Derrick Lesnau is the Chief Operating Officer of Ronald McDonald House Charities of Central Texas (RMHC CTX) and moved to Austin in 1999 to attend The University of Texas. RMHC CTX provides lodging & support services to families of pediatric patients receiving treatment at Austin area medical centers. With over 12 years of experience in the Austin non-profit community, Derrick has served organizations such as Young Men’s Business League, Austin Young Chamber, March of Dimes, Young Texans Against Cancer and others.

Derrick holds a BS in Social Work and is a community advocate who strives to help those who find themselves in unfortunate circumstances. Derrick is a graduate of the 2017 Essentials Class of Leadership Austin and currently serves on the Resource Management Commission for the City of Austin, representing District 1.