LEslie bellieu: co-founder/ceo
With nearly 20 years experience with adults with special needs, Leslie has grown passionate about purpose driven care. Currently, she acts as Co-founder & CEO of Independence Pursuit; LLC, Co-Founder & CEO of Southwind Fields. She also acts as a ministry leader at Life Point Church and sits on the board for Matthew 4:16 ministries. In addition, her former experiences as co-founder & CEO of The Mercy Coalition, CPO of Methodist Mission Home / Providence Place, North Texas Area Director of HCS services in the private sector, as well as many years as a case manager, Autism Subject Matter Expert and Aquatic Therapist, has brought Leslie to understand the deep need all people have to feel loved, valued, and understood.
chris bellieU: co-founder/coo
As a Navy veteran, Chris has traveled the world and seen, first hand, the universal truth that all lives have meaning and that every person deserves a chance at a life they love. In addition to his roles as Co-founder & COO of Independence Pursuit; LLC and Co-founder & COO of Southwind Fields, Chris has nearly 20 years of experience in operational organization and business management, not to mention a wealth of knowledge in the technical and electrical fields. With a deeply personal understanding of the importance of independent living options for adults with disabilities, Chris is a driving force behind the Southwind Fields community.
Charles Morris: Co-Founder/CPO
Through his nearly 30 years of experience in the field, as well as a member of the Usher's Syndrome/RP community, Charles has developed an incredible gift for truly understanding the needs of those we serve. His heart for the special needs population, combined with his experience as Co-Founder & CPO of Independence Pursuit; LLC, Co-founder & CPO of Southwind Fields, a Lion's Camp Counselor, HCS Program Director, Area Director for Hillcountry MHDD Center, Client's Rights Offer, and Education and Training Manager for Methodist Mission Home / Providence Place, has lent itself to a combination of skill and compassion that is hard to match. Charles is committed to the Southwind Fields lifestyle and adds an incredible devotion to assisting not only our locals, but additionally, our Local Mentors with Vision and/or hearing loss, in continuing to live a life of meaningful interaction and impact.
ADAM FARRELL / YANTIS COMPANY
CHARLES MORRIS / INDEPENDENCE PURSUIT, SOUTHWIND FIELDS
CHRISTOPHER BELLIEU / INDEPENDENCE PURSUIT, SOUTHWIND FIELDS
DERON REID / REAL ESTATE ENTREPRENEUR, MATTHEW 4:16 MINISTRIES
LESLIE BELLIEU / INDEPENDENCE PURSUIT, SOUTHWIND FIELDS
advisors & Consulting partners:
GLEN BOEHM / BOEHM TEAM - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY
SHAUN LEE / TRUCKIN' TOMATOES, FARM HOUSE DELIVERY
MIKE ROBARE / ROBARE CUSTOM HOMES
BRENT TAYLOR / SAN ANTONIO ENTREPRENEUR