Speaker Date Topic
Terina McIntyre Jun 01, 2017
Texas Center for Infectious Disease
Texas Center for Infectious Disease

Terina McIntyre has a decade of State service tenure in which she has served in leadership capacities . Currently she serves as the Director of Community Relations for the Texas Center for Infectious Disease, an affiliate of the Department of State Health Services and the Board Liaison for the center’s Volunteer Services Council, a non-profit 501(c)3. As Director, her passion for helping people charges her to create strategic corporate alliances and community partnerships that garner supplemental financial support for patient care. Closely following that goal she works tirelessly to increase public awareness of tuberculosis through stop the stigma initiatives. Her ultimate goal being the continued enhancement of the holistic patient experience.

Prior to her State Service, she dedicated 10 years to  Methodist Healthcare Ministries as the Program Replication Manager for its parenting programs division that focused on enriching the lives of teen parents and parents of special needs children through education, empowerment, and support.

Ms. McIntyre is an alumnus of Our Lady of the Lake University’s Worden School of Social Service.

Beatrice Stephens Jun 08, 2017
Texas Foundation of Hope
Mike O'Krent Jun 15, 2017
LifeStories Alive
LifeStories Alive

Mike O'Krent, founder of LifeStories Alive, LLC, specializes in making personal history videos for families that value their heritage. They create family heirlooms in video – digitally mastered records of life stories with personal accounts, photos and mementos of family history.

Born and raised in San Antonio, Texas and graduating from Southern Methodist University with a BBA in Marketing and Management, he entered his family’s retail floor covering business as the 4th generation in that business.

Between 1996 and 2000 Mike interviewed Holocaust survivors for Steven Spielberg's Survivors of the Shoah Visual History Foundation. During that incredible experience, he discovered the process and the importance of recording the life stories of our loved ones. 

Mike moved to Austin in 1998 when he bought and managed a local floor covering business; then sold it in 2004. He finally found his passion in business when he started LifeStories Alive at the end of 2005.

Since the beginnings of LifeStories Alive, the business has expanded its expertise beyond capturing personal histories for families to now include 

Hugh Hawthorne Farr Jun 22, 2017
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas
Big Brothers Big Sisters of South Texas

Hugh H. Farr has deep roots in San Antonio.  He moved to San Antonio when he was 7 and attended St. Anthony’s Elementary school. Later he graduated from Central Catholic High School and ultimately received his BA and MA from St. Mary’s University.  Hugh has interned in Washington DC at the US Department of State and USDA Forest Service and later worked for Booz Allen Hamilton, The Salvation Army, and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.  Hugh currently serves as the Chief Development Officer for the Big Brother Big Sisters of South Texas.  Hugh is a recent graduate of the City South Leadership Academy and is an avid runner, soccer player and loves cycling.  He is Spanish bilingual and a very amateur photographer. 

Preparation for Annual Awards Banquet Jun 29, 2017
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