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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Zack Aspegren

Chief Development Officer

Zack “Checkout” Aspegren grew up in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and graduated from Biola University with a major in Communications and a minor in Biblical Studies. Zack has consulted with and worked for more than 30 local, national, and international ministries, helping them raise funds for Kingdom impact. Zack and his wife, Erin “Funny Girl,” met as counselors at the Towers and have two 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 

Gary Brandenburg 

Pastor at Large, Fellowship Dallas 

Dallas, Texas 

Jeff Brown 

Principal, Rose Rock Capital 

Bryan, Texas 

Scott Colvert 

Partner, Trinity Hunt Partners 

Dallas, Texas 

Matt Diaz 

Director of Advancement, Lakeland Christian School 

Lakeland, Florida 

Bill Eyster 

COO, PepperPointe Partnerships 

Lexington, Kentucky 

Wende Gaikema 

Leadership and Career Coach 

Katy, Texas 

Rankin Gasaway 

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

Dallas, Texas 

Shannon Glenney 


Tyler, Texas 

Daniel M. Gold 

Physician, Gold Eye Clinic  

Past Chair
Palestine, Texas 

Matt Harrison 

President & CEO, WellAware Holdings 

Chair Elect
San Antonio, Texas 

Molly Hotchkiss 


Cypress, Texas 

Randy James 

Real Estate 

Columbus, Texas 

Doug Kaspar 

V.P. Engineering, Kaspar Companies  

Shiner, Texas  

Bryan Loritts 

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

Silicon Valley, California