Our Leadership Team at EdenHill Communities is not only highly experienced, we are also deeply committed. It is our shared goal to provide quality and compassionate services every day. Learn more about us!
Wendy Carpenter - CEO and Executive Director
Wendy Carpenter joined the EdenHill Community as its CEO in August of 2020 after working more than 25 years for a large multi campus CCRC in a variety of progressive leadership roles. Wendy began her career over thirty years ago providing care as a Licensed Vocational Nurse, Certified Assisted Living Administrator, then advanced with a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration and Economics and a Master’s degree in Health Administration. While working in senior living and health care, Wendy has cultivated a strong background in operations, quality and performance improvement, regulatory compliance, risk management and strategic planning.
Wendy has been instrumental in the development of nationally recognized programs of care and serves on the Texas Leading Age Board of Directors. She is an active member of its Public Policy Committee, advocating for seniors and senior living services.
“I am honored to have been selected to serve as EdenHill’s CEO. To be part of a mission driven organization, with a history of serving seniors for over one hundred years, is a privilege and I look forward with excitement towards the future and the countless opportunities before us.”
Guy Hamilton - Director of Operations
Guy joined EdenHill in 2014 after a 23-year career in the United States Air Force. He served in various leadership positions in aircraft maintenance, was on the Inspector General’s Directorate, and the principal safety advisor to the United Arab Emirates Air Force. Guy earned a Master of Aeronautical Science from Embry-Riddle.
Since joining EdenHill Guy has completed the yearlong LeadingAge Texas Leadership Institute. He also received Texas State’s Healthcare Administration Certification and became a Licensed Healthcare Administrator.
“After a journey through long-term memory care with my father, I knew my ‘second career’ would be in aging services. It is an honor and privilege to serve the residents of EdenHill.”
Terry Jackson - Director of Sales and Marketing
Terry Jackson has more than 20 years’ experience in Healthcare, with over 15 of those years being in the Aging Services field. Her experiences span Senior Day programming, Home Health, Durable Medical Equipment, Geriatric Behavioral Health and Residential Services. She is passionate about developing and promoting quality services for Seniors.
Terry came to EdenHill in 2018 and is thrilled to be working and making an impact in her own town. “EdenHill is such a unique culture. As a not-for-profit, non-corporatized community, we are seriously committed to enhancing the lives we serve. Being part of this mission-driven community gives deep meaning to our daily work. There’s just no other work setting I’d rather be putting my efforts towards than EdenHill.”
Racheal Frederick - Director of Fund Development
Racheal Frederick has served in the role of Director of Fund Development for EdenHill communities since early 2022. She has been in various leadership roles in the non-profit world for more than 30 years, with a focus on housing and service provision for under-served communities. She has a Master of Arts degree in Organizational Leadership and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Chapman University, in Orange, CA.
“Working for EdenHill Communities allows me to serve the members of the community where I live, in a deeply meaningful way.”
Audrey Ramsbacher - Nursing Administrator
Audrey Ramsbacher received her BSW in 1983 from Mankato State University, Mankato MN. Her social work career spans over 25 years working in Long Term Care, ICF MR and acute hospitals in Texas, and Baltimore. In 2005 she obtained her LNFA license and has worked since in various for-profit and not-for-profit nursing homes across Texas. She has dedicated her career to making the lives of the elderly more enriched.
Audrey and her husband Tom have been blessed with 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren. In her spare time, her hobbies include sewing and quilting.
Audrey has been at Edenhill for almost 2 years and came to work here because she felt a calling to work in the not-for-profit world.
“New Braunfels has the small town feel that I grew up with and love so much. There is such a community spirit that makes me smile each day and I am proud to be part of that spirit.”
Mary Bradley - Administrator
Mary Bradley joined EdenHill in June, 2022 and, following several months of training, will serve as our Administrator beginning in September. Mary brings a wealth of experience to EdenHill, having 15 years as a long-term care Administrator and 12 years as a long-term care Social Worker. She has achieved the impressive distinction of maintaining 4- and 5-Star CMS ratings for her previous facility since 2009.
Mary is a dedicated team player who leads by example and keeps an open door, encouraging a family atmosphere for residents, staff, and families. She is committed to assisting the CEO in census development, strategic planning, and staff recruitment and retention.
“I look forward to helping make our Seniors’ lives the best they can be.”
Jill Wilson - Director of Human Resources
Jill Wilson, SPHR, is our Human Resources Director with over two decades of Human Resources Management experience. Jill joined the EdenHill Communities team in 2010 and quickly integrated with Texas Leading Age to complete their yearlong Leadership fellow course, chaired and co-chaired the HR Leading Age Peer group for a number of years and was part of the EdenHill team to win the “Excellence in the Workplace” award for our culture and the fun initiatives that we have at EdenHill Communities.
“I am honored and humbled to work with the incredible Team at EdenHill Communities to make the lives of our employees and residents better every day through a positive and fun workplace. When I am not at work, I enjoy new experiences through travel with friends and family.”
Sarah Currie - Chaplain
Rev. Sarah Currie has been in ordained ministry for 33 years, after some years teaching college English. A Mississippi native, she’s been in her adopted state of Texas since 1982. As a United Methodist pastor, Sarah served several churches in central and south Texas before shifting direction toward chaplaincy. Following her time with local hospice agencies, Sarah has been the chaplain at EdenHill since 2016.
“I love serving at EdenHill as chaplain, where I get to offer non-judgmental, compassionate presence and spiritual companionship and encouragement to residents, families, and staff. I’m honored to meet people where they are, love them as they are, and help them get where they need to go.”
Chaplain Sarah also loves serving alongside the wonderful volunteers and Team members who help her support our residents and families.