Our Team

Services

Sunday - 8AM Sunday School, 10AM Worship Service | Wednesday - 7PM Small Groups

staff members

Sly Guzman | Chief Executive Officer

sly@sidebysidekids.org

Born and raised in the small cotton-farming community of Lamesa, TX, Sly first attended Midland Community College with the help and encouragement of his high school journalism teacher, a man who ... more




Stacy Albrecht | Development Director

stacy.albrecht@sidebysidekids.org

A native Texan, Stacy grew up in Fort Worth. She is a graduate from The University of Texas in Austin with a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing. Her professional background includes nursing, medical sales, marketing ... more


Megan Timko | Afterschool Program Director

megan.timko@sidebysidekids.org

Megan is a dancer, arts educator, and nonprofit professional with over 15 years of teaching experience. She's built her career working in the nonprofit sector as well as arts-based education settings such as the YMCA of ... more


Colton Lathram | Program Manager

colton.lathram@sidebysidekids.org

Colton was born and raised in the heart of West Texas, Midland. He moved out to Austin in 2012 to attend The University of Texas, where he graduated in 2016 with a Bachelor’s in Economics. Deciding to stay in Austin, ... more


Anna Claire Minter | Communications Specialist

annaclaire.minter@sidebysidekids.org

While growing up in Austin, Anna Claire fell in love with the hills, hiking, and people here and she is humbled to be a part of what the Lord is doing in Austin through Side by Side Kids! Throughout her time at Baylor ... more


Leslie Flores | Program Coordinator

leslie.flores@sidebysidekids.org

Leslie is an Art Education graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin with a BA in Psychology from the University of Central Arkansas. She grew up in Cuernavaca, Morelos, Mexico and in Conway, Arkansas. Her ... more


board of directors

Bill Daniel | Board Chair

CEO, All Web Leads

Bill is the current Chair of Side by Side Kids. He joined the board in June 2008 and most recently served as the Chairman of the Love More Kids Expansion Campaign Committee. Bill and his wife, Laurel, have lived in Austin ... more


Joel D. Becker | Vice Chair

President, Integer Holdings Cardiac Rhythm Management and Neuromodulation

Joel is a follower of Christ and he and his family reside in Austin and attend Austin Ridge Bible Church - Southwest. He is married to Sara and they have three children, Maxwell, Sophie and Simon. Professionally Joel has .... more


Taylor Holcomb | Secretary

Attorney, Vinson & Elkins LLP

Taylor joined the board in November 2017. A native Austinite, Taylor grew up in some of Austin’s public schools. He and his wife Erin have two boys – Jimmy (3) and John David (1). They have been active members of ... more


Michael Watt | Treasurer

SVP of Sales, US; Impero Software

Michael began serving on the board in November 2008. Michael served as Vice Chairman in 2009 and 2010, and as Chairman in 2011 and 2012. Currently, he serves as the Treasurer. Michael was born in Northern ... more


Mike Shannon | Board Member

Partner, Vianovo

Mike joined the board in 2010 and has served as Chair (2013-2015, 2017-2018), Vice Chair (2011-2013) and head of the Development Committee (2010-2013). He was a Side by Side volunteer tutor in 2006-2007 and has ... more


Martha N. Ovando, Ph.D. | Curriculum Committee

Emeritus Professor, UT Austin

Martha began serving on the Board since 2008. Currently, she is Chair of the Program and Curriculum Committee. Martha has lived in Austin since 1988. She is originally from Bolivia where she grew up and lived until she ... more


Diane Pollard | Board Member

Desktop Publisher

Diane began serving on the board in November 2010 and has been the Secretary since 2013. She has been volunteering at Community New Start since 2005 and has served as a liaison between CNS/SBSK and ... more


Julie Ann Hartman | Board Member

Associate Booking Agent, The Booking Biz

Julie Ann Hartman joined the SBSK board of directors in June 2019. Julie Ann and her husband, Doug, have lived in Austin since 1993. They have four children, Benjamin (24), Samuel (22), Alexander (19), and Thomas ... more


Tollie Bernard | Board Member

Partner, Sequoia Holdings Man Co, LLC

Tollie joined the board in 2003. He has served in various roles on the board and more recently led our Top Golf Fundraiser. A native Texan, Tollie grew up in Dallas and has been in Austin since 1992. He and his wife Ann ... more