Dr. Art Garner: President; 24 years’ experience in K-12 education; 17 years as principal and 7 years as a teacher. Experienced, dedicated and resourceful professional with a big heart to inspire kids with critical social and emotional skills. Organization management experience includes successful implementation of initiatives, ability to analyze issues and devise and implement continuous process improvements. Joined TrueSuccess in February 2020.
Bill Heneveld: Founder, EVP of Marketing; 45+ years of business and market-driven product development experience and passion to inspire kids with critical social and emotional skills led to the successful founding (in 2006), launch and growth of TrueSuccess. Employed business experience to lead successful identification and implementation of high impact and financial strategies. See press article on Bill
Austin Riebel: VP, Implementation and Curriculum Development. Has a passion to inspire kids with character to unleash their potential. Experienced as a teacher (17 years) and with use/implementation of TrueSuccesss (7 years, 3 in the classroom). Effectively leads content team that produces lessons resulting in 90%+ teacher approval. Employed by TrueSuccess in June of 2015, as well as provided input to improve curriculum prior to that.
Kathy Lipnicki: Administrative Assistant. Gives critical support in many areas; including support of schools, curriculum development (former teacher experience), event planning and coordination and donor support, to name just a few.
Tricia Heneveld: operations support; provides critical support in the areas of program development and implementation, communications, promotion and marketing activities, production and procurement.
Chris Schwartz: media and graphic specialist; 25 years experience in creative marketing and advertising. Committed to the principles of TrueSuccess and their importance for success in life.