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Preschool/CDC Board

Preschool/Child Development Center Board

Senior Pastor

Pastor Steve Troisi

Pastor Steve graduated from the Lutheran Theological Southern Seminary in Columbia, SC in 2009. Before attending seminary, he earned a Bachelor of Science in Financial Management with a minor in Accounting from Clemson University. Pastor Steve is married to Stacey, and they have 2 sons, Collin and Kelton. Before coming to Triumphant Love, he served…

Tessa Burns

Tessa Burns has been a member of Triumphant Love for many years and a Child Development Center parent since 2008!  Tessa and her husband, Casey, have three children who have all attended or are currently attending this wonderful preschool. Before staying home, Tessa was a first grade teacher for nine years.  She has a Bachelor…

Director of Child Development Center

Laura Mumme

Laura is a graduate of UT, go horns and an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan!  She has worked on and off in the childcare field for over 20 years as assistants, leads and as an assistant director in many centers in Austin.  She has been at the Triumphant Love Child Development Center for more than 15 years,…

TLLC Member/Non-CDC Parent

Bennie Engelke

Bennie Engelke joined the Child Development Center Board in 2015. He has been a member of Triumphant Love since 2006.  Over the years, he has enjoyed volunteering to assist the pastors, in the music program, and with the Child Development Center. Bennie has two children, Sean Engelke and Jennifer Peck, who both live in Austin. …

Assistant Director of Child Development Center

Reyna Swanson

Reyna Swanson has been in the educational field for over 11 years. She is a certified Bilingual teacher with a degree in Psychology and a master’s in Elementary Education. She has taught in three different states and five different school districts. Reyna was a Dino teacher at the Child Development Center before becoming the assistant…

Non-member/CDC Parent

Samantha Keeney

Samantha is serving as one of our non-church member parents on the board. She and her husband, Shannon, have two girls, Harper and Emerson. Samantha serves as our fundraising chair and is a member of the Strategic Planning Committee. She was born and raised in Austin and worked at the Brick Oven Restaurant for 16…

Mike Nevergall

Mike Nevergall serves as vice president of Agency Advancement for Upbring, one of the leading child advocacy organizations in Texas.  A native of Ohio, Mike has a bachelor’s degree in marketing from Valparaiso University in Indiana and a master’s degree in nonprofit administration from North Park University in Chicago.  Mike and his wife Rachel have…

Karen Steans

Karen Steans was born in Negaunee, Michigan.  She and her husband have been married for 48 years, having lived in Florida, Michigan, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Houston again, and now Austin.  They are the proud parents of two married sons that live in South Austin.  They have been blessed with one grandson, who has stolen their…

Vanessa Allgood

Vanessa grew up in the Dallas area and received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Dallas. She met her husband Jason in 2008, shortly after moving to Austin. They were married in 2010, welcomed their son Luke in 2012, and Lexi was born in 2014. Vanessa currently owns a small business servicing…

Kate Weber

Kate Weber is a lifelong learner with a passion for PreK-12 education. Kate joined the Child Development Center family in January 2013 when daughter Alice became a Star, as if she weren’t one already. Son Luke soon joined the fun as Puppy and has grown within the school to be a Bear. Because of the…