Board of Directors

Dwight Munk

Chairman

Dwight is Vice President, Commercial Management for the Zachry Group of Companies, a large-scale construction and engineering services firm. He has held several positions within the Zachry organization and prior to that was with Harvard Investment Group, an investment bank. Dwight has over 30 years of diverse executive, sales, acquisitions, operations and engineering experience. He holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Southern California and a Master of Science degree from the California Institute of Technology. Dwight and his wife, Leigh, are members of Concordia Lutheran Church in San Antonio.

Duane Dube

Vice Chairman

Duane is Chief Operating Officer and Director of Administration for Covenant Presbyterian Church and Foundation in Austin. Previously, he served several years as Business Administrator of Austin’s Redeemer Lutheran Church and School. Duane received a BBA in finance and accounting from Texas State University and an MBA from St. Edward’s University. He, his wife Traci, and their son Matthew, are long-time members of Redeemer.

Jerry M. Kolander, Jr.

Secretary

Jerry is managing partner of McKleskey Harriger Brazill & Graf LLP, a law firm located in Lubbock. He received BA and JD degrees from Texas Tech University and is a member of the State Bar of Texas. His areas of practice include real estate, family law, estate planning, banking, and finance. Jerry and his wife, Gail, are members of Hope Lutheran Church.

L. Scott Biar

Treasurer

Scott is an experienced financial professional who has over twenty years in senior accounting and finance roles with private equity and publicly-traded oilfield services enterprises. He earned his BBA in Accounting from Texas A&M University and is a CPA license holder. Scott and his family are members of St. Mark Lutheran Church in Houston.

Gregory L. Gunn

Greg is a senior professional with Deloitte Tax LLP’s Houston office, specializing in strategic compensation and benefits solutions. His client base includes firms in the energy, healthcare, and technology manufacturing sectors. Greg received a BBA in Finance from Baylor University and an MS in Accounting from University of Houston. He serves on the board of several nonprofit organizations and has presented at numerous training programs and educational conferences. Greg and his wife, Ann, are members of Trinity Lutheran Church in downtown Houston.

Rev. David Jung

Rev. Jung is senior pastor of Crown of Life Lutheran Church in Colleyville, where he has served since 1992. He is a graduate of Concordia University Chicago and Concordia Theological Seminary. Dave and his wife, Ann, have three children and five grandchildren.

Fred Karle

Fred is retired from agribusiness sales and remains actively involved in citrus farming. He and his wife, Karen, reside in McAllen where they are members of St. Paul Lutheran Church.

Melissa L. Knippa, ChFC®, CLU®, RICP®

Since 1994 Melissa has been a Wealth Advisor with Thrivent Financial, operating offices in Austin and Midland. She received BA and MA degrees from The University of Texas at Austin and holds a number of financial services licenses. She served separate appointments to the boards of Concordia University Texas and Concordia University System, and served on the board of the Austin Independent School District for eight years. She and her husband, Bill, are members of Bethany Lutheran Church where Bill serves as senior pastor.

Pixie Linebrink

Pixie is a retired educator and former family business owner. She earned her degree in Elementary Education from Concordia University Chicago and devoted herself to a teaching career in Lutheran schools. Pixie and her husband, Mike, are members of Zion Lutheran Church in Walburg. They have three grown children and eight grandchildren.
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3 months ago

Legacy Deo

Rev. Dr. Gerald Kieschnick, Legacy Deo CEO presenting a plaque to Rev. Dr. Victor Kollmann, Senior Pastor Messiah Lutheran Church, Plano TX. Dr. Kollmann sat on the Legacy Deo Board of Directors for 12 years. We appreciate his help and dedication. ... See MoreSee Less

Rev. Dr. Gerald Kieschnick, Legacy Deo CEO presenting a plaque to Rev. Dr. Victor Kollmann, Senior Pastor Messiah Lutheran Church, Plano TX.  Dr. Kollmann sat on the Legacy Deo Board of Directors for 12 years. We appreciate his help and dedication.

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He will be greatly missed!

3 months ago

Legacy Deo

Here is our article from the August Lutheran Witness! ... See MoreSee Less

Here is our article from the August Lutheran Witness!

7 months ago

Legacy Deo

You can tell this article from the May 2020 Lutheran Witness was written before the current global COVID-19 pandemic.
We look forward to the time we can again safely gather to learn and enjoy each other's company. In the mean time, please give us a call if you have questions or if we can be of assistance.
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You can tell this article from the May 2020 Lutheran Witness was written before the current global COVID-19 pandemic. 
We look forward to the time we can again safely gather to learn and enjoy each others company. In the mean time, please give us a call if you have questions or if we can be of assistance.

7 months ago

Legacy Deo

Before the country closed down due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Legacy Deo CEO, Jerry Kieschnick, spoke at the 2020 Leadership Gathering Conference held at Messiah Lutheran Church in Plano on February 29, 2020.
Jerry shared the story of a humble Christian man that passed away late last year at the age of 98. In 1980, the man worked with an attorney to craft his estate plan. Through purposeful planning and frugal living, he was able to leave sizeable gifts to family, Concordia University Texas, and Texas District CEF. Legacy Deo is pleased to act as executor of the estate and presented a check at the Leadership Gathering to Texas District President Michael Newman and Texas CEF Executive Director Becca Jones.
Follow the link to read more.
texascef.org/2020/04/26/impacting-lives-for-christ/
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Before the country closed down due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, Legacy Deo CEO, Jerry Kieschnick, spoke at the 2020 Leadership Gathering Conference held at Messiah Lutheran Church in Plano on February 29, 2020. 
Jerry shared the story of a humble Christian man that passed away late last year at the age of 98. In 1980, the man worked with an attorney to craft his estate plan. Through purposeful planning and frugal living, he was able to leave sizeable gifts to family, Concordia University Texas, and Texas District CEF. Legacy Deo is pleased to act as executor of the estate and presented a check at the Leadership Gathering to Texas District President Michael Newman and Texas CEF Executive Director Becca Jones.
Follow the link to read more.
https://texascef.org/2020/04/26/impacting-lives-for-christ/

9 months ago

Legacy Deo

Pastor Schepmann welcomed and introduced Jerry Kieschnick at the 'Not too soon to plan your legacy' event at Gloria Dei, Houston on March 8th. ... See MoreSee Less

Pastor Schepmann welcomed and introduced Jerry Kieschnick at the Not too soon to plan your legacy event at Gloria Dei, Houston on March 8th.Image attachment