Hill Country Conservancy Team

Hill Country Conservancy Team



Chief Executive Officer

Every once in a while, an opportunity comes along that's too good to pass up. For me, that's this role with Hill Country Conservancy. 


Lexi Andrie

Development Coordinator

What a dream it is to work as part of such a gifted and dynamic team to ensure the flourishing longevity of this slice of heaven on Earth we call the Texas Hill Country. 


 George Cofer

Violet Crown Trail Project Manager

I was born into conservation. It's been my life path since I first stepped outside at the old St. David's Hospital in Austin. 


Frank Davis

Chief Conservation Officer

I'm lucky enough to partner with private landowners to keep their land, water, and wildlife resources. I love the Texas Hill Country because it's like no other place on Earth, and I'm happy to help keep it that way.


Sarah Dean

Director of Community Engagement

I love spending time outdoors and I'm grateful to be part of this team, preserving the Texas Hill Country for generations to come!


Fleetwood Jacobs

Director of Development

There is nothing I love more than spending time with my family in the beautiful Hill Country. I'm honored to be a part of this amazing team working to keep the Hill Country country—forever!


Rich Kostecke

Conservation & Science Specialist

As a conservation scientist, I hope to bring to bear the best available science within an adaptive management framework, working with landowners, communities, and diverse partners, to address the conservation challenges we all face in order to help protect and sustain a vibrant and resilient Hill Country now and into the future. 


Rachael Lindsey

Director of Science & Stewardship

As a lifelong poet, naturalist, and spiritualist, I am honored to be on the Hill Country Conservancy team using my words and actions to protect this paradise in perpetuity!


Carolyn Stephens

Marketing & Outreach Manager

I grew up riding horses in the beautiful Texas Hill Country. Being part of an organization that is dedicated to preserving the rural heritage of the Hill Country is something that gives me great pride and joy! It is an honor and privilege to be a member of such a remarkable and driven team. 


Ryan Valentine

Chief Financial & Operating Officer

I grew up wandering the Hill Country and raised my kids on the Violet Crown Trail. It feels like I’m paying something very precious forward by helping ensure future generations will have these unique Texas wonders.