Meet the Conductors!

The Ally Dog Depot has a lot of moving parts and it wouldn’t be possible without the decades of experience and creativity that our friends and partners bring to the table! 

James Faulconer, Ph.D.


As president and founder my role is to mold the vision our the company, work with the team to create musical and curricular content, in addition to, actively recruiting young talent for the expansion of our team! Our research shows that we help children learn to think. We want to touch as many children’s lives as we can. 

Erin Hines

VP, content development

As Vice President responsible for Content Development, my role is to create the pathway into the minds of children, and helping them develop critical thinking skills. I am in my 15th year in the classroom where I learned to bring innovative problem solving to the forefront of my methodology. I am also in the 6th year of being a Mom of twin girls who have been a crucial guiding light in the development of our program.  I am excited to watch your family’s journey aboard the Ally Dog Express! 

Angie Demmon

Executive Director of Programs

As Executive Director of Programs my role is to evaluate the curricular process and content, organize and develop our operations to deliver a seamless product, and serve as project director for all programs in development.

Debbie Gilliam

chief Financial Officer

As CFO I bring award-winning musical skill, an eye for technology implementation but also a post-graduate study in accounting and business administration. I work closely with our CPA since joining the company more than 10 years ago. My unique understanding of this diverse set of information has helped keep us debt free and successful in our diverse business interests.

Lucas Ross


Lucas Ross is an actor/director/comedian from Minco, Oklahoma. He’s a 5-time Heartland Emmy winner, appeared in feature films, national television, hundreds of regional commercials from Oklahoma City, to Portland, and Las Vegas. Lucas can be seen weekday mornings on KFOR/KAUT’s “Rise and Shine.” He’s worked on stage with Star Trek Voyager’s Robert Picardo as well as opening for artists like “Weird Al” Yankovic.  

When he’s not making TV, he’s playing the banjo as a Deering Artist. Lucas released the bluegrass comedy album “Son of a Beekeeper” followed up by the kids/family album “Banjo Farm!”

Chandler Jackson

Ally's Friend

Chandler Jackson is an Oklahoma based professional puppeteer. His training and professional experience includes work with the experts at the Sesame Workshop.  Chandler has also been actively involved in writing, directing, performing, and producing his original puppetry-related productions, many of which revolve around his cotton-stuffed alter-ego, “Mister Puppet.”

Truman Bidelspach

Tech Specialist

As Tech Specialist Truman keeps the greasy wheels at bay by finding bugs in our systems, helping to connect to our equipment, and making sure we all have the best online experience while you’re at the Ally Dog Depot!

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