Board of Directors--Biographical Information
Russell Agosta has over 45 years of experience in public accounting and has worked with a variety of companies in a number of different industries, focusing on contractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, developers and construction associations. He is recognized as an expert in both the accounting and operational aspects of today’s construction industry. Russ earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Detroit. He is a member of the Consulting Constructor’s Council of America and currently serves as a life director of the Associated General Contractors of America. During his retirement, he has been an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University and has led numerous professional seminars throughout his career for several national associations. He and his wife, Ann, divide their time between Michigan and Round Rock, Texas, where two of their grandchildren attend Round Rock Christian Academy.
Joseph Fernandez and his wife Farrell have been married for 25 years and have 4 children, one who is married and three who have attended RRCA for the past 6-7 years. He completed his undergraduate work at The University of Texas at El Paso (B.S., Biology). He attended medical school at The University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston and completed his residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Scott & White Hospital and Clinic in Temple. He and Farrell started their family and lived in Albuquerque NM where he was in private practice in for 15 years. He sat on the Board of Directors of Sagebrush Community Church, a church he and Farrell helped plant. In 2007, he and his family returned to Central Texas to help open Scott and White Hospital and Specialty Clinic in Round Rock, now Baylor Scott & White Health. He currently is the Chief of the Section of OB/GYN and recently elected as President of the Medical Staff both for the Austin/Round Rock Region. He and his family currently attend Shoreline Church where he and Farrell lead the Concierge team, welcoming new visitors. His family has grown in many ways and are thankful for God’s provision.
Barry Haag has a BBA degree from Baylor University with a graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking at SMU. He has been in banking for over 35 years, the last 26 years with the First Texas Bancorp group. He currently serves as Chairman of the Board and CEO of the organization. Over the years he has served numerous non-profit organizations. Barry is a native Texan having grown up in nearby Milam County. He and his wife Kristi have been married for over 34 years with two grown sons. They attend the Crestview Church of Christ.
Alexis Michael is currently a Regional Credit Manager and SBA Director at SouthStar Bank. She has over 19 years in banking with experience in both lending and operations management, the past 13 years have been solely focused on commercial lending. Alexis holds a Bachelor’s degree in Human Resource Management from Park University, and an Associate’s degree in Accounting from Northwest Florida College. Over the past 15 years Alexis has served in various leadership positions and on several non-profit Board of Director’s. She is actively involved in CREW (Commercial Real Estate Women, Past President), RRCA PST where she serves as the Treasurer, and volunteers in the children’s ministry at Hill Country Bible Church where she attends with her family. Alexis and her husband, Brian, have lived in Cedar Park area for the past 15 years. Together they have four children, one who is married and is an ordained minister, one serving in the United States Navy, and two who are enrolled at RRCA. This is their 6th year at RRCA.
Susan has lived in the Austin area for 40 years and in Round Rock for 7 years. She has had rich experiences as a teacher, elementary principal, middle-school principal, and central office administrator. Susan retired in 2009 as the Assistance Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in the Pflugerville School District. She is active in the ministries of First Baptist Round Rock serving as a choir member, Adult Sunday School teacher, teacher of evening English classes to international adults, Mentor Mom in the Mother's of Preschoolers Program, and serving on the church's Mission Team. Susan and her late husband, Mike, have one daughter and two grandchildren.
Kenneth Plunk graduated Abilene Christian University in 1985 majoring in Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences. He has worked in the technology industry for over 30 years, the last 12 years owning and operating a technology company based in Round Rock. Kenneth has served as a board member for Oracle Applications User Group and has chaired a number of technology special interest groups over the years. He and his wife Carmen have three sons--Andrew, Kyle and Adam. Kyle and Adam are both RRCA alumni who went on to attend Abilene Christian University. The Plunks attend the Westside Church of Christ in Round Rock.
Bonnie worked for the State of Texas for 10 years in day care licensing, social services and planning. She is presently the owner of Alpha Painting & Decorating Co. and works with her two sons, Richard and Kevin. Bonnie has lived in Williamson County since 1977, with eleven years in Round Rock. Her grandchildren have attended RRCA and one is a recent graduate. Bonnie is serving on several boards in the local area. She attends Hutto Discovery United Methodist Church where she served on the building committee during the church’s relocation and is currently serving on the finance committee.
Todd is a native Texan. He and his wife, Georgann, moved from West Texas to Georgetown in 1992. They have two wonderful children, Madison (RRCA alumni) and Morgan, who attends RRCA. Todd is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a BBA in Marketing and received his MBA from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Todd is co-founder and partner of Crenshaw Whitley & Associates LLC. They focus on developing Employee Benefit programs for public schools, healthcare systems, municipal governments and non-profits. The Whitley’s are members of the Georgetown Church of Christ, where Todd serves as a deacon in the Children’s Ministry and Finance area.