The People: About the Leadership



Jenny White
Executive Director
Twitter: @jennyrwhite 

Jenny White serves as Executive Director of Art House Dallas as well as a board member for Art House America. Before moving back to the great state of Texas in 2010, Jenny was Executive Director of the Wedgwood Circle Institute 501(c)(3). Prior to venturing into the arts and entertainment space, Jenny worked in the White House from 2006-2008 as Senior Trip Coordinator in the Office of Presidential Advance and as Trip Coordinator of the First Lady’s Office of Advance. Jenny is a native Texan and graduate of Texas A&M University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications and English. Jenny is passionate about connecting people and equipping them to utilize their God given creativity for the common good. When she isn't developing new ideas for Art House, Jenny enjoys being part of an Anglican church plant (All Saints Dallas), cooking, cycling, writing about life, taking Instagram photos, finding new music, and all things Italian.  

Marissa Miller
Programs Director 
Twitter: @marissalmiller

Marissa Miller serves as the Programs Director for Art House Dallas at Munger Place developing events and spiritual resources for visual and performing artists. Marissa previously worked with developing artists as a Marketing Rep for Sony Music’s College Department. She has also worked for Recording Academy planning events for GRAMMY U™ members in North Texas. She graduated from Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration. Marissa is an expert at old arcade games and will easily top your high score in Galaga.


Kayla Ketelsen
Web and Graphic Design Intern
Twitter: @kayla_ketelsen

Kayla Ketelsen serves as the Web and Graphic Design Intern for Art House Dallas. Kayla is a senior at Southern Methodist University and is graduating May 2013 with a Bachelor's degree in Advertising from the Temerlin Advertising Institute and double minors in Graphic Design and Arts Management. Kayla is currently pursuing a career in graphic design, but also enjoys music, sports, fashion, traveling, drawing, and meeting new people.


Kristin Sigmund
Marketing and Events Intern
Twitter: @KristinSigg

Kristin Sigmund serves as the Marketing and Events Intern for Art House Dallas. Kristin is a senior at Dallas Baptist University and will graduate in May with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music Business with an emphasis in Songwriting. Kristin loves Jesus, people, sunny days, traveling, going to concerts, and making things. She is currently pursuing a career as a singer/songwriter.



Do you want to be an Art House Dallas Intern?

Art House Dallas offers Internships in the following areas: Marketing/Events, Web/Design, and Foundation and Grant Research. If you would like to apply for one of our Spring, Summer, or Fall openings please send your resume and cover letter to


Brad Reeves
Dallas Creative Council, Chair

Brad Reeves, Dallas Creative Council, Chair Brad Reeves, an Art House America board member, directs the Art House Dallas Creative Council and is Chief Enthusiast for Art House Dallas at Munger Place. Brad previously served as the Executive Vice President of People for Drive Financial Services, Dallas, TX. He was also responsible for managing the Drive brand including market research, advertising, public relations, and corporate communications. Having successfully grown the business to over 800 associates and a portfolio in excess of $2 billion, he and his partners completed the sale of DFS to Bunco Santander in December of 2006. Brad now manages BCR Capital LLC, a family investments firm. Brad lives in Dallas with his wife Holly, and two children, Payton and Cole.


Charlie Peacock and Andi Ashworth
Co-founders, Art House America

Charlie Peacock and Andi Ashworth are the Co-Founders/Executive Directors of Art House America. Andi Ashworth is a writer (author of Real Love for Real Life: the Art and Work of Caring), gardener, cook, a lover of good books, and the key architect of the nurturing environment so characteristic of Art House hospitality. Charlie Peacock, an authority on Christianity and culture, enjoys an international reputation as an innovative and award-winning musician and author. Both Charlie and Andi have seminary training, Andi having received her MA in Theological Studies from Covenant Seminary in St. Louis, MO. The couple have two grown children, and two grandchildren, who have named them Honey and Papa. 



