Meet the Team
MEET THE RUNYONS
Whitney and Nick Runyon are our co-founders! Whitney heads up our social media, photography and is our Creative Director.
Nick is our travel savvy, airline pilot turned humanitarian filmmaker. Nick is in charge of all our films from shooting, editing and final distribution and is our Executive Director.
Allie is our Storyteller and Content Producer! She specializes in film and photography and is always down to travel.
Allie grew up in Santa Barbara, California, and moved up to the Pacific Northwest to attend Seattle Pacific University for college where she studied Global Development. Before Allie came to work full time for The Archibald Project, Allie traveled with us to Ethiopia, China and the Congo! Her current favorite things are: finding new places to swim in Austin and traveling with friends.
You can follow along on Allie's personal instagram for special behind the scenes photos during TAP trips! Instagram: @allieschandler
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Chairman of the Board- Dave Panos
Dave is a successful serial entrepreneur, missions ministry leader and experienced board member for Christian non-profit organizations, public companies and high-growth internet start-ups. Dave is the executive director and founder of ServeHere, a mentorship and discipleship ministry for extraordinary college students. Outside of ServeHere, Dave stays active with ministry activities in Nicaragua, India, Uganda and inner city Austin. He and his wife Karen attend Austin Christian Fellowship Church.
Nick began flying at the age of 13, received his private pilot's license at 17, and became a professional airline pilot at 22. His passion for an airline career began to fade when he felt called to bring justice to orphans worldwide. Nick is an avid wakeboarder and snowboarder, and when he's not working for T.A.P you can find him doing something active, usually with his dog Captain Hook in tow.
Whitney holds a Theatre Arts degree from The University of Texas and she believes that acting for more than half of her life has helped shape her into an avid storyteller. Whitney's life and heart beat is justice and truth. Every aspect of her life, from relationships, to her faith, to her work, is centered upon these values. When Whitney isn't planning the future for T.A.P she enjoys long meals over spectacular food, lifting weights, and being outside.
Aaron is married to his best friend, Morgan. Together they have five children. Aaron and his family live in Ft. Worth, Texas where Aaron works full time as the Director of Sales & Marketing for Chamberlain's Leather Milk. He, his wife, and two friends also own Jackalope Beauty Lounge, an upscale boutique salon in the DFW area. Aaron serves on the board of directors for T.A.P., YWAM Austin, & is heavily involved various streams of church planting through disciple making. Deep relationships are of utmost importance to the Snow family. When they aren’t sharing a meal with friends you can find them adventuring outside.
Hallie Graves is a 30-something from the great Austin, Texas. Not a fan of the linear life, Hallie’s a speaker and writer, lawyer, activist, and foster mama to infants and toddlers, and is overly interested in just about everything. Hallie is passionate about encouraging people to live fully in light of the grace and freedom of Jesus and to use every ounce of all they’ve been given in this life. She loves the Austin library, Broadway shows, queso, yoga, words, traveling, and her people. Hallie’s also involved with Foster Village and Fostering Hope Austin and has degrees in voice, physics, and law.