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“We all have the gift of time, talent, and resources. What better way to utilize these gifts than to help a child and open their eyes to a brighter future? Seeing the smiles on the faces of every child when they receive new clothes, shoes, books, and more is the biggest blessing of all.”

Marti brings over thirty years of experience in marketing and strategic planning at an executive level, working with some of the largest for-profit and non-profit health care systems in the United States, including Cook Children’s Health Care System and Baylor Health Care System. Her expertise encompasses media and public relations, sales management, community and guest relations, telemarking, and research.

Marti has volunteered with Kids Matter for over seven years, in addition to Chairing the Marketing Committee and various fundraising activities for Kids Matter. She has always been a strong advocate for charitable work, previously working with Children’s Advocacy Centers of Texas, First Friday Women’s Group, Project Hand-Up, Fort Worth Children’s Advocacy Center, and the Arthritis Foundation.


“I quickly fell in love with the children and families we serve through Kids Matter. I have been privileged to devote my time and energy to impact the lives of children in need.”

Bill graduated from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology. He began his professional career with Johnson & Johnson, served as General Manager for the ClayDesta Corporation and then Bill went on to found Southwest Commercial Investments, Inc. (SCI). SCI exclusively represented First American Bank, First Gibraltar, FSB, Bank One, and Chase Bank in their disposition of assets in the West Texas markets. Bill relocated to Southlake, Texas and became Senior Vice President for Synergy Properties in Fort Worth.

Bill dedicates his time and resources to Kids Matter because they make a large impact in the lives of children in our local communities. Bill and his wife, Rexanna, have two beautiful daughters, Elizabeth and Taylor.

Chairman Emeritus
“I have a strong passion for giving back to the community and believe in the work that Kids Matter is doing to empower children and enhance their lives.”

Mike is an original Board Member of Kids Matter. He has a strong passion for giving back to the community and believes in the work that Kids Matter is doing to empower children and enhance their lives. With nearly thirty-seven years of experience running multiple businesses, he is able to contribute his vision and strategic thinking to Kids Matter. He continues to make an impact in our local communities for kids. Mike continues to cultivate grassroots relationships with the communities in which Kids Matter serves and expand its programs.

In addition to his passion for charity work, Mike is an avid college baseball and football fan who loves to travel and ride ATVs. Mike and his wife, Kim, have four children and one grandson.

“The simple ability to show a child compassion and foster their desire to succeed has been a lifelong passion for me. Kids Matter allows ample opportunity for me to assist children financially, emotionally, by example, nutritionally, and academically. With success comes not just an obligation but a passion to help others in moments when success may seem impossible.”

In addition to her active position on the Board of Directors at Kids Matter, Julie is owner of Julie Sullins Real Estate.

Julie has always had a passion for giving back. Previous to her involvement with Kids Matter, she has served the following organizations: Endowment Sponsor for Grapevine Colleyville Education Foundation, Council of PTA, LEAD 2021, YEA Mentor & Sponsor, Grapevine Chamber of Commerce, Burke Center, Head Start, North Place Nursing Home, Chi Omega Chair Career Development, Nacogdoches Human Resources, Miracle League of Southlake Supporter, Texas A&M Endowment, and a volunteer at Compass Church.

Julie enjoys getting up at 4:00 am to sweat it out at Camp Gladiator and while Julie is an SFA graduate, her husband’s dedication to A&M is obvious in their household.

Board Member
“Without intervention, children in poor conditions will remain and suffer detrimental long-term consequences. Their future affects the community at large. Working with these children through Kids Matter is a true privilege.”

Prior to Kids Matter, Erin served as Chairperson for the Coalition to End Crimes Against Children, Secretary on the Child Abuse Prevention Committee, Young Alumni Coordinator for the ND Club of Dallas, and Religious Catechist at Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She has served as Board Member for Kids Matter since 2014. Erin graduated from the University of Notre Dame, and is currently Chief of Sales and Marketing at AgriLogic Insurance Services, LLC.

Erin currently works in the Centerfield Office suites at Texas Rangers’ Stadium and loves to host Kids Matter and its affiliates as they cheer on the Rangers. She cherishes the close-knit relationships with her family in Florida and Kentucky, as well as the family-like relationships with her close friends and colleagues in Texas and beyond.

Board Member
“I feel a deep connection to the children we serve through our work at Kids Matter. I am committed to their mission of helping children in need.”

With over twenty-three years of experience, Troy has had a lifelong passion for helping people find their next home. As a lifelong resident of Dallas/Fort Worth, Troy has established personal relationships with many builders and craftsmen in the DFW area and his long-term career relationships with other top producing agents in the area, have given him a unique advantage in the real estate marketplace. As an award winning agent in Dallas/Fort Worth, he continues to build his skills and lead an office of 20 licensed agents.

Troy’s passion for serving the community is expanded with the work he does as a Board Member for Kids Matter. He is an advocate for the kids and committed to the mission of Kids Matter, Helping children in need by providing programs that empower them and enhance their lives. helping children in need.

Board Member
“For I know the plans I have for you,” declares the Lord, “plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future.” – Jeremiah 29:11 (NIV)

Ron is an Entrepreneur with 25 years of experience in bringing innovative products to the marketplace. His background includes work in advanced wound care, cosmetic and OTC drugs, environmental products, and most recently, nutraceuticals.

