BRADY COTTLE

FOUNDER/EXEC. DIRECTOR

Brady Cottle is a fifth-generation Texan with deep roots in North Central Texas.  He earned his Bachelors Degree in Leadership from Faith International University and Seminary while gaining wide and varied experiences in private and non-profit sectors.  A veteran of social services, Brady has served as an advocate for people with disabilities for more than twenty-five years and a pastoral caregiver among disenfranchised groups for nearly two decades including people affected by poverty, addiction, and abuse.

Brady and his wife Misty have eight children which include six who are adopted through both Texas CPS and private adoptions. The vision for LoveLooksLikeThis was born out of their personal experiences.  He and Misty share a passion to advocate, serve and support this people group within a framework of justice and dignity to help them realize their own potential. 

MEET THE BOARD

MISTY COTTLE

DR. KIMBERLEE FLATT

Dr. Kimberlee Flatt is a therapist, professor, foster/adoptive mom, and wife. Professionally, her research area is supporting young people as they navigate obstacles and transition to post-secondary life after high school. She supports individuals with special needs and those with Neurodiversity as they step into increased independence in living, employment, and navigating their social worlds.

The heart of this Love Looks Like This organization is in alignment with all of the values and principles she holds near to her heart.

NOELLE FAILLE

Noelle Faille (pronounced Fi-YUH) has been a business professional in the restaurant industry for over 20 years. She currently manages facilities and construction for a national full-service restaurant brand. She has also enjoyed being a corporate management trainer. Noelle holds an MBA and is completing a Doctorate in Organizational Development. She is a trustee at her church and enjoys teaching cooking classes to young adult groups and is also certified to teach Financial Peace budgeting and money management. Noelle is also a musician and plays drums for a church worship band. Noelle and her wife have three children and enjoy camping, hiking, and kayaking together. She is an advocate for LGBTQ+ youth and hopes to make a positive impact with the rest of the team at Live Looks Like This!

MELODY HUDSON

Melody Hudson faithfully served youth in foster care for nearly ten years. She began her journey in the child welfare and advocacy arena after earning her B.B.A in Management and Marketing from Abilene Christian University. Starting first as a volunteer for CASA of Rockwall County in 2010, then later took a position with Lutheran Social Services (known also as Upbring – Foster in Texas.) where she worked six years as a Case Manager for foster parents and children in CPS custody as well as a Foster Home Developer and Trainer.

Melody is a Christ follower, wife, and mother of four beautiful children. She now works as a Real Estate Agent while together with her husband, owns and operates Hudson and Hudson Homes. She serves her community as an Ambassador for the Farmersville Chamber of Commerce.

Melody says she feels “called to work with children the world forgets” and desires to see children exit the foster care system to be successful adults. “..these youth must have a community of support and Love Looks Like This is doing just that.”

KEVIN BRYAN

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