Michael Reyes

Public Affairs Officer

Michael Reyes serves as Public Affairs Officer on the Executive Leadership Team at Opportunity Home San Antonio where he is responsible for local, state and federal government relations, internal and external communications, reputation management, and community relations. A former resident of the Alazán-Apache Courts, Michael brings more than 24 years of national and international public affairs experience to the role. He previously served the United States Congress where he managed public affairs programs and briefings for the U.S. House of Representatives, U.S. Senate and U.S. congressional committees, as well as the Government Accountability Office and the Congressional Budget Office. He also served in the Office of the United Nations Secretary-General in Washington, D.C. and an international, anti-poverty organization, collectively managing external affairs in the U.S. including liaising with the White House, U.S. State Department, U.S. Congress, World Bank Group, non-governmental organizations, diplomatic corps, academia and building public-private partnerships with the private sector. Michael holds a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Southern Methodist University (Dallas) and a Master of Arts in Social Public Policy from Georgetown University (Washington, DC). He completed executive education programs at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, London School of Economics and Political Science, and the John. F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University. Michael currently serves as a commissioner on the City of San Antonio’s Housing Commission.