About Us

Elizabeth Cripe (Co-Founder & Executive Director)

Elizabeth studied Psychology in California, TX. She also completed her Teaching Credential Program in California, TX. She taught Junior High, High School and Continuation High School students for seven years before becoming a Stay at home Mom.

Her family moved to Texas for a better life and new job for Elizabeth’s husband. After their second daughter turned one, they moved into the apartment that set them on their mold journey.

Elizabeth and Derrick for a short time were homeless and had no savings left to spend. They knew after recovering that helping people, in the position they had been in, was their only option. Elizabeth’s life was forever changed with the diagnosis of MCAS, PCOS and Celiac disease due her mold exposure.

Elizabeth is not only a Co-founder of Malachi’s Message, but also serves in the capacity of Executive Director. For more on her story click here

Emily Rachal (Co-Founder & Board Director)

Emily studied Journalism in Austin, TX. before she found her passion in helping people build and or customize their perfect home. She loved everything about real estate, that is until she and her family became victims to their homes toxic indoor environment.

Her family suffered greatly and lost their second son Malachi, whom this foundation is in memory of.  He inspires her to help people the way she wished someone could have helped them. 

She and her husband Josh, since their mold exposure, have dedicated their life to helping mold victims through their company Texas Mold Inspectors in the Houston, TX area. She is also one of the founders of Malachi’s Message and serves in the capacity as Board Chair.  To know more see her story here. 

Board of Directors

Emily Rachal - Board Chair

Elizabeth Cripe - Executive Director/President

Cristina Greenfield - Vice President

Derrick Cripe - Board of Directors

Lauren Cloud - Board of Directors

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