Who We Are

Third Coast Organic Foods is a ‘family owned and operated’ organic food manufacturing business. We make our delicious and satisfying products in small batches, and lovingly package each by hand.

Group

The following family members are currently involved in operations for Third Coast Organic Foods. As we grow and expand our products, so will our ‘family’. Thank you for taking an interest in ‘who we are’. We look forward to hearing from you soon!

Julia Massey

Julia Massey

SPOKESPERSON

Our beautiful and talented spokesperson is a 2019 summa cum laude high school graduate, and currently attends Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi. She is an acting/directing major with a dance minor. Julia is the daughter of Third Coast partners Therisa and John Massey. Julia loves her family, her cat “Yuki”, and going to the beach with friends.

Alvin “Gerald” Morris, Jr.

Alvin “Gerald” Morris, Jr.

FILMMAKER

This hardworking, talented Sam Houston State University graduate has been directing and producing films since 2009. Gerald is responsible for the production of all of our film commercials. Gerald is the nephew of Third Coast partners Therisa and John Massey and Kathy and Steve Sanders. In his spare time, Gerald enjoys watching movies, experimenting with film and photography, and cooking. http://Rivalfilmstudios.com/

Jimmy Bounds, Jr.

Jimmy Bounds, Jr.

PRODUCTION HELPER

Jimmy, an adult with special needs, is a big help to us when making and packaging our delicious food products. He is proud to be working in our production department, which gives him self-worth and a meaningful purpose in life. Jimmy is the son of Third Coast partners Kathy and Steve Sanders. He loves drinking coffee, watching movies, and visiting his grandmother.

PARTNER/PRODUCTION

Therisa Massey

PARTNER/PRODUCTION

After 32 years in public education, Therisa recently retired as a school librarian. Therisa is a founding partner of our start-up company. Therisa is musically talented, and loves to sing and ringing handbells. Her favorite pastimes are going out for Friday night margaritas at Tex-Mex restaurants, reading, and traveling with her husband John.

John L. Massey, Jr.

John L. Massey, Jr.

PARTNER/PRODUCTION

After 30+ years working in the telecommunications industry, John has enjoyed working with adults with special-needs in a miniature horse therapy program at a local non-profit. John is a founding member of our start-up food manufacturing company. He is a talented singer/songwriter, enjoys reading, and traveling with his wife Therisa.

Kathy [Massey] Sanders

Kathy [Massey] Sanders

PARTNER/PRODUCTION

Kathy has over 20 years’ experience in food development and production. She has volunteered for numerous charities as well as founded several non-profit organizations in our community. As our chief food developer, Kathy not only loves to experiment in the kitchen, she also loves music and traveling with her husband Steve.

Steve Sanders

Steve Sanders

PARTNER/PRODUCTION

Steve retired after 40+ years working in healthcare administration, the last 20+ years of which he served as our local hospital CEO. Steve enjoys volunteering in our community, serving on several non-profit boards of directors, and traveling with his wife Kathy. As an avid golfer, most days you will find Steve on a golf course.