Staff


Board of Directors

Mainspring Schools, a 501 (c)(3) non-profit organization, is governed by a Board of Directors. This has been a treasured community institution since 1941, and our directors represent the community and serve as guardians of the Mainspring Schools mission. They set policy, raise funds and advocate for the school in the community.

Suzanne Stewart, Chair
Katie Felice
, Immediate Past Chair
Lisa Killough, Treasurer
John Gorman, Secretary
Elle Beecher, Facebook
Mandy Brooks, United Way for Greater Austin
David Chasis, Community Volunteer
Michelle Evans, Luisa Mauro Real Estate
Jeremy Giroir, Collective Capital
Kelly Grooms, Live Earth

Amy Hurt, Freelance Producer
David King, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Laura Kohler, Facebook
Brett Korensky, Merrill Lynch
Stephen Mallard, Wells Fargo
Caroline Page, Friend of the Children Austin
Paulina Pizarro, Community Mentor
Fred Tedesco, Retired KPMG Partner
Suba Vasudevan, Facebook
Tim Weston, MLA Geotechnical


Advisory BOARD

While not directly part of our Board of Directors, members of the Advisory Board advocate for the school in the community and offer valuable assistance whenever possible. 

Rudi Andrus, Former Executive Director, Mainspring Schools
Lynette Barksdale, Goldman Sachs
Roslyn Breen, Life Investor
Stefanie Cavanaugh, Apollo Endosurgery
Hara Cootes, University of Texas Child Development Center
Jeanne Crosno, Philanthropist/Child Advocacy
Ashley Degollado, Innography
Roger Edmondson, Excelleration Partners
Evie Feltoon, Community Volunteer
Marisol Foster, Webber Family Foundation
Gwyndolyn Hammerson, Kindling Texas Kitchen
Ron Hubbard, Early Childhood Educator

PD Jolley, Early Childhood Educator
Kinda Lincoln, Finance Consultant
Kate Manser, You Might Die Tomorrow
Patsy Woods Martin, Annie's List
Margie McClurg, Community Volunteer
Lindsay Meier, Bespoke Events
Sue Pacey, Nonprofit Volunteer
Eddy Perez, Walsh Gallegos Treviño Russo & Kyle P.C.
Travis Phillips, Graves Dougherty Hearon & Moody
Kristi Simmons, AQUILA Commercial Real Estate
Joe Sims, KPMG Emeritus
Sherri Underbrink, AISD