OUR 

TEAM

OUR LEADERSHIP TEAM.

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ANN MESSER, MD

FOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, & BOARD CHAIR

Ann Messer, MD, is a board-certified family physician who has been practicing family medicine and urgent care for 30 years. With over a decade of experience in Global Health, Ann founded One Good Turn to give health workers around the world the tools and knowledge to build self-sustaining, healthy communities. A graduate of Rush Medical School in Chicago, Dr. Messer did her residency work at Harvard in a triad of internal medicine, psychiatry, and family practice. Dr. Messer was named a Fulbright Specialist by the US Department of State for her work developing a clinical competency curriculum in Cambodia. She was recently awarded the Inspire Humanitarian Award by the United Nations Association Austin Chapter. Dr. Messer lives in Austin with her husband Tim; their three grown children are nearby, and together they enjoy outdoor sports, good food, and the family dog, Ziggy.

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TIMOTHY HINES, MD

SECRETARY, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Timothy Hines, MD, founder and past president of Central Texas Kidney Associates, is a board-certified nephrologist and a brilliant clinician. Dr. Hines attended the Baylor College of Medicine, did his residency at Rush Presbyterian St. Luke's in Chicago, and completed a fellowship at Harvard Medical School. Married to Ann, he has long and enthusiastically supported the mission of One Good Turn. Tim has shared in Ann's medical mission work from the beginning and provides a valuable perspective on the development of One Good Turn. He's also her partner in raising their three fantastic college-age kids. 

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GREGG C. WADDILL III

TREASURER, BOARD OF DIRECTORS; GENERAL COUNSEL

Gregg Waddill has 50 years' experience as an attorney. He has worked in the for-profit, not-for-profit and public sectors of the health care industry. Gregg has served as general counsel for several hospitals, held a number of senior health care management positions and been in private practice since 2002 in Austin, Texas. Gregg holds a Bachelor of Business Adminsitration from the University of Texas at Austin, a Juris Doctorate from the University of Texas School of Law, and a Master of Public Health from the University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston. 

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LENEE ALLEN BENNETT

BOARD OF DIRECTORS

Lenee started her career as a CPA/Consultant with Arthur Andersen and Company, before transitioning to the technology sector. Working as a product manager, and in marketing and sales positions, Lenee ultimately had the good fortune to join Dell Computer (now Dell Technologies, Inc) when the company had 900 employees. She retired as head of the Multinational Accounts Division, managing $1.1 Billion in revenue. This experience enabled a life of philanthropy and service in supporting her primary interests in children’s health and education. She was one of the founders of Trinity Episcopal School in Austin, serving as the first Chair of the Capital Campaign and a member of the Board of Trustees. She also served on the Board of the Austin Chapter of the March of Dimes and the Fountain Valley School of Colorado. She actively supports CASA of Travis County and Breakthrough Austin.

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ANNIE ALBRECHT

PROGRAMS & OPERATIONS DIRECTOR

Annie Albrecht has spent most of her professional career in nonprofit management and sustainable development. As Programs and Operations Director for One Good Turn, Annie manages OGT's daily operations and medical education programming. Before joining One Good Turn, Annie was Senior Project Manager at Corcoran & Co, an Austin-based consulting firm specializing in strategic fundraising for nonprofits. Annie also worked on the media and communications team at the National Women's Law Center in Washington, DC and on the development team at Well Aware in Austin. Annie graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with degrees in Plan II Honors and Corporate Communication. 

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TONY MACIE

STRATEGIC PLANNING

Tony Macie works in strategic development for multiple organizations. As Founder and CEO of Expert-Exchange, an organization that connects veterans with development projects in post-conflict countries, Tony was an integral part of OGT's initial projects in Cambodia. Tony's post-graduate education is in Mandarin and business studies. He provides guidance, stellar advice, and in-country project support. 

