Community Partners

Texas Empowerment Academy would like to thank our donors and partners. Your investment is meaningful to our staff, parents, teachers, and students. You truly make the difference for us, and we are extremely grateful to have you part of our community. 

Grants & Donations

Individual Donors 
Cathy Godfrey
Mike Godfrey
Dottie Godfrey
JT Godfrey 
Mary Ober
Michael Johnson
Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani
Amy & Robert Thomas

Community Collaboration


The Overton Group

Development & Advisory Council

Karl Nichols
Nichols & Associates

Karl Spencer 
President,100 Black Men Austin, Inc.

 Jenn Jones

Tiwanna A. Kenney
Founder & Principal Auctioneer
Astounding Auctions & Fundraising Strategies

Ryan Coaxum 
Vice President at Guaranty Bank & Trust

Mitchell Kilby
Corporate Counsel at Rackspace 
US, Inc.

Herb Dyer
Managing Partner at PatternShifts, LLC 

Kristopher Lopez
CEO|L2BNB Inc.  

Shafeeqa Watkins Giarratani
Shareholder & Member for Board of Directors at Ogletree Deakins Law Firm

Cheryl Looper
Caland Consulting, LLC

Nick Pompeani 
Global Value Stream Engineer
3M Electrical Markets Division