Board of Directors

Fred Reynolds

FRED REYNOLDS


President

Fred N. Reynolds is owner of Fred S. Reynolds & Associates, a petroleum engineering consulting firm, formed in 1983 by Fred and his father, Fred S. Reynolds.  Fred graduated from the University of Oklahoma in December 1979 with a Bachelor of Science in Petroleum Engineering.  He is a registered Professional Engineer in the State of Texas and a member of the Society of Petroleum Engineers and the Texas Society of Professional Engineers.  Fred started his career with Chevron USA in 1980 as a drilling and completion engineer in Colorado.  In 1981 he was hired as Engineering

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Manager for Equity Oil Company in Salt Lake City, Utah. Fred moved back to Fort Worth in 1983 to join his father in the consulting business where Fred and his father worked together until his father’s passing in 2001. Fred has served on the board of the Fort Worth Oil Information Library and the First Tee of Fort Worth. At the First Tee he served as President of the Board for two years. In addition, Fred has served on the Board of Shady Oaks Country Club and as the President of the Board in 2016 and 2017. In 1973 thru 1975 while in high school, Fred worked as a bag boy and caddy at Shady Oaks Country Club and was fortunate to caddy for Mr. Hogan during his three years working at Shady Oaks.

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Elliot Garsek

ELLIOTT GARSEK


Vice President

A native of Fort Worth, Texas, Mr. Garsek attended Washington University in St. Louis, and attended law school at Southern Methodist University as the Ginsburg Scholar, receiving his Juris Doctor in 1974. He is a member of the Tarrant County Bar Association, the Texas State Bar Association and the American Bar Association and he is a Sustaining Life Fellow with the Texas Bar Foundation. Following law school, Mr. Garsek joined the Fort Worth law firm of Law, Snakard, Brown & Gambill. IN 1978 he left to help establish his current firm, Barlow, Garsek & Simon, LLP. Mr. Garsek serves

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on numerous business, charitable and civic organization and banking boards and has served on the Board of Governors and on many committees at Colonial Country Club where he was President. He’s been actively involved with the PGA TOUR event at Colonial Country Club for many years and has served as Chairman of the Tournament. He’s currently a member of Shady Oaks Country Club.

Mr. Garsek is married to Patty, his bride of over 50 years; they are proud parents of two sons, Zach and Kevin and two daughters-in-law, Noelle and Tamara, and proud grandparents of four grandchildren, Reid, Melvin, Claire and Sadye, all of whom live in Fort Worth.

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Lisa Scott

LISA SCOTT


Treasurer and Secretary

Lisa Scott is Ben Hogan’s great niece, manager of Hogan Licensing, the principal family member responsible for the Ben Hogan estate and the Founder of The Ben Hogan Foundation. Following the deaths of Ben and Valerie Hogan, Scott made significant contributions of Hogan memorabilia to the World Golf Hall of Fame, the United States Golf Association, and numerous other organizations and institutions involved in preserving the legacy of Ben Hogan and furthering the game of golf. In 2004, Scott authorized and supported the biography of Ben Hogan, titled “Ben Hogan –

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An American Life,” written by James Dodson. She’s a graduate of the University of Southern California and along with her husband and three children, continues to call California home. Professionally she’s worked in the entertainment industry as a digital production manager in the exciting area of Visual Effects.

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Donna Bonk

DONNA BONK


Board Member

Donna, who has lived in Michigan since 1977, was elected to the BHF BOD in May of 2019. She and her husband have been members at Oakland Hills Country Club since 1990, where Mr. Hogan won the 1951 U.S. Open. Over the years, she has worked or chaired various tournament committees at OHCC for both the USGA (1991 Senior US Open, 1996 US Open, and 2002/2016 US Amateur) and the PGA (2004 Ryder Cup, 2008 PGA Championship). Her association with the foundation began in 2016, when she chaired an Oakland Hills Centennial event, the “Monster ’51”, benefitting both the

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BHF and the Oakland Hills Scholarship trust. Since that time, Donna has traveled numerous times to Texas annually to volunteer at the Fort Cavazos/Ben Hogan Classic as well as participate in the BHF Invitational at Shady Oaks.

