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Stephen Warren


Stephen Warren was named President of the Community Foundation of West Texas in 2016. He has extensive experience in West Texas non-profit organizations, including the Texas Boys Ranch, Lubbock Christian School, and the Boy Scouts of America. He has also served on numerous boards and is active in the Association of Fundraising Professionals.


He received his Associate’s Degree at South Plains College, and his Bachelor’s Degree at Texas Tech University. He and his wife, Terri, have been married nearly three and a half decades and have three children, all born in Lubbock; Brittney, Cameron, and Nicole. Stephen is also a member of the largest Lions Club in North America.

Meet Stephen...
  1. Sunny day or rainy day? Both!

  2. If you could time travel, where would you go? I would go to visit Ben Franklin, then Thomas Edison, then meet Martin Luther King Jr., next up are Orville and Wilbur, then to meet with Bill Gates in his first garage lab, then to visit Stephen Hawking, and for sure Warren Buffet. 

  3. Favorite holiday? My wife's favorite holiday is Christmas. That answers that! 

  4. Hometown? Orangevale, California. 

  5. High school mascot? Ram. 

  6. If you could have lunch with anyone alive or dead, who would it be? There's a Coca-Cola ad from the 1970s that says "I'd like to buy the world a Coke," so I would do that, one at a time, and have lunch with the world! 

  7. If you didn’t work for the Foundation, where would you work? Another foundation. 

  8. Name three songs you would include on your soundtrack of life: 
    - "Singin' in the Rain" from Singin' in the Rain
    - "Eye of the Tiger" from Rocky 
    - "I Will Always Love You" from The Bodyguard

  9. Favorite place to go in Lubbock: It's in Idalou, but TNT Raceway. 

  10. What came first – the chicken or the egg? That's an easy question!