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Our Leadership Team

David Seaton

Owner

Laura Latham,

CEO & Director of LiveOak

Angie Carballo,

Director of Operations

Rachel Medina,

Director of Resident Services

 

David Seaton, Owner

David has worked with adults with cognitive disabilities for 40 years. He is the Founder/Owner of LiveOak Living Community, which he started in 2002 with the vision of creating a supportive lifelong living community for adults with long-term cognitive disabilities.

 

He has also been the President of the Seaton Foundation, since 1986, which provides education and internship programs that promote the concepts of LifeLong Living for professionals, students and organizations working in long-term care.

 

David is married and lives in the country outside of Wimberley with their 4 dogs. In his free time you’ll find him outside on his tractor, bicycle, motorcycle, or watching college football.

Email: ds@liveoakliving.com

Laura Latham, CEO/ LiveOak Director

Laura Latham is the CEO of LiveOak Living Community. Laura graduated from The University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio with degree in Business Administration with a focus in Management. After graduation, Laura chose to focus her career on improving the quality of life of individuals living with cognitive disabilities. She has worked with adults living with Cognitive Disabilities for over twenty years and has been with LiveOak since 2005.

 

Laura has four beautiful children with her husband for twenty-five years. She is very active at her church and within the San Marcos community. She loves junking, cooking, high school basketball and Christmas. 

Email: ll@liveoakliving.com

 
 

Angie Carballo, 

Director of Operations

Angie Carballo is the Director of Operations at LiveOak Living Community. She started as a Direct Support Professional where she gained experience working with individuals with a variety of cognitive disabilities. Angie obtained her B.S. in Psychology and M.A. in Psychological Research from Texas State University. At LiveOak Living Community, Angie focuses her time on human resources, staff development and business operations. On her free time, Angie enjoys painting, baking and knitting.

Email: ac@liveoakliving.com

Rachel Medina, Director of Resident Services

Rachel Medina is the Director of Resident Services at LiveOak Living Community. She holds a B.A. in Psychology and a Master’s in Psychological Research from Texas State University. Rachel oversees the health and wellness of all residents at LiveOak Living Community. She also very involved with admissions, community outreach, marketing, and the LiveOak Internship Program. Rachel is also the Director of the Seaton Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to educating the next generation of professionals in long-term care, and a board member for AAIDD- Texas Chapter.

 

When she is not working, Rachel enjoys cooking, shopping, taking care of her saltwater aquarium, and working on home improvement projects with her husband.

Email: rm@liveoakliving.com

 

Bonnie Sanders, 

Administrator/Smith House Director

Bonnie Sanders is the Administrator for LiveOak Living Community. Bonnie has been working at LiveOak for eleven years and is trained in Person Centered Practices. She is the Director of Smith House where she is integral in programmatic planning and licensing. Bonnie is from Alabama She is a huge Auburn football fan and loves her dog Chewy. 

Email: bs@liveoakliving.com

 

Diane Darrington, Director of Program Development

Diane Darrington is the Director of Program Development. She has worked in the mental health field for over 30 years. Diane has a bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona in Psychology and a Master’s degree in Counseling and Guidance from Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas. She has been a Licensed Professional Counselor in Texas since 1996, and is an certified  LPC supervisor. 

 

Diane became a Certified Brain Injury Specialist in 2005. Her passion is working alongside someone and watching them become more self-aware, insightful and experience those “ah ha” moments. She believes in the importance of providing, support, hope and when needed, challenging adults in being successful at their next level of independence in adulthood. Diane Lives in Wimberley Texas with her husband. She enjoys gardening and cooking.

Email: dd@liveoakliving.com

 

Browning Wiginton, Director of the Community Living Program

Browning Wiginton is the Director of the Community Living Program. He is a Texas State University graduate who earned a Political Science degree in 2008.  Browning started in health care business as a direct care support staff in fall of 2000 after moving to San Marcos to earn his degree. He has since dedicated his career to helping individuals with cognitive disabilities.

 

Browning is an outdoors-man who likes hunting, fishing, and sports. He is also an avid college baseball fan. He likes working on old cars, woodworking, and will cook anything and everything on a smoker-grill-fryer. He enjoys working with people, conversing, and helping in any way possible.

Email: bw@liveoakliving.com