Our board of trustees consists of active members of the community who volunteer their time to promote the growth and development of Cornerstone Christian Academy.
Sean Burnett is the founder and Chief Operating Officer of Burnett Interests LLC (BI), a business consulting group, including its affiliate – Tavern Communications LLC – a premium, integrated branding & communications firm. Sean served as Director of MBA Programs for Rice University – serving as a central member of the leadership team tasked with successfully re-positioning the program pursuing international prominence and recognition for degree tracks in Finance, Energy, and Entrepreneurship. Beyond professional interests, Sean is an active member in his community, volunteering his time with Rice University; the City of Sugar Land, TX; the Fort Bend Chamber of Commerce; and First Colony Church of Christ, where he has been an active member with his wife, Nancy, and daughter, Hannah, since 1998. Sean earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Advertising from the University of Texas at Austin, as well as a Master of Business Administration degree (MBA) from Rice University.
Dr. Don Hooper is president of the Center for Quality Leadership, Inc., an organization committed to assisting school district administrators with the planning required to focus available resources on improving student achievement and administrative leadership and management of school operations. He has over 47 years of experience in public education, serving 33 years as an educator, instructional leader, and district administrator, serving 25 years as superintendent in five school districts ranging in size from 110 students to 60,000 students. He also has experience working with boards of education to formulate school district policy, develop and implement strategic plans, and oversee day-to-day school district administration and operations. Dr. Hooper was named Texas Superintendent of the Year in 1995 and named educator of the Month by Texas School Business Magazine. He was the 2001-02 president of the American Association of School Administrators. He has served as an adjunct professor for the Department of School Administration/Supervision in the University of Houston System, The University of North Texas, and The University of Texas at Austin. Dr. Hooper is the Executive Director of School Research Nexus. Additionally, he is serving on two private school boards and two corporate boards. Dr. Hooper and his wife, Sandra, have been active members of First Colony Church of Christ since 1995, where Dr. Hooper currently serves as an Elder and Bible teacher.
Don Bryan, Jr. is a financial advisor with Northwestern Mutual. Don joined the firm after graduating from Abilene Christian University, with a Bachelors of Business Administration in Marketing, in 1990. Today he manages a private client practice with a concentration on wealth preservation and transfer, and risk management. Don is an elder at the Foster Creek campus of First Colony Church of Christ, where he has been a member since 1992. He is a past board member of the Houston Association of Insurance and Financial Advisors, the Southwest Houston Recreational Swim League, and Boy Scout Troop 1331. Don is a former marathon runner, and is active in US masters swimming. He and his wife Jennifer have 4 children, and reside in Richmond, TX.
Brian Myers currently serves as Vice President of Sales and Board Member at Houston security startup, BrixBits, Inc. Brian has held various sales, channel, and business development roles in technology sales for over 23 years. He attended Stephen F. Austin University and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration in Marketing. Brian and his wife, Sheri, and two children are active members of First Colony Church of Christ. Both children attend Cornerstone Christian Academy, and Sheri is an active volunteer. Brian enjoys spending time outdoors with his family and friends.
Joel Rogers is the owner and operator of locally renowned Joel Rogers’ Classic Chevrolet of Houston. Joel has an extensive 22 year experience in the auto industry. He has had various and challenging positions in all aspects of the industry including sales, finance and operational management. Joel grew up in Fort Worth where he started his career in the auto industry working with the most successful and respected ownership group in the auto industry. He, his wife, Sunshine, and son Jake attend First Colony Church of Christ and Jake is an elementary student at Cornerstone Christian Academy. They are both actively involved in a variety of community service and outreach activities with a special emphasis on assisting local fire and law enforcement departments as well as children’s causes.
Jeff Calvert is the network engineer for Halcon Resources Corp, an oil and gas exploration company, and has 18 years of experience in IT, focusing on network design, implementation, and security. He has worked in startup ventures for the past 15 years, including CyrusOne and AlertLogic. Jeff grew up in Missouri City and has been an active member of First Colony Church of Christ for 30 years. He and his wife, Mia, have two children.