Questions about Art House Dallas? Contact:


Art House Dallas Creative Council


Andrew Forrest: Pastor, Munger Place church
Bill Noble: Founder, William Noble Rare Jewels
Blake Bozman: Partner, Prattco International
Trey Bowles: Co-Founder, Trivate Entertainment
Brad Reeves: President, BCR Capital & Director, Art House Creative Council
Cary Pierce: Producer, Musician & Worship Leader, Great Hall at PCBC
Dr. David Naugle: Chair & Professor of Philosophy, Dallas Baptist University
Jason Kulas: CFO, Santander Consumer USA
Kate Miner: Music Director, Munger Place Church
Paul Rasmussen: Pastor, Cornerstone Church
Rusty Kennard: CEO SourceProse & Advisory Council, SoupMobile
Sarah Seay: Homemaker, Philanthropist & 2010 Chair, Council For Life
Scot Foith: Founder, High Gate Investments


National Advisory Council


Al Andrews:Founder, Porters Call
Alissa Wilkinson: Professor, The King’s College & Editor, Comment magazine
Allison Gaskins: Founder: Art, Music, Justice Conference & Homemaker
Aly Hawkins: Author, Shine & My Lover is Mine
Andy Crouch: Author, Culture Making
Anita Horton: Visual Artist and Teacher, Trinity Christian Academy
Bentley Craft: Headmaster for Academics, Rivendell School
Byron Borger: Founder, Hearts and Minds Bookstore
Chris Seay: Author, Pastor of Ecclesia Houston
Chris Tomlin: Artist, Worship Leader, and Songwriter
Christopher Yates : PhD Candidate, Boston College
Christy Tennant: Musician, Director of Development and Public Relations, IAM
Christy Yates: Gordon College
Dan Postma: Writer, Cardus & Managing Editor, Comment magazine
Dave Perkins: Producer and Guitarist
David Kiersznowski: Co-Founder and CEO, DEMDACO
David Kinnaman: President, Barna Group
David Taylor: Arts Pastor, PhD Candidate
Denis & Margie Haack: Writers and Speakers, Ransom Fellowship
Don Pape
Douglas McKelvey: Professional Lyricist, Concept Developer, Author, and Scriptwriter
Erwin McManus: Author, Speaker, activist, filmmaker & Founder, McManus Studios
Gideon Strauss: CEO, Center for Public Justice &Editor, Comment magazine at Cardus
Greg Wolfe: Writer, Publisher, Editor & Teacher, Seattle Pacific University
Isaac Slade: Lead Singer, The Fray
Jay Swartzendruber
Jamie Swartzendruber: Event Planner
Jeffrey Overstreet: Editor, Seattle Pacific University & Movie Reviewer
Jo Kadlecek: Author and Teacher
John Kingston: Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Affiliated Managers Group, Inc.
John Seel: President, nCore Media & Senior Fellow, Cardus
JR Kerr: Teaching Pastor, Park Community Church and Co-founder, Aitreni Group
Karen Goodwin: President, 5th Avenue Entertainment
Kimberly Alexander: Painter, Writer & Co Chair, Trinity Arts Conference
Mako Fujimura: Nihonga Artist & Founder, International Arts Movement
Margaret Feinberg: Author, Scouting the Devine & Hungry for God
Mark Scandrette: Writer, Author, and Founding Director, ReIMAGINE
Mary DeMuth: Author, Speaker and Book Mentor
Mary McCleary: Regent's Professor of Art Emeritus, Stephen F. Austin State University
Matt & Cameron Hammon: Worship Leaders, Olivette
Michael Kaufmann: Artist
Nancy Sleeth: Author & Program Director, Blessed Earth
Nathan & Cassie Tasker: Singer-Songwriters
Nick Purdy: Founder of Paste Media Group & Founding Publisher, Paste Magazine
Patty Heaton: Founder, Four Boys Films, Actress,The Middle, Everybody Loves Raymond
Penny Hunter: Owner, Hunter Strategy & Former Communications Director, IJM
Phaedra Taylor: Artist
Rev. Mark D. Roberts: Senior Director and Scholar-in-Residence for, Laity Lodge
Rick McKinley: Author, Pastor, Imago Dei Portland
Rory Noland: Author, The Heart of the Artist & Director, Heart of the Artist Ministries
Sara & Troy Groves: Art House North, Musicians, Singer-Songwriters
Sarah Dark: Artist
Steve Taylor: Singer, Songwriter, Record Producer, Filmmaker
Steve Turner: Journalist, Poet
Steven Garber: Director, The Washington Institute
Tala Strauss: Gordon College
Vernon Rainwater: Pastor, Northland Church
Zach Hunter: Author & Founder, LooseChange2LoosenChains