Ronda Runnels founded Human | Artist | Dancer (HAD) as a way to pay homage to all those who graciously helped her throughout her lifelong dance career. She also wanted to help serve and support local dancers through education, training, and scholarships. While dancers may not need wings to fly, HAD seeks to give them everything they need to thrive.
Ronda is also the Owner and Director of Trilogy Dance Center, Move & Groove Pre-School Dance Program, and Insight Dance Ensemble. In 2018, Ronda bought Trilogy Dance Center (TDC) to take it to a new level of dance in the country.
Ronda’s greatest pleasures are her three children, an amazing husband, and spending time with family.
Kim Feltner is the Co-Owner of Trilogy Hill Country and serves as Trilogy Dance Center North, Trilogy Hill Country, and Insight Dance Ensemble’s Financial Director/Advisor.
Kim discovered her love for dance in high school but has fully embraced the importance of this discipline as her daughter has grown up in the studio from the age of two. She has a passion for working with dancers, families, and staff to create a positive environment for everyone.
Outside of work, Kim enjoys spending time with her husband, son (a Texas A&M engineering grad), and daughter, who recently started high school and has danced with Ronda Runnels for 12 years.
Dr. Lauren Decker-Woodrow is a Principal Research Associate with Westat, where she conducts research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects, primarily focused on supporting education. She currently serves as Deputy Director of the Region 14 Comprehensive Center which supports state education agencies in Arkansas, Louisiana, and Texas. Lauren obtained her BA in Psychology from The Pennsylvania State University and her M.Ed. and Ph.D. in Educational Psychology from the University of Virginia.
Lauren is honored to serve on the HAD board of directors as a former dancer and dance instructor. She is particularly interested in supporting the mission to provide scholarships and support of dancers in more complete ways by building the cultural capital individuals need to pursue a position within the dance industry. Lauren enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her husband and two daughters.
Courtney spent 17 years at AT&T in various corporate sales and sales operations leadership roles. Currently, she spends her free time volunteering in her community with the National Charity League, Alamo Chapter, where she and her oldest daughter participate in community service and leadership development together. Courtney is also a member of the Junior League of San Antonio, where she served on the board as Treasurer, and she enjoys volunteering at her children’s school.
Courtney earned a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Baylor University, where she danced on the Baylor Songleader Dance Team. Courtney’s life was shaped by her many years of dance, and she experienced the beauty and joy of
expressing herself through music and movement. She is grateful for the gifts dance has given her and is honored to be on the HAD Board of Directors where she can help enrich more dancers’ lives.
Courtney enjoys spending time with her husband and four children, reading, CrossFit, and connecting with friends over a good cup of coffee.
Kelly has a corporate human resources background and celebrates 23 years of service with Mars, Incorporated. Mars is a family-owned business with more than $35 billion in global sales.
Kelly Bartkiewicz is currently serving on the HAD Board of Officers as Secretary and as the Board Chair for the Talent & Programs Committee. This Committee leads and organizes the overall HAD Gala Event, the application process, guest choreographers, judges' process, and the candidate's professional development plan.
Kelly currently resides in Canyon Lake, Texas, with her husband, Gene, and daughter, Sophie. Her favorite inspiring quote comes from Maya Angelou: 'I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.'
Ryan J. McClure has led a public- and private-sector career for the last 30 years.
His public-sector career included working for the local San Antonio government as a detective. He also founded and has led an employment screening company, Redstar Backgrounds, since 2011. In addition, he completed his Bachelor of Arts degree focused on Social Sciences at the University of Texas at San Antonio.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time outdoors, hanging with family, traveling, running his Sir Beard beard oil company, and smoking different meats on his pellet grill.
Amy is a Digital Product Manager with USAA, where she brings digital capabilities to market. Her background is Technology and Marketing consulting where she spent over 15 years working with global clients to improve their teams, marketing processes and technology. She has a Bachelor's degree in Journalism from Texas A&M University and a Master's degree from The McCombs School of Business, The University of Texas at Austin.
Educating and empowering youth is a passion for Amy, and serving on the HAD Board of Directors allows her to bring this passion to life within the local dance community. The dedication and determination along with the relationship building that she sees through her daughters' commitment to dance give her insight into encouraging youth through their own passions. She also serves on the Board of Directors for a cause-based Rotary Club to Combat Human Trafficking throughout Texas and speaks to organizations and other Rotary clubs to raise awareness for this cause.
Her free time is devoted to her two daughters and their love for dance. Amy also enjoys spending time with family and friends, cooking, traveling and interior design.
Dacota began her career in college and university fundraising. After coming to San Antonio in 1998 as the manager for major gifts, endowment and capital campaigns at Alamo Public Television (KLRN), she was later hired as the director for Clear Channel Cause Marketing. In 2004 she took the position of executive director of the Texas Wine and Grape Growers Association and she retired in 2020 after having developed and managed state and federal advocacy programs; multi-day educational conferences and other events; and oversight of day-to-day operations.
Dacota is an active member of Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) and an active alumna member of Delta Delta Delta. She and her husband Jay are patrons of local arts through the Public Theater of San Antonio, the McNay Art Museum and Human Artist Dancer. They have one daughter who is an avid dancer!
Nathan is Senior Counsel in the litigation department with Valero, where he has been for the past 10 years. Prior to Valero, Nathan worked as an attorney including two judicial clerkships and with private defense firms.
Born and raised in San Antonio, Nathan spent his school breaks working at his family's produce farm and made daily deliveries to the HEB produce market.
Nathan has also served as a board member with Transplants for Children and continues to be heavily involved with that organization. The organization and its mission are near to his heart following his oldest daughter’s liver transplant.
Watching his daughters train and compete with Insight Dance Ensemble and Trilogy Dance Center has provided Nathan a new perspective on the positive ways that dancing has influenced their lives. He is eager to assist HAD with continuing that positive influence on others.
Outside of work, Nathan is dedicated to his two daughters and their dance schedules, family vacations, and the occasional getaway to Las Vegas with his wife Veronica and their friends.
Sally Robertson, Director at H-E-B, is an operational leader with over 23 years of experience overseeing Contact Centers and spearheading customer experience initiatives. She holds a BA in Business Management from The University of Texas San Antonio and is a certified Gallup Strengths and Entrepreneurial Coach. Before her role at H-E-B, Sally gained valuable experience working at Rackspace, a web-hosting company.
Sally is deeply passionate about the arts and education. She played an integral role as a founding member of Promesa Academy, a public Charter School in San Antonio and is now a member of Human | Artist | Dancer.
Her daughter's dedication and training for dance at IDE and Trilogy have offered Sally a fresh outlook on dance. She understands it as an artistic expression that instills discipline, nurtures perseverance, and promotes teamwork among young dancers.
In her leisure time, Sally cherishes moments spent with her family, indulges in Peloton workouts to stay active, and dedicates herself to managing her daughter's dance schedule.