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Business Partners 2014
Thank you to our Business Partners!
Absolute All Sports (Bronze Partner)
Amegy Bank (Silver Partner)
Barnes & Noble Booksellers (Bronze Partner)
Baron & Blue Attorneys (Gold Partner)
Blue Water Seafood (Bronze Partner)
Blue Water is a local seafood restaurant in the north Houston area owned and operated by Brad and Ping Aplin. The Aplin family has many years of experience in the fishing industry. The fishing business linked to a restaurant provides for an outstanding fresh fish-to-table connection for your dining pleasure. Blue Water Seafood is a Founding Sponsor on the Cougar Stadium’s digital scoreboard. Their seafood restaurant located near the Secondary Campus on FM 1960 West is a favorite among the Cougar fans! The Aplin children and other relatives they mentor attend Northland.
Bob's Auto Express (Bronze Partner)
Ernest Cannon & Associates (Platinum Partner)
Ernest Cannon is an attorney with a law practice in Stephenville, Texas. He is well known across the state for his integrity and track record for success. Highly respected, Mr. Cannon specializes in personal injury litigation. Mr. Cannon was a sponsor for the Dynasty Forever event on March 22 in the spring of 2014 to benefit Northland Christian School. He can be reached for services at: http://www.tbls.org/profile/attorney.aspx?bid=27380
Champion Forest Baptist Church (Bronze Partner)
Champion Forest Baptist Church helps people make sense out of life through Christ-centered living. Their strategy is to know Christ through authentic worship and prayer, grow deeper in our knowledge of Christ as a part of the faith community, and encourage those gifts and abilities to be used in service to others. Located near Northland’s Secondary Campus, the church address is 15555 Stuebner-Airline, Houston, Texas 77069. Champion Forest Baptist Church was the site of the school’s Dynasty Forever event on March 22 featuring six of the A&E’s popular show, Duck Dynasty family members in testimony to God’s goodness. Website: www.championforest.org.
Chevron (Bronze Partner)
Chevron businesses work in concert to provide the energy that drives human progress. Explore Chevron’s companies to learn how they use our global resources, determination and ingenuity to meet today’s complex energy challenges. Families such as Joe and Kathy Gomen used the corporate matching investment policy to provide funds for Northland. The Chevron payroll deduction plan provides a tax deduction through the company’s Foundation. The school received with a matching check from Chevron qualifying them as a business partner. Website: chevron.com
Community Honda (Bronze Partner)
Community Kia (Bronze Partner)
Community Toyota (Platinum Partner)
Larry R. Cook & Associates, PC (Silver Partners)
Dan Long Photography (Bronze Partner)
As a Northland parent, Dan Long feels blessed to have photographed many Northland sports and other events throughout the last 5 years. Many of these photographs are still available on his website. Dan has been shooting photos since the age of 5 and began a professional photography career at 18. He has a love for photography and enjoys creating memories that capture a moment in time and likes to capture milestones in our children's lives. Dan is available for Portraits, Special Events, Sports, and Commercial photographs. Using high quality equipment, both hardware and software, he produces beautiful images for Northland and NCS families. You may have seen his photographs over the past years in NCS class group photos, sports photos, prom photos, and homecoming photos. Should you have special requests or suggestions, Dan is always available for consultation or discussion and looks forward to working with Northland and NCS families for the upcoming school years. His most recent work includes Senior portraits.
Phone: (Day) 281-355-5083 (Mobile) 832-721-7705
Danziger & De Llano, LLP (Gold Partner)
Danziger & De Llano, LLP is deeply committed to the representation of individuals and businesses that have been seriously injured by wrongful conduct. The Danziger team has dedicated their professional careers to ensuring that people and their companies who commit wrongful conduct are held accountable for their actions. Paul Danziger graduated with honors from the University of Texas with a Bachelor of Business Degree in Accounting, and a Master's Degree in Tax Accounting. After graduation, he worked as a tax consultant in New York City at one of the top accounting firms, where he obtained his commission as a Certified Public Accountant. Mr. Paul Danziger was a sponsor of the March 22, 2014 Dynasty Forever event benefitting Northland Christian School. Website: www.dandell.com
ExxonMobil (Bronze Partner)
ExxonMobil is taking on the world’s largest energy challenges. The company is a major player in the oil-related industry. ExxonMobil has numerous programs that fund initiatives in schools. Mrs. Teresa Brady, a parent and ExxonMobil engineer, has volunteered to judge robotics and science fair competitions. She presents the scientific method in elementary classrooms and laboratory settings. She has recruited other scientists and engineers as role-models of science-related career inspiration to Northland students. Mrs. Brady’s efforts have resulted in education funds for Northland qualifying the company as a business partner.
