2022-2023 BOARD MEMBERS
Jessica attended the University of Oklahoma where she met her husband Matt. She has lived in Texas the past 10 years. She is the proud mommy of Grace (4), Lilly (1) and baby boy Tate who is due early September! She also has two fur baby doodles, Rosy & Rover. Being with family & friends is the upmost important to her, loves traveling, shopping, coffee, any type of sweet treat and PHECA has a very special place in her heart. She's so excited for the upcoming year!
PRESIDENT-ELECT/NEW MEMBER LIAISON
Brittanie is originally from Arlington, Texas and attended the University of Oklahoma for undergrad. She is close to completing a M.A. in Counseling at Dallas Theological Seminary and plans to become a licensed professional counselor (at some point!). She currently sees clients at Richland Oaks Counseling center as part of her graduate program. She is a mom to Wylder (16 months). Her and her family attend Highland Park United Methodist Church where they enjoy community with other families. In her free time (free time ?!?!) she enjoys trying new restaurants, working in the yard, and soaking up all the time with her growing family.
Jill is originally from a small town in Southeast Arkansas. She graduated from Southern Methodist University with a BBA and Masters in Accounting and held various positions in corporate finance for companies in Dallas and New York City. She is currently taking a break from her career to stay at home with her kids. She is married to Blake and mom to Cooper and Emerson. In her free time, Jill enjoys walking, working in the yard and watching HGTV and Bravo!
NEW MEMBERSHIP CO-CHAIR
Tracy grew up in a suburb of Minneapolis, Minnesota and moved to Dallas in 2015. She went to undergrad at Miami University of Ohio and received her MBA at The University of Texas at Austin. She currently works at Deloitte Consulting in talent strategy. Tracy and her husband, Sean, have a 16 month old, Caden, and are excited to welcome their second son in December 2022. In her spare time she loves being active, traveling, hiking, biking and spending time with family and friends
Gracie is a Dallas native where she attended Ursuline Academy and TCU. She works for American Airlines in their IT department. She's married to Andres and has a son, Alexander (9 months). When not busy managing operations at the Crosby household; you can often find her catching a workout class, taking a stroll around Northpark or jetting away on a new adventure.
Amy, her husband and daughter (3) have made Dallas their home for almost 20 years and Preston Hollow for about 2 years. Amy joined the board last year and decided to become more involved as the secretary this year and she is really excited about her new role. Amy works for Abbott Nutrition as the Similac Sales rep and has a great passion for mothers and babies. This passion has led her to become involved in the state board of the Texas Perinatal Association trying to further the lives and care of our own Texas mothers and babies. Amy loves her Dallas Mavericks and the over zealous fan attends all the games she can. In her spare time she loves to cook, garden, craft and organize.
CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES CHAIR
Jenni is originally from San Antonio. She attended Southern Methodist University and decided to stay in Dallas after meeting her husband, Todd. Jenni oversees the federal contracting side of her family business in the speciality event service industry. Jenni and Todd have one son, Wyatt (2). Jenni enjoys working out, cooking, traveling and spending time with family and friends.
CHILDREN'S PARTIES CO-CHAIR
Katie is originally from Fort Worth and moved to Dallas in 2001 to attend SMU where she met her husband, Jon. They are both attorneys and have two children, James (6.5) and Elizabeth (2.5 years). Katie enjoys running on Northhaven Trail, baking with her kids and wine nights with friends.
CHILDREN'S PARTIES CO-CHAIR
Jacqueline is a Dallas native and attended Tulane University. She is married to Casey, and mom to Henry (5), Cooper (2) and baby Lainey (4 months). In her free time, Jacqueline enjoys ordering things from amazon, drinking wine, playing tennis, and cooking.
CHILDREN'S PARTIES COMMITTEE
Michelle is originally from Knoxville, TN and attended Furman University in Greenville, SC where she met and dated her Dallas-native husband, Will. There she received her Master’s in Literacy Education and moved to Dallas to teach elementary school for seven year before transitioning to stay at home. After her husband’s job had them take a quick detour to Corsicana for a few years (yes, home of Netflix’s Cheer), they returned to Dallas in fall 2019 and have been happily settled since. She’s mother to Lee (5), James (2), and a baby girl arriving in September. In her free time, she enjoys walks with her family, cooking, exploring new culinary adventures in town, traveling back to Knoxville to visit family, and taking exercise classes at her YMCA (where she will hopefully resume teaching classes herself one day).
Leslie is a Dallas native and was a "lifer" at The Hockaday School before attending SMU for college and law school. She is a litigator at Baker Botts but still sometimes finds herself negotiating with her toddler daughters, Sloane and Claire. She is married to her college sweetheart, Ivan, and enjoys working out, reading, and spending time with family and friends.
