Foundation Staff

Wynn Rosser, Ph.D.

President & CEO


Wynn Rosser is President & CEO of the Foundation. Wynn earned his bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from Texas A&M University as well as an associate degree from Kilgore College.

Wynn’s awards and recognition include the H.S. Warwick Research Award for Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation in the area of Alumni Relations and Educational Advancement and recognition as a Distinguished Former Student of Texas A&M University’s Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communications. He also was awarded an honorary associate of arts degree from El Paso Community College.

He and his wife, Dr. Manda Rosser, are raising three children outside of the city limits. He enjoys reading, running, and cycling, and he is active in his church.

Wynn is committed to system-level changes – especially for low income and rural residents as well as to a regional approach to grant making and philanthropic leadership.

He is past chair of the Grantmakers for Education Board of Directors and is past chair of  Philanthropy Advocates (formerly Texas Education Grantmakers Advocacy Consortium.) Wynn currently serves as a board member for Texas Rural Funders and Texas 2036. He is also a lecturer in the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M.