Our Team


Danielle neaves, COO

Danielle lived in West Point during her childhood until moving to Texas in 2006. Graduating Texas Tech University with a Bachelor’s and Master of Science degrees in communication, Danielle is the Chief Operating Officer and managing marketing and social media plans as well as the operations. After university, she worked with Texas Tech in their Accessibility department before moving to Washington D.C. where she has worked the last two years as an Operations Specialist.


ann neaves, CEO

Ann was born and raised in Southeast Iowa growing up on a farm. She spent her days working with crops and FFA projects. Ann graduated from University of Nebraska with her Bachelor’s of Science and Viterbo University with a Master of Arts in education. She has spent the last 20 years teaching elementary but is now also the Chief Executive Officer.


marvin and carol newton, CFO

Marvin and Carol have lived and farmed in West Point for the last 50 years. They are lending their experience in business management and finance.


Harvey James, cs

Harvard “Harvey” James has been an integral component of Small Grand Things as Chief of Staff. Don’t let him fool you, he really runs this place.


seth markey, CFO

Although he spent his early childhood in West Point, Seth has spent most of his life on the plains of West Texas farming cotton. He graduated South Plains College with a diesel mechanic degree and is now working as a technician for a John Deere dealership. With his knowledge in machinery and repairs, he leads the facilities management and repairs.