Over a century of service.

Our leadership, unusually strong and experienced, knows what works when it comes to providing compassionate care for Texas’ seniors. Add a fervent commitment to providing a faith-based environment, to helping each resident maintain their dignity and self-esteem regardless of circumstances, and a staff whose every member sets their personal bar higher when it comes to ICARE (integrity, compassion, accountability, respect and excellence) – and results speak for themselves.

  • AMY THOMAS

    AMY THOMAS

    REGIONAL VICE PRESIDENT & EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    As Regional Vice President Amy oversees the operations of Cornerstone as well as sister MRC communities Creekside in Huntsville and PineCrest in Lufkin, where she also serves as Executive Director.

    Starting out as a licensed vocational nurse, Amy has touched many lives in her career growth. She also served as human resources coordinator and staff development director, roles that gave her great insight into the support needs of PineCrest employees. After obtaining her Bachelor of Business degree, Amy was charged with managing operations for the nursing and rehabilitation services of the community, and is currently working toward expanding home health services to residents of the greater Lufkin community.

    Amy continues to lead by example and is a champion for customer service and excellence in resident health services. Amy is also invested in the greater Lufkin community through the Kiwanis Club. She is an inspiration to our employees because she looks for the best in others and strives to help others grow professionally as they serve our mission.

  • BRITANY GAVRIEL

    BRITANY GAVRIEL

    ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

    Britany has several years of experience as an Area Director of operations for hotels in the Texarkana area. She was most recently General Manager of a local hotel in Texarkana. Britany has a strong hospitality background, and with her ICARE values, she is a great asset to the MRC team. Britany is a native of Texarkana and has solid business ties with the community. She is married to husband Chris and has two sons and a daughter.

  • JEFF BRADFORD

    JEFF BRADFORD

    ADMINISTRATOR

    Jeff brings years of long-term care experience to MRC Cornerstone.  He obtained his Nursing Facility Administrator license in 2008 and has served as an Administrator and Executive Director in Louisiana, Arkansas and now Texas. Jeff is a native of Louisiana, but has made Texarkana home, with his wife Melissa and three children: Wes, Levi, and Reese.

  • AUTUMN NORTON

    AUTUMN NORTON

    HUMAN RESOURCES COORDINATOR

    Autumn joined the MRC Cornerstone team in November 2017. She has worked in health care since 2005, most of that being in human resources, but also has experience handling accounts payable and a resident trust fund. Autumn says she truly loves seniors and what she learns from their experiences. Autumn has lived in the Texarkana area since she was 12, so this is home to her. She has 2 children; Brock and Kaylee. Their family enjoys various adventures, including camping, hiking and traveling to new places.

  • AMBER ADAMNS

    AMBER ADAMS

    SENIOR LIVING COUNSELOR

    Amber Adams is a Senior Living Counselor in Marketing. She has been with MRC for 2 years; previously was the Administrative Assistant at a sister Community in Huntsville, Texas. Amber is currently finishing her Bachelors at Texas A&M Texarkana. She loves music and has two rescue pets, Seussical and Dolly.

  • AMY DURMON

    AMY DURMON

    SENIOR LIVING SALES COUNSELOR

    Amy Durmon is a Senior Living Sales Counselor in Marketing. She is a graduate of Pleasant Grove High School as well at Texas A & M – Texarkana. Her previous job as a Realtor helps her with the logistics of moving to a retirement community. She is married to Justin Durmon and they have two children together, Riley and Raegan.

  • AMBER ADAMNS

    CATHERINE SMITH

    ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

    Catherine Smith is the Admissions Coordinator at Cornerstone. She has a passion for volunteering, serving others, and looks forward to serving and being an advocate for the residents of MRC and their families. Catherine is married to Wayne Smith. They have three children. In her spare time, Catherine enjoys attending her children’s sporting events and spending time with her family.

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