Board of Directors & Staff
Steve & Connie Ault are the angels who are making Ivy Ranch happen through their incredibly generous willingness to let us build on their land. There will never be adequate words to express how grateful we are for this miracle gift.
Jessie Funk holds a leadership certification from Notre Dame University, a B.S. in Psychology, an M.S. in Theater and now she is pursuing a doctorate degree in Social Work to become a therapist. Jessie has been a professional keynote speaker for 16 years, speaking for over one million teenagers in high schools, junior highs, and leadership conferences all over the country. She is a 6-time published author and her passion to help teens led her to build Ivy Ranch.
Sid Young, Ph.D. is a Rehabilitation Neuropsychologist and former US Army and Army National Guard (ARNG) Chaplain/Lieutenant Colonel (LTC). Dr. Sid served his country, fellow Soldiers, and Families from 1986 through 2007 as an US Army Chaplain. Professionally, Dr. Sid has taught at the High School and University levels, while maintaining a private psychology and consulting practice. He has taught at BYU, Cornell, and SUU and is a husband and father to six kids.
Board of Advisors
Uncle-Nephew team from Peterson Wealth Services. Their non-profit organization empowers Utah teens with finanicial literacy.
Executive Directors of national bullying prevention movement, BeStrong.
International speaker, author, parenting expert.
President and founder of Achieve Today.
Author, Speaker, Podcast host, coach and more. Full bio coming soon.
Mayor and first lady of Sandy City, Utah. Full bio coming soon
Veteran Educator. Full bio coming soon.