Established and guided by community stakeholders, ALL is committed to providing individuals living with autism streamlined solutions to address needs and simplify access to services and support from diagnosis throughout life.
Hugo Hernandez, Executive Director
Hugo Hernandez is a focused, passionate and strategic leader with over 25 years of experience in diverse and accomplished project management and operations. Hugo has a reputation for building strong cross-functional teams and developing services that create a greater impact within our community.
He spent nearly 20 years at a local non-profit and where he began as a case manager in a satellite diagnostic clinic supporting families raising children diagnosed with autism. Through the years, he served in several roles including Director and President/CEO. He successfully worked to create and coordinate the first Walk for Autism in our area (now in its 18th year) and was responsible for the growth of many of the existing autism services in our community. Under his direction, case management services were expanded to focus on long-term and person-centered goals that improve the quality of life for individuals with disabilities.
Hugo has served on numerous boards, community councils and committees that helped to shape services in our community. He served in a leadership role for Autism Lifeline Links since the beginning and chaired the Community Engagement Committee. Hugo also participated on a feasibility committee that led to the creation and implementation of a successful diagnostic clinic for individuals with autism in South Texas. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for the San Antonio Humane Society where he supports the agency in protecting and improving the lives of dogs and cats by providing shelter, care, adoption, rescue, spay/neuter programs, and community education.
Hugo is passionate about helping families and individuals with special needs create new goals and dreams for their future. He is a South Texas native, is married and has three dogs. He is very proud and humbled to serve as the Autism Program Director for Autism Lifeline Links at Texas A&M University San Antonio.
Carroll W. Schubert, JD
serves as President and CEO of Professional Contract Services, Inc. (“PCSI”), a non-profit corporation providing support services to hospitals, military installations, and border security locations throughout the United States. Operating under AbilityOne—a federal initiative for employing people with disabilities—PCSI staffs its award-winning service teams with disabled veterans and other people with disabilities. Mr. Schubert’s distinguished career includes prior service as: San Antonio City Council member (2001-2005); Chief Deputy District Attorney for Bexar County (1983-1986); Director of Government Affairs and Community Relations for Valero Energy Corp (1979-1982); and Executive Assistant to Senator Lloyd Bentsen (1975-1978). Mr. Schubert is a longtime supporter and advocate for organizations serving people with disabilities.
is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology and Coordinator for the Behavior Analysis Program. Dr. Neely is also a Doctoral-level Board Certified Behavior Analyst (BCBA-D). She earned a Master’s degree in Educational Psychology (emphasis in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis) and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology (emphasis in Special Education and Applied Behavior Analysis) from Texas A&M University. Dr. Neely’s research focuses on the application of applied behavior analysis to the treatment of problem behavior for individuals with autism and developmental disabilities. Her research also evaluates ways to improve the acquisition and sustained use of evidence-based practices by parents, teachers, and other interventionists working with individuals with developmental disabilities. Dr. Neely serves as the UTSA Director for the San Antonio Applied Behavior Analysis Project
is a professional, entrepreneur, an educator and a caregiver. Sherry’s served in AT&T/Southwestern Bell from 1976 – 1986 in management development and marketing before she became a homebound teacher for SAISD from 1990-1994. Sherry then launched her own business, Outlooks until its sale in 2017. Sherry is an advocate for people with autism having made the journey with her son and family. Sherry is keenly aware of the challenges families face in accessing care and services throughout the lifespan. Sherry has been on the Any Baby Can board, is currently serving on the Any Woman Can board and is active in her faith community.
Founding Steering Committee
Thank you to our steering committee for their support and expertise. Their guidance was instrumental in making our program a reality.
- Major General Josue (Joe) Robles, Jr., USA (Ret.), Chair
- Barbara Gentry, Vice Chair
- Becca Brune
- Janet Enriquez
- Elizabeth Lutz
- Dr. Lee Mason
- Ingrid Petty
- Jeffrey Walsh, Esq.
- J. Tullos Wells
- Melody Woosley