John Sigle, M.Ed., NCC, LPC


John Sigle is our President. John has been with Texas Boys Ranch since 2002, after 7 years at the Children’s Home of Lubbock. He is a Licensed Professional Counselor, a National Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Child Care Administrator. John also serves as a clinical director at TBR. He has 22 years of management and leadership experience in the United States Air Force, several years as an adjunct professor with various colleges and universities, and 18 years experience in residential childcare. In other words, we are in exceptionally good hands at Texas Boys Ranch.

Mike Wilson, MS, CFLE

Program Director

Mike Wilson is our Program Director. Mike has been with Texas Boys Ranch since 2008, after four years as a houseparent at Children’s Home of Lubbock. Mike Wilson holds a Bachelor’s degree in Bible and Ministry as well as a Master’s degree in Family Life Education. He is a Certified Family Life Educator (CFLE) from the National Council on Family Relations. He has over eighteen years experience in ministry, and seven years experience in residential childcare. As Program Director, Mike is responsible for managing our residential care program at Texas Boys Ranch.

Brady Goen

Ranch Foreman
Brady Goen is our Ranch Foreman.  Brady has been with Texas Boys Ranch since 2003. Brady has worked in ranch and farm activities most of his life. He is an expert horseman and has been trained to oversee therapeutic riding activities from Texas Tech University. Brady has seven years experience in residential childcare. As Ranch Foreman, Brady is responsible for the ranch work program and therapeutic/recreation horseback riding program.

Stephen Warren

Director of Development

Steve joined us in February of 2011. Steve has been the Director of Development at Lubbock Christian School for the past six years. He graduated from South Plains College in 1998 and Texas Tech University in 2000. After Texas Tech, he was recruited as a Senior District Executive with the South Plains Council, Boy Scouts of America. He was the South Plains Council’s Summer Camp Director in 2005 and attended The BSA National Jamboree in 2005 and 2010. In 2006 he was recruited to Lubbock Christian School as the Development Director. He has been the catalyst for that school to enter a higher level of service by his successes in annual campaigns, grant writing, special events, and capital campaigns. Steve and his wife Terri have been married for 26 years and have three children. Their oldest daughter attends Lubbock Christian University, the youngest attends Lubbock Christian Schools, and their oldest son is beginning a career in the automotive industry.

Jenny Goen

Administrative Assistant

Jenny Goen is our Administrative Assistant. She has been at Texas Boys Ranch since 2003. Jenny has nine years experience in office management and human resources and seven years experience in residential childcare. As the Administrative Assistant, Jenny is responsible for the day-to-day management of office activities and assisting our executive director. In addition to her duties as Administrative Assistant, Jenny is a fully qualified childcare staff, and is a huge asset to our residential care program.

Kyla Graham, BA Communications


Kyla Graham works in Marketing and Communications at Texas Boys Ranch. Kyla has been with Texas Boys Ranch since 2008. She initially began work as a relief houseparent, while finishing up school at Lubbock Christian University. Kyla graduated from LCU in May 2010 with a Bachelors Degree in Marketing and Communications. In October 2010, Kyla began working in Development for Texas Boys Ranch.

Chris Armstrong, BA Sociology

Case Manager

Chris Armstrong is another one of our wonderful caseworkers. He joined us at Texas Boys Ranch this year, after several years as a case manager for Children’s Home of Lubbock. Chris graduated from Stephen F. Austin University with a Bachelor’s in Sociology.  Chris is currently a graduate student in Sociology at Texas Tech University. He has eleven years of experience working in residential childcare. As a case manager, Chris is responsible for the day-to-day case management for our children in care at Texas Boys Ranch.

Russ Miller

Education/Recreation and Spiritual Development Coordinator

Russ is our Education/Recreation and Spiritual Development Coordinator. As his title suggests, Russ handles a number of services for our children. He works to develop, promote, and implement educational growth opportunities for children and youth at TBR.  He's organizes and manages activities and exercises so that the children may learn anger management, coping skills, and teamwork. In addition to that Russ supports the strengthening of the children’s personal relationships with God, family, and their respective communities. Russ Miller has 4 years’ experience in residential childcare. He graduated Magna Cum Laude from Texas Tech University with a Bachelor of Science in Education in 2008. He has been employed with Texas Boys Ranch as a direct-care staff member since 2007.

Heather Mahan

Human Resources and Training Coordinator

Heather Mahan is our Human Resources and Training Coordinator.  Heather has been with the Texas Boys Ranch since 2012, working as a houseparent for two years and has recently joined our administrative staff.  Heather received her Bachelor’s in Accounting from Harding University in 1994.  She has worked in a variety of service related positions, as well as working in the mission field of Italy for eight years, prior to coming to the Texas Boys Ranch.  Heather is responsible for ensuring staff have adequate training to provide a safe and secure environment for our children in care.