Texas Ramp Project Welcomes Four New Board Members, Enhancing Leadership and Experience


The Texas Ramp Project, a leading nonprofit organization dedicated to improving mobility and accessibility for individuals in need by providing wheelchair ramps at no cost to qualified clients, is proud to announce the addition of four esteemed members to its Board of Directors. This strategic expansion aims to strengthen the organization’s leadership and leverage diverse expertise to further its mission.

The Texas Ramp Project’s Board of Directors are unique and unmatched by their commitment to the mission by volunteering their time to provide managerial oversight and direction to the mission as well as having direct responsibilities for many of the day-to-day activities that support the organization. Additionally, several Board members go well beyond these activities and give of their time for the actual building of wheelchair ramps for their neighbors in need during the week and on weekends.

The four new members of the Board of Directors join and already strong Board of experienced non-profit, corporate, and service leaders. The new Board Members are:

Pete Carey – President (Retired), Mazda Financial Services and Bass Pro Shops Financial Service, and Toyota Financial Services. Mr. Carey is an active builder of wheelchair ramps and is also the Area Coordinator for the Texoma region.

Vipin Gupta– Chief Innovation and Digital Officer (Retired), Toyota Financial Services. Mr. Gupta is responsible for digital innovation, information systems and cybersecurity for Texas Ramp Project. Mr. Gupta is also an active builder of wheelchair ramps in the North Texas area.

Rachel Marchand – Recent graduate at Southern Methodist University and SMU Distinguished Board Fellow, Ms. Marchand has worked with the Texas Ramp Project for many years during her SMU studies. Ms. Marchand is responsible for client data analysis and satisfaction measurements for Texas Ramp Project.

Brittney Pratt – Currently the Vice President of Social Responsibility for WellMed Medical Management. Ms. Pratt is responsible for developing external philanthropic, fundraising and
volunteerism opportunities for Texas Ramp Project.

With the new board members, the Texas Ramp Project continues to solidify its position as one of the preeminent nonprofits in the United States. Each new member brings a wealth of experience and a shared commitment to the organization’s goals, ensuring that the Texas Ramp Project remains at the forefront of community service and support.

The Texas Ramp Project looks forward to the innovative ideas and leadership that these new board members will bring, as they work together to enhance the organization’s impact and reach. This expansion marks a significant milestone in the Texas Ramp Project’s journey, reaffirming its dedication to providing essential services to those in need.