Our Team

Pat Dunne

President, Once Upon a Time Foundation

Pat leads the Philanthropy Lab experiential philanthropy education initiative as President of the Once Upon A Time Foundation. Prior to his current role, Pat was CFO of Texas Exchange Bank, portfolio manager at Q Investments, Vice President at Koch Industries, and Product Manager for Skid Steer Loaders at Case Corporation.

Pat graduated magna cum laude in electrical engineering from Tulane University and earned an MBA from Harvard Business School. He and his wife have a 18-year-old daughter and a 14-year-old son.

Bethany Harper

Program Director, The Philanthropy Lab

Bethany joined the Once Upon a Time Foundation in April of 2018 as an Associate Program Director of the Philanthropy Lab. Prior to joining the foundation, Bethany worked as a Marketing Communications Specialist at Baylor University.

Bethany graduated magna cum laude in May 2016 from Baylor University with a Bachelor of Business Administration in Business Fellows and Public Relations. After graduation, she spent a year in Greece working for an NGO providing aid and teaching English to Syrian refugees. In her free time, she loves traveling, hiking, running, and going to the beach.

Spencer Meeks

Associate Program Director, The Philanthropy Lab

Spencer joined the Once Upon a Time Foundation in September 2020 as an Associate Program Director of the Philanthropy Lab. Prior to joining the Foundation, Spencer worked as a Mathematics Tutor.

Spencer graduated Summa Cum Laude from Texas Christian University in May 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree, double-majoring in Mathematics and Theatre. Outside of the Foundation, he enjoys music, running, knitting, and hanging out with his roommate’s cat.

Jamie Loasby

Associate Program Director, The Philanthropy Lab

Jamie joined the Once Upon a Time Foundation in June 2021 as an Associate Program Director of the Philanthropy Lab.

Jamie graduated from Texas A&M University in May 2021 with a Bachelor of Science degree in University Studies: Business, and a certificate in Social Innovation and Nonprofits. During her undergrad, Jamie took the Philanthropy Lab Class at A&M in the fall of 2020!