Steering committee members are chosen from the previous class to lead the next class through a successful Leadership experience.
Meet the Leaders of the 2017-2018 Leadership Lake Travis Class 009.
Kelly Newberg joined Susan G. Komen Austin as their Development Director
in May 2017 after serving as Prosperity Bank-Lakeway’s Banking Center
Manager for three years. Her role at Komen Austin is to serve as the liaison
between the organization and its donors and sponsors. She focuses on creating
and fostering new and established relationships to ensure that the organization
receives the necessary funding to meet its’ mission goals so that live-saving breast
care services are provided to women and men in need within the five-county area
Komen Austin serves.
Kelly has resided in the Lakeway area since 1999 and has two grown children who
attended schools in the LTISD. Kelly is a graduate of Leadership Class 006,
Steering Committee Member of Class 007 and Co-Chair of Class 008. She currently serves on the Board of the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce. She also serves on the Lake Travis Chamber SpringFest Committee.
Jewel Kibling, Baylor Scott and White
As a native of Arkansas, Jewell Kibling earned her two bachelor’s degrees in Marketing and Management from the University of Arkansas in 2010. She moved to Austin, TX directly from college to begin her professional journey. Jewell has been part of the Marketing Department at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Lakeway since it opened in April 2012. Jewell loves her job and is very passionate about the community in which she lives. Her passion has earned her a spot as the Director for Fundraising for the Lakeway Police Foundation and on the Leadership Lake Travis Steering Committee.
Andrew Rincon, Frost Insurance
Andrew grew up right here in Austin. Graduating from Austin High School and then going on the University of Texas to get a degree from the University of Texas. A lot of his time was spent working and managing restaurants early on. Later, Andrew would go back to school to pursue and complete an MBA. Currently, Andrew is a Frost Insurance Advisor, helping families and individuals navigate their personal insurance needs. He lives in Northwest Austin with his wife Ashley, and their two cats.
John Turner is the president and founder of Turner Wealth Management, Inc. and an investment advisory representative with HD Vest Advisory Services®. With more than a decade of experience in the financial services industry, John is committed to serving as a trusted advisor and finds it rewarding to see his clients pursue and reach their goals.
At a young age, John discovered the comfort and power of financial independence. After his parents divorced, his father had a difficult time making ends meet, financially. Often, he was unable to visit John on the weekends because he instead had to work. Seeing how wealth and income can affect a family left a lifelong impact on John. He wanted to pursue a career that allowed him to make a positive impact on families and help them pursue financial independence. Upon graduating college, he entered the financial services industry and joined broker-dealer HD Vest. He has worked with the broker-dealer ever since, building his independent practice, Turner Wealth Management.
With a Bachelor of Science in Mathematics from The University of Texas at Austin, John has acquired complex problem solving skills, which he applies to his clients’ financial situations. Viewing each situation as a problem with variables and desired outcomes, he strives to put together the best solutions for clients. John is also credentialed as a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ professional and holds FINRA Series 6, 7, 63 and 65 securities registrations. He is a member of the Financial Planning Association (FPA®), is the Treasurer and Lead Ambassador for the Four Points Chamber of Commerce, and is an Ambassador for the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce.
John currently resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, Adrianna, and their two daughters, Lennon and Marley. Together, they enjoy spending time in the outdoors, entertaining friends, and relaxing at the lake. An avid sports fan originally from Houston, John enjoys watching the Astros, Rockets, and Texans. As a Longhorn alum, he is a dedicated UT fan.
Kim Pfeiffer, J. Hilburn Men’s Clothier
Kim has lived in the Lake Travis area for 17 years and owns her own men’s clothing business. She is a Lake Travis Chamber Ambassador and a graduate of Leadership Lake Travis 008. AS a graduate of The University of Texas you can find her Saturdays watching (sometimes crying) her Longhorns. She and her husband Mac have loved raising their 3 boys in the Lake Travis community. In addition to the Chamber, she also serves in other voluntary capacities. She currently is a therapy dog’s human for Divine Canines and volunteer with the DAR in Austin.
Kelli has worked, for the last 19 years, at Service Group, where she currently serves as vice president of Risk Management. She has over 20 years of experience in the insurance industry and has obtained both FLMI and AFIP designations.
Originally from Waco, Kelli earned her Bachelor of Business Administration & Finance from SMU in Dallas. She has served as president of the Credit Insurer’s Association and was a board member for the Consumer Credit Industry Association.
In her free time, Kelli enjoys being with family and volunteering in the community. She has served as vice president of membership and president of the National Charity League – Lake Travis Chapter, president of the Kappa Kappa Gamma Advisory Board at the University of Texas, member of the Women of Hope (Austin Children’s Shelter / SAFE Alliance), and co-chair of the former Lake Travis Circle of Friends, benefitting the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas.
Kelli and her husband, Callan, have lived in Lakeway for 15 years and have two daughters who attend Lake Travis High School. Kelli is a graduate of Leadership Lake Travis Class 008 and is excited to serve on the Steering Committee for LLT Class 009.
After 13 successful years in real estate, Stephen has established himself as one of the most accomplished real estate brokers in the Lake Travis area, bringing an invaluable set of knowledge and experience into every transaction he facilitates.
Continuing a family tradition of real estate consulting that started in 1962, Stephen moved to Austin from the New Orleans area to open his own firm, Pivach Properties. Pivach Properties specializes in creating custom “business plans” for their clients that include: SWOT Analysis, TCG Identification and more. Stephen trains his agents to operate as his family has for over 50 years: To provide our community with honesty, knowledge, and an unparalleled level of service and results.
Stephen has been married to his beautiful wife, Abigail, for 11 years, and is the proud father to 4 children: Charles (6), Lucille (4), Lisbeth (2) and Luke (2 mos). When not at work, you can usually find Stephen spending time with his family around Lakeway/Bee Caves, or coaching little league with his son. Stephen is proud to be on the steering committee for Leadership Lake Travis!
With over 19 years in the mortgage business, my focus is on educating my customers with regard to the best mortgage for their particular situation. Specifically, I will work with you to select a mortgage that compliments your short and long term financial goals, a mortgage that works within your budget. Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or purchasing a vacation home/condo, pairing the correct program with the buyer is essential and I take pride in working with my borrowers to provide honest answers and the best possible service. I am licensed in Texas, Florida, Georgia and Louisiana.