Meet the Any Baby Can Executive Team

Andy Miller

President and Chief Executive Officer

Meet Andy

Andy Miller joined Any Baby Can on July 14, 2014, and brings a wealth of experience in the nonprofit sector. Most recently, he co-founded MillerStephens & Associates, a strategic consulting practice, and previously served as Executive Vice President of Operations for the LIVESTRONG Foundation. Miller completed undergraduate work at Southwestern University in Georgetown and is a graduate of Leadership Austin. He received his Master’s degree in Health Science Education from the University of Florida, and has built his career developing strategic partnerships and award-winning programs to improve the public’s health.

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Christopher Adams

Chief Financial Officer

Meet Chris

Chris joined Any Baby Can in January of 2015 and has loved every day since. A native of Houston, Chris moved to Austin in 1998 to attend the University of Texas at Austin and simply never left. Like many Austinites, Chris loves tacos, Barton Springs, complaining about the traffic, and bemoans the gentrification of the east side. Before Any Baby Can, Chris spent 13 years working (and bleeding burnt orange) at the big university downtown overseeing financial affairs, grant administration, business operations, and information technology for various world-class academic departments.

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Alexandra Alfau

Chief Program Officer

Meet Alexandra

Alexandra Alfau has led the Any Baby Can Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) Program since 1994. Alexandra is a physical therapist by trade and has worked in the ECI Program since 1988. Alexandra has had substantial influence on ECI during her tenure at the agency. Her experience includes client outreach and assessment, home visitation, implementation of program activities, supervision of 30+ employees, managing compliance standards, collaboration with community agencies, medical billing strategies and program advocacy. Alexandra also serves as a child development program consultant for UNICEF in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Michele Scherz

Chief Development Officer

Meet Michele

Michele joined Any Baby Can in March 2017. As a proud mom to two daughters who attend Pease Elementary in AISD and a resident of East Austin, Michele is excited to be a part of Any Baby Can’s mission to serve Central Texas families. Michele brings nearly 20 years of experience in fundraising and resource development in the fields of political fundraising, higher education and non-profit. A native of Arkansas, Michele enjoyed some time in Washington D.C. and New York prior to her move to Austin in 2003. Austin is home now, especially given her (mild) addiction to breakfast tacos.

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Ray Fernandez

Chief Communications Officer

Meet Ray

With more than 20 years of corporate relations, media outreach, public relations and creative strategy experience, Ray joined the Any Baby Can team in April 2017. As the creative director for March of Dimes national office, located in White Plains, NY, he managed a team of graphic designers and writers, the online department (including the web and social media), and the audiovisual group (included broadcast and photography department). As the state director of communications and marketing for March of Dimes Texas Chapter, Ray managed a 3-person marketing team to customize materials that supported 16 fundraising walks and 16 special events.

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