Bill Goodwin was born and raised in West Virginia. He is a graduate of Duke University and spent his entire business career with Northwestern Mutual, where he was Managing Partner of the Atlanta office. He has served as a Trustee of The American College, West Virginia Wesleyan College, Athletes In Action, and The Yellowstone Boys and Girls Ranch. Currently he serves on the Elder Board of Crossroads Christian Fellowship.
Bill discovered a heart for kids working as a camp counselor during his college summers. He has nurtured that passion as a father of 4 and grandfather of 15.
He has been married to Valerie, his college sweetheart, for 50 years. They moved to Bigfork after Bill retired in 2005.
Tony George grew up in Toledo, Ohio and attended the University of Toledo. He has called Billings home since 1995. Tony has spent his entire career in financial services. He managed the UBS Financial Services office in Billings for 15 years and recently joined DA Davidson.
He's been married to his best friend, Bonnie, for 17 years and is dad to A.J., born in 2014 and to Alexandria born in 2017.
Tony serves both his community and church holding a Board position with Americas Hand in Hand and is a member of the church council at Faith Chapel. Tony and Bonnie are active teaching children as well as mentoring individuals and young married couples.
Bryan was born and raised in Kansas, but moved to the northern Rockies after college, where he and his wife Dawn have lived ever since – the last 26 years in Missoula. He is an Engineering consultant. For the last 20 years, Bryan has run his own environmental consulting business.
They raised a girl and two boys of their own and now have two grandchildren. Two other youngsters who needed a home have also become a part of the family and enriched their lives.
Bryan served on a school board in Missoula for 13 years. In 2013, he began volunteering as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) in Missoula and continues to this day.
Born and raised in Great Falls, Montana, Daniel Rearden is currently Vice President and General Manager of the Great Falls division of Liberty Electric, Inc.
Dan is actively involved in his church, serving more than 16 years in youth ministry alongside his beautiful wife, Aubrey.
Dan and Aubrey have 2 beautiful and talented daughters, Kathryn and Clare. Still a kid at heart, Dan loves spending time with children, playing, and trying to share his wisdom. He can’t help but see the face of God in them and desires for all children to have the safety and love of a healthy family.
Originally from St. Charles, MO, Jared has been a Montanan for 20 years. Jared began his career at Edward Jones at their St. Louis-based headquarters. In 2000 he opened an office in Helena, MT, and transitioned to Bozeman in 2013. Today, Jared is a limited partner of the firm and has served Edward Jones as a trainer, mentor and coach.
Jared and his wife Holly have been married for 19 years. They are the proud parents of four daughters: Lucy (15), Chloe (13), Gina (11), and Margo (9).
The Hauskins are a foster family and are currently caring for a wonderful toddler and on the road to adoption.
Paul came to Montana from Iowa, by way of a scholarship to Eastern Montana College (now MSU Billings). This was a life-changing opportunity for Paul as he couldn’t afford to attend college. He graduated in 1976 and finished his master’s program in 1979 in education and counseling.
With a big heart for kids, Paul started his career as a teacher and coach, right here in Montana. Then, after a successful 40-year career with Edward Jones in Great Falls, and as a nod to his own humble beginnings, Paul has created a scholarship for kids from Great Falls to attend MSU Billings.
Paul and his wife, Lori, consider themselves blessed and have developed a true philanthropic attitude for helping others.
Jenni Leach, Ph.D. is a board-licensed psychotherapist. Dr. Leach has over 20 years of experience. Over the last 10 years, she has focused primarily on faith-based practices in treating Montana pastors and full-time ministers in crisis.
Throughout the years, she has worked in schools, group homes and in other various therapeutic settings treating child behavioral disorders. Dr. Leach has also worked with foster and adoptive families and understands the unique challenges these parents and children face. She has been a strong advocate for children and their rights.
Dr. Leach has been married to her husband Jon for almost 20 years. They are proudly raising two amazing little boys, Ryder and Sawyer.
Marvin Wilson is a native Montanan who founded one of the largest and most successful contracting companies in the state.
His commitment to community and collaboration led him to serve on several legislative committees, the local school board, and multiple consolidation committees, as well as being a volunteer firefighter, and founding member and first president of Montana Treasure State IEC. Marv is actively involved in his church, currently serving as a trustee and outreach director.
Marvin and his wife Sandi live in Florence, MT. Together, they have 7 children and 16 grandchildren. They are drawn to ministry work, with emphasis on serving and supporting children.