Harden's Welding Service (Gold Partner)
Harden's Welding Service is a welding and fabrication facility equipped to provide top quality welding service and expertise to a wide range of industries. Harden’s Welding Service was established in 1987 to provide industries a source for unique welding requirements. The company is recognized in the industry for keeping project costs down and deadlines met by doing the job right the first time. All work is performed in accordance with applicable industry standards and manufactured by certified welders. All parts serviced, repaired or modified, will be tagged, stamped or otherwise identified to insure traceability. The Lord has blessed Harden's Welding as a business and blessed the Harden Family!
The Hardens came to know Christ through their daughter and her growing relationship with the Lord. As she continues her education at Northland, her relationships with teachers, staff, and other families at the school have become long-term relationships too. Her inspiration has aligned the family to Christ. Abigail Harden has enjoyed her teachers and the Elementary Campus and looks forward to school at the Secondary Campus next school year.
Hodge Investments (Silver Partner)
Jerry and Margaret Hodge of Amarillo, Texas own Hodge Investments. Northland is grateful to this couple for their support as sponsors of the Dynasty Forever event on March 22, 2014 to benefit Northland Christian School.
Industrial Transportation, Inc. (Silver Partner)
Johnny and Bridget May are associated with the company Industrial Transportation, Inc. of Beaumont, Texas. The Mays were sponsors of the Dynasty Forever event on March 22, 2014 to benefit Northland Christian School.
Insurance Solutions & Services (Bronze Partner)
Bob Marlow, consultant for Insurance Solutions & Services, has been providing benefits solutions and services for Northland Christian School teachers and staff since 1995 when he first became an independent insurance agent. Mr. Marlow’s family has been involved with Northland for most of those years. His wife, Marion, taught pre-school for 10 years and was Director of Early Learning for a year. His daughter Sandra is a 1988 graduate of Northland Christian School having attended for five years and son Paul attended Northland for one year. As Bob and his business have matured, he has counseled and provided many individuals with retirement planning solutions, charitable giving options, and is becoming more involved in Legacy Strategies for clients and friends using Life Insurance as a vehicle to maximize your charitable gifts. The Marlows are 35-year members of Bammel Church of Christ where Bob served as an elder for six of those years. They enjoy their two children, their spouses, and four grandchildren. Website: www.insurancesolutionsandservices.com
Kinder Morgan (Bronze Partner)
Kinder Morgan is the largest midstream and the fourth largest energy company (based on combined enterprise value) in North America. Kinder Morgan owns an interest in or operates approximately 80,000 miles of pipelines and 180 terminals. Our pipelines transport natural gas, refined petroleum products, crude oil, carbon dioxide (CO2) and more. We also store or handle a variety of products and materials at our terminals such as gasoline, jet fuel, ethanol, coal, petroleum coke and steel.
Their customers include major oil companies, energy producers and shippers, local distribution companies and businesses across many industries. We invest billions of dollars each year to build new energy infrastructure and expand existing assets, as well as on integrity management programs to operate our assets safely. Kinder Morgan became a Business Partner through a matched corporate fund commitment from a parent at the school. Website: www.kindermorgan.com
Paul Kubosh, Attorney at Law (Bronze Partner)
The office of Paul Kubosh Attorney at Law specializes in helping clients who are facing traffic-related offenses and other Class C Misdemeanors and related criminal defense needs. The staff is fully bilingual in English and Spanish, has years of experience providing high level legal services in the City of Houston, Harris County and surrounding counties. They boast an excellent defense record making moving violations and other citations less of a burden for their clients by helping them keep a clean Driving Record and lower insurance premiums. They are committed to the defense of Texas drivers. Mr. Kubosh is a Founding Sponsor on Cougar Stadium digital scoreboard, and he and his wife, Rhonda Kubosh, have four children at Northland: Luke, Katelyn, Natalie and Andrew, who are all active in multiple activities and sports. Website: kuboshlaw.com
The Lanier Law Firm (Platinum Partner)
With offices in Texas, California and New York, The Lanier Law Firm handles important legal matters in every corner of the country. The Lanier Law Firm reputation for expertly seeking justice is worldwide. The firm has been strong supporter of Northland Christian School for many years. The Lanier Firm is also an Anchor Sponsor of the NCS Cougar Stadium digital scoreboard. Kevin Roberts, the Executive Manager for the firm, has been the Chairman of the Board of Trustees. He is the Director of the Debate Program and is an active parent supporter. Known as “KRob” to the students, he and wife, Hollie, are passionate supporters of the school in addition to Mark and Becky Lanier. Mark and his wife Becky have been dedicated supporters of Northland Christian School for decades. Their initiative made the Dynasty Forever event in the spring of 2014 a great success for Northland. The school is grateful for their support. Website: lanierlawfirm.com
LMC Marine (Bronze Partner)
LMC Marine, located at 14904 North Freeway, is a full service Marine Superstore. LMC Marine is the Worlds largest Triton boat dealer and the largest Bayliner Boat dealer in Texas. They carry many other boats including Hydra Sports Boats, and Cypress Cay Pontoon Boats. LMC is an Anchor Sponsor on the Cougar Stadium’s digital scoreboard. David and Susan Christian, the owners, have one daughter at Northland, a cheerleader who also performs in the orchestra. The Christians are avid sports fans and look forward to many Cougars Sports events in the future. Website: lmcboats.com
Lone Star College (Bronze Partner)
Lone Star boast of a 90,000 student enrolled in multiple locations across several counties. Lone Star College System, the largest institution of higher education in the Houston area, is nationally recognized, globally connected and locally focused. Known for its innovative and visionary thinking, Lone Star College System is the fastest-growing community college in the nation and a major contributor to the local and regional economy.
