About Us

Our Leadership

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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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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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Phillip McLeod

Chief Financial Officer

Phillip “ShockWave” McLeod has over 30 years of financial and operational executive experience as a management consultant, CFO, COO, and Controller in a diverse range of industries. He is a CPA and received his BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M-Commerce. Phillip and his wife, Cheryl, live in Tyler and have one adult son, Chris, and a daughter-in-law, Jordan.

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Dr. Scott Lawrence

Chief Medical Director

Dr. Lawrence started as the Medical Director at Pine Cove in the summer of 2009 in the midst of the Swine Flu epidemic, he established on-site clinical care with labs and x-rays providing immediate care and real-time feedback on camp health and safety. As Pine Cove Chief Medical Director, he oversees the health care of campers and staff in two regions of Texas and one in South Carolina staffed through the summer by over 300 nurses and multiple physicians and mid-levels. Dr. Lawrence has spent two careers protecting the safety of Americans, first as an Air Force F-16 fighter pilot then as a Texas physician. Dr. Lawrence graduated from the United States Air Force Academy in 1978 with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering. He has a Master of Science in Engineering Management from the University of South Florida and a Medical Degree from the University of Texas Medical Branch. He retired from the Pentagon as Chief of Fighter Requirements, Electronic and Special Programs in the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition in 1995 and entered Medical School. He has been a Texas physician for 20 years and has started multiple rural health clinics in East Texas, been the Medical Director of multiple Community Health Clinics and emergency rooms as well as the Katrina Shelter Director at the UT Patriot Center for the City of Tyler in 2005. He currently is an ER physician and Primary Care Physician in East Texas, holding medical licenses in Texas, Louisiana, South Carolina, and Idaho.

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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 

Brandon Clarke 

Executive Vice President, CBRE Brokerage Services  

Houston, TX 

Scott Colvert 

Partner, Trinity Hunt Partners 

Chair Elect
Dallas, Texas 

Matt Diaz 

Director of Advancement, Lakeland Christian School 

Lakeland, Florida 

Emily Douglas 

Homemaker, Owner of Childrens Corner 

Nashville, TN 

David Dzina 

President, Hail Alert Technologies 

Dallas, TX 

Laura Edrington 

Partner, Locke Lord LLP 

Bellaire, TX 

Wende Gaikema 

Leadership and Career Coach 

Past Chair
Katy, Texas 

Rankin Gasaway 

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

Dallas, Texas 

Daniel M. Gold 

Physician, Gold Eye Clinic  

Past Chair
Palestine, Texas 

Matt Harrison 

President & CEO, WellAware Holdings 

Chair
San Antonio, Texas 

Randy James 

Real Estate 

Columbus, Texas 

Bryan Loritts 

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

Silicon Valley, California 

Karen Thomas 

Business Owner and Minister 

Lexington, KY 

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