Board of Directors


Tom Harris

Tom Harris is Co-chairman of the Foundation and Jordan's dad. Tom is an executive with the Hillwood Development group at the AllianceTexas project in Ft. Worth, Texas. Tom is a native of Syracuse, New York, graduated from the University of Massachusetts in Amherst and has been a part of the Ft. Worth business community for close to twenty five years. He is the founder of the Alliance for Infant Survival, a non-profit organization supporting the SIDS community in North Texas. Tom is also the past board chair of the national SIDS organization, First Candle and past board chair of the Birdville ISD Education Foundation. He is a member of multiple higher education business advisory boards in North Texas and an avid supporter of various regional education ventures. Tom has always believed that we were put on this earth to help other people, particularly those most in need.


Ellen Harris

Ellen Harris is Co-chairman of the Foundation and Jordan's mom. Ellen retired from American Airlines after 25 years as a customer service representative but always believed that her most important job was and is being a parent. She was a past administrator of the Birdville Education Foundation. Ellen was very involved with the Alliance for Infant Survival for over 20 years. She currently sits on UT Southwestern Center for Depression Research and Clinical Care Advisory Committee as well as the Board of MHA of Greater Tarrant County.


Candice Ammori

Candice Ammori graduated from University of Michigan's Ford School of Public Policy in 2012, focusing on sustainable business. She was a Princeton in Asia fellow in Singapore, spent time helping a Cambodian microfinance firm with its business strategy, and will continue to combine numbers and creativity in socially conscious business environments.
Candice and Jordan became fast friends while moving into their freshman year dorms. They were close friends and housemates from then on.


Becky Renfro Borbolla

Becky is Vice President of Renfro Foods, Inc., a family owned manufacturer of specialty foods started in 1940 by her grandparents in Fort Worth, Texas.  Becky is a decorated community volunteer, having served on many boards and championed many causes over the years. She is the Founder and President of Women Steering Business, a group of local women who contribute their own money to purchasing champion steers shown at the Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo. Becky holds degrees from Tarrant County College and Le Tourneau University. In her spare time, she is an enthusiastic traveler, and can also be found on the golf course or ski slopes.  Becky is dedicated to affecting change in the mental health field, as she has seen several loved ones struggle with depression and mental illness.


Ray Casas

Ray currently serves as Manager of Programs and Community Outreach for the Texas Rangers Baseball Club. His primary responsibility include bridging the community with opportunities in baseball while creating youth programs and providing grants and scholarships. Prior to starting a career in Major League Baseball, Ray launched his own Public Relations Firm in 2016 based in Los Angeles with a focus on creating social impact with non-profit organizations in the entertainment industry. Ray also worked for MTV Networks producing public service announcements and pro-social campaigns that addressed issues affecting millennials all across the country. Ray’s other professional experiences include working for Viacom, The Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute and The University of Texas at Arlington. In 2014, The Huffington Post included Ray as one of the "40 under 40 Latinos in American Politics." Reynaldo graduated from the University of Texas at Arlington in 1996 with a B.A in Public Policy. In his spare time Ray sits on many boards of directors including IGNITE, a national non-profit organization that encourages and trains young women to run for elected office. Ray also serves as a Media Advisor to The National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy and Bring Change to Mind, a non-profit organization aimed at ending the stigma of living with mental illness.


Lezlie D. Culver, MSW

Lezlie is a founding member of LOSS (Local Outreach for Suicide Survivors) Team of Tarrant County, Texas and currently serves as a volunteer representative of the Team.  She is a member of National Association of Social Workers, and American Association of Suicidology. Lezlie provides consultations and trainings to new and existing LOSS Teams across the country. Being a survivor herself, Lezlie presents and trains survivors, mental health professionals and communities across the country.  Lezlie received her BA in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma, and attended Syracuse University of London, England for Special Studies. Lezlie also earned her Master’s of Social Work from the University of Texas at Arlington.


Mary Margaret Graham

Following 29 + years at CIA, Mary Margaret Graham retired while serving as the first Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Collection.  She earned several prestigious medals for her service among which were the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal and the Distinguished Career Intelligence Medal in 2008, the Secretary of Defense Medal for Meritorious Civilian Service in 2008, the Intelligence Medal of Achievement in 2005 and the Donovan Medal in 2001.  Mary Margaret serves on the Board of Directors for the CIA Officers Memorial Foundation and serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Daniel Morgan University as well as a member of the Mitre Corporations's Intelligence Advisory Board.  She also volunteers as a docent at Boston's Museum of Fine Arts and is on the MFA's Patron Program Committee.  Mary Margaret is the sister of Tom Harris and Jordan's aunt.


Elisha Harris

Elisha Harris graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2015 with a degree in Health Promotion and a minor in Psychology. She currently lives in Chicago and works on the support staff for an engineering consulting company. Elisha is very passionate about traveling and various philanthropic causes. She spent the last two summers working and teaching in the under-developed areas of Cape Town, South Africa. Elisha is Jordan's sister. 


