Rebekah’s Angels consists of a team of hardworking, passionate people that are ready to make their impact on the world. Each person brings a unique skill set to the foundation as well as a personal relation to PTSD, that will be key to the overall success of the organization.Our Values
Rebekah Gregory is a native Kentuckian, who planted her roots in Katy, Texas in 2012. She is a world renowned motivational speaker and author. Rebekah has been featured on a variety of television, radio and publications including- The Today Show, Good Morning America, ESPN, FOX, Ellen, CNN, People Magazine, The Doctors, Katie Couric, and many others. Rebekah’s passion for kids and people has persisted throughout her marketing/sales career, and became top priority when she and her son Noah were injured in the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing. Due to the severe PTSD that became a part of both of their lives, the vision for Rebekah’s Angels was created. Rebekah is married to the love of her life, Chris, and together they have two beautiful children. In her free time, Rebekah loves to travel, and experience new adventures with her family.
Chris Varney originates from the coal fields of Kentucky. He earned his Bachelor of Business Administration from Eastern Kentucky University in 2011, and was a member of the American Marketing Association. Chris spent most of his career as a Territory Sales Manager where he was responsible for a ten-million-dollar region, and growing a customer base spanning across the Midwest. In 2015, he moved to Texas where he worked along the gulf coast to capture market share in a virtually untapped segment. That same year he married Rebekah, and saw firsthand the negative impact PTSD can plan in a person’s life who is suffering from it. Chris and Rebekah then joined forces and turned the original vision for Rebekah’s Angels, into reality. When he is not working, Chris loves to play golf, work out and cheer on the Kentucky Wildcats with his family.
Teresa Flynn is a Kentucky native who got her financial start early in life. She has worked in the banking industry for forty years, and over half (twenty-four years) has been spent as a Registered Representative, and Registered Investment Advisor. Teresa’s passion has always been helping others achieve their goals, whether personal or financial. This is evident through her numerous achievement awards as top producer, and the attentive care she continues to provide to each of her clients. Teresa is currently attending Kingdom Advisor classes that help advisors incorporate Godly wisdom into their practices. Teresa is married to the love of her life and best friend, Robert. When she is not working, they are both enjoying the blessings of being grandparents.
Angela Carden is a Pastor’s wife who resides in Florida with her husband in their almost empty nest. Angela, a graduate of the University of West Florida has a Bachelor degree of Interdisciplinary in Social Science with a Specialization in Children and Society. Angela is a lifetime member of the W.E.B. Du Bois Honor Society. Angela works as a court appointed child advocate for abused, abandoned and neglected children. Before her current position, Angela worked as a Forensic interviewer of abused children. She has also successfully completed training with the Florida Department of Law Enforcement on Forensic interviewing of children and Child Physical and Sexual Abuse Investigations. Angela has completed “Darkness to Light”, a sexual abuse prevention training program.
James Capeletti is a native Floridian, born in Miami and currently resides in Central Florida. James has been serving his community for 15 years as a police officer. He went on to earn his Masters Degree in Criminal Justice Administration in 2016 from Columbia College. During his personal life and years of being a police officer, James has seen and experienced the effects of PTSD. Helping children obtain the services they needed during a traumatic event was a fulfilling part of his career as a detective. Being able to further help children and their families is an honor in itself. James and his wife, Leah, have been married for 16 years and they enjoy spending time with their three children, Maya, Kamryn and J.J.
Rachel Crosland is a native Texan and die-hard Aggie fan. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Education at Texas A&M University in 2006, and became certified in Gifted and Talented education in 2012. Rachel has spent her entire career of 12 years, growing and nurturing the minds of elementary school children. She firmly believes that this type of attentive education is what the success of our future generations depends on. Rachel has personally taught students with many forms of PTSD, and has firsthand knowledge of the negative impact it can have in a child’s life if not treated properly. Rachel also has an extremely successful photography business, and her work has been featured on television and publications including The Today Show, Say Yes to the Dress, Inside Edition, and many others. Rachel loves making memories with her family, and all things crafty!
Cody Crosland is a native Texan, United States Marine, proud husband, and father. He is married to his best friend and blessed with two amazing boys. He received an honorable discharge from the Marine Corps in 2003. Cody then found work as a Project Manager in commercial construction. He continued his education by earning his Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Houston in 2014, and has spent his adult life serving others through both military and exceeding customer expectations. As a result, Cody also has real life experience with how PTSD can affect people of all ages, and has become very passionate about Rebekah’s Angels mission. Cody enjoys hunting and fishing with his family in his spare time.
Tina Gregory is a wife, mother, and loving grandmother to three beautiful grandchildren. She has an extensive career in administration and office management, and has fifteen years’ experience providing thorough and skillful managerial support to senior executives. In 2004, Tina started her own home based childcare business, worked as a unit secretary at Kosair Childrens Hospital in 2006, and later helped to open, and establish a new pediatric practice in East Louisville. Tina has spent her life taking care of others, in and out of the work place. In 2013 when her daughter, Rebekah, and her grandson Noah, were injured in the Boston Marathon bombing, she became a full-time caregiver while they recovered in her home. This allowed Tina to see how crucial it is for people suffering from PTSD to get the adequate treatment they need.