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Auction Co-Chairs

Elizabeth & Will Galtney

Will and Elizabeth Galtney are a blended family of seven children, two daughters and five sons ranging in ages from 17 to 36. Four sons attended EHS, Rob ‘01, Ben ‘04, John ‘09 and Drew ’12. Will has been a member of the EHS community for 22 years and Elizabeth has been captivated by EHS for the past 9 years since she has known Will. Elizabeth happily became an active parent three years ago when daughter, Ruby ’20 entered high school at EHS.

Will graduated with a B.A. and a M.P.A. from the University of Mississippi. Since 2005, Will has been an investor in multiple insurance and health care companies. Will has served on numerous boards throughout the community. Currently he is a director of NYSE Everest Reinsurance Company, Memorial Hermann Hospital System and the Endowment Board at EHS. Will also served two terms as an EHS Trustee and three years as Executive Chairman of the Board.

Elizabeth graduated with a B.F.A. from The University of Texas in painting and art history. She has enjoyed a career in the arts as a gallerist, art advisor, art teacher, and artist for the past 39 years. As a complement to her interest in the arts, she designed, built, and restored many historical structures in Houston. Elizabeth currently serves on numerous boards in the community including an appointment to the Texas Commission on the Arts, selecting the Texas State Artists for the past 12 years.

Elizabeth and Will enjoy spending time with their family, friends, and pets as they travel to their beloved getaway locations.


Carol & Gregg Thompson

Carol and Gregg Thompson are happily celebrating their 10th year as EHS parents. They have three children, Caroline ’14, John Henry ’16, and Katherine ‘20. Both have been active in the Episcopal High school community serving on numerous boards and participating in many lead volunteer roles.

Gregg is a graduate of the University of Texas. He is worked previously as an investment banker and is a current partner in several small businesses. He has been active on the Dads Club Board and Development Steering Committee at EHS. In the community, Gregg has been a supporter of Annunciation Orthodox School, South Campus Sports Association, West U Little League, and Tri-Sports Association.

Carol graduated from Rice University in Houston, then from medical school in San Antonio. She worked as an anesthesiologist until retiring 10 years ago. At EHS Carol has served as Parent Association Vice President, Convent Desk Coordinator, Mentor Mom, YEES committee member, and Auction Program Layout Chair.

Carol and Gregg are celebrating their 25th wedding anniversary this summer! They enjoy traveling with their family, focusing on fitness and wellness, and visiting the beach.


Daryl & Aaron Hoover

Daryl and Aaron Hoover joined the EHS community in 2018. They have three children: Dylan (daughter) ’20, Cameron (son) ’21, and Samantha (daughter) ’22. All three children attended River Oaks Baptist School for their elementary and middle school years.

Aaron serves as Co-Head of Energy Americas for Morgan Stanley and is involved in several charitable efforts sponsored by his firm. He also served for five years on the board of West University Little League as a Greenhat and as Treasurer.

At Episcopal, Daryl has served as Auction Section Leader, Chair of Poinsettias, Spirit Treats volunteer, and Cookie Mom. Within Houston, she founded Fathers & Flashlights in 2007, an urban family camping experience in West University which is now on its 12th year. She has also chaired West University Park Lover’s Ball and served on Auxiliary for West University Little League for six years. She is currently in the Texas Sage National Charity League where she served on the board as Vice President of Provisionals.

Daryl and Aaron have been married for 20 years and grew up in Houston and Austin, respectively. They love traveling, skiing, mountain biking, and spending time with family.