A native Hoosier, after graduating from Indiana University and relocating to Michigan, Donna worked at the University of Michigan Mott Children’s Hospital as a respiratory therapist. Additionally, over the years, her husband’s auto industry job has taken them to many international destinations to live (Germany/China/Thailand) where she immersed herself in the local culture and joined the various Women’s Clubs that were available. So much so that in 2007 she was a walking scorer for the HSBC Championship in Shanghai.

Donna and her husband reside in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan. Their only child, Stephanie, is married and resides in nearby Birmingham, Michigan. Looking ahead, their retirement goal is to spend all of their free time in Fort Worth.

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Johnny Vinson II

JOHNNY H. (BUD) VINSON II


Board Member

Bud is the owner of 777 Oil Company, a family oil and gas exploration company. He has over 40 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and remains diverse in numerous other business investments including real estate and innovative technology. He has been an active member of Shady Oaks Country Club for 34 years. He served several years on both the strategic planning committee and the finance committee as well as serving on the 2008 US Senior Amateur planning committee. Bud lives in Fort Worth, Texas with Cheryl, his wife of 33 years. They have three children, Blake,

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Brittany and Brianna. He spends a good amount of time working on his family ranch and horse stables in Aledo, TX. Also when time allows, Bud enjoys spending time and traveling with his family and taking golf trips with his friends.

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ROBERT STENNETT

ROBERT STENNETT


Board Member

Retired Ben Hogan Foundation CEO Robert Stennett brilliantly blazed the trail for The Ben Hogan Foundation for 15 years, making the foundation the success story that it is today. Prior to joining the foundation he was a business leader in the aerospace industry for nearly a quarter of a century. A native of Shreveport, Louisiana, Stennett holds a bachelor’s degree in business from Louisiana State University in Shreveport and a Masters in Business Administration in Management from Louisiana Tech University. Stennett has accomplished post-graduate work and facilitated industry and

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academic partnerships in the areas of supply chain management, operations research, and strategic planning with the Wharton School of Business at the University of Pennsylvania, Clarkson University in Pottsdam, NY, and the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. As a member of Shady Oaks Country Club since 1984 and a dependent member before that, he had the opportunity to observe Hogan for almost two decades before the legendary golfer passed away in 1997. Stennett served on the Board of Governors at Shady Oaks Country Club from 2001 to 2007 and from 2009 to 2011 serving as president of the club in his last year on Board. He is a member of the Devlin Foundation and serves on the Northern Texas PGA Junior Golf Foundation’s scholarship selection committee.

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BEN HOGAN FOUNDATION STAFF

Judd Pritchard

CHAD CRUSON


Acting Executive Director

As our new Acting Executive Director, Chad brings over 30 years of experience in the Country Club and Golf industry, having served as the General Manager of Shady Oaks Country Club for the past 19 years. We are so grateful to have his expertise in relationship building, marketing, financial management, and personnel management leading the way for our foundation at this time.

Josphina Gregory Stankiewicz

JOSEPHINA GREGORY-STANKIEWICZ


Director of Operations

Josie Gregory-Stankiewicz, originally from Germany, relocated to England with her family at the age of fourteen. During her adolescence, she underwent corrective surgery on her legs, prompting the need for a low-impact sport to prevent future complications. It was during this time that her coach, Kevin Merry, introduced her to the inspiring story of Ben Hogan and his resilience in the face of injury.

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At the age of sixteen, Josephina moved to Spain, where she attended a four-month intensive Golf Academy. Subsequently, at seventeen, she ventured to the United States to pursue College Golf while simultaneously earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Arts at Newman University, Kansas.

Before joining The Ben Hogan Foundation, Josie gained valuable experience as an assistant golf professional at Palmira Country Club in Bonita Springs Florida. She further honed her skills as an assistant golf professional and merchandising liaison at Shady Oaks Country Club. In her most recent role, she served as Merchandising Liaison and Director of Social Media, showcasing her multifaceted expertise in the golf industry.

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