Garry Merritt – Chief Executive Officer
Garry brings to Great Springs Project a unique combination of business development savvy, real estate law expertise, government service, and longstanding commitment to conservation of Texas’ natural resources. A former Real County Judge, Real County Attorney, and corporate counsel, Garry’s legal expertise includes real estate transactions, real estate finance, water rights, business development, and contract negotiations.
Lyda Creus Molanphy – Chief Strategy and Operations Officer
With over 30 years of expertise in strategic public affairs and nonprofit operations, Lyda is pivotal in driving forward and executing the mission of Great Springs Project. Her knowledge base spans across the legislative, regulatory, environmental nonprofit, and communications realms.
Emma Lindrose-Siegel – Chief Development Officer
An experienced fundraiser with a demonstrated history of working in non-profit development and managing successful capital campaigns, Emma has raised over $34 million for Texas organizations and brings a proven track record of success and first-hand conservation experience with one of Texas’ four great springs, Barton Springs.