Board

Hugh Brown

Hugh Brown

Mr. Brown holds a B.B.A. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as well as an M.B.A. from Winthrop University. He is the Chief Executive Officer at St. Davids’ Georgetown Hospital and attends Main Street Baptist Church. Mr. Brown has served on the board since 2011.

Heather Burnside

Heather Burnside

Mrs. Burnside holds a Bachelor’s degree in Speech Communication with a minor in Marketing from Texas A&M University.  She has been a Grace Academy parent since 2009 and attends Terranova Church.  Mrs. Burnside has two children who attend Grace and has served on the board since 2017.

Kelley Hobbs

Kelley Hobbs

Mr. Hobbs holds a B.B.A. in Marketing from Baylor University and has been a Grace Academy parent since 2003. He is the Director of Product Management for Wilsonart, LLC, and attends Hill Country Bible Church in Georgetown. Mr. Hobbs has two children who attend Grace as well as two Grace Academy graduates. He has served on the board since 2011.

Hayden Johnson

Hayden Johnson

Mr. Johnson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Management with a minor in Systems Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point, an M.B.A. from the University of Texas at Austin, and a Master of Information Technology from Virginia Tech.  He has been a Grace Academy parent since 2010.  After a successful 20-year career at IBM, Mr. Johnson left the corporate world to pursue a calling in education and currently works as a public school teacher.  He attends First United Methodist Church and has two children who attend Grace.  Mr. Johnson has served on the board since 2013.

Lacy Murphy

Lacy Murphy

Mrs. Murphy holds a Bachelor’s degree in Child Development and Family Relationships from the University of Texas at Austin and in 2016, earned an Associates of Arts in Philosophy from Austin Community College.  She became a Grace Academy parent in 2002 and is now the proud parent of a Grace graduate.  She is the School Librarian at Grace and attends Main Street Baptist Church.  Mrs. Murphy is in her second term with the board, serving from 2007 to 2016, and returned in 2018.

Doug Noble

Doug Noble

Mr. Noble holds a Bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Mechanical Engineering from the United States Military Academy at West Point and has been a Grace Academy parent since 2011. He is the Vice President of Investments at Goodwater Wealth Management Group of Raymond James and attends First Baptist Church. Mr. Noble has two children who attend Grace and has served on the board since 2015.

Christi Rich

Christi Rich

Mrs. Rich holds a B.B.A. from Baylor University and has been a Grace Academy parent since 2013. She attends Main Street Baptist Church where she also serves as the Operations Minister. Mrs. Rich has one child who attends Grace and has served on the board since 2015.

Chad Warren

Chad Warren

Mr. Warren holds a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from Oregon State
and a Master’s degree in Christian and Classical Studies from Knox
Seminary.  He also has a Certification in the Principles and
Techniques of Fundraising from the Lilly Family School of Philanthropy
at Indiana University.  In the past he has served as a Campus Minister
for Campus Crusade for Christ, a Camp Director for Worldview Academy,
and a Ministry Fellow at Yale University for The Christian Union.  He
also has 10 years of experience in classical Christian schools as a
teacher, Headmaster, Director of Development & Marketing, and Dean of
Upper School.  He has been affiliated with Grace since 2016 and serves as the Connections Pastor at First Baptist Church.  Mr. Warren is passionate about growing our school as we develop the next generation of Christian leaders.

Ann Wilkes

Ann Wilkes

Dr. Wilkes holds a Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Science and a Doctorate in Physical Therapy from Marquette University.  She has been a Grace Academy parent since 2011.  She is a Home Health Physical Therapist and attends Crestview Baptist Church.  Dr. Wilkes has two children who attend Grace and has served on the board since 2016.