Dallas, Health Plan Marketing Manager for Quest Diagnostics, and founder of The Violent Hodge Fund and Let’s Toast, Dallas. She holds an MBA from Texas Woman’s University and bachelor’s in Journalism and Public Relations from the University of North Texas.

While on a site visit, Ms. Hodge was drawn to the Texans Can mission when she learned about its focus on student education while providing an environment supportive of emotional and mental health. She has embraced the mission as her own and looks forward to supporting student growth in academics and readiness for college, career, or the military.