Texas Presbyterian Foundation


Members of TPF’s Board of Trustees are elected volunteers overseeing organizational policies and fiduciary stability. The board includes representation from 6 of TPF’s founding institutions, including:

  • Austin College
  • Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary
  • Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services
  • Presbyterian Pan American School
  • Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly
  • Schreiner University

Jan Davis Pickle

Sr. VP Investments, UBS Financial
TPF Chair of the Board

Austin, TX

James Cooper

Retired, Executive, UBS Financial (formerly PaineWebber, Inc.)
TPF Vice Chair of the Board
TPF Governance Committee Chair

Georgetown, TX

Michael Henry

VP and Corp. Controller, FTS International, Inc.
TPF Secretary of the Board

Fort Worth, TX

Lee Ardell

Retired, Banking Consultant
TPF Audit Committee Chair
Trustee Representative of Austin College

Houston, TX

Joseph Bybee

Vice President Private Bank, Merrill Lynch
TPF Investment Committee Chair

Houston, TX

David Byrd

Retired EVP, First Financial Trust & Asset Management Company

San Angelo, TX

Jeanne Culver

Founder/CEO, Culver Public Relations
TPF Corporate Succession and Advisory Compensation Committee

Dallas, TX

Jackie Cummings

Manager of Budget and Forecasting, Louisiana Dept of Health

Port Allen, LA

James A. DeMent, Jr.

Pastor, First Presbyterian Church, Victoria, Texas
Trustee Representative of Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

Victoria, TX

Judy Ferguson

Director, Christian Vocation Internship Program, Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX

Ron Gafford

Retired, President/CEO, Austin Industries, Inc.

Dallas, TX

Paula Hickman

Retired Attorney
Former CEO, Community Foundation of North Louisiana

Shreveport, LA

Noe Hinojosa

President & CEO, Estrada Hinojosa & Co., Inc.

Dallas, TX

Ken Johnson

Retired, CFO, Scott & White Healthcare
Trustee Representative of Presbyterian Children’s Homes and Services

Temple, TX

Robert Jones

CIO, Texas Health Resources

Keller, TX

Weir Labatt

Trustee Representative of Schreiner University

Kerrville, TX

John Lemen

Trustee Representative of Presbyterian Mo-Ranch Assembly

Houston, TX

Evelyn Richardson

Director, Finance and Treasury, Texas Christian University

Fort Worth, TX

Gilbert Segovia

Financial Analyst, Reddy Ice Corp.

Dallas, TX

Alan Stewart

Exec. Director, The Cullen Foundation

Houston, TX

Keri Strother

President/Controller, Strother Financial Solutions

Atlanta, GA

Rev. Laureen Suba

Pastor, St. Stephen Presbyterian Church
Retired, JP Morgan

Houston, TX

Lynn Thompson

Real Estate
TPF Ministry Services Committee Chair

San Antonio, TX

Dennis Whitley

Financial Advisor, Edward Jones
Trustee Representative of Presbyterian Pan American School

Alice, TX

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