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Board of Directors

Neverthirst Board of Directors

 

Lois Gallardo

Lois Gallardo

Lois first became involved with Neverthirst on a trip to Cambodia in 2013 after reading David Platt’s book, Radical. Seeing the daily living conditions of the women in Cambodia and the impact that clean water makes in the lives of the villagers was an eye-opening experience.

 

Lois lives in California where she keeps busy volunteering with her church, teaching women’s Bible Study, and working as a CPA at her husband’s accounting firm. She has been married to her husband, Tom, for 33 years and has two children and one grandchild.

 

Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long

Jeremy Long is an Auburn University graduate and is currently the Senior Vice President at Petra Risk Management Services. Jeremy lives in Hoover, AL with his wife Michelle and their two children, Emmie and JJ.

 

Jeremy has a passion for the Lord and is grateful for his relationship with Jesus Christ. He is actively involved in many local charities including the United Way, Gateway Social Services, Neverthirst, Mountain Brook Community Church, after-school Bible clubs and many others.

 

Heather Platt

Heather Platt

Heather Platt is wife to Dr. David Platt, President of IMB, former pastor of The Church at Brook Hills and best selling author. She is mother and homeschool teacher to four beautiful children (two of whom she and David have had the joy of adopting): Caleb, Joshua, Mara Ruth, and Isaiah.

 

She enjoys serving preschoolers on Sunday mornings, mentoring and discipling young women and leading a small group of incredible ladies. Most of all, Heather loves serving the Lord alongside her husband, wherever He may lead, in travels around the world and in simple everyday life.

 

Chris Prier

Chris Prier

Chris is co-founder and President of Prier Construction Inc., a regional commercial general contracting firm. He is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he met his wife Jen. Chris, Jen, and their five children live in Birmingham where they are active members of The Church at Brookhills.

 

Greg Sankey

Greg Sankey

Greg Sankey became the eighth commissioner of the Southeastern Conference on June 1, 2015, after serving on the SEC staff for 13 years in various leadership positions. Prior to joining the SEC staff, Sankey was Commissioner of the Southland Conference for nearly seven years.

 

A native of Auburn, New York, Sankey earned his master’s degree from Syracuse University and his undergraduate degree from the State University of New York College at Cortland. Sankey and his wife, Cathy, reside in Birmingham, Alabama, and have two daughters, Hannah Michelle (22) and Moriah Elizabeth (19).

 

Forrest Walden

Forrest Walden

Forrest has been in the fitness industry since 1996 and he is famous for saying that he “can’t imagine doing anything else.” In 2001, he opened his first Fitness Together personal training studio, and went on to develop the Fitness Together franchise brand in Alabama, Florida and North Carolina. He later created the Iron Tribe fitness brand and in 2013 published a book about the Iron Tribe story.

 

Forrest and his wife Mendy, an avid Iron Tribe athlete, have four children: Caroline (12), Brooke (10), David (7) and Benjamin (4), who they adopted from Ethiopia in 2011.