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ADDISON SCALES

MEDICAL PROGRAMMING INTERN

Addison Scales is a current undergraduate student at the University of Texas at Austin. She is
majoring in nutrition while also completing an interdisciplinary certificate in social inequality,
health, and policy and a minor in anthropology. During her time at UT, Addison has interned
with a community clinic in her hometown of Amarillo, Texas, and worked with the Austin
nonprofit Girlstart to teach elementary girls STEM topics. Additionally, she studied public health
in India for a semester where she conducted research on menstrual equity. After graduating
from UT, Addison plans to pursue a career in global health with a focus on public health and
applied anthropology. In her spare time, Addison enjoys traveling, outdoor recreation, reading,
and dancing.

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LILIAN ESTRADA

DEVELOPMENT INTERN

Lilian Estrada is originally from San Juan, Texas, located in the Rio Grande Valley in deep South Texas. She is a Junior at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in English with a minor in Journalism. She also works with the University Interscholastic League, assisting high school coaches all across the state of Texas. As Development Intern for One Good Turn, Lilian hopes to aid in the process of providing essential health resources to communities worldwide. Outside of her class schedule and work with OGT, Lilian is a self-professed homebody who spends much of her time reading, and holding her roommates as captive taste-testers for her cooking endeavors. 

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HELEN HULSEY

ARTIST-IN-RESIDENCE

Helen Hulsey is passionate about giving a creative voice to purpose-driven brands. She is currently a junior advertising student at the University of Texas at Austin and is an active member of the Texas Creative portfolio program, in which she constructs integrated advertising campaigns with an emphasis on art direction. Since joining the One Good Turn team, she has produced various graphics to supplement OGT's educational materials and further its mission of making healthcare information more accessible. She is also a social media intern for Austin Music Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to uplifting the local music industry. Outside of school and work, Helen enjoys reading activist literature and exploring the city of Austin. 

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KYLEE AHLSTEDT

MEDICAL PROGRAMMING INTERN

Kylee Ahlstedt is a senior at the University of Texas at Austin majoring in biology and pursuing a minor in Italian and an interdisciplinary certificate in social inequality, health and policy. Her love of language and passion for culturally competent patient care has lead to her involvement in global health efforts, including a medical service mission in the Dominican Republic and now an internship with One Good Turn. After graduating from UT, Kylee plans to become a physician assistant with hopes to one day work alongside a non-profit organization as a healthcare provider to improve the lives of those in underserved communities domestically and abroad.

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WISDOM ORAKWUE 

MEDICAL PROGRAMMING INTERN

Wisdom Orakwue is a Junior at the University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Biology with a Social Inequality, Health & Policy certificate. Wisdom is currently the president of the Dell Medical School Pre-Health & Diversity Scholars which is an organization focused on the equal representation of individuals in healthcare. As an intern for One Good Turn, wisdom hopes to aid in the development of a medical education curriculum designed for health workers with little to no formal training. After Graduating FROM UT, Wisdom plans to attend medical school. Outside of his studies, Wisdom is an avid runner and loves spending time with family and friends.

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BRANDY PHAN

MEDICAL PROGRAMMING INTERN

Brandy Phan is a Junior at The University of Texas at Austin pursuing a degree in Biology and an interdisciplinary certificate in Patients, Practitioners, and Cultures of Care. She is currently an officer for a student-run organization at UT that leads interactive public health presentations to elementary students. Brandy is passionate about global health, education, and sustainable development. As an intern for One Good Turn, she hopes to aid in the process of providing essential medical resources to vulnerable communities worldwide. Outside of school and work, Brandy enjoys trying new restaurants and watching movies.

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KATIE BOTT

COVID-19 RESEARCH INTERN

Katie Bott is currently a nursing student in Baylor University’s accelerated FastBacc Program.
She received her first degree from the University of Texas at Austin in Human Development and
Family Sciences with an emphasis in Early Childhood. During undergrad, Katie spent her time
volunteering with the Make A Wish Foundation of Central and North Texas and interning at AGE
of Central Texas: Adult Day Health Center. After graduating from UT, she knew she wanted to
pursue a career in nursing. While preparing to go back to school, Katie lived in Raleigh, NC
where she volunteered at UNC Rex Heart and Vascular Hospital and received her Nurse’s Aide
certificate. As OGT'S COVID Research intern, Katie hopes to use her nursing education to aid in providing health assessment skills and knowledge to communities around the globe. Outside of academics and work with OGT, Katie loves to spend her time outdoors and trying new restaurants.

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