Board of Directors

Mike Allen, Chairman

Mike Allen

Chairman Providence Energy Corp.
Mike Allen, Chairman

Mike Allen

Chairman Providence Energy Corp.

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 Buckley, Member

Otis Buckley

Member Author
Otis Buckley, Member

Otis Buckley

Member Author

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.

Denny Carreker, Member

Denny Carreker

Member Jet Linx Management
Denny Carreker, Member

Denny Carreker

Member Jet Linx Management

J. D. (Denny) Carreker is Vice Chairman, a member of the board of directors, and an owner of Jet Linx Management Company. He joined Jet Linx in 2009 and established its Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio private jet operations. He is also CEO of Signal 88 a Dallas Fort Worth Security Company and Managing Partner of Promontory Insight a camera technology and monitoring company.

Denny served on the advisory board of MedSynergies based in Irving, Texas and is currently on the board of Curantis Solutions based in Dallas, Texas. He is also active in community and philanthropic affairs. He was chairman of the board of Promising Youth Alliance, an innovative joint venture between Boys and Girls Club of Dallas, Big Brothers Big Sisters, Phoenix House, Parkland Hospital and UT Dallas which he helped found in Dallas to provide a continuum of afterschool care to at-risk youth. Denny is a member of the regional board of the Salvation Army, the regional board of Phoenix House Texas, and was on the board of Big Brothers Big Sisters Lone Star. He and his wife Connie are past honorary chairs and past members of the board of directors of the Dallas Make-a-Wish Foundation and are current members of Park Cities Presbyterian Church.

The Carrekers make their home in Highland Park, Texas. They have three children and nine grandchildren.

Christie Dobbins, Member

Christie Dobbins

Member Alliance for Greater Works
Christie Dobbins, Member

Christie Dobbins

Member Alliance for Greater Works

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Will Dowell, Secretary

Will Dowell

Secretary Behind Every Door
Will Dowell, Secretary

Will Dowell

Secretary Behind Every Door

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, Member

Price Glomski

Member PMG
Price Glomski, Member

Price Glomski

Member PMG

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 Johnson, Member

Avery Johnson

Member CBS Sports
Avery Johnson, Member

Avery Johnson

Member CBS Sports

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Dave Larlee, Member

Dave Larlee

Member All Saints Church
Dave Larlee, Member

Dave Larlee

Member All Saints Church

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Jessica Nunez, Member

Jessica Nunez

Member Truepoint Communications
Jessica Nunez, Member

Jessica Nunez

Member Truepoint Communications

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.

Rev. Donald J. Parish, Jr., Member

Rev. Donald J. Parish, Jr.

Member A Steady Hand
Rev. Donald J. Parish, Jr., Member

Rev. Donald J. Parish, Jr.

Member A Steady Hand

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 Thompson, Member

Bonnie Thompson

Member One Hundred Shares Dallas
Bonnie Thompson, Member

Bonnie Thompson

Member One Hundred Shares Dallas

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.

Lori Turpin, Member

Lori Turpin

Member One Hundred Shares Dallas
Lori Turpin, Member

Lori Turpin

Member One Hundred Shares Dallas

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.