Our Executive Director, Courtney Quinn, is originally from Fort Worth and a graduate of Texas Christian University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Mathematics and Educational Studies. Courtney started with LNFI in 2011 and served as a program director for her first two years with us, as well as served in many different administrative and program support roles during her time as a director. She says her passion is working with kids, helping them see how much potential they have and how loved they truly are by our Lord Jesus Christ. Courtney became Executive Director in August 2013. She is driven and excited to be a part of implementing the vision of LNFI, loving the kids and seeing the cycle of poverty broken one child at a time!
Our Director of Development, Leslie Bryant, started with LNFI in July 2007. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Wesleyan University with a degree in Mass Communications. Leslie worked in Human Resources at RadioShack Corporate Headquarters for a year but decided she wanted to do something that truly touched people’s lives. She became alternatively certified to teach Pre-K through 4th grade and taught Kindergarten at a Birdville ISD school. Leslie served as a program director and grant writer for her first two years at LNFI, Director of Development for 3 years, Interim Executive Director and Director of Development for 9 months, and is now back in her role as Director of Development. Leslie says she is passionate about helping our children and is extremely dedicated to our work..
Our Director of Program Support, Laura Biggs, was born in Louisiana; however, most of her childhood was spent in Ocean City, Maryland. Laura has lived in Texas for the majority of her life where she met her husband and had two wonderful children. Laura majored in Biology at Baylor University with aspirations to become a veterinarian, but God had other plans for her! Laura came to LNFI in 2011 and began by serving our children as a program director her first two years with LNFI and is now excited to be serving in her new role! She loves being a part of the LNFI team and changing children’s lives!