Alan Graham

Founder, CEO, and Board Chair

A founding member of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, Alan has been married to Tricia since 1984. They have four children: Decker, Taylor, Marlee, and Keaton; and a niece, Samantha, who they have raised. Alan was formerly in the real estate development, investment, management, and brokerage business in Austin, founding Trilogy Development, Inc. and co-founding The Lynxs Group, developers of on-airport air cargo facilities. It has been through the love for Jesus Christ that Alan is called to serve in this ministry, empowering others to serve their brothers and sisters in need. READ MORE >

Amber Fogarty

President

In Amber’s role as President of Mobile Loaves & Fishes, she is responsible for ensuring that the organization’s vision, mission, strategy, core values, and goals are embodied and evangelized. Mobile Loaves & Fishes empowers communities into a lifestyle of service with the homeless and is the visionary nonprofit behind Austin’s innovative Community First! Village, a 51-acre master planned development that provides affordable, permanent housing and a supportive community for the chronically homeless in Central Texas. READ MORE >

J.P “Pat” Patterson

Vice President

Pat is a semi-retired, founding member of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and original member of St. John Neumann Catholic Church. He has had the pleasure of being Bunky’s loving husband and the father of six children. Originally from Dallas, Pat moved to Austin in 1961. He continues to listen to the Holy Spirit to accomplish God’s Will.

Hear Pat’s story on the Gospel Con Carne podcast > 

Neal Nolan

Secretary

Neal is President of GOVantage, a government IT market research and sales support organization. In May of 2005, Neal took a six-month unpaid sabbatical from his executive role at IBM and came to work at no cost for Mobile Loaves & Fishes. A native of New Orleans, the hurricane season prompted him to develop a Disaster Relief plan that was approved by our Board just six days prior to Hurricane Katrina slamming into Louisiana and Mississippi. Neal is married to Lynn and they have two daughters, Kaitlyn and Rene’e.

Brian McClure

Brian is in the process of starting his own company, Echotouch Corporation, which will provide digital advertising in shopping malls and other high-traffic areas. McClure and his family attend Riverbend Church and are active in the community.

Bruce Agness

Bruce Agness is a founding member of Mobile Loaves & Fishes. Bruce is the owner of Lumber Insurance Services, selling insurance to the lumber industry for over twenty years. Bruce is married to Regan (since 1987) and they have three children: Chris, Jeremy, and Leiza.

Larry Smith

Larry has three decades of management experience in the semiconductor industry, and currently serves as President of Tokyo Electron America, Inc. (TEA) and Tokyo Electron US Holdings (TEH), wholly owned subsidiaries of Tokyo Electron Limited (TEL). Prior to this position, Larry served in a variety of roles over the last seventeen years with Tokyo Electron to include Vice President of Business Unit Operations, Vice President of the SPE1 Division, and Vice President of the Clean Track Business Unit. The balance of his career has been in global strategic account management. Larry also served in the US. Army as an Armor Officer for five years.

Larry has a BS in Engineering from the United States Military Academy, West Point. He and his wife Wendy have been involved with Mobile Loaves & Fishes for more than 10 years and have lived as missional residents in Community First Village since the fall of 2015.

Jeff Serra

Jeff Serra is co-founder of Vida Capital Inc., which is a leading asset manager in the life settlement industry. He also is co-founder of Ovation Partners, an alternative investment asset manager focused on non-correlated, income-producing investments. In addition to these roles, Jeff is a Master Teacher at the Acton Graduate School of Business. He has been regularly recognized for his active entrepreneurial and philanthropic involvement in Austin, including being named the RISE Austin Serial Entrepreneur of the Year, AFP Austin Chapter’s Outstanding Philanthropist of the Year and Mission Capital’s Community Leader of the Year.

Jeff has a B.S. in Civil Engineering from The University of Virginia, and an M.S. in Industrial Management from Purdue University. He also served four years active duty in the United States Army Corps of Engineers, reaching the rank of Captain.

Clint Bybee

As co-founder and managing director of ARCH Venture Partners, Clint has more than 30 years of experience as a venture capital investor and company builder. He currently serves as a board director of a publicly traded semiconductor and systems company and several private technology companies.

Clint has a B.S. in Petroleum Engineering from Texas A&M University and an MBA from the University of Chicago. He and his wife, Christie, are longtime supporters of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and served on the executive committee of the Community First! capital campaign.

Brian Tochman

Brian Tochman is a founder and Partner of Trust Ventures and is an experienced venture investor, founder, and business operator. Through his career he has held roles in engineering, supply chain and M&A at Bell Helicopter, Alvarez & Marsal and Platinum Equity. Prior to founding Trust Ventures, he was President and COO of Kasita, a leading innovator in the modular housing industry.

Sherwynn Patton

Sherwynn Patton has more than 14 years of experience through his work in Restorative Justice Practices where he has led schools, communities, law enforcement, marginalized people groups, churches and workplaces. Through restorative justice, Sherwynn has trained a wide-range of individuals and agencies to participate in a process that engages people in meaningful relationships. Sherwynn has also had the privilege of serving as the Missions Pastor for Greater Mt. Zion Church, where he gained experience in developing programs to address the most pronounced needs in our community.

Sherwynn and his wife, Kim, were invited to the White House by President Obama in 2016 for their innovation in restorative justice. They were also awarded the State of Colorado Feature Film Award for their restorative justice documentary, “Chasing Smoke.” Additionally, Sherwynn co-authored the bestselling book, Restorative Discipline Practices in Texas: A Story of Implementation, and the Patton’s were awarded the NAACP Restorative Justice Award in 2015. Together, Sherwynn and Kim lead Life Anew Restorative Justice, a ministry that seeks to build healthier communities, promote peace and create a space to heal from harms caused by historical trauma and broken relationships.

Mark White

Board Member Emeritus

Mark is a founding member of Mobile Loaves & Fishes and has been a resident of Austin for over 30 years. He is a social worker and licensed psychotherapist in private practice, specializing in children, adolescents, families, and group therapy.