Ron has been involved with Kids Matter since its inception in 2006. Over the years, he’s observed the growth of Kids Matter through his relationship with the Board of Directors. In 2017, Ron joined the Board and, along with this gifts of launching companies into success, he looks forward to helping Kids Matter grow in its evolution to a nationally recognized foundation.
Ron has been blessed with healthy children and resources; he wants to return this gift by giving back to the kids who need an extra lift in life.

Klint Guerry
Board Member
“I grew up in a home that would have benefited greatly from the gifts and the mission of Kids Matter International. I see myself in the faces of the children we touch. It is a tremendous honor to serve this organization and to support this incredible cause.”

Klint Guerry is the General Manager at Sewell Automotive Companies. He is highly regarded among his peers in the automotive industry for sales and customer retention. Klint began his career at Sewell as a Sales Associate, moving swiftly to Manager, and currently serving as General Manager of BMW of Grapevine. His number one goal is the satisfaction of Sewell’s clients. Klint graduated from American InterContinental University with a degree in business.

Mirrored from his professional career, Klint’s focus on helping others affects all areas of his life. He cares deeply about the well-being of his friends and family. Klint joined the board of Kids Matter this year, with the goal of serving his community. His passion for betting the youth in the North Texas community has greatly impacted Kids Matter’s success and continues to grow the impact Kids Matter has on it’s youth.

Rebecca Langston
Board Member
“Through my work and personal life, I am always advocating for our youth. Children are gifts from God and it is our duty to protect and nurture them.”

Rebecca Langston is a practicing attorney at Langston & Langston, PPLC in Jackson, Mississippi. Rebecca’s focus is birth trauma, representing the mothers and infants who have been injured or killed in the birth process. Along with personal injury, Rebecca represents a wide array of legal needs for her clients.

Rebecca graduated from the University of Mississippi and Mississippi College School of Law. Following her education, she achieved a handful of prestigious honors and awards, including the AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell, Super Lawyers, and a member of Million Dollar Advocates Forum. Rebecca is currently serving as a member of numerous Boards and Associations.

Rebecca is an advocate for children, starting with her career and moving into her personal life. She cares deeply about the well-being our youth. Rebecca serves on the Board of Kids Matter, advising the focus and direction Kids Matter takes daily. Rebecca lives in Southlake, Texas with her family.

Board Member
“I find joy in the program by assisting the children shop for needed clothing for the school year. This joy drives my passion to give my time and resources to Kids Matter.”

Tim graduated from the University of the South with Bachelors in Art and Psychology. Beginning his professional career first with Macy’s, Tim joined Kohl’s in 2004 as a District Manager. Today, Tim is the Senior Vice President/Territory 1 Manager at Kohl’s and is responsible for all stores in the South Central and Southeast. He leads teams through company initiatives, as well as participates in cross-functional projects with partners throughout the company.

In 2013, Tim was honored with the “Synergy” Award for his involvement with Kids Matter, specifically for the Around-The-Block program and event. Tim and Jana have two boys, Jack and Max, and reside in Southlake. They are active in several charities throughout the area, including Kids Matter.

Justin Nichol
Board Member
“I am proud to be a part of an organization that supports our youth and aligns with my beliefs. Our children are the future and they need all the support we can offer.”

Justin Nichol is the General Manager at Sewell Automotive Companies. Justin has worked with Sewell for numerous years and he is esteemed among his peers. Justin prides himself on serving his clients with the utmost respect and care at Sewell Cadillac of Grapevine.

Justin joined Kids Matter in 2018 as a Board Member and currently advises the organization on how to grow its outreach in the community. Justin works with others to help Kids Matter successfully impact the lives of thousands of youth each year.

Board Member
“When I was pregnant with my own children, I vowed if God gave me healthy children, then I would honor Him by giving back to those who need help.” Mimi was blessed with two wonderful children. She now lives out her promise daily and through her work with Kids Matter. Mimi says, “It’s a good feeling when you know you are using your time and money to help those that need it most.”

Mimi has always loved helping kids. When her husband started his own practice in pediatrics, their life revolved around children. As a previous volunteer for Children’s Medical Center and fundraiser for Our Children’s Center in Irving, she devoted her time to giving children a better life. Mimi is a former Board Member of Southlake Women’s Club, President of Carroll Education Foundation, Finance Chair of Irving Healthcare Foundation, Community Enrichment Center Big Brother/Big Sister mentor, and served on several other boards while her children were attending Carroll ISD.

In addition to her passion of donating her time to the community, Mimi is an avid tennis player. She and her husband, Trung, have lived in Southlake for over 15 years. Their two children currently attend UT Austin.

Covid19 Update for Kids Matter International

“Hi friends,
At Kids Matter we believe in living and acting by faith and wisdom—not out of fear.  We recognize that there is a lot of anxiety in the world right now, and for good reason.  The COVID-19 outbreak is challenging each of us to modify our lifestyle and take extra steps to remain safe.  Here we have staff members whose children’s schools have been temporarily closed, and like all of you we are committed to helping slow the spread of this illness.  For this reason, our physical office space will have limited open hours until further notice. Thank you for your faithful support.  Stay happy and healthy! 😊”