LSCS offers associate degrees and certification in many areas of study at a fraction of the cost of a four-year university like UT. Through its progressive partnerships with many four-year universities, LSCS also offers seamless opportunities to obtain bachelor's and master's degrees at one of its two University Centers.Lone Star qualified as a Business Partner with a grant for Northland’s Advanced Placement Program. Website: http://www.lonestar.edu/
Mesa Benefits (Bronze Partner)
Mesa specializes in an employee benefit programs for small to medium size employers. The company provides recommendations of innovative plan design, funding, and strategies to enhance small businesses. Mr. Rodney Allcorn works aggressively to ensure small companies do not experience problems with employee benefit programs. Service and claims issues are resolved in a timely and efficient manner. Ready to deliver service with an outstanding work ethic, Mr. Allcorn can be contacted for your small business needs at 281.744.4381. His donation to the NCS Foundation is greatly appreciated. In the spring of 2013, he presented the NCS Foundation’s big check to the winner grant teacher! His email address is email@example.com.
Neblett, Beard & Arsenault (Silver Partner)
The personal injury law firm of Neblett, Beard & Arsenault has represented injury victims and their families for almost three decades. The firm represents victims across the state of Louisiana and beyond. They understand how wrongful conduct; negligence and consumer fraud can shatter lives. As a firm with comprehensive legal services, they put the full strength of our talented legal team behind every case to achieve successful results and client satisfaction. The firm has been recognized by the National Law Journal as having one of the nation's largest personal injury verdicts to benefit clients. Mr. Richard Arsenault was a sponsor of the March 22, 2014 Dynasty Forever event benefitting Northland Christian School. Website: http://www.nbalawfirm.com
Net Edge Solutions (Platinum Sponsor)
New York Life Insurance Company (Bronze Partner)
Northern Trust (Silver Partner)
Northland Christian Athletic Booster Club (Bronze Partner)
Northwest Orthopedic Associates (Gold Partner)
Northwest Orthopedic Associates, also known as the Northwest Knee and Shoulder Center with Dr. Rick Nixon, is dedicated to the treatment of all knee and shoulder conditions and specializes in athletic injuries. The center offers patients of the Greater Houston area the newest medical treatments and the latest surgical technology.
With 31 years of experience, Dr. Rick Nixon, a lead surgeon with the group, has dedicated his career to the treatment of athletic injuries and chronic ailments affecting the muscles and joints of patients of all ages. His main emphasis has been directed toward knee and shoulder problems, and his practice has evolved into very specialized and efficient methods of care. Trained in techniques of minimally invasive knee and hip replacement surgery and arthroscopic treatment of these conditions, his protocols feature less pain and dysfunction than most traditional techniques.
Dr. Nixon is an active athlete, who coaches high school varsity athletics at Northland and understands physical injury because he helps to coach and mentors young athletes on the Cougar Baseball Team at Northland Christian School. The school appreciates his multiple dimensions to his support. Dr. Nixon is a graduate of Northland. Websote: http://www.healthgrades.com/physician/dr-richard-nixon-2bxg4
The Potter’s Wheel (Bronze Partner)
The Potter's Wheel is known for “three-stores in one-store. ”This fun factory of creativity has pottery classes, “paint your own pottery” and a gift gallery. The gift gallery boasts the most unique selection of fun and fabulous gifts in northwest Houston. They carry handmade jewelry, pottery, and many fine crafts. This is the place where everyone gets creative! They have an incredible variety of unfinished ceramics for adults and children to paint. An individual’s finished work is fired in our ovens to almost 2,000 degrees and is microwave, dishwasher, oven, and food safe. Owner Kathryn Lanier’s son attends Northland Christian School. Her donation to the “Black and Gold” Event qualified the Potter’s Wheel as a partner. Website: giftedpotter.com
Sam & Ada Petro Foundation (Silver Partner)
Sam and Ada Petro are long-time supporters of Northland Christian School. Ada serves on the Northland Board of Trustees and is grandmother to several Northland students. Sam is a businessman who has always been a devoted grandfather and supporter of the school. In addition to their support of many Northland programs, the Petros were sponsors at the March 22, 2014 Dynasty Forever event to benefit Northland Christian School.
