Mike oversees health care administration for The Langford and its sister community in Bryan, Crestview. He joined Crestview in 1994 as the activity director. In 2003, he received his Administrator’s License and was promoted to admissions director. In 2004, he was promoted to administrator. Prior to joining Crestview, Mike worked with cerebral palsy patients providing rehabilitative therapy at the C.P. Rehab Center in Beaumont, Texas. Mr. Adams graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and received his Certified Aging Services Professional certification in 2012 from the University of North Texas. Today, Mike also serves as healthcare administrator at The Langford.
A storied legacy of senior service.
Kara Beathard joined MRC in 2018 but is not new to senior living. She is a licensed nursing home administrator and oversees the health care and wellness needs of The Langford’s Four Seasons Assisted Living Community and Riverbend Memory Support Community. She earned her Bachelor of Science from Sam Houston State University. When Kara is not with her residents, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family, and her dog.
Frances Beltran began her service at MRC in 1998 as the Human Resources Specialist, moved to the Corporate Director of Human Resources, and now serves at the Vice President of Human Resources. She earned her CPP (Certified Payroll Professional) designation in 2004 and her SPHR (Senior Professional in Human Resources) in 2011.
In her current role, Frances allows the ICARE values of Integrity, Compassion, Accountability, Respect and Excellence to guide her in serving MRC employees, as they in turn serve our most worthy seniors.
As regional vice president, Matthew oversees the operations of The Langford and its sister community in Bryan, Crestview. He is a native Texan from Franklin, who graduated from the United States Military Academy in 1992 with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Matthew served our country faithfully as a field artillery officer in the U.S. Army.
Matthew found his calling for serving seniors in 2000 as a part-time employee at Crestview Healthy Living Community. Matthew returned in 2001 and, while employed, completed a two-year internship in 2003 to obtain his administrators license. Upon completion, Matthew left to work for a well-respected, family-owned long-term care business in the Bryan community.
Matthew considers himself very fortunate to have returned to Crestview in 2007 as executive director. He now also serves as executive director at The Langford. His passion for the senior living industry is evident in his daily interactions between staff, volunteers, residents and families alike. Matthew believes the key to serving seniors is attracting and retaining faithful, caring and trusted staff who treat the people we serve as if they’re family. Matthew’s motto is: “It’s all about customer service.”
Matthew’s credentials include Licensed Nursing Facility Administrator (LNFA), Certified Assisted Living Facility Manager, Home Health Administrator, and Certified Aging Services Professional.
Kathy DeLeon joined MRC in 2010 as director of sales for MRC Arbor Oaks at Crestview in Bryan, Texas, a Life Care community. She contributed to the presales effort during the start-up phase of this rebuilding project and also served as the personalization coordinator, assisting future residents in tailoring living spaces to fit their personal tastes and needs. Upon the opening of Arbor Oaks, Kathy served as the move-in coordinator before transferring to the health center side of Crestview. Kathy successfully fulfilled the responsibilities of director of sales and admissions for Crestview’s Assisted Living, Memory Care and Skilled Nursing for two years. In 2015, she was tapped to help begin the development of a new sister community in College Station, The Langford, as its marketing director. Prior to working with MRC, Kathy was a successful licensed real estate agent in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Dan has a bachelor’s degree in business from Baylor University and a master’s degree in hospitality from the University of Houston’s Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management. He’s worked for over 20 years in the hotel industry in both operations and marketing. Complementing his work experience, Dan has served as a leader in the hospitality industry by serving on the board of the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association and as president of the Brazos Valley Lodging Association. Additionally, Dan served as an adjunct professor in Austin Community College’s hospitality management program. Dan and his wife, Shari, live in College Station with their children, Drew and Sarah.
Sarah joined The Langford in 2018 but is no stranger to healthy living. She taught group fitness classes in College Station for five years, including water aerobics and Silver Sneakers, before joining MRC. Enjoying time with her grandparents from a young age, Sarah has always had a heart for seniors. Now, she looks to bring a smile to each resident’s face every day. In her free time, she enjoys traveling and being outdoors with her husband and three children.
Janis joined MRC in 2018 as our chaplain. She and her husband, Steve, have been married for 37 years and decided to settle down in College Station for the empty-nest chapter of their lives! Janis’ three adult children, Sarah, Clint and Jessy, got married within 21 months of each other, so she is a planning pro after finishing the wedding whirlwind! Janis is looking forward to the blessing of her first grandchild in May 2018. When Janis is not visiting with residents, joining in hymn sings or leading Bible studies, she likes to travel, read, scrapbook and spend time with family – including her new family at The Langford!
