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 Dedicated to senior

Dedicated to senior care.

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.

BRITANY GAVRIEL

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

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

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.

CARRIE TRUSTY

SALES AND MARKETING DIRECTOR

Carrie has worked in healthcare for over 15 years, serving seniors for the majority of those years in various communities from assisted living to skilled nursing and rehabilitation. In her various roles, she has developed a solid foundation in customer service, team-building and servant leadership that have led to successfully building relationships and meeting the needs of seniors in our community.

Carrie has a special place in her heart for caregivers and their loved ones who are living with Alzheimer’s and dementia and is proud to have been a part of developing a day respite program with the Alzheimer’s Alliance in Texarkana, TX.

She is married and has three children, a daughter, Taylor, and two sons Travis Allen and Seth. She also loves her three black labs, Bella, Harley, and Wrecks. Carrie’s husband and oldest son are US Marines and her youngest son is a competitive soccer player. Her daughter graduated from A&M Commerce with a degree in Marketing. Carrie and her family spend most of their time at soccer games, playing with their dogs and enjoying as many outdoor activities as possible.

AMBER ADAMS

SENIOR LIVING COUNSELOR

Amber Adams has been with Methodist Retirement Community (MRC) for three years and is a Senior Living Counselor, in Sales and Marketing. Her goal is to educate and increase awareness of MRC Cornerstone, but more than anything to be a resource for seniors and their needs. She is compassionate and forthright about the obstacle seniors face in today's world. Knowing she is making a difference, is the most rewarding part of her job.

Before Senior Living, Amber worked in grocery retail for a total of 7 years; from a sacker all the way to a corporate trainer. In that time, she learned customer service skills, how to build a team, and leadership.

Not native to Texarkana, Amber has enjoyed learning the area and meeting new people. Recently, she obtained her Bachelors Degree from Texas A&M University-Texarkana, in Communications. When she is not working you can find Amber spending time with her pets, enjoying nature, and shopping. Her life goal is to meet Dolly Parton.

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