James and Elizabeth VanSteenhouse
| James H. and Elizabeth Van Steenhouse have been married for 7 years. Together they live in Cypress, TX with their 3 beautiful children, Dawson, Brianna and Hayden. They also have a Pug “Amarise” and a black Lab “Ksena”. Liz enjoys Woman’s bible study, reading and going to the movies while Jim enjoys bow hunting, family time and his career where he leads one of the fastest growing mortgage companies in the industry. This foundation gives Jim and Liz the opportunity to impact the lives of our countries underprivileged youth sooner rather than later. More often than not, people wait until such time in life when, financially, there is a surplus allowing charitable endeavors to be enacted. We have an opportunity through our unbelievable network of employees at InterLinc Mortgage Services, LLC to contribute and make an immediate impact with relation to our Time, Talent, and Treasure. We may be delving into uncharted waters, however with the strength of the non-profit organizations currently changing lives today, just think about how many more underprivileged youth lives may be touched and forever changed with an entire Company behind the InterLinc Family Foundation vision.|
|Marcia King is currently the Executive Vice President of Policy Administration at InterLinc Mortgage. She has over 20 years’ experience in mortgage banking. Marcia graduated from Florida State University. She has previously served on the board of Girls Club of Dallas. Marcia and her husband Bill of 40 years have a son together, Travis.|
Sara L. Watts
|Sara Watts, is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ with Legacy Investment Services overseeing the planning, administration and investments of her SilverOak client accounts.Sara is a graduate of Notre Dame University – Australia with a degree in Politics and Law. She is also an active member of the Financial Planning Association. Sara has a wonderful husband and together they have 2 daughters and enjoy their 2 grandsons. She is excited to be able to use her legal background as well as her financial skills to make sure that the Foundation will have a solid capital base to enable the visions and talents of the employees to achieve their philanthropic dreams. Empowering children to see and foster a sense of achievement is a dynamic and rewarding process. |
|Steve Peterson is the owner and president of Christian Brothers Automotive - Castle Rock, Colorado. He holds a bachelors degree (Management & Finance) from Dallas Baptist University and a MBA from the University of North Texas (Finance). Steve has been married for over 25 years to Andrea, and they have two daughters, Megan and Lexi. Steve is excited about the opportunity presented by Interlinc Family Foundation to impact the lives of the next generation of leaders of the United States and the World.|
Barbara Cargill earned her undergraduate degree in Education from Baylor University and a Masters of Science in Science Education degree from Texas Woman’s University. Having taught high school science for almost ten years, she was the recipient of many teaching awards including a National Excellence Award for science teaching. Barbara’s interest in creative, hands-on learning for children combined with a love for science motivated her to found the WOW! Science program in 1995. This is a hands-on science program for children ages 3-10. Every summer over 1,300 children attend! Barbara also leads school outreach programs and teacher trainings.
On January 1st of 2005, Barbara was sworn in as a member of the Texas State Board of Education for a 4-year term. She is now in her third term. Governor Rick Perry has appointed Barbara to serve as Chair of the Board for 2 consecutive terms. In February, she was confirmed by the Senate. She considers it a great privilege to serve children, parents and teachers at the state level in Austin. Barbara and her husband Terry have been married for 29 years and have 3 wonderful sons. Their sons Blake (a Baylor Bear) and Chase (a Chapman Univ. Panther) are 21 and Connor is 20 (a UT Austin Longhorn).
|AdriAnn Jahn is a CPA and Partner of Grant Thornton, LLP where she specializes in Federal taxation of multinational corporations and partnerships. She also has a focus in not-for-profit organizations and is excited to use her expertise to benefit the Foundation. She holds a BBA in Accounting and Masters in Taxation from Baylor University. AdriAnn and her wonderful husband, Darrick have a son, and are expecting their second child. AdriAnn is honored to be a part of impacting underprivileged children and shaping future generations and is inspired by the mission of the Foundation.|
Michael Kowaleski is a Vice President and Business Process Manager at InterLinc Mortgage Services, LLC and has been in the financial services industry for almost a decade. Michael holds a bachelor’s degree from Arizona State University and a MBA from the University of Southern California Marshall School of Business. Michael and his wife, Jamie, have a daughter, Claire, and are expecting their second daughter, Hadley.