Executive Director of Patriot Sporting Challenge
Previously served as Events Director & Chairman, Central Texas Water Coalition, in Austin, TX, and past Chairman of Water Equality for Texans, a political action group. Garry is now retired after 32 years in the position of pharmaceutical Sales Director and is also a retired military veteran.
Founding Director of Patriot Sporting Challenge
Editor of The Community Chronicle; Senior Vice-President and COO of Verity Ventures, LLC; Community Builder of the Year recipient in 2017.
Former President/CEO of Mid-South Analytical Laboratories, Inc. and current Founder /Owner of Mid-South Consulting LLC, (an environmental firm serving Louisiana, Texas and the southern region.) Hosted the 2009 “BassMasters Classic” event held at Red River South Marina. In 2014 was the event director and organizer of the “Outdoor Extravaganza” held at the Century Link Center, featuring “The Duck Commander” Phil Roberson and wife Kay. Served as a deacon on the board of First Baptist Church, Bossier City, LA, and was involved with several faith-based events sponsored across the north Louisiana area before moving to Texas.
Brad was an executive in the mining and heavy construction equipment industry, spanning 6 continents and 57 countries over three plus decades. In addition to serving on corporate and industry association boards during his career, he also spent several years as an elected member of the Board of Trustees in a public school district in East Texas. Brad is a strong supporter of our military and first responders, a proponent of continued education and comes from a family with multiple siblings involved with public schools and education foundations.
A Baptist pastor with 50 years experience in renewing faith and church-life for plateaued congregations currently serving as Pastor of White Oak Baptist Church, Yantis, TX. As a journalist, has been in news, sports, sales, and general management for newspapers, radio and television. Served on a number of faith, denominational, business, non-profit, and community boards across the state of Texas and a national board for Bible Study publications.
Retired Information Technology executive for a major oil company. Now the Administrative Assistant for Quitman’s First United Methodist Church. Member and immediate past President of the Wood County Child Welfare Board. The Director of the Texas State Bass Tournament since 1998, an active Rotarian, Eagle Scout, and Navy Veteran.