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 Senior Study Director with Westat, where she conducts research, evaluation, and technical assistance projects, primarily focused on supporting education. 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 human and cultural capital individuals need to pursue a position within the dance industry.
Lauren enjoys reading, spending time with her husband, and dancing with her two young daughters in the kitchen in her free time.
Dr. Root is a chiropractor who specializes in treatment of chronic pain.
Since 1992, he has helped thousands of people get out of pain quickly.
Using his unique combination of functional neurology, applied kinesiology, acupuncture, and chiropractic medicine, he has successfully resolved a variety of conditions without pharmaceutical drugs.
Outside of work, he enjoys spending time with his family and playing the guitar.
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.'
Molly McClure is currently the Director of Marketing at USAA, a Texas-based company offering a full range of financial products and services to the military community and their families. Before joining USAA, she spent many years in marketing leadership roles at large technology companies, including Dell and Insight. She holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Michigan State University and a Bachelor's degree in Communication and Spanish from Wake Forest University.
She prides herself on helping other women succeed and led a program that showed hundreds of middle school girls why working in STEM fields is "cool" for several years at Dell. She also launched the first-ever Women in Business Speaker Series while at Insight.
When away from the office, she usually travels with her husband or finds the next great restaurant.
Stephanie Patton Basse is the proud owner of Dorothy Keck Dancers and Dorothy’s Dance Shop. Stephanie was born into a dance family, so a dance career was never a thought, just a way of life.
After many years of business and personal growth, Stephanie supports the San Antonio dance community and surrounding areas. She loves watching each dancer excel and explore their dance potential and grow not only as dancers but develop as positive role models and wonderful human beings.
Stephanie’s greatest love is for her two son’s Rob and Jake, and supporting both young men in their lives, goals, and dreams.
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, and smoking different meats on his pellet grill.
Bre is currently the Director of Donor Communications at the University Health Foundation. She is a passionate and servant-minded individual who enjoys using communications to engage communities in joining together for the greater good. She holds a Master's degree in PR & Corporate Communication from Georgetown University.
She began dancing as a toddler and experienced first-hand the strong foundation and character that dance instills in young dancers who can apply those values throughout their lives.
She is excited to be a part of this unique opportunity to bring the power of dance to more dancers.