Board of Directors


Kit, Marilyn and Robert Garren

Kit and Marilyn both grew up with a love for the western North Carolina Mountains and met in 1985 through mutual friends.  They were married in 1987 and were blessed with two children.  Jessie was born in 1991, and Robert was born in 1994.  Through many years of family life…

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Robert Clements

As Jessie’s uncle and Marilyn’s brother Rob enjoyed watching Jessie grow up alongside his own four children.  He has served as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of EverBank Financial Corp and its predecessor companies since 1997. Mr. Clements joined the EverBank family of…

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Tom Garren

Tom Garren , Seattle WA - As Jessie’s Uncle and Kit’s brother,  Tom, his wife Heidi and their children Will and Helene, watched Jessie mature into the young lady in Christ.  She spent two summers with them on their sailboat in Desolation Sound Canada.  Jessie loved the water…

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Lule Rault

Lule is a graduate of Washington & Lee University where she graduated with a B.S. in Neuroscience.  Through her studies and extracurricular activities, Lule discovered her passion for public health, specifically women's health.She holds a Master's degree in Epidemiology with…

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Greg Frady

Greg Frady, a Garren family friend journeyed with them as Jessie bravely fought her battle with cancer.  He witnessed Jessie’s amazing courage as the peace of God enveloped her heart.  The glimmer in her eyes and the light in her spirit never dimmed even while cancer invaded…

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