Troy Kriechbaum

Basic info about Troy

Name: Troy Kriechbaum
Position: President/CEO
Favorite Food: Anything Tex-Mex
Favorite Verse: Colossians 3:23-24 – “Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord, not for human masters, since you know that you will receive an inheritance from the Lord as a reward. It is the Lord Christ you are serving.”

Originally from: Dallas
Birthday: July 4
When I was a kid I wanted to be:  Veterinarian
Favorite Artists:
Old School Christian Artists – DeGarmo & Key, Mylon LeFevre, Petra and Phil Keaggy.

Christian Artists That We Play Today – MercyMe, Steven Curtis Chapman, Lauren Daigle, Chris Tomlin, Big Daddy Weave and Francesca Battistelli

10 Questions about Troy Kriechbaum

1. When did you join Encouragement FM?

January 2008

2. What does your job entail?

I have the pleasure of leading this amazingly talented and creative team.

3. Describe your family.

My beautiful wife and I met at Baylor and married shortly after graduation. She is a godly woman who truly makes our house a home. We have one girl, who recently married, and three boys.

4. What do you enjoy most about working here?

I love, love, love hearing how God is working in the lives of our listeners. These life-changing stories help fuel my passion for being a part of this ministry.

5. Share a funny story about working here.

Mike Harper’s 25th KVNE anniversary party was pretty fun. It was a roast and he asked me to roast him. Little did I know that in a roast, the one who is being roasted fires some shots back at those who roast him…oh my!

6. What do you hope to accomplish here?

Each day I ask the Lord for wisdom to lead well. Ultimately, my hope is to point more people to Jesus and to make Him known throughout East Texas.

7. If you could witness one event in history, what would it be and why?

If I could show up for just one day in history, it would be the day Jesus Christ rose from the dead and walked the road to Emmaus. It would be awesome to walk with Jesus after His resurrection and to hear Him explain how He is the fulfillment of the words of the prophets from hundreds of years earlier.

8. If you had one free hour each day, how would you use it?

To Be Determined…

9. If you had to choose an existing movie title to describe your life, what would it be?

To Be Determined…

10. What’s the strangest talent you have?

I wouldn’t call it a talent, but I can close one eye without “winking.” That’s more like an odd thing about me, than a talent.