Milicent (Missy) Watson Larson
Mrs. Larson joined Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc, in 1999. Prior to being named Executive Director for the Brazos Education Foundation, Mrs. Larson worked in the Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation's human resources, corporate communications, operations and administration departments. From 1987 to 1993, she was employed by Spring Shadows Glen Psychiatric Hospital in Houston, Texas as a full-time therapist and ombudsman for the Adolescent Family Crisis Unit. In 1993 she joined the University of Houston-Downtown where she worked for six years and held the positions of Executive Assistant to the President and Director of Institutional Advancement, Development Associate, Alumni Relations Coordinator and Special Events Director. Mrs. Larson is a graduate of Baylor University with a Bachelor of Science and Master of Education degrees. She has a lifetime teaching certification in secondary education and obtained licensure as a professional counselor (LPC) in the State of Texas in 1989. Her professional experience includes more than 25 years of service in the for-profit, non-profit, and government arenas as a full-time employee and part-time volunteer. Mrs. Larson and her husband, Randy, have two children.
Mr. Horner joined Brazos Higher Education Service Corporation, Inc., in 2001, where he currently serves as the Development Director to the Brazos Education Foundation. Mr. Horner's 40 years of professional experience includes 30 years in the banking industry. Mr. Horner is a graduate of Baylor University where he received his Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Business Administration. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Horner and his wife, Carol, have three children.
Development and Grants Coordinator
Mary Milam Wentworth worked over 25 years in the travel industry. She began at Carroll Cruises and Tours and ended that career as an independent agent for Allen Samuels House of Travel. Ms. Wentworth attained her Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Texas at Austin. She served one year as development director of the Tejas Council of Camp Fire prior to joining Brazos Education Foundation. She was honored to carry the Olympic flame in 1976. She is currently a board member of Community Cancer Association and secretary of the Oakwood Cemetery Association. She has also served as a Lay Eucharistic Minister at St. Paul's Episcopal Church for the past 8 years. She has two grown sons.