Gene and his wife, Jan, have been members of Triumphant Love since 1985. Both of their daughters grew up and were married at the church with Kristen marrying Joseph whose family are also longtime members. All four of their grandchildren have been baptized at Triumphant Love. Gene is retired from the State, economic development and marketing GO TEXAN Consulting; economic development and agritourism. He has served at Triumphant Love in Outreach, the Adult Ed Speaker Series, at three Block Parties, and as an usher. Gene likes structure and process, but he appreciates creative new approaches in programs.