Trek Doyle, President
Trek is a shareholder in the Commercial Litigation practice group of Winstead PC. His focus is nonsubscriber injury defense, employment, and ERISA litigation.
Trek has been involved with various cancer-related organizations since 2005, and has participated in three endurance events to raise money for the Leukemia &
Lymphoma Society through its Team in Training Program. Trek is also a regular participant in the LiveStrong Challenge to raise money for that organization.
He first learned about Wonders & Worries in 2005 when his wife Kristen was diagnosed with leukemia, and their son, then 5 years old, became a client. Trek has served on the board since 2007, and is currently the vice president and incoming president.
David Andrus, Treasurer
David Andrus is a founder and president of Andrus Investment Management, Inc., where he focuses on equity investing and quantitative analytics. Prior to founding the firm in 1998, David was a vice president in the Private Bank Group of JP Morgan Chase, and prior to that worked in the audit practices group of Ernst & Young. David is a Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) charter holder and a certified public accountant.
David is active at his children’s school, with i9 Sports and Lake Travis Youth Association, and has previously worked with the Westlake Hills Presbyterian Church Board of Deacons. Before working with Wonders & Worries as a board member, David and his family were clients. His wife Elizabeth is a lung cancer survivor.
Susie Davison, Secretary
Susie is a Realtor with Amelia Bullock Realtors, and an Austin native.
Susie has been involved with Wonders & Worries almost from the start. While serving as chair of the St. David’s Foundation Affiliates, she learned about Wonders & Worries and began serving on committees with the organization. She has served on the outreach committee, several special events committees, and is not the chair of the development committee and secretary of the board.
Brandy is currently a member of the Executive Talent Solutions Team at Dell, where she is responsible for executive development, coaching and the design and deployment of Dell’s Top 100 Executive deployment process. Prior to joining Dell, Brandy implemented a Leadership Development curriculum at Fairbanks Capital Corp. She has also worked for the Federal Aviation Administration and Hogan Assessment Systems.
She is a Chapter Advisor to the Texas Kappa Gamma Chapter, supports the Seton Network’s Circle of Friends, is active with the Austin Chamber of Commerce’s Talent Recruitment & Diversity Committee, and was selected in 2010 to be a member of the 2010 Leadership Texas class.
Brandy initially got involved with Wonders & Worries by serving on the committee organizing Que Maravilla. Throughout her time on the committee she was struck by the mission of the organization and the families it serves, and she moved on to co-chair the event, and eventually join the board.
Dean is the developer of Escondido, a high-end residential and golfing community on Horseshoe Bay. He has served as CFO and COO of Escondido.
In addition to his work with Wonders & Worries, Dean has held board positions with Any Baby Can, Candlelighters Childhood Cancer Foundation, Hill Country Home Builders Association, Rotary Club and the Austin Arthritis Foundation.
He is a longtime friend of Wonders & Worries’ executive director Meredith Cooper, and has been involved in the organization for many years. After co-chairing the No Worries Classic last year, Dean is excited to serve on the board of directors.
Michael is a corporate and real estate attorney with Winstead PC, working mostly with start-up companies and real estate developers.
Outside of Wonders & Worries, he currently serves on the advisory board of the T-Association Profession Network, a group that seeks to connect former University of Texas athletes on a professional level. Michael is also a volunteer with Volunteer Legal Services and serves on Hill Country Bible Church Southwest’s benevolence committee.
Michael became connected with Wonders & Worries when current board President Trek Doyle invited him to Que Maravilla. After learning more about Wonders & Worries, he began to assist with certain legal matters as they came up. Michael jumped at the opportunity to join the board as he got to know the people involved and the organization’s mission.
Robert is an architect with a focus on institutional design and construction of hospitals and research laboratories. He is currently the network construction manager for the Seton Healthcare Family, but has spent 40 years designing facilities from primary school and higher education buildings to medical, science and research buildings for clients in the U.S. and abroad.
He has served as a volunteer fireman in New Jersey and board member of the Langley House in Virginia, and is a volunteer with Adopt-A-School in Austin. Robert has also contributed pro bono work for several school projects, and is active in a number of professional organizations.
Robert discovered Wonders & Worries through a close friend and former board member, Debi Meyer, and attended Que Maravilla in 2007. He became a board member in 2008.
A native of Austin, Kyle has 18 years of operational experience in early stage start-up companies and has served as CEO and in other executive positions for businesses that include Fortune 500 companies. He is currently a partner and chief strategy officer with ID Theft Solutions of America.
Kyle is active with philanthropic and non profit organizations in Austin, including NAMI, Mobile Loaves & Fishes, and Austin Clubhouse. He is also active in his family’s charitable foundation.
Kyle has both personal and professional connections to Wonders & Worries; he is familiar with the organization’s mission because two friends with young children who passed away from cancer. His family foundation has also given a past grant to Wonders & Worries.
Founder of Matt Mathias and Co., a full service boutique commercial real estate brokerage firm, based in Austin. In addition, Matt is a principal of Riata Development, having developed award winning multifamily, office and mixed use projects inCentral Texas.
Matt has served on numerous community and industry boards, including the Mental Health Association of Austin, Real Estate Council of Austin and Austin Commission on Youth Affairs. His family was introduced to Wonders and Worries when Deborah, his wife, was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2006. Matt’s son was involved in a peer group, while his twin daughters participated in individual and group activities. The calming effect drew the Mathias family close to the efforts of Wonders and Worries, with Matt eventually co-chairing the very successful Beretta No Worries Classic and joining the Board to help expand services to more and more families.
Mark is a commercial real estate broker, and works with local and national companies that buy, sell and lease industrial properties in the Austin area.
Helping kids in Austin is a priority for Mark, and in addition to his work with Wonders & Worries, he has been a board member for the Young Men’s Business League, which helps under-privileged children have a summer camp experience.
Mark first learned about Wonders & Worries when he was asked to participate in the Beretta No Worries Classic fundraiser. But it was hearing Wonders & Worries board member and client Julie Dees speak about her family’s experience that made him want to become more involved.
Ana is director of strategic initiatives and human resources at KLD Energy Technologies, and has also served in senior management roles in the U.S. and abroad at PepsiCo, Towers Perrin, Lenovo, Ace USA and Image Logistics Corporation.
In Austin Ana has been active in the community by leading all corporate social responsibility initiative for KLD, and collaborating closely with Mobile Loaves & Fishes, Backpacks for Kids and Susan G. Komen for the Cure. She learned about Wonders & Worries through her husband, Alejandro Rueles a previous board member.
Dr. Danielle Sweeney
Danielle is a children’s urologist at Pediatric Urology of Central Texas, where she specializes in robotic and minimally invasive surgery. A graduate of Tulane for both undergraduate and medical school, Danielle moved to Austin with her husband a few years ago with their daughter. They just had their second child this summer.
Danielle has worked as a volunteer surgeon with the IVUmed International Medical Mission program, and is a Girls in Science Mentor at the Austin Children’s Museum. She attended Que Maravilla in 2010, and became involved with Wonders & Worries after the event. She’s thrilled to be further involved and bring her medical relationships to the organization.