2023 Leadership Team

Michael A. Shedd

President 2022-2023

I am a retired Police officer and now committed to community enhancements.

David Salgado

Vice-President / Programs

David own Los Pastores meat market, grocery store and restaurant, located at 3822 E Rosedale St, Fort Worth, TX 76105, providing fresh food to the area. "I invested in East Fort Worth and I'm passionate about serving my community.""

Wanda Conlin


Wanda has "retired" from the newspaper business and & marathon running. The EFWBA annual Scholarships are named in her honor. Wanda serves East Fort Worth on the city Zoning Commission.

Angela Baker


Angela is one of the first faces to greet you at the meeting check-in table. Angela is Branch Manager at Southside Bank on Rosedale. "My goal is to give a positive banking experience while serving and empowering my community."

Southside Bank

Jason Ray


I've spent 25 years in the non-profit sector and am currently the CEO of Clayton Youth Enrichment, a Tarrant County-based afterschool enrichment program serving 7,000 students annually. The agency's vision is to prepare children for great lives by using their time with Clayton to enhance their social and emotional health.

Clayton Youth Enrichment

Don Boren


Owner of Don Boren Commercial Printing-Kwik Kopy, Don is actively involved on city planning commission, homelessness and community service.

Kwik Kopy Printing

Alan Liebrecht


Alan Liebrecht is VP of Enrollment, Marketing & Communications at Texas Wesleyan University, in Polytechnic Heights. Alan develops research-based marketing and internal/external communications plans in support of the university’s strategic plan.
Office in the Eunice & James L. West Library, B-30.

Texas Wesleyan University

Gary Cumbie


I am retired, after a 32-year career at Lone Star Gas as the Fort Worth executive officer, and 10 years as a higher education executive. My favorite part of those 42 years is now my post-retirement job: community service.

Brandon Duck


Brandon is Chief Development Officer at Trinity Basin Preparatory. "The Vision of Trinity Basin Preparatory: Provide meaningful educational choice to families across Texas. We do this by building and maintaining a system of charter schools that are academically successful and financially strong. Trinity Basin Preparatory will be a safe, sustainable, innovative, and successful charter district, empowering students and their families with educational opportunity."

Trinity Basin Preparatory

Charles Hodges


Charles Hodges. Director, Fort Worth ISD Family Action Center. After a 30-year career in public relations and corporate communications working for several Fortune 1000 companies, the native Fort Worthian started working for Fort Worth ISD in a community relations and family support role. His favorite thing today is helping facilitate behavioral, mental, physical and community resource support for east side students, families and residents.

FWISD Family Action Center

Charles Ivory


I’m the President of Pinnacle Bank on Bridge Street. I’ve been in banking for about 15 years and primarily focus on commercial real estate and small business relationships.

Pinnacle Bank

Bill Schwennsen


I am a native of East Fort Worth, and operate Schwennsen Financial Services, an independent investment and financial planning practice.


Colin Weatherwax


Interim CEO of America Can
Cars for Kids
Mission Statement: We solicit donations to help kids graduate to give them an opportunity to build a better future.

Colin Weatherwax was selected by the Board to serve out the remainder of Malcolm Wentworth's term on the board. Malcolm passed away on April 18, 2022.

Cars for Kids

Mike Whisenand


Mike is the second generation of Whisenands to run the 22-acre stone yard on 820 in East Fort Worth. Family-owned Whiz-Q-Stone is the largest retail stone yards in the state of Texas, offering homeowners and contractors the highest quality natural stone, hardscape, landscape, waterscape and outdoor living products.

Whiz-Q Stone
The EFWBA Board for 2022 was sworn in by Judge Ralph Swearingin.
Pictured, left to right: Charles Hodges, Mike Whisenand, Bill Schwennsen, Gary Cumbie, Angela Baker, Brandon Duck, Malcolm Wentworth, Brian Builta, Jason Ray, Michael Shedd, David Salgado, Wanda Conlin, Don Boren, Charles Ivory and at the podium, Judge Ralph Swearingin.