Garry Merritt – Chief Executive Officer

Having represented clients in over $800 million in corporate, financial, and real estate transactions, Garry brings the Great Springs Project (GSP) a unique combination of business development savvy, real estate law expertise, government service, and longstanding commitment to conservation of Texas’ natural resources.

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Lyda Creus Molanphy – Chief Strategy and Operations Officer

Lyda brings over 30 years of strategic public affairs experience, environmental nonprofit operations expertise, a deep network of contacts in the public, private and nonprofit sectors, and a Texas-sized passion for the mission of Great Springs Project.

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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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Development & Operations

Kristi Shepperson Senior Executive Administrator

Jennifer Berrong  Grants Coordinator

Gabriella Hernandez – Development & Communications Associate

Land & Trails

Bill Barker, FAICP – Regional Transportation Planning Director

Scott Parker  Land Transactions Director

Courtney Lyons-Garcia  Parks & Trails Specialist

David Bemporad  Trails & Transportation Planner

Ryan Johnson  Land & Trails Intern