The Blakelys are from Knoxville, TN and currently reside in Houston. Pamela is a Certified Public Accountant with a BBA in Accounting from Texas Tech University. She is on the executive board of Houston Junior Forum and an active volunteer for Dress for Success Houston, Houston A&M Mother’s Club, Caring Friends, the Nehemiah Center and Christian Community Service Center. Hayne holds a BS in Industrial Engineering from the University of Tennessee and is a registered professional petroleum engineer and owner of Blakely Engineering and Associates. He is a founding board member of Medical Bridges, Inc, a non-profit that provides medical supplies to third world countries. The Blakely’s are members of West University Methodist Church, the 12thMan Foundation and the Texas A&M Heritage and Legacy Societies. They have a son, Grant ’13, a daughter Alane ’10, and son-in-law, Kevin Robert Avila ’10.