Ron Jennette has served in the senior living industry since 1994, initially joining the tax-exempt world as a financial management consultant for many years after serving as CFO for a private conglomerate of relatively small for-profit corporations in heavy equipment, construction, retail, and rental housing markets in Kansas and Texas. Ron joined Methodist Retirement Communities in April 2008 as CEO of the system and president of each affiliate. MRC is celebrating 55 years of service ministry to senior adults, now as a growing system of six market rate retirement communities (and a seventh in early development), plus five affordable housing communities and their own insurance captive. Prior to joining MRC, Ron also feels blessed to have served as CFO and CEO of Air Force Villages retirement communities in San Antonio, now known as Blue Skies of Texas.
Ron is a graduate of the University of Louisville, with a degree in business administration and a major in finance. Prior joining this industry, Ron became a Certified Management Accountant. Since joining our industry, he first achieved certification as a Home for the Aged and Assisted Living Facility Administrator, then later as a Certified Aging Services Professional. Earlier this year, Ron completed 12 years on the LeadingAge Texas Board, including two years as the board chair. He also previously served on the Public Policy Committee of LeadingAge (national), the Advisory Board for the Coalition of Leadership in Aging Services, the Vanderbilt Home Care Board of Directors, and spent approximately 10 years as a surveyor for the Continuing Care Accreditation Commission and Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities.
Ron is passionate about the mission of service ministry to senior adults and is focused on being a catalyst for making a positive difference in this world.
Taylor joined MRC in 2016. She began as the marketing and lifestyle assistant at Crestview and transitioned into the sales counselor for The Langford. Prior to joining the MRC family, she worked in an acute care hospital and inpatient rehabilitation facility. She received her Bachelor of Science in Health from Texas A&M University (Whoop!) and is working towards her Master’s Degree from The University of St. Augustine for Health Sciences. Taylor enjoys being outside, traveling and serving the residents of MRC.
Stacey joined MRC in 2018 with 15 years’ experience in communications, marketing and business development. She is a proud Aggie (Whoop!) receiving her Bachelor of Science degree from Texas A&M University in 2000. Stacey believes in leading by example and is passionate about serving the needs of the staff and residents through her considerable administrative abilities. When Stacey isn’t managing or organizing the workflow of our administrative office, she can be found volunteering at the local schools or being her children’s biggest fan at their various sporting events. Stacey lives in College Station with her husband, Paul, and two children, Natalie and Nathan.
Karl is proud to be among the “Fightin’ Aggie” alumni, and in fact holds two degrees from Texas A&M University: one in business management and the other in management information systems. He brings 30 years of experience in human resources to The Langford. In his role, he works to ensure that we hire, retain and engage the best staff possible. Karl is highly committed to training The Langford’s leadership team to be effective in guiding their staffs, so they can provide the best service and hospitality to residents.
For Karl, MRC has been part of his family life before he joined our team. His parents were among the first residents of the redeveloped Arbor Oaks at Crestview in 2013.
Steve joined MRC in 2017 in his current position from United Methodist Communities of New Jersey, where he had been the Corporate Director of IT (Information Technology) for about 3 years. Prior to that, he was the IT Director for Tennova Healthcare in Lebanon, TN for about 2 years; for Hillsdale Hospital in Hillsdale, MI for about 2 years; for Gibson General Hospital in Princeton, IN for about 5 years and for IU Health – White Memorial in Monticello, IN for about 5 years.
Steve holds an associate’s degree in computer information systems from Ivy Tech Community College, a BS in computer systems networking and telecommunications from Capella University, and a graduate certificate in cybersecurity from Central Michigan University.
Yvonne is a native Texan with more than 20 years’ experience in long-term care, beginning as a charge nurse. She has held various positions throughout her career, including unit manager, MDS coordinator and director of nursing at one care center, where she worked for 10 years. She held the position of director of nursing at the center for eight years. Yvonne’s experience also includes the role of regional director of clinical services for another company where she oversaw the quality of care for eight centers across the state. During her tenure, the entire region showed significant improvement in the 5-Star rating system and in the company’s internal score card system.
Yvonne establishes a strong emphasis on delivering high quality care, and she expects nothing short of excellence in the clinical department. In 2011, she joined MRC as the director of nursing at its Cornerstone community in Texarkana. In 2015, she was promoted to MRC director of clinical services. Yvonne holds a bachelor’s degree in Nursing from UT Arlington. She currently chairs the Peer Group for Leading Age and has mentored nursing students in precept programs from several nursing schools in ADN and BSN disciplines.
Don joined the MRC team in January 2015, having worked in the senior living field since 1990. Prior to joining MRC, he served as CFO for retirement communities in Louisville, KY and Midland TX and spent a couple of years working as a financial software consultant for a provider of software to senior living organizations. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Baylor University and then completed his education in Finance and Accounting at the University of Louisville in Louisville, KY.
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