BiG Citizens



Ambrose’s rhythmic positivity and strong work ethic help’s keep a lively tempo at BiG. He loves to rock out to Coldplay, Gospel and Disney music while he works and is eager to help with any job. When not working at BiG, Ambrose enjoys relaxing at the beach, bowling, going to the movies and worshipping at church.



A sweet and caring soul, Andrea’s kind and comedic spirit infects everyone she meets. A Citizen since April, 2016, Andrea truly enjoys every enterprise. Her favorite part of BiG, however, is our daily prayer and devotional. When not at BiG, Andrea enjoys exploring new places, listening to Christian music and reading.



Andrew was born in Clearwater, Florida but is now a full blown Texan. His love of country music and larger than life smile has been a welcome presence at BiG since June 2016. The BiG Band is this music lovers favorite part of BiG with glazing as a close second. When not at BiG, Andrew loves going to the pool and watching TV- Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune are two of his favorites.


Anthony loves to read, holds a vast knowledge of all things Titanic, and is a skilled model builder. He is both a practical joker and a sensitive soul, and keeps his peers and staff laughing at BiG. Outside of work Anthony relaxes by hanging out outside or watching Batman movies. He loves animals and has two dogs and two cats.


Ashley was born on the island of Galveston, moved to Round Rock when she was young and soon developed an intense passion for the UT Longhorns. She has a vibrant sense of humor and a sweet spirit, and often makes her famous “Turtle Face” to cheer us up. Ashley loves going to Lady Longhorn basketball games, sitting in a deer blind with her Father, watching movies, and hanging out with her sisters.


Auggie’s winning smile and can-do attitude make him a welcome addition to the BiG workplace.  This hard worker from Pflugerville is an Eagle Scout and an accomplished Special Olympics athlete.  Auggie enjoys horseback riding, and watching videos on the computer.  He enjoys making beautiful items working alongside his friends at BiG.



Bart was born in Austin, and moved to Georgetown in 2003. From pounding out large slabs of clay to finishing detail work on a card, Bart brings a myriad of skills to BiG. He is a kind soul always looking to lend a hand to anyone who needs it. On the weekends you can find Bart working at a local theater, skateboarding, or playing video games. One day he hopes to travel the world.




Bradley is a very friendly guy who makes everyone feel welcome as soon as they come in the door. When he is not at BiG, Bradley loves riding his 4-wheeler, watching NASCAR, listening to George Strait, and working outside with his Dad. On the weekends he works at a local movie theater and hopes to one day attend a Jeff Gordon NASCAR race in Las Vegas.



The oldest of five, Brian and his entire family moved from Ohio just to be a part of BiG. He is polite, hardworking and an asset to the organization. Brian welcomes every newcomer with a sincere greeting and his infectious laugh is enjoyed by all. He loves a wide array of music that spans from Luke Bryan to Carly Simon and can sing along to every tune. Brian’s favorite enterprise is clay but his favorite part of BiG is all of the friends he has made.



Chelsea [97450] 

Originally from Kansas, Chelsea and her family moved to Georgetown in 2007. At BiG, Chelsea loves creating pottery and handmade cards. She is quick to share the books she brings to the program with staff and volunteers. Chelsea has a deep love for animals and goes to cat and dog shows during her free time. Her favorite breed of cat is the Tonkinese.


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At BiG, Connor loves glazing pottery and then seeing the transformation after it is fired in the kiln. He also enjoys making people laugh by telling clever jokes, many of which he makes up himself. When not at BiG, Connor loves traveling with his family, going to the movies, being on the computer and learning facts about history and astronomy. He is a proud uncle to Colton.


Born in Austin, Texas, Corey began attending BiG in the spring of 2015. As our resident history buff,Corey can provide facts ranging from Ancient Mesopotamia to the Great World Wars. By creating beautifully detailed glazed pottery, pounding out slabs of fresh clay, and delighting his peers with his Goofy impersonation, Coreybrings a multitude of talents to BiG. In his free time he loves to play video games, browse the internet, or go horseback riding.


Debbie is an enthusiastic worker with an admirable ability to accessorize. She loves to motivate and help her coworkers.  Debbie often brings in drawings and notes of encouragement for volunteers, staff and friends.  In addition to writing and art, Debbie enjoys completing puzzles, making jewelry, helping with chores, listening to music and watching movies.


Daniel is a man who likes a plan. Serving as the Emperor in our production of the Wizard of BiG, Daniel has a commanding presence both onstage and off. He is quick-witted and highly sociable and keeps staff and peers alike laughing. Since joining BiG in November of 2015 Daniel has become an excellent potter, glazer, and keeper of the schedule. In Daniel’s free time he enjoys playing on his computer, watching old movies with his Dad, and going to Church.

Emma A.

Emma was born in Baton Rouge and moved to Texas when she was 10 years old. Her favorite thing to do is to make others laugh. Emma’s favorite thing about BiG is being part of a family and seeing them every day. Emma is extremely thoughtful and loves helping others. She wants everyone to know that she has an awesome mother!

Emma D.

Born in Arlington, Texas, Emma moved to Hutto and began attending BiG in 2014. She can light up a room with her vibrant smile and loves all things musical, especially Disney themed. On Tuesdays, Emma can be found dancing during BiG’s weekly live music session. When not at BiG Emma enjoys watching movies, doing Zumba, and going out to eat.


Eric brings laughter, singing and dancing to our work- rooms. He is a skilled potter and masterful glazer. Eric’s  acting skills and humor made him the perfect “Tinman” in our Wizard of BiG production. Eric enjoys bike riding, playing video games, working at Kohl’s, and hanging out.  He has won several gold medals in Special Olympics bowling, standing long jump, and the 100-yard dash.


