Michael Allen is the founder and President of Providence Energy Corporation of Dallas, TX, an oil and gas exploration and production company. Mr. Allen has been an active buyer of oil and gas properties in 15 states. Providence Energy is the managing partner of over 2.0 million net acres of minerals in the domestic U. S.
Mr. Allen graduated with an accounting degree from the University of Oklahoma. He is a certified public accountant and he spent the first few years of his career in Dallas with Ernst and Ernst. Mr. Allen is actively involved in several inner-city projects funding camps, schools and turn-around projects in the North Texas area. He and his wife and family live in Dallas.
Otis is an accomplished author, speaker, and entrepreneur with over a decade of experience in financial management. Otis spent time with BBVA and BB&T before pursuing his first book, Payday Proverbs, a collection of strategies for overcoming paycheck to paycheck living. Otis also spends time in the Television/Film industry as a camera operator and supporting his wife in her successful business, Smart Artist. He and his wife, Sway, live in Dallas, Texas.
Will serves as the President & CEO of Behind Every Door. He began his career by serving with CRU on the University of Texas campus, which included a role as the Director of Greek Summit: a leadership development project for college students involved in the Greek system. After leaving CRU, Will helped start two companies: THINX Integrated Technologies and Thrive Intelligence in Dallas, Texas, serving as the Chief Operating Officer. Thrive was sold in 2013 and THINX continues to operate, although Will is no longer involved. Will graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Corporate Communication. He and his wife, Allison, and their three children live in Dallas, Texas.
Price Glomski is Executive Vice President of PMG, the largest independent digital agency in the United States with offices in Fort Worth, Dallas, Austin, London, LA and NYC. His responsibilities include overseeing agency marketing, core partnership, agency culture, new business, and strategic management of the agency's approach to market.
An industry veteran with over 15 years of experience, Price joined after a long career at Range Online Media and then iProspect under the Aegis/Dentsu umbrella as VP, Managing Director. He is regularly called upon to comment on industry issues, having been featured in the Wall Street Journal, AdAge, and CMO Magazine, and regularly speaks at SXSW, MediaPost, and iMedia events. He sits on various leadership committees like Google Leader Circle, YMCA Marketing Metropolitan Fort Worth, and Upper Room activities (home church).
Price and his wife, Britt, live in the Oak Lawn area of Dallas with their two young boys.
Avery joined the board in 2020.
A Jackson, Mississippi, native, Mary Love graduated from the University of Mississippi and began her career with Reformed University Fellowship (RUF), serving as SMU’s on-campus intern. Following her internship, Mary Love founded her own catering business, which she owned and operated for four years. Working later with the Human Trafficking Institute, a global organization that exists to end modern slavery, she fostered and managed business partnerships all over the world. Throughout the years, Mary Love has used her love of cooking and writing by contributing to multiple books and cookbooks. Mary Love and her husband, Phillip, live in Dallas.
Mike Lafitte is the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Trammell Crow Company (TCC). In this role he is responsible for the management and day-to-day operations of the Company. Mike is the chairman of the TCC Executive Committee and a member of the TCC Investment Committee. Mike also serves as Global Group President, Client Care for CBRE, focused on driving measurable, integrated solutions for the company’s largest investor and occupier clients. Mike serves on CBRE’s Executive Committee and is Executive Sponsor of Black Excellence, a CBRE employee resource group.
Mike previously served as Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s Real Estate Investments business segment. Prior to that, he was Chief Executive Officer of CBRE’s Advisory Services business segment. Earlier he served in a number of executive leadership roles, including Global Group President, Chief Operating Officer, President Americas and President Institutional & Corporate Services.
Mike joined CBRE with the acquisition of Trammell Crow Company in 2006. He started with Trammell Crow Company in 1997 and served in various roles, including President of Global Services, Chief Operating Officer of Global Services, Regional Director of the Central region of the U.S. and Dallas Market Leader.
Mike has been in the commercial real estate industry since 1984 when he joined Lincoln Property Company in Dallas and also served in production, leadership and development roles with Bear Stearns and PREMISYS Real Estate Services, an affiliate of Prudential Life Insurance Company.
Dave joined the board in 2020.
Jessica Nuñez is founder and president of TruePoint Communications, an integrated marketing communications agency. In 2006, she started her company at 27 years-old and has since grown it to a team of more than 30 professionals providing marketing and communications services to companies across the nation. The agency serves clients specializing in consumer products, fashion and retail, real estate, technology, food service, healthcare and B2B.
In her career, Jessica has counseled some of the country’s top companies including AT&T, Mary Kay, Jamba Juice, Famous Footwear, Zoe’s Kitchen and Caleres. She is an experienced TV spokesperson and has spent nearly a decade serving as a guest host on Home Shopping Network (HSN).
Jessica is active in elevating the entrepreneurial community and leadership development. She served four consecutive years on the board of directors for Entrepreneurs’ Organization (EO) Dallas, including a term as president. In 2016, Jessica launched the Dallas competition for the Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA), providing a platform for college student entrepreneurs to showcase their businesses. She currently serves as Area Director on the EO regional board.
She is a founding member of Social Media Club Dallas, where she served three consecutive years as a director, and a founding board member of One Hundred Shares Dallas, a Christian non-profit foundation that brings 100 women together to financially propel non-profits.
At the age of 17, Donald began leading youth bible studies in the auditorium of Carter High School. Donald earned an academic scholarship to The University of Texas at Austin, where he served as the President of Gamma Phi Delta Christian Fraternity and was selected as a recipient of the “Most Outstanding African-American Males on Campus” award four years in a row.
Donald is now Youth and Young Adult Pastor at the historic True Lee Missionary Baptist Church in Dallas, Texas. For 10 years, he served as the Program Director of the church’s non-profit called Hope Restoration, an organization providing an annual summer camp and serving as an educational and social lifeline for hundreds of inner-city children in Dallas
In addition to his other responsibilities, Donald is a board member for the African American Museum of Dallas, Parkland Clinic at Hatcher Station, Tapestry Ministries and the Dallas Police Department (mental health and homelessness, pastoral advisory and community policing). He also works with The Dallas County Youth Village/Medlock Treatment Center (a residential placement facility in southern Dallas County for males ages 10 to 17).
Bonnie is a co-founder of Providence Christian School of Texas and Board member from 1989 to 2001. She has been a Bible Study Fellowship class member and leader for over 10 years, a Board member of Pine Cove Christian Camps from 1991 to 1997, and the Stewpot Alliance Soup’s On! Luncheon co-founder and Luncheon co-chairman in 2009. In 2010, Bonnie became a founding Board member for One Hundred Shares Dallas, serving through 2015. Most of all, Bonnie is proud of being married to Doug for 35 years, a mother to Liza and Clark, and a grandmother to their 5 children.
Apart from her family, Lori’s greatest joy has been studying God’s word and serving in leadership positions in women’s Bible Studies such as Bible Study Fellowship and those in her church, Park Cities Presbyterian. She also enjoys serving in various capacities in the Women’s Ministries at PCPC. She is a founding board member of One Hundred Shares Dallas, a group of women who gives financial grants to inner city ministries in Dallas who serve the needy and proclaim the gospel.
Lori loves more than anything her role as wife, mother and grandmother. She and her husband, Jeff, live in Dallas.