BOARD OF DIRECTORS

RANDALL REED
Light Up To Live President and Co-Founder

Randall Reed has been a successful entrepreneur in the automotive, aviation, real estate and medical industry. He’s the CEO of Reed Family Enterprises, a billion-dollar entity that encompasses one of the third largest, award-winning, independent automotive dealership sales organizations, as well as a number of other holdings. The Reed family created the Light Up To Live Foundation after working with Veterans who were returning home from active duty and learning of their need for rehabilitation services.

SHERRY REED
Co-Founder

Along with Randall, Sherry helped formed the Light Up To Live Foundation after seeing the effects of war on Veterans in a documentary. She saw a profound need for members of the military who were returning home and silently suffering with Post-Traumatic Stress, TBI, anxiety, depression and other medical issues. As a certified trainer and natural food enthusiast for over 20 years, creating therapeutic support options was a natural path. Through the foundation, the family hopes to help others in their journey.

SANDI VAUGHN
Light Up To Live Vice President

Sandi Vaughn serves as the Vice President for the foundation. She has been an integral part of shaping the Randall Reed organization since 1996. Her wide-ranging portfolio includes a vast array of executive management functions: audit, compliance and privacy; budget and management analysis; business and acquisition services; facilities and real estate services; finance; human resources; investments; information systems and computing; contract negations and legal matters. Sandi is active several community service organizations including those assist our Military communities.

SHELBY REED
Light Up To Live Board Member

Shelby Reed is the President of Reed Enterprises. Growing up in a military family, she feels it is important to volunteer and find ways to support and give back to our military personnel and Veteran community.

ANGELA ENRIGHT
Light Up To Live Board Member

Angela Enright is a Public Relations professional in the Dallas area for more than 25 years. Her work includes serving in leadership roles on the Boards of the Irving Hospital Authority, Baylor Scott & White Medical Center at Irving and the Irving Healthcare Foundation. Fundraising, event management, and community relations are all strengths she brings to the Foundation.

STEVE ELLIS
Light Up To Live Board Member

Steve Ellis has been a financial service professional for over 30 years. He has served as a board member for several years and bring a great insight having worked with a number of non-profits to volunteering his time, knowledge and skills.

BEN MICHAEL, (USMC Veteran)
Light Up To Live Board Member

Ben Michael is an investment banker with one of the largest Texan-owned investment banks headquartered in Dallas. He spent nine years serving our country as a US Marine Corps Infantry Officer, where he completed four overseas combat tours to Iraq and Afghanistan. Ben is a graduate of the United States Naval Academy and also obtained his MBA from the SMU Cox School of Business. In his free time, Ben volunteers as a CASA Advocate for abused children, mentors SMU MBA students, and is the Treasurer for the Naval Academy Alumni Association of North Texas Chapter.

JUSTIN WRIGHT
Light Up To Live Board Advisor

Justin Wright is a general manager of Prestige Ford and RAD-Rides. He is a successful and driving manager with a focus on supporting and giving back to those who serve our community and our country. He serves a key roll in various Light Up To Live Events and partnerships.

THREE EVENTS WITH ONE MISSION!

Aim high and show your skills in the 2020 Light Up To Live Clay Shoot on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020 at Elm Fork Shooting Sports. The annual shoot will feature practice time, competitions, a catered lunch & awards.

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The 4th annual charitable golf tournament will be held Oct. 2, 2020 at the beautiful Cowboys Golf Club in Grapevine, Texas. It will feature 18-holes of golf, catered luncheon, awards & more!

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Light up the night at the gala of the year. The 3rd annual Light Up To Live Gala & Auction features special guests, live music & the auction. Coming in 2021!

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LIGHT UP TO LIVE 

Light Up To Live Foundation provides polychromatic light therapy systems and highly trained service dogs to members of the U.S. Armed Forces and Veterans living with the effects of Post-Traumatic Stress, TBI, pain, and depression. The Dallas-based 501(c)(3) charity connects and supports like-minded organizations that benefit this community.

FUNDS RAISED DIRECTLY SUPPORT:

  • Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are purchased and donated to other charities that provide physical and emotional therapy to Veterans learning adaptive skills.
  • Polychromatic LED Light Therapy Systems are donated for personal use by Veterans who can use the systems at home or away from their physical therapy center.
  • Funding of Service Dogs trained specifically for use by Veterans living with Post-Traumatic Stress, TBI and physical injuries to enhance their daily adaptive living needs – including 18 months of training and five years of canine food and veterinary care.

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