COMMUNICATIONS / WEBSITE / NEWSLETTER
Jayna Henstorf was born and raised in Wisconsin. She attended The University of Arizona for undergrad and received her M.A. in Advertising at The University of Texas at Austin. She was a marketing executive for 15+ years and now does freelance marketing/design and the founder of little j bird. She is married to Brian and mom to Cannon (7), Pierce (5), Brooks (3) and Ivy (8 months). Jayna enjoys running, playing tennis, traveling, live music and spending time with her family and friends.
Brittany is originally from Round Rock, Texas. She attended Austin College for undergrad and UNT Health Science Center for her MHA. She has worked in healthcare administration for the last 10 years. She is married to James and just welcomed their first child, Lillian (7 months) in October. She enjoys reading, playing golf, and spending time with family & friends.
Shirley is originally from Weston, FL and became a Dallas resident in 2020. She attended Nova Southeastern University and graduated with a BS in Business Administration. She worked in government software sales but has been staying home to focus on her family. She is married to Josh and they have a daughter, Isabella, 19 months, and stepson, Christian, who is 3.5 years old. She absolutely loves to spend time with her children and believes family is the foundation and key to living a life well lived. During her free time she enjoys barre and yoga classes, date nights, traveling and eating well balanced foods with a little bit of cake on the side.
MOM'S NIGHT OUT CO-CHAIR
Taylor grew up in Massachusetts but spent most of her formative years in Greenwood, Colorado. She attended University of Colorado, Boulder for undergrad and UNC Kenan-Flagler Business School for her MBA. She is a client Advisor at J.P. Morgan Private Bank, advising high net worth clients to achieve their financial goals. She is married to Conrad, and mom to Kaden (2) and expecting a baby girl in January. In her free time she loves sailing, traveling to new countries, hiking, yoga, drinking wine and course spending time with friends and family.
MOM'S NIGHT OUT CO-CHAIR
Crystal is originally from San Diego, California, attended Wellesley College, and received her MBA from Dartmouth. She is married to Taylor and they have two daughters, Charlotte (6) and Caroline (3). Crystal works at JPMorgan in the Private Bank. She loves traveling to visit family & friends, finding a good deal on an antique, and hosting pool parties in the backyard. She is excited to be a part of PHECA and to get to know a wonderful group of families in Dallas!
Stacy is originally from Edmond, OK. She attended DePauw University for undergrad and received her Master of Social Work at Washington University in St. Louis. Stacy is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and has been at Children’s Health for over 15 years, ten as a clinician and five with business development/outreach; she is currently the Member Services Manager for the Children’s Health Care Network.
Stacy is married to Jared who keeps her laughing and with whom she has a precious, happy daughter Caroline (14 months); they also have two sweet littermates, Miss Tater and Lilly Grace. Stacy loves spending time with friends & family; she is very grateful that her parents and sister & her family all live in the Dallas area. She enjoys traveling, gardening, and going out for dinner, which is admittedly a lot of Tex-Mex ☺️; and, when time allows, she looks forward to playing more tennis.
Jen Gracheck was born and raised in Texas, growing up in Dallas, attending Ursuline Academy before heading off to the University of Kansas in Lawrence. She has been a marketing executive for 10+ years working alongside national brands such as Pepsi, Frito Lay, Horizon/Silk and most recently for her family business, MosquitoNix. She is married to William and mom to Frannie (1). Jen loves traveling, spending time with family & friends and playing tennis.
Beth grew up in Dallas and attended Texas A&M. She worked as a buyer in NYC and Dallas for 15 years before changing careers – now she owns several BEYOND Pilates studios in the Frisco area. Beth is married to John and mom to Cal (4). In her free time, Beth enjoys traveling, Pilates, walking/biking on the Northaven Trail, needlepoint, spending time with family & friends - and hopes to one day have enough free time to take up tennis again!
SOCIAL MEDIA CHAIR
Beth grew up in a small suburb of St. Louis and attended Texas Christian University for undergrad and Southern Methodist University for grad school. She is a former elementary school teacher, reading specialist, current SAHM extraordinaire, and toddler chauffeur. She is involved with Junior League of Dallas, as well as supports Community Partners of Dallas, Children’s Medical Center, and Genesis Women’s Shelter. She is married to Adam, and mom to Arabelle (7) Lyndon (5) Beau (2) and Barrett (2). In her free time, Beth loves to cook, read, write on her instablog @themomdromat, scrapbook, and do yoga, but since having kids, participates in virtually none of the those activities!