About Us

Our Leadership


Reed Livesay

President and CEO

Reed “SI” Livesay grew up in Spring, Texas, and graduated from Baylor University with a BBA in Accounting. He spent two years working for Arthur Andersen and eight years starting and establishing a new business in Orlando, Florida. His passion for ministry and Christian camping eventually drew him to Pine Cove, where he has been an instrumental leader. Reed and his wife Julie have two children.

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Matt Edwards

Chief Operations Officer

Matt “Cha-hua-hua” Edwards has served as Pine Cove's Chief Operating Officer since 2007. Prior to that, he served in the healthcare arena as a contract manager for the ServiceMaster Corporation. Matt holds an MBA from the University of Texas in Tyler, and he has served as an Elder at Grace Community Church in Tyler for more than 14 years. Matt and his wife Karen have two children.

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Craig Langemeier

Chief Ministry Officer

Craig “Dutch” Langemeier graduated from Truman State University with a degree in Science Education. He spent seven summers on staff with Kanakuk Kamps. After college he went through an intensive two-year discipleship program called Dulos, where he met his wife Carrie. They ministered for four years with K-Life in Oklahoma before coming to Pine Cove in 1995. Craig and Carrie have five children.

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Meet our Board of Directors

Pine Cove is a not-for-profit organization that relies on our Board of Directors for leadership and guidance. Pine Cove's Board operates as a policy board, drafting policies that the CEO and staff follow. The Board meets four times per year to discuss the ministry desires of Pine Cove to bring glory and honor to the Lord Jesus!

Chris Bledsoe 

CEO, MedForge, LLC 

Atlanta, Georgia 

Jeff Brown 

Principal, Rose Rock Capital 

Bryan, Texas 

Matt Diaz 

Former Professional Athlete, TV Analyst 

Winter Haven, Florida 

Bill Eyster 

Kentucky Chair, C12 Group 

Salvisa, Kentucky 

Wende Gaikema 

Career Coach & Founder, Coach Wende  

Katy, Texas 

Shannon Glenney 


Tyler, Texas 

Daniel M. Gold 

Physician, Gold Eye Clinic  

Palestine, Texas 

Matt Harrison 

President & CEO, WellAware Holdings 

San Antonio, Texas 

Bill Hendricks 

President, The Giftedness Center 

Dallas, Texas 

Molly Hotchkiss 


Cypress, Texas 

Randy James 

Real Estate 

Columbus, Texas 

Doug Kaspar 

V.P. Engineering, Kaspar Companies
Past Chair 

Shiner, Texas  

Bryan Loritts 

Lead Pastor, Abundant Life Christian Fellowship; President, The Kainos Movement 

Silicon Valley, California 

Whit Riter 

President, Riter Management Company L.C. 

Tyler, Texas 

Dr. Stan Upchurch 

Managing Partner, Leading Edge Medical Associates 

Longview, Texas 

Scott Colvert 

Partner, Trinity Hunt Partners 

Dallas, Texas 

Rankin Gasaway 

Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, 7‑Eleven 

Dallas, Texas