Employment at Cornerstone Ranch is not a job or part of a career path. It is about being called to a lifestyle of service, with many of our staff living on site and in community together. They are dedicated to our residents 24/7 and work to ensure that every minute our residents and day program participants spend on campus is full of joy and purpose.

Administrative & Operations

Cynthia Heaton

Director of Operations

Coming soon!

Daniel & Rachel Brasch

Property Manager & Director of Marketing and Administration

Rachel first joined Cornerstone as our Office Manager & Executive Assistant in summer of 2014. She graduated from the University of Texas with a degree in Human Development & Family Services with a focus in Disability Studies. Rachel has worked with individuals with disabilities for over ten years. Prior to working for Cornerstone, she was on staff with Young Life for six years, three of which were spent directing McKinney Young Life’s Capernaum ministry for adolescents with special needs. Daniel also worked on staff with Young Life, as a Capernaum volunteer, youth pastor, and as a project manager in the home building industry before becoming the Property Manager at Cornerstone Ranch. He is a skilled handyman and craftsman who loves using his gifts to serve in such a unique ministry setting. Daniel and Rachel have a two-year-old daughter and look forward to raising kids as part of the Cornerstone family.

Residential Program

Doug & Miranda Schulte

Residential Director & Lead House Parents

Doug and Miranda met at and graduated from Dallas Baptist University. During their time at DBU, both Doug and Miranda volunteered with Capernaum Young Life (Young Life’s ministry to the special needs population). Upon graduation, Doug took over as the Area Director for Capernaum Young Life in Dallas, and Miranda became a teacher at Notre Dame School of Dallas. In August of 2006, the Schultes joined the Cornerstone staff as direct care providers and have faithfully loved and cared for our residents ever since. They now serve as our Lead House Parents and provide leadership over our residential program. Miranda is in the process of completing her Nursing degree in order to further meet the needs of the Cornerstone community. The Schultes love raising their two daughters in such a unique community.

Larry & Courtney Causey

House Parents

The Causeys were married in May of 2009 and moved into Cornerstone Ranch as assistant house parents where they served until 2012. They had always hoped to come back and were given that opportunity in April of 2017. After Courtney’s schooling and with the addition of their son Tripp (3 yrs old) they moved back to Cornerstone and picked up right where they left off. When Courtney is not parenting or working with the residents she is counseling. She has a Masters in Professional Counseling from Amberton University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor with her own practice. Larry has spent most of his career making a wide range of videos for small businesses, nonprofit organizations and outdoor TV productions. While attending college at SMU Larry volunteered with Capernaum Young Life, was introduced to the extraordinary world of people with special needs, and led down the road that brought the Causeys to Cornerstone Ranch. The residents here give them life of abundant joy, full of new surprises every day and they are forever thankful to live in such a special community.

Day Program

Terri Eck

Day Program Director

Terri has been an incredible addition to the Cornerstone team and comes with significant expertise and leadership experience. Terri is married with two children, one of whom has special needs. Her desire to help her son led to a career change from the medical field to special education. Terri taught in Allen ISD for 21 years and has special education experience in self-contained classrooms, inclusion, structured TEACCH, behavior supports, in-home supports, social skills groups, social stories, and job coaching. She also has specialized training in picture exchange communication systems (PECS) and Autism support methods through REGION 10 Autism Specialist Academy I and II. Terri was the previous Committee Chair for Allen Kiwanis Angel League (Special Needs T-Ball program), is a current volunteer and chaperone for Allen Special Olympics Delegation and has held previous board positions with both organizations. Terri enjoys attending Special Olympics events and traveling with her family.

Morgan Russell

Day Program Instructor

Morgan joined the Cornerstone family in December of 2017. She met her wonderful husband in 2013 at a prom for adults with specials needs. They serve together as Associate Pastors at their home church and oversee the children’s ministry. She attended the University of Texas at El Paso and graduated in 2010 with her Bachelors in Kinesiology. After graduation, she worked as a Day Program Leader at a residential and day program ministry for adults with special needs in East Texas. Over the years she grew in her career and served as a House Manager for six women with special needs, and later became a Qualified Intellectual Disabilities Professional (QIDP) for over twenty individuals with IDD. Morgan has training in CBI, ABA, advocacy, IPP evaluation, writing and more. Morgan has also worked as a high school Life Skills teacher, gaining experience in self-contained classrooms, behavior support, social skills groups, independent living skills, social stories, and job coaching. She also has specialized training in picture exchange communication systems (PECS) and Autism support methods through REGION 7.
Morgan has a passion to care and advocate for individuals with special needs and their families and knows this is the calling God has placed on her life. She is excited to be a part of what God is doing at Cornerstone Ranch!

Lindsey Mitlyng

Day Program Instructor

Lindsey came on staff at Cornerstone Ranch in May of 2017 as a Day Program Instructor. She is originally from McKinney, graduated from the University of Arkansas in 2014 and married her husband, Mathew, in 2015. Lindsey has always had a passion and calling to work with individuals with special needs and has volunteered serving this population in numerous ways throughout her life. She worked as a speech therapy assistant, primarily with children with disabilities, for three years before coming to Cornerstone.

Andrew Klentzman

Day Program Instructor

Andrew is majoring in Rehabilitation Studies at the University of North Texas. He has served six summers as a leader at Joni and Friends Family Retreat for families affected by disabilities. He also has a great deal of experience serving as an attendant for his older brother Jonathan who has severe cerebral palsy. His sense of compassion and understanding for others dealing with disabilities is deepened by the fact that he not only has a sibling with special needs, but he himself has mild cerebral palsy as well. Andrew has been active in the Fellowship of Christian University Students (FOCUS) for three years and served as a small group leader with this campus ministry. His experience with FOCUS has strengthened his walk with Christ and prepared him in many ways to serve the Cornerstone Ranch community.