T Hanson is the Development Director at buildingcommunityWORKSHOP. A Dallas resident for 20+ years, T is an integral part of [bc]’s leadership team and actively engaged in the non-profit community. She enjoys telling the story of [bc]’s community engagement activity and developing and maintaining relationships with individuals and organizations who support [bc]’s work in Texas and across the nation.
From 2008-2015, T helped launch the south Dallas environmental non-profit, Trinity River Audubon Center. As Director of Operations, she managed the LEED-Gold, Antoine Predock, facility developing and growing many successful earned revenue programs. In 2013, T helped [bc]’s Neighborhood Stories project to tell the history of Audubon’s south Dallas community which culminated in the release of [bc]’s “Out of Deepwood” documentary. Prior to her non-profit work, T spent 15+ years working in the corporate business and technology arena as a systems engineer for IBM, and technology architect and development manager for Sabre and American Airlines IT departments.
T is a conservationist and locavore with her 4 active teenagers. She hails from upstate NY with a Bachelors and Masters in Computer Science from Boston University and a professional certificate in Sustainable Food Systems from the University of Vermont.