• Steering Committee

  • Steering committee members are chosen from the previous class to lead the next class through a successful Leadership experience. Meet the Leaders of the 2018-2019 Leadership Lake Travis Class 010.

  • Dean Carrier, LLT 009 Chair, BancorpSouth

    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.

  • Andrew Rincon, CraigO's Pizza & Pasteria - Lakeway

    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. Andrew and his wife Ashley are the owners of CraigO's in Lakeway. He lives in Northwest Austin with his wife Ashley, and their two cats. 

  • Kristi Jones, Kristi Jones Marketing + Branding

    Kristi Jones, owner of Kristi Jones Marketing + Branding, has years of experience in marketing, branding, public relations, digital and social media, advertising, and communications, and has spent the majority of her career in the healthcare sector.  Since opening her business, Kristi has enjoyed working with her clients outside of healthcare as well to help them find their brand voice, and manages organic and paid social media for small businesses.  Kristi holds a Bachelors degree in marketing from Texas A&M University, and an MBA from University of the Incarnate Word. A native Texan, Kristi moved to Lakeway in 2010. She enjoys all that Austin and the Lake Travis area has to offer, and when not working or volunteering, she can often be found cheering on her kids at their sporting activities, watching college football, or enjoying fun in the sun on Lake Travis!

  • After earning his degree in Finance from Sam Houston State University in 1996 Will went to work for Prudential Securities in 1997 and started building his Investment Consultant practice in 1999.  In 2006 Will saw a need to serve the South Lake Travis community and formed Mitchell & Associates Investment Consultants.  Mitchell & Associates is a fee based Investment Consulting business focusing on investors primary needs of growing and protecting what’s important to them.

    Will has also served on many non-profit boards in the area including Lakeway/Lake Travis and Bee Cave Rotary Clubs, Highland Lakes Group, Lake Travis Fire and Rescue Community Foundation, Central Texas Water Coalition and the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce.  Will has served his community through the Newspapers in Education program, mentoring at Lake Travis High School and is also a member of the Presidential Who’s Who and the Five Star Wealth Manager Program.

    Will and his wife Laura have made the South Lake Travis area their home since 2003 and enjoy everything about the lake lifestyle.  Will and Laura are accompanied by their two, four legged companions Cashew and Lucy.

    Mitchell & Associates Investment Consultants manages money for families, small businesses, trusts and foundations.

  • Kim has lived in the Lake Travis area for 18 years and owns her own men’s custom clothing business. She is a chamber ambassador and a graduate of Leadership Lake Travis 008. A graduate of The University of Texas you can find her Saturdays watching, or sometimes crying, her longhorns. She and her husband Mac have loved raising their 3 boys in this community. Besides the chamber, she also serves in other voluntary capacities. She currently is a therapy dog’s human for Divine Canines, a Director of the Lake Travis Education Foundation and member the Thankful Hubbard chapter of the DAR in Austin.

  • Christina (Jones) Underwood
    The Underwood Team, Owner/REALTOR®


    Christina is a Native Texan and her mother and colleague, Nancy Jones is from Austin. Christina graduated from the University of Texas, Austin with a degree in Marketing. She has been in the hospitality industry for over 27 years, working in New York City, Washington DC, and Austin both in hotels and in Regional Sales for hotel companies. Christina worked with the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau for 5 ½ years and sold Austin as a tourism and convention destination. If anyone knows Austin inside and out—she does!

    After leaving corporate America several years ago, Christina joined her husband Michael in the residential real estate industry as an Owner, REALTOR® and marketing expert. Her passion for people and networking is a real plus in the real estate industry.

    “I love getting to know people: what makes them tick- what do they need to be happy? What can I do to help in the process of being happy as it pertains to their home?” Christina will work hard to make a deal work, whether it be a customer selling their home or buying a home-take the pressure off and have her work for you. She will.

    Christina’s passions outside of work and networking are her two boys, her family, her workouts and friends. She is involved in Leadership Lake Travis, BNI Leadership, Rodan + Fields Skin Expert, Team Manager for her son’s Lonestar Soccer team, volunteer at Laura Welch Bush Elementary and fundraiser for Junior Research Diabetes Foundation.

  • Alva Timmons is the owner of Timmons Insurance Group, with locations in Lakeway, Cedar Park, and Kingsland.  She has successfully grown the agency to 3 locations since acquiring it from her Father-in-law in 2001.  Alva has also helped her husband Derek start multiple other business ventures in that time.  She is the proud mother of 2 children, Kaily Timmons Sieck (27) and Ross Timmons (25).  When she isn’t working at the office Alva enjoy being involved with the Lake Travis Chamber of Commerce, travelling the world, and relaxing with a glass of wine. 

  • Jeff Haley joined Watkins Insurance Group in April of 2014 as an insurance agent for the independent agency.  His wife Michele is a teacher at Bee Cave Elementary and they have two boys, William(19) and Jonathan(14).  Jeff is a graduate of Leadership Lake Travis Class 009 and is a Director of the Lake Travis Education Foundation.   When Jeff isn’t spending time with his family, he enjoys golfing, hunting, fishing, and attending local sporting events.

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