Board of Directors--Biographical Information

Russell Agosta

Russell Agosta has over 45 years of experience in public accounting and has worked with a variety of companies in a number of different industries, focusing on contractors, suppliers, architects, engineers, developers and construction associations.  He is recognized as an expert in both the accounting and operational aspects of today’s construction industry.   Russ earned his Bachelor’s degree in Accounting and a Masters in Business Administration from the University of Detroit.  He is a member of the Consulting Constructor’s Council of America and currently serves as a life director of the Associated General Contractors of America.  During his retirement, he has been an adjunct professor at Lawrence Technological University and has led numerous professional seminars throughout his career for several national associations.  He and his wife, Ann, divide their time between Michigan and Round Rock, Texas, where two of their grandchildren attend Round Rock Christian Academy.

John Eckford

John has lived in Round Rock since 2007.  He is a General Surgeon at Scott & White Healthcare – Round Rock.  John and his wife, Melena, have been married for 18 years and have two children, Will and Elise.  The Eckfords  made the decision to become part of the RRCA family because they feel strongly in the importance of a quality, Christian education.  The Eckfords attend Celebration Church in Georgetown, Texas.

Jordan Elder

Jordan Elder grew up in the Houston area and graduated from Texas Tech University. He and his wife Sami moved to Round Rock in 2011 to start Redeemer Round Rock, a growing church that he now helps lead and pastor. Jordan taught at RRCA from 2011-2012 as Redeemer was getting off the ground, and grew to love the school and it’s students. He has a heart for discipleship and seeing young men grow into Godly leaders. Prior to moving to Round Rock, Jordan and Sami lived in Lubbock, TX where he was a Youth and University Pastor for 5 years. The Elders have two young children, Titus and Peyton. 

Barry Haag

Barry Haag has a BBA degree from Baylor University with a graduate degree from the Graduate School of Banking at SMU.  He has been in banking for over 30 years, the last 20 years with First Texas Bank, where he has served as the bank's President for the last 11 years.  Over the years, he has served on numerous non-profit Boards and currently is serving as Vice President of The Caring Place in Georgetown as well as serving on the Round Rock Christian Academy Board.  Barry is a native Texan having grown up in nearby Milam County.  He and his wife, Kristi, have lived in Georgetown for over 20 years.  They have two grown sons, Blake and Cole, and attend the Westside Church of Christ in Round Rock.

April Lieder

April Lieder is serving as the RRCA PST President for 2016-17.  She has a daughter and son that both attend RRCA.  April and her family live in Round Rock and attend First United Methodist Church of Round Rock where she is active in children's ministries.  April and her husband Cory both graduated from Baylor University, and April has a BBA in Marketing.  Cory graduated with a BS in Engineering and has been working for IBM in Austin since he graduated in 1999.  They volunteer with and enjoy their kids activities like dance, sports and scouts.  April is excited to be on the RRCA Board of Directors and serve the school in this way.

Susan Oglesbee

Susan has lived in the Austin area for 40 years and in Round Rock for 7 years. She has had rich experiences as a teacher, elementary principal, middle-school principal, and central office administrator.   Susan retired in 2009 as the Assistance Superintendent of Curriculum and Instruction in the Pflugerville School District. She is active in the ministries of First Baptist Round Rock serving as a choir member,  Adult Sunday School teacher, teacher of evening English classes to international adults, Mentor Mom in the Mother's of Preschoolers Program, and serving on the church's Mission Team.  Susan and her late husband, Mike, have one daughter and two grandchildren.

Brent Orred

Brent and his family moved from San Diego to the Round Rock area in 1997. Brent and his wife, Kim, have three boys who have attended Round Rock Christian Academy since 2007. They made the decision to become part of the RRCA family to provide their boys with a Christ-centered education where they would be able to excel in education and develop a foundation for becoming strong men ready to take on the challenges of life. Both Brent and Kim are dedicated volunteers at RRCA and serve as athletic coaches and provide leadership in the Parent Support Team.  The Orreds attend Celebration church.

Kenneth Plunk

Kenneth Plunk graduated Abilene Christian University in 1985 majoring in Information Systems and Quantitative Sciences.  He has worked in the technology industry for over 30 years, the last 12 years owning and operating a technology company based in Round Rock.  Kenneth has served as a board member for Oracle Applications User Group and has chaired a number of technology special interest groups over the years.  He and his wife Carmen have three sons--Andrew, Kyle and Adam.  Kyle  graduated from RRCA in 2011 and is currently a Senior at Abilene Christian University majoring in two-dimensional design .  Adam attends RRCA and enjoys representing RRCA in Cross Country and Track.  The Plunks currently attend the Westside Church of Christ in Round Rock.

Bonnie Sells

Bonnie worked for the State of Texas for 10 years in day care licensing, social services and planning.  She is presently the owner of Alpha Painting & Decorating Co. and works with her two sons, Richard and Kevin. Bonnie has lived in Williamson County since 1977, with eleven years in Round Rock. Her grandchildren have attended RRCA and one is a recent graduate. Bonnie is serving on several boards in the local area. She attends Hutto Discovery United Methodist Church where she served on the building committee during the church’s relocation and is currently serving on the finance committee.

Todd Whitley

Todd is a native Texan.  He and his wife, Georgann, moved from West Texas to Georgetown in 1992. They have two wonderful children, Madison and Morgan that attend RRCA. Todd is a graduate of Abilene Christian University with a BBA in Marketing and received his MBA from the University of Texas of the Permian Basin. Todd is co-founder and partner of Crenshaw Whitley & Associates LLC.  They focus on developing Employee Benefit programs for public schools, healthcare systems, municipal governments and non-profits. The Whitley’s are members of the Georgetown Church of Christ, where Todd serves as a deacon in the Children’s Ministry and Finance area.