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.

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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.

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Bill Barker, FAICP

Regional Transportation Planning Director

Jennifer Berrong

Grants Manager

Drake Blanchard

Data Coordinator

Marjesca Brown

Real Estate Associate

Ryan Cox

Development Associate

Miles Elsey

Trail Corridor Coordinator

Sarah Esserlieu Khalil

Director of Development

Mikey Goralnik

Trails & Transportation Planner

Tony Kimball

Landowner Outreach Coordinator

Virginia Larson

Associate Director of Development

Courtney Lyons-Garcia

Parks & Trails Specialist

Scott Parker

Land Transactions Director

Ruby Ramos Basaldua

Trails & Transportation Planner

Darcie Schipull

Transportation Planner

Kristi Shepperson

Operations Director

Kenny Skrobanek

Trails & Transportation Planner