Spring Creek Barbecue (Silver Partners)
Spring Creek Barbeque has been a favorite for real Texas barbeque for over 30 years with a location across the road from the Secondary Campus on Cypress Creek Parkway known as the Champions location. Everyone agrees the food is exceptional—with specialties that speak for themselves--ribs, beef, chicken, sausage, ham and turkey. All are hickory-smoked to perfection, and the ribs are then char-grilled for extra flavor. The atmosphere is “down home” and comfortable. The good food and enjoyable atmosphere is only part of the story because Spring Creek believes in becoming a vital part of the community they serve. During the 2012-2014 school year, Northland enjoyed two very successful Spirit Nights at Spring Creek in November and March with 20% of profits going to the school on the designated nights. In addition, Spring Creek earned Sliver Partner status with a donation of the dinner at the Dynasty Forever event on March 22, 2014. Website: www.springcreekbarbeque.com
Texas Center for Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry (Platinum Partner)
Texas Center for Cosmetic & Implant Dentistry - Guy M. Lewis, DDS offers all aspects of dentistry under one roof. Dr. Lewis is an Accredited and Founding Member of the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and has been practicing for over 29 years. He is an accredited member of the Better Business Bureau and is the only dentist to receive the Pinnacle Award, which is the highest accolade available from the BBB. Dr. Lewis has been voted Best Dentist in America by his peers and has been included in numerous “Top Dentist” & “Super Dentist” lists.
Guy and Holly Lewis are long-time supporters of Northland Christian School and all five of their children have been educated at Northland. Dr. Lewis is active on a number of boards and advisory groups including the NCS Board of Trustees. As a devoted Cougar fan, Dr. Lewis is the announcer for the varsity football games. His wife Holly serves as Vice-President of the Northland Christian School Foundation and has been a proponent of teacher grants issued by the Foundation. “Duck Commander,” Dr. Guy Lewis and family were the title sponsors for the Dynasty Forever event on March 22, 2014 to benefit Northland Christian School. Website: lovethatsmile.com
Trophy Estimates (Silver Partners)
Trophy Estimates Inc. (Trophy) is the best solution for construction material and other construction resource estimating. While Trophy Estimates values high-end craftsmanship and quality material construction, the company produces a list of information and framing layouts for homebuilders and lumber companies that simplify the process of construction. Included in estimates Trophy can provide are: lumber, cornice, & roof deck, stone, stucco, & brick (Exteriors), engineered floor designs (all major manufactures), drywall, and roofing items. These estimates save time and money by eliminating waste. Northland Christian School is proud to recommend this company with an outstanding reputation for integrity and expertise in the field of construction. Website: www.trophyestimates.com
Weston Shipping, Inc. (Bronze Partner)
Weston Shipping, Inc. is a medium size freight forwarding company that provides logistics solutions for all sizes of oilfield and gas companies throughout the world. With 24 years in the shipping business for oilfield equipment, services include import and export via air and sea, as well as domestic trucking. The company’s goal is to expedite freight throughout the world in a timely cost effective manner including customs protocol. As a customer-oriented service, the company lives the motto, ““Service is our only product.” Weston Shipping is owned and managed by Northland parent Sarah W. Hudson and her father Michael P. Courtemanche.
Two of Sarah’s children attend the school with son Chase entering eight grade and Payton entering fourth grade for the next school year. Sarah has served on the NCS PTO Board for seven years and donated many hours of her time to various fundraising functions and school activities including Grandparents' Day, one of her favorite events at the Elementary Campus. Weston Shipping supports the school through their donations to the Science programs on both campuses and other fundraising events.
Woodforest National Bank (Bronze Partner)
For over 30 years, Woodforest National Bank has successfully stood among the strongest community banks in the nation, proudly offering unsurpassed quality customer service since 1980. Woodforest National Bank offers both consumer and business products and services at more than 750 branches in 17 states across the United States. Woodforest Bank has supported schools and particularly school athletic programs with sponsorships. They have a history of working directly with Northland Christian School as the banker of record for many years. Woodforest Bank is an Anchor Sponsor for the Cougar Stadium’s digital scoreboard. Banking professionals are Walter Roberts and Don Roberts. The Woodforest staff make every effort to meet the customer’s personal needs.