Matt and Lisa Rose are pictured here at The Gatehouse, a supportive living community where women and children in crisis discover new paths for permanent change.
Matt is Executive Chairman of BNSF Railway company after having served thirteen years as Chief Executive Officer and eleven years as Chairman -- during which time BNSF became a Berkshire Hathaway owned company in 2002. Headquartered here in Forth Worth, BNSF operates one of the largest rail systems in North America with 32,000 route miles covering 28 states and two Canadian Provinces.
Lisa is Founder and President of ProjectHandUp, a non-profit organization that gives women a hand up with life's challenges through the First Friday event and The Gatehouse. She has served on GRACE's Advisory Council, the Dallas County Jail, and currently as a board member for the Meadows Mental Health Policy Institute, Performing Arts Fort Worth, and on the United Way Homelessness Allocations Committee.
Lisa and Matt live in Westlake and have two grown children, both graduates of TCU. They are members of Compass Church and enjoy their ranch in Marble Falls, Texas.