Meet our Leadership Team.

Original co-founder

Vearl Smith

Founding Chairman

Abilene Christian University

Vearl’s servant leadership was honed as a county official, RSF Golf Club President and EVP, Marketing at Southern Farm Bureau Insurance. A native Texan, he's known for thinking big, having co-founded multiple scholarship programs and the K-12 Jackson Christian Academy.

Eric Manese

President

University of arizona

Eric serves as the branch manager at Rancho Santa Fe Insurance. He has deep experience in professional sales. Eric has an overwhelming desire to have an impact on the next generation of leaders who will change the world for the better.

Original co-founder

Gail Kendall

Secretary

penn state university

Gail Kendall was employed 20 years with Ticketron; the last decade of which she served as Area Manager, San Diego. She is a founding member and officer of Future Legends; also, President of Community Concerts of RSF. Interests: Golf and fitness/weight training.

Original co-founder

Sharon Considine

Treasurer

san diego state university

Sharon is best known as a restaurant owner for 27 years. President of the USO, Coronado CofC, SD Restaurant Association, Coronado Hospital Foundation, SDSU Alumni. Loves her Husband, kids and 9 grandkids. Motto: "Live for today as it could be your last."

Steven King

Community Relations Director

san diego state university

Steven is a Wealth Manager with over 30 years of experience with top Wall Street firms. He owns Cardiff Reef Wealth Management, Inc. As a California native, he loves golf, travel and volunteering.

Katy Temple

Communications Manager

st. mary's college of california

Katy is an Emmy Award winning TV anchor and journalist who has covered the NFL, MLB, NCAA, PGA, and the Olympics. She is a media coach, mentor and volunteer who was named Woman of the Year by the SD/Hawaii Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Amy Scruggs

Spokesperson

Amy shares our Mission through stories of overcoming challenges to make dreams come true. Her talent with words extends to music. As a singer she has performed with Trace Adkins, Clint Black, Charlie Daniels, Frankie Avalon and others.

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