Co-founder & President
In the summer of 1998, Nancy Levicki put her fashion skills back to work, but this time it was not for a major retail specialty store. Nancy’s background as the couture buyer for Sakowitz was the perfect backdrop for her drive to help low-income Houston women enter the job market looking their best. Nancy, Susie Cunningham, and a small group of founding board members opened the first Dress for Success in the state of Texas.
18 years later, Dress for Success Houston has served more than 35,000 women in the Houston area. Nancy’s work, compassion and dedication to serving women have earned her many accolades. She is the recipient of the Humanitarian Award from the American Red Cross and was named a “Woman on the Move” by Texas Executive Women. Nancy was also named one of the 50 most influential women in Houston by Houston Woman Magazine and received the “Woman of Courage Award” from the Houston Chapter of Hadassah. In 2013, Nancy was named one of “Houston’s Treasures”—The Social Book’s annual recognition for Houstonians in philanthropy. Nancy was most recently named a top finalist in Houston Business Journal’s inaugural “Women Who Mean Business” award in May of 2016.
In 2010, the Greater Houston Women’s Chamber of Commerce named Dress for Success the Nonprofit of the Year, and in 2012, thanks in part to Nancy’s leadership, Dress for Success Houston was highlighted and featured in the Houston Chronicle as one of Houston’s healthiest large charities. Nancy proudly accepted the Lublin Award Affiliate of the year by Dress for Success Worldwide in 2014, and in 2015, Dress for Success Houston was named the “Favorite Charity” by the Chevron Houston Marathon Foundation.
Lauren Levicki Courville
With experience in the marketing and public relations, hospitality, medical and energy fields, Lauren Levicki Courville is a focused communicator who values relationships and results. A native Houstonian, Lauren is deeply committed to community endeavors and is thrilled to be a part of the team at Dress for Success Houston.
As vice president of Dress for Success, Lauren works closely with the president to further cultivate relationships throughout the Greater Houston community. Lauren also is a big part of the future growth of Dress for Success Houston, as she engages the next generation to learn more about the agency. She also works as a team leader to develop skills and work with the staff to ensure that Dress for Success Houston continues to be a top nonprofit in the Houston community.
Contact Lauren about sponsorship opportunities, tours of Dress for Success Houston, joining Team Dress for Success Houston for the Chevron Houston Marathon Run for a Reason Campaign, marketing and events.
Director of Development
As director of development, Anne’s goal is to raise funds and awareness to advance the mission of Dress for Success Houston.
Contact Anne about joining the Corporate Guild, speaking engagements, general development questions and requests.
Inventory & Operations Manager
Stacy organizes and processes the tens of thousands of donations received each year. She also coordinates the agency’s suit drives, including Dress for Success Houston’s annual city-wide event Send One Suit (S.O.S.) Month in March.
Contact Stacy about hosting a suit drive and to learn more about donating professional attire and accessories.
Lindsey manages Dress for Success Houston’s volunteer program, training, scheduling and supporting the more than 450 volunteers.
Contact Lindsey about volunteer opportunities.
Monica manages the Professional Women’s Group (PWG), Dress for Success Houston’s job retention and career advancement program, and oversees all pre-employment programs for the agency.
Contact Monica about the PWG and pre-employment programs.
Alesha develops the Veterans programs and conducts Member Organization outreach. She also maintains the system database, tracking the total woman Dress for Success Houston serves each year.
Contact Alesha about becoming a referring Member Organization and Veterans’ programs.
Christina oversees Women of Wardrobe, Run for a Reason, social media, and website updates.
Contact Christina about press inquiries, Women of Wardrobe, or Run for a Reason requests and information.
Front Desk Coordinator
Jessica helps administer the front desk, scheduling clients, and overseeing the Child Watch program.
Contact Jessica to schedule your appointment or to learn more about Child Watch.
Latina handles the PWG meeting logistics and child watch services.
Contact Latina about Child Watch and RSVP inquiries for PWG meetings. .
Inventory & Merchandising Coordinator
Ashley helps organize and process the tens of thousands of donations received each year. She also assists in inventory up-keep and reporting.
Contact Ashley about your professional clothing donations.
Board of Directors
Niloufar Molavi, Chairman
Eric A. Blumrosen
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Era Group Inc.
Kristi W. Chickering
Sirius Solutions, LLLP
Morris R. Clark
Marathon Oil Corporation
Co-Founder of Dress for Success Houston
Kim Hartz Photography
Film and Television Producer, Jerri Moore, LLC
Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
Connie Simmons Taylor
Baker Botts L.L.P.
Shauna Johnson Clark
Cathy Fitzpatrick Cleary
Nancy Beck Deane
Mimi Del Grande
Berthica Andrea Fitzsimons
Joanie Y. Hare, M.D.
Clare Sullivan Jackson
Marie Louise Kinder
Flo Crady Newton
Arthur L. Smith
Willie M. Stanfield
Susie and Steve Streller
Lynda Lighthouse Transier
Crystal C. Wright, M.D.
Shira R. Yoshor