Gracie has a smile that can light up a room! She moved to Georgetown in 2004 and was crowned Georgetown’s 2010 homecoming queen. She still reigns supreme at home with her infectious smile and joyous laugh. Gracie loves riding horses, biking, listening to music and books. Gracie was the inspiration for BiG, where she is thankful to have a real job, friends and purpose!


Jackson brings a joyful presence to all workrooms and his excitement for work is infectious. His favorite part of BiG is being creative with all of his friends. When not at work, Jackson loves to go to the movies and play on his PlayStation 2. He loves all things purple and would love to live at Disneyland someday.


Jason is a born and raised Texan who has lived in Georgetown for the last 9 years and was one of the original BiG citizens. Jason is a man of deep faith and daily encourages others by speaking reminders of God’s many blessings. While he enjoys making cards or putting the price tags on the finished items at BiG, Jason’s favorite thing of all is receiving a paycheck!



Creative, Kind and hard working, Jenny adds a quiet grace to the workroom. Lucky for BiG, Jenny also brings experience and wisdom learned from her tenure at the inspirational Brookwood Community in Brookshire, TX. Jenny moved to Georgetown in 2015 and loves to spend time with her mother, bake cookies, exercise and watch TV. While Jenny’s capable hands touch every enterprise, her absolute favorite is making granola. Jenny would like everyone to know that she totally loves her job and dreams of someday starring in a movie.


At BiG, Jeremiah is up for any task and always gives his all.  He quickly learns new skills and is an asset in the clay, glazing and card rooms.   His favorite job at work is imprinting the clay with a pattern using the rolling pin.  When not at work, Jeremiah enjoys camping, the band Styx, and hanging out with his brother.


Joel was born and raised in Austin, but his family moved to Georgetown soon after he started working at BiG.  Joel loves all his new friends, glazing and working in the slab room. His smile is contagious and he loves to greet people everywhere he goes. When not at BiG, Joel enjoys UT basketball, going to concerts and visiting his Granma in Galveston. He loves spending time with his family and going to church.


Kaitie’s favorite part about BiG: her friends. Kaitie has a big personality and an even bigger heart.  With her confident sense of self and empathetic spirit, Kaitie brings love and laughter to the workroom.  Her creativity and positivity are integral to production. When not at work, Kaitie likes hanging out with her parents and sister, listening to Luke Bryan and One Direction, and playing basketball.


When it comes to music as well as pounding out the clay… Kaylee’s got the beat.

Her friends and dancing to the BiG Band are some of her favorite parts of working at BiG. When not working Kaylee loves to swim, do puzzles and spend time with her family. Kaylee can’t decide if she would rather be a train conductor or a professional dancer and we think she would rock at both!


In 2014, Kelsey moved with her family from Port Aransas to Georgetown in order to attend BiG. She loves to laugh, sing, and dance, and says that her favorite part of BiG is being with friends. Kelsey loves reading, writing, drawing, and going to the library. She is a true sports fan, and pledges her loyalty to teams who win. One day Kelsey hopes to go to Paris.


Kinsey has a passion for art and music and loves expressing herself through the creative art initiative at BiG. Kinsey also loves making “thumbs up hands” out of clay and is a master of glue dot placement in our card department. When Kinsey is not at BiG you can find her working at JCPenney, tenderly caring for her seven American Girl Dolls, or playing with her three dogs.


BiG has made such a difference in Kylie’s life. She is excited about going to work and has such satisfaction, pride and a feeling of accomplishment in her work at BiG. Her favorite things about BiG are “making ceramics, the fun job supervisors and my new friends”.


Born in 1971, Marnie moved from Pennsylvania to Austin when she was a baby.  Joining the work program on Mondays, her infectious smile and joyful spirit fills BiG’s workrooms.  Marnie loves to dance, watch movies and hang with her family.


Hailing from Deer Park, Texas, Rusty moved to Georgetown in 2008 and was one of the original citizens when BiG began in 2011. Rusty loves people and music, and his sense of humor and infectious laughter bring joy to whatever he’s doing. When he’s not working hard at BiG he loves to relax by watching the Price is Right with a cup of sweet tea.


Sean’s favorite enterprise at BiG is pottery and he is one of our expert sunflower cross artisans. He is also BiG’s go-to guy for all of our strongest tasks and is always willing to help. In his free time Sean enjoys swimming, bowling, playing video games and hanging out with his brother. One day Sean would love to travel to China to see panda bears in the wild.


An avid lover of 80’s music and steam locomotives, Steven brings a passionate spirit to our workplace. His close attention to detail make him and expert potter and detailed card maker. Although, delivering cookies to Hat Creek is his absolute favorite! When not at BiG, Steven loves to play video games and read about dinosaurs.


Originally from Waterloo, Iowa, Tim is always willing to lend a hand. With a penchant for organization and great attention to detail, he keeps BiG’s production humming. Tim is passionate about recycling and has started an initiative at BiG. He loves watching movies (especially Herbie movies), going bowling, playing pool, and hanging out with friends and family.


Timothy loves dates and numbers and he keeps us on track at BiG. Timothy has great attention to detail and is a wonderful asset to our pottery and card enterprises where his unique lettering and incredible sayings have become legendary. He also enjoys making deliveries in the BiG Truck. During his free time, Timothy relaxes by watching movies and spending time with his family.


Traci is an effective spokesperson for BiG, helping lead tours of the program, travelling to venues to tell her story, and advocating for us wherever she goes. She exemplifies our core value of interdependence and is eager to help out in any way. Traci enjoys training for triathlons (she recently completed the Disney Princess half marathon), playing with her dog, volunteering at her church, and spending time with her family.

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