About Us

Our Leadership

Meet Dr. Rich Carney, Our Executive Director

Dr. Rich Carney is a man of vision whose experience spans the military, government, church, and faith-based ministries.  He has earned an impeccable reputation for mobilizing the business community in cities across North America, providing him with a unique cross-cultural and organizational perspective to maximize excellence.  In 2014, Dr. Carney became the Executive Director of Austin Bridge Builders Alliance (ABBA). More

Meet Our Leadership Team

Jeff Johnson

Strategic Relations Director

Jennifer Mazzola

Senior Project Manager

Lauren Mendez

Office Manager

Rene Green

Donor and Sponsor Relations Manager

Gail Long

Prayer Coordinator

Lori Trenasty, Prayer Coordinator

Lori Trenasty

Prayer Coordinator

Meet Our Board of Directors

Chris Turnley


President, Samplicate Consulting & Founder, Intersect.Life

George Duff


Principle, Investment Advisor, Grace Capital Management

Tony Budet


President & Chief Executive Officer, University Federal Credit Union


Norma Barr

Owner, Barr & Barr Consultants

Christie Gonzales

Owner, Academy of Hair Design

Richard Dooley

Founding Partner, Pope, Shamsie & Dooley, LLP

Andrew Tull

Partner, Tailwind Business Ventures

Patti Boyle

Founder, Pure Potential Consulting

Eric Hehman

CEO & Principal at Austin Asset