Kevin Vader is a graduate of Texas A&M and the owner and broker for Century 21 Top Realty. Kevin is an overachiever who took this start-up brokerage to being in the top 5% of brokerages in the greater Houston area. The brokerage focuses on 4 main areas of business: Residential, commercial, investment properties and property management. Kevin has helped clients purchase over 1,000 homes and managed over 100 renovation projects. One of his current projects has been featured on HGTV, “Island Hunters”.
Kevin is the past president and current member of the Reveille Club, a group that raises funds for student groups at Texas A&M. He is a prominent member of his community and together with his wife Melissa they raise funds for research for life threatening diseases for the City of Hope.
Melissa Shaw Vader is a professional Opera Vocalist and enjoys Musical Theater. Playing "Anita" in West Side Story, "Tiger Lilly" in Disney’s Peter Pan and "Mary" in Jesus Christ Superstar she enjoys the stage life. Melissa was a featured vocalist with Robert Schuler at the Crystal Cathedral in California and at the Musco Center for the Performing Arts with world renowned Opera singer, Placido Domingo.
Melissa is the CEO of MelissaShawDesigns, LLC, a product development and design company for Furniture Manufacturers located in the US, China and Vietnam, working with companies developing product for both the Sofia Vergara and Cindy Crawford Collections.
Melissa is also a patient speaker, traveling across the Country and raising money for the City of Hope's National Research Center for Cancer, Diabetes and other life threatening diseases and a member of the Ambassador's Club for Texas Children's Hospital.
Melissa happily resides in Cypress, Texas with her husband Kevin and their two sons, Logan and Jonathan.
Fred Wright is the CEO and President of Miss American Teenager, a national pageant for teenagers that emphasizes poise, personality and God-given beauty. Fred's rich pageant history spans decades with Miss USA, Miss Teen USA, and the Mrs. America pageant systems have made him a trusted name in pageantry. The Miss Universe Organization named Fred, Director of the Year when his delegate won Miss Teen USA, and then the Mrs. America Organization named him Director of the Year and presented him with the Seymour Sietz Award. Fred is an industry name and still attends Miss America, Miss USA, and Mrs. America always striving to keep up with the latest in Pageantry.
Selby Bush is the Manager of Government Relations, Operations Americas for BHP where her team is responsible for cultivating and maintaining relationships at the local, state and federal levels of government throughout the Americas on behalf of the world’s largest mining company. She also manages and develops corporate-level legislative and regulatory policy, oversees the execution of lobbying activities and ensures alignment with other external facing departments.
Selby holds a Bachelors of Arts in Communications from Cameron University and a Master’s of Professional Studies from The George Washington University’s Graduate School of Political Management. Selby is an active member of The Junior league of Houston and currently serves on the Board of Directors for two non-profit agencies: The National Parks of New York Harbor Conservancy in New York City and The Women’s Home in Houston. She is a past board member of The Junior League of Houston, Inc., The Immunization Partnership and Tulsa Global Alliance.
Raised in Oklahoma, she has called Houston home for the past nine years. In her spare time, Selby enjoys going to the gym, volunteering, and spending time with her husband, Brad DeVault, and playing with their cat, John Furrsgerald Kitty.
WORK! Talent , LLC. is a boutique agency specializing in commercial, commercial print models, televisions & film founded by Lead Agent Raynard Pearson.
After working at top agencies such as CESD & Dance agency CTG, Raynard desired something more challenging and decided to take a leap of faith and opened his agency called WORK Talent.
In 4 years, Raynard has booked his clients in numerous commercials for Apple, Nissan, AT&T and TV shows such as S.W.A.T. Starring Shemar Moore, Grown-ish on ABC's Freeform and Goliath starring Billy Bob Thornton on Amazon Prime. He is excited to see one of his clients in the new feature film "A Star Is Born" starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga coming out later this year....
To all the beautiful contestants in the Mrs. Texas pageant,before you walk on the stage, take a deep breath & enjoy this once in a lifetime experience. We are all cheering for you. Shine like a Diamond...
Don Parks is the former General Manager of Corsicana Country Club. He started his professional career in management and marketing where he was the recipient of numerous awards and National Honors. Don retired and decided he wasn't done yet, with strong Community ties and background in Sales, Management, Public Relations and event planning, he went the political route and became the Navarro County Precinct Chair 103. In 2015 he started the Chase Parks Foundation named after his son, who lost his life to prescription overdose. Partnering with a couple of corporations they have been able to raise awareness and give back to the local community. They started an annual fundraiser golf tournament and it continues to raise money and is donated to the Navarro County Sheriff's Department's drug prevention program. The Sheriff's department has been using the funds for technology and purchase equipment to directly support the narcotics unit.