Our Team

“A Place To Stay” is directed by leaders from the music industry, the foster care and adoption system, state government, private industry, and philanthropy, working together in an innovative public-private partnership.

“A Place to Stay” is guided by an Advisory Council, charged with providing directional and financial accountability for the initiative. Members include:


  • Lauren Clay, Senior Advisor to the Governor for the Office of the First Lady
  • Lesley Guthrie, Director External Relations – Texas Department of Family and Protective Services
  • Brendon Anthony – Director, Texas Music Office of the Governor
  • Kelly Anthony – Investor Relations, Arrow Retail
  • Eric Raines – Owner, KOKE FM Austin
  • Katina Smart – APTS Philanthropic Advocate
  • Matt Kouri – Founder, Good Works Strategic Advisors
  • Michael Davis – Director of Energy Origination, Axpo US, RLRM Foundation Board Member, Show Hope Board Member



RLRM Foundation