Earn the Right Resource’s mission is to utilize the resources and experience of its members to act as a support network for non-profits that are confirmed to be providing purposeful acts of charity for the benefit of the community. Their efforts will be to provide financial assistance and volunteer support through fundraising events and volunteer networking.
Treat a Veteran Day: Using our God given talents, a team consisting of doctors, business professionals and marketing specialists collaborated to leverage their expertise and success as a way to say Thank You to our Veterans. Earn the Right Resources has partnered with various organizations to bring life to an idea where the community could use their abilities to serve and give back to the Veterans who have voluntarily chose to defend our country and ensure the safety of our great nation. 2014 Treat a Veteran Day will be the first of a yearly event where these professionals utilize their talents and facilities to provide discounted and free services to Veterans in need, along with an evening banquet used to raise funds to provide support to non-profits also fulfilling various needs of our Veterans.
Christian Crossfit Fundraiser: Earn the Right Resources is partnering with various Crossfit gyms to raise money for various Christian organizations. The event allows the public to join in on a Crossfit workout for a minimal fee, where all funds raised are provided to a local Christian nonprofit that is providing purposeful acts of charity within the local community.
To expand ETRR’s nonprofit network and work to utilize existing businesses and talents to help support these nonprofits to fulfill their mission and make a difference in their local and surrounding communities.
To create a network that raises awareness of the nonprofit organizations that are diligent in their purpose and are need of additional support to continue growing to expand their abilities, therefore having a larger impact.
PTSD Foundation of America: An organization working to help Veterans combat Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
Young Life: An organization made up of adults who are working in their local communities with teens and young adults to help them build a great foundation and understand God’s love for them.
8100 Cambridge, # 90
Houston, TX 77054
John was born and raised in Lafayette, LA. He is a 1998 graduate of Lafayette High and a 2003 graduate of the Louisiana State University College of Business with a bachelor’s degree in Marketing. Since college John has spent his 11 professional years in various sales, supervisory, and management positions. Due to John’s loyal nature, the majority of his career has been with the same engineering, manufacturing, and service company where he began working in 2006 and currently remains a full time employee as Production Planning Manager for the United States. As a result he became a resident of Houston, TX in 2008. Besides John’s desire to be involved with non-profit organizations, his extensive experience in customer service, project management, people management, and budget management make him a great fit as a member of the board for Earn the Right Resources.
Lake Jackson, TX 77566
Charles Smith was born and raised in Texas and has spent his entire career gaining experience in business management, supply chain, operations, marketing and sales management while working in various roles with midsize industrial manufacturing and distribution companies. Charles currently is a Regional Manager for the Southwest Region of the United States where he is focused in providing leadership to a team of Territory Managers and Application Engineers to ensure their efforts contribute to the profitable growth of EagleBurgmann Industries. Charles’ passion is leadership and team building and his desire is to utilize his fifteen years of experience to support purposeful nonprofits, in which his team has vetted and confirmed to be sincere and working hard to make a difference within the community. With hard work, dedication and his inability to fail, he will make every effort to be an instrumental part of guaranteeing that ETRR is successful in fulfilling their mission.
460 South Amherst Dr.
West Columbia, TX 77486
Chase Terry is a lifelong Texan and has received his Bachelor’s Degree in Aviation Science and minor in Business from Tarleton State University. Chase has spent a majority of his career as a flight instructor and currently works in the oil and gas industry as an integral part of a family business. Over the course of his career he has shown his ability to problem solve, perform under pressure, provide leadership, and build personal relationships. Chase is passionate about the mission and success of Earn the Right Resources and he looks forward to being able to work with nonprofit organizations, and ultimately make a difference.
9002 Lilac Springs
Houston, TX 77095
Dean Lankford, originally from Biloxi, MS, has a doctorate degree (DMD) from Boston University, and currently runs several successful large dental practices in the Houston area, encompassing both start-ups and acquisitions. He is the clinical director as well as senior partner and manages 20+ doctors and their associated staff, all while running his own successful practice, which includes orthodontics. He has managed and directed several large marketing campaigns, encompassing everything from print to sporting events, radio, and television. He is also a successful international speaker, lecturing for multinational companies, and is partnered with the Texas Center for Continuing Education. His strengths are communication, business administration, and marketing. Dean is excited about utilizing his experience and success to help fulfill the mission of Earn the Right Resources.