Pictured at Left
Front Row (L-R): Steven Ganss, Ellen Porter, Russ Brown, Kelsie Wagner, Nathan Schubert, and Elizabeth Pounds
Back Row (L-R): Michele Young, Stephen Key, Billy Diehl, Grant Moise, Jason Pounds, and Chris Messick
Not Pictured: Syd Hurley and David Rea
Mr. Brown and his wife, Renée, are Providence parents who live in Highland Park and are members of Watermark Community Church. They have three children, two of whom attend Providence. Mr. Brown received his BA from the University of Arizona and law degree from St. Mary’s University School of Law. He is the Managing Partner of Brown Fox PLLC, a law firm that represents Texas businesses ranging from start-ups to publicly traded companies, as well as several local and international ministries. Mr. Brown also leads Dallas Justice, a community of Christian lawyers serving local and international ministries. He regularly trains and disciples Christian lawyers in Africa in partnership with Watermark and African Leadership and Reconciliation Ministries.
Mr. Diehl and his wife, Katherine, are Providence parents who live in University Park and attend Watermark Community Church. They have three children all of whom attend Providence. Mr. Diehl received a B.S. in engineering and a B.A. in Math from Vanderbilt University. He also received an MBA from the University of Texas at Austin. Mr. Diehl in a senior vice-president for UBS which deals with private wealth management.
Mr. Ganss and his wife, Amy, are Providence parents of two, Braden and Peyton. The Ganss family lives in north Dallas and attends Grace Bible Church. He holds a BBA in Finance from Baylor University. Mr. Ganss is a founding partner of ReignRock Capital Partners, LLC, a Dallas-based private equity firm. His areas of expertise include finance, administration, and the development of human capital.
Mr. Hurley and his wife, Elizabeth, are Providence parents who live in Highland Park and are members of Watermark Community Church. He received a BBA in Finance from the University of Texas at Austin and a law degree from Southern Methodist University. Mr. Hurley owns Vista Property Company, which specializes in shopping center investment and development. Mr. Hurley has been active in the real estate industry for more than thirty years.
Mr. Key and his wife, Ann, are Providence parents and live in Preston Hollow. They are members of Watermark Community Church and serve in the marriage ministry. Mr. Key received a BS in business from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and his JD from Southern Methodist University. He is a partner in Key Harrington Barnes PC, a management side labor and employment law firm.
Mr. Messick and his wife, Meredith, are Providence parents who live in Preston Hollow and attend Providence Presbyterian Church. Chris is a wealth management advisor with Northwestern Mutual’s Wealth Management Company. He holds a business degree from Texas A&M University, and his areas of expertise are financial planning and investment management.
Mr. Moise and his wife, Katie, are Providence parents. They live in Preston Hollow and attend Highland Park United Methodist Church. Mr. Moise received an MBA from Texas Christian University, and a BA from the University of Kansas. He is Executive Vice President of A.H. Belo and General Manager of the Dallas Morning News. His areas of expertise include marketing strategy, digital media, and mergers and acquisitions.
Ellen and her husband, Reid, are Providence parents who live in Preston Hollow and are members of Park Cities Presbyterian Church. The Porters have four children who attend Providence. Ellen is a homemaker and received her B.S. from the University of Texas at Austin. She is also a former faculty member at Providence. Most recently, Ellen served as founder of an organization called BraveLove that seeks to change the perception of adoption.
Jason and Elizabeth Pounds
Mr. Pounds and his wife, Elizabeth, are Providence parents of Ensley. They live in Dallas and attend Irving Bible Church. Mr. Pounds received his Bachelor of Arts from Southern Methodist University and Elizabeth graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a degree in Elementary Education. Mr. Pounds is a Corporate Treasurer and Secretary of Hardie’s Fresh Foods. His responsibilities include banking, legal, contracts, insurance, and management of the Hardie Family’s outside interests. Prior to having a child, Elizabeth worked as a teacher in Colorado.
Rev. Rea and his wife, Stefani, are Providence parents who live in the Preston Hollow area. Originally from Charlotte, North Carolina, David is a graduate of Appalachian State University and Reformed Theological Seminary. David served as an RUF (Reformed University Fellowship) Campus Minister at Southern Methodist University for seven years. He now serves as the pastor of Providence Presbyterian Church (PCA).
Mr. Schubert and his wife, Tori, are the parents of three Providence students, and they attend Watermark Community Church. Nathan is with Crow Holdings in their real estate private equity business, with a focus in multifamily investing. He received a BA in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.
Mrs. Wagner and her husband, Price, are Providence parents who live in University Park and attend Providence Presbyterian Church. Mrs. Wagner is a homemaker with a BA in History from the University of Texas at Austin. The Wagners served as Parents’ Council chairs for the 2010-2011 school year. Before leaving the workforce, Mrs. Wagner worked as a corporate event planner for a destination management company as well as the Dallas Bar Association.
Mrs. Young and her husband, Greg, are Providence alumni parents who live in University Park and attend Park Cities Baptist Church. Mrs. Young received a BS in Industrial Distribution from Texas A&M University. The Youngs chaired the Parents’ Council during the 2011-2012 school year. Before having children, Mrs. Young worked in engineering sales and also taught school in both public and private Christian education.