A Dallas native, Veronica Manriquez has served Catholic Charities Dallas as the Director of Donor Engagement since September 2022. She has spent the past ten years in Development raising money for Ursuline Academy of Dallas, Café Momentum, and the University of Dallas. She attended Dallas College, Southern Methodist University, and is a current MBA candidate at the University of Dallas. She received her Certified Fund Raising Executive certification through CFRE International in 2020 and her Certificate in Fund Raising Management through Indiana University Lilly Family School of Philanthropy in 2021. 

Veronica has been an active volunteer in her community serving as a mentor for Big Brothers Big Sisters for the past 14 years, as a board member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Dallas chapter in 2021, and as an auction committee member for Rainbow Days. Most recently, she joined the board of directors for the Tabor Opera House Preservation Foundation in Leadville, Colorado.

In her free time, Veronica enjoys being with her niece and nephews, playing cards with her sisters, and traveling with her fiancé. She resides in Dallas and is a parishioner (and alumna) of Mary Immaculate.