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

Lauren Mendez

Office Manager

Jennifer Mazzola

Senior Project 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

Richard Dooley

Founding Partner, Pope, Shamsie & Dooley, LLP

Norma Barr

Owner, Barr & Barr Consultants

Eric Hehman

CEO & Principal at Austin Asset

Andrew Tull

Partner, Tailwind Business Ventures

Richard Neusch

Senior Leader, True Life Fellowship

Wade Lombard

Founder, Square Cow Moovers

Kelly Outlaw

CFO, Community Impact

Vincent Balagia

Founder & CIO of Stallion Capital Management

Janice Matthews

Associate VP Retail & Lending Experience at UFCU