As the Manager for Corporate Engagement and Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals (CMNH), Aracely P. Muñoz leads the efforts focused on CMNH corporate fundraising for Children’s Health for more than 50 corporate partner brands in Dallas, Plano, and surrounding areas, raising more than 3.3 million dollars annually. Her role is to partner with corporate partners and like-minded individuals to elevate Children's Health as a cause of choice within the community. The hospital mission is simple: to make life better for children. Aracely also leads the multicultural efforts for the Foundation, which includes collaborating with Hispanic/Latino leaders and influencers, through engagement, cause-marketing, and B2B initiatives.
Aracely joined Children’s Health in August of 2017 after working 11 years in Corporate Philanthropy and in the non-profit sector. During Aracely’s time with Alcon, Novartis in Fort Worth, she managed a team that oversaw product and equipment donations to more than 100 non-profits and 650 medical mission trips annually to 80 countries equaling more than 40 million dollars in donations.
Prior to working at Alcon, Novartis, Aracely worked for Buckner International as the director for organizational effectiveness. Before this post, she served in roles in development and international operations where she planned and executed 10 CEO and donor vision trips to multiple countries, developed an annual employee mission trip to Oaxaca, Mexico, an employee volunteer program and an employee onboarding program for more than 1,400 employees.
Aracely serves on the board for Bobby Bragan Youth Foundation in Fort Worth, Texas, which gives college scholarships to 8th grades students in more than 20 school districts in DFW. She also serves on the Brown University Alumni Interviewing Committee which interviews 12th grade prospective students for Brown University.
Aracely is currently working on completing her masters of business administration from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Previously, she earned a master’s degree in global leadership from Dallas Baptist University, and her bachelor of arts in Latin American Studies from Brown University. Aracely is married and has two teenage step-daughters in high school and a one step-daughter at UT Dallas.