CHR PARTNERS, INC.
President & CEO
RISE CIVIC CONSULTANT
Co-Founder & CTO
Meghan Cano currently serves as the President and CEO of CHR Partners, Inc. a national nonprofit organization developing affordable housing and providing critical support services. Over the last 10 years, Mrs. Cano has increased the organization’s portfolio by more than 200% and documented services to more than 15,000 individuals throughout the State of Texas. Before this, Mrs. Cano was one of the instrumental staff involved in the creation of the Homeless and Housing Services Program in the State of Texas; the first homeless grant program to be funded with general revenue in the amount of $20M dollars.
In 2010, Mrs. Cano completed time with the White House Office of Social Innovation and Civic Participation; responsible for engaging and promoting public-private partnerships on a national level in an effort to serve our nation’s growing needs. Mrs. Cano has brought this approach to a community driven/designed process to CHR Partners and has seen firsthand how “service enriched housing” can generate sustainability and self-sufficiency for families and communities.
Today, Mrs. Cano also serves as Co-Founder and CTO of Rise Civic Consulting, an innovation studio focused on solving community issues through innovative technologies and BexarAid, a diagnostics laboratory. In 2019, Mrs. Cano was named the San Antonio Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 Woman of the Year and one of the top 100 National Rising Stars for the National Business Journal. She is also an Adjunct Professor for Trinity University’s Entrepreneurship Program and the Center for International Engagement. Most importantly, she is the proud mother of two beautiful boys, Jackson (11) and Maxwell (8).