NORTH TEXAS CF STAFF
At the North Texas Community Foundation, you’ll meet professionals who are accomplished in many ways,
from education to professional achievements. Though we have varying backgrounds and skill sets, we all share
a deep commitment to the North Texas community, as well as passion and enthusiasm for the work we do.
Chief Financial Officer
Laura Q. McWhorter, CFRE
Chief Philanthropy Officer
Director of Donor Relations
As the Events Associate for the North Texas Community Foundation, Kathleen coordinates major special events such as the Annual Luncheon, Mission in Action, Community Matters and WORTHinspiring. Her primary goal in this role is to develop and implement meaningful events that build understanding and support among our fundholders, donors and friends.
Kathleen has more than 20 years in nonprofit experience, both professionally and as a volunteer. She worked previously at the Texas Health Resources Foundation as the Annual Giving Manager, and at Texas Ballet Theater as the Special Events and Membership Manager. Kathleen is also involved with the Junior League of Fort Worth, previously serving on its Board as well as co-chairing the annual Christmas in Cowtown Holiday Market.
Kathleen is a native Texan and graduated from Texas Christian University.
Executive Services Coordinator
Amanda de la Torre
Philanthropic Services Coordinator
Bringing experience in both nonprofit and for-profit roles to her position, Amanda entered nonprofit work in 2012 after completing her M.S.I.S. in Sustainability at UT Arlington’s Fort Worth campus. She has had the pleasure of working with nonprofits in Louisiana and Oklahoma that address wise land use and economic development issues. Her for-profit experience includes more than 15 years in real estate sales and marketing. A native Texan, Amanda is passionate about her hometown of Fort Worth and her favorite school in Austin, The University of Texas.