Matthew Harris

Matthew Harris graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 2014 with a degree in chemical engineering. He is a process engineer at Valerus Field Solutions in Houston, Texas. Matthew was active in Jewish and Greek life at UT, while also volunteering his time for various causes around Austin. Matthew is Jordan's brother.


Ned Harris

Dr. Ned Harris recently retired from a forty year career in higher education that included positions as Associate Provost for Enrollment and Academic Services at St. Louis University, Director of Admission at Le Moyne College, Associate Director of Financial Aid at the University of Notre Dame, Director of Enrollment Management at Eastern Connecticut State University, as well as executive enrollment positions in other institutions of higher learning.  His career long focus on service continues in this Board position and other volunteer roles in which he serves.  Ned is the brother of Tom Harris and Jordan's uncle.

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Anne Holland

For more than 32 years, Anne has provided financial and advisory services for a variety of corporate, individual and non-profit clients.  Holland’s extensive background includes strategic and financial consulting, real estate development, public speaking, banking/investment services, executive leadership and mentoring. Anne has garnered many community accolades and has served in countless volunteer leadership capacities throughout her career.

With her business, Plan+Tactics, LLC, Anne serves as an advisor to families/family businesses on matters relating to strategic planning, estate organization and structuring, charitable planning, real estate, financial planning, and financial education.  Anne received a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance and Real Estate from Texas Christian University.  She completed the Certified Financial Planning Program at the University of North Texas and received her certification in 1999.  Anne lives in Fort Worth, is married and shares six children with her husband, Barney.  Anne’s personal connection to the mission stems from her longtime, close friendship with the Harris family.


Tom Krampitz

Tom Krampitz is a solo practitioner in Fort Worth specializing in governmental affairs and public policy advocacy.  His practice is focused in representing businesses and individuals in land use, economic development, environmental and transportation matters. Prior to entering private practice Tom served four years as General Counsel and Director of Government Affairs for Texas Motor Speedway in Fort Worth.


Isaac Manning

Isaac Manning is the President of Trinity Works, a real estate development company that focuses on three aspects of the development business:  innovation, investment and implementation.  Mr. Manning has over 25 years experience in real estate development as an architect and developer.  Mr. Manning has experience in both domestic and international markets, and has been focused on public-private partnerships, many of which have become economic development success stories.


Brad Nowlin

Brad is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist.  Brad began his private practice in 2002 in Kansas City, Missouri and moved to Fort Worth, Texas in 2016.  Brad’s areas of expertise include relationship assessment, education, and counseling for couples, individuals and blended families. He has provided counseling to clients in the areas of end of life/hospice, addiction, sexual abuse, and juvenile justice adolescents. Brad has a deep affinity for the mission of the Jordan Elizabeth Harris Foundation, having experienced loss by suicide in his personal and professional life.

Brad has a Master’s degree in Counseling from Mid-America Nazarene University, as well as an MBA from Texas Christian University.  He is married to Grace, who is an artist, and they have four adult children. Brad enjoys raunning, swimming, golf and is a passionate fan of Texas Christian University and the University of Texas football, basketball and baseball teams.


Tina Vance

Tina is an Assistant Vice President in Private Trust with Frost Bank in Fort Worth. She is responsible for the fiduciary administration of personal trusts, charitable trusts, agencies and estates. In addition to her trust duties, Tina is a Certified Exit Planning Advisor ® working with Family Legacy Services at Frost. She joined Frost in 2016 and has 21 years of experience in the financial industry. Tina earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in Finance from The University of Texas at Austin. In addition to her work at Frost, Tina is an associate member of the Tarrant County Probate Bar Association and a member of Leadership Fort Worth. She volunteers with Meals on Wheels of Tarrant County and is a sustaining member of the Junior League of Fort Worth. Finally, Tina serves as a founding board member and treasurer of the Western Hills High School Cougar Pride Foundation, a nonprofit that provides food, clothing and support to students who are facing poverty-related hardships. Tina is dedicated to affecting change in the mental health field as she has a personal connection living with a family member struggling with depression and attempted suicide. 


Kyle Whitaker

Kyle Whitaker is the Principal Attorney at the Law Office of Kyle Whitaker practicing family law. In addition, Kyle is the CEO of E.W. Johnson Company , an Aerospace Machining and Fabrication Company.  Kyle received Tarrant Magazine’s “One of Fort Worth’s Best Family Lawyers” honor as well as the Who’s Who in Law award.  He is a member of Leadership Fort Worth’s Advisory Board, and past board member of Mental Health Association of Tarrant County.


Founders’ Advisory Council


Dr. John Fatti

Stephanie Garbarino

Adam Grossman

Christopher Grover

John Harris

E. James Kearney

Debbie Krasnow

Kate Warren