Management & Corporate Staff
E. DeAnn Eaton
Chief Executive Officer
E. DeAnn Eaton, CPA, MBA, Chief Executive Officer, began as Controller for La Vida Llena in 1994, was later promoted to Chief Financial Officer, and then to Chief Executive Officer of Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group (HCLG), the parent company of La Vida Llena Life Plan Retirement Community. Since becoming CEO, HCLG has grown by the acquisition of assisted living communities in Oklahoma City, OK, and Arvada, CO, the construction of The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho (NM) Life Plan Retirement Community, and the acquisition of a Hospice program based in Santa Fe, NM. Ms. Eaton has also represented the senior living industry in drafting and proposing legislation at the state level; providing valuable representation to New Mexico seniors. Eaton has also spoken at the national Leading Age conference as well as numerous other industry related conferences and events, and she is actively engaged with numerous volunteer organizations and professional affiliations. Ms. Eaton received a Bachelor's in Business Administration, with a concentration in Accounting, from Bethany College in Lindsborg, Kansas, and a Master's of Business Administration from the College of Santa Fe in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Chief Financial Officer
Angie joined the Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group as its Chief Financial Officer in March 2020. She brings with her over 21 years of extensive experience in accounting, auditing, operations management, operational controls and processes, and risk management. Her experience includes serving as the CFO of ARCA for over nine years. ARCA is a private not-for-profit organization serving children and adults with intellectual, developmental, and cognitive disabilities. Prior to that she was in public accounting for thirteen years at REDW, one of the Southwest's 10 largest accounting and business advisory firms, and Arthur Andersen, LLP. Angie received a Bachelor of Accountancy from New Mexico State University, is a Certified Public Accountant, and is a member of the American Institute of CPA's and New Mexico Society of CPA's.
Corporate Director of Human Resources
Lynne Carlberg joined Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group as the Corporate Director of Human Resources in 2014. Ms. Carlberg brings over 20 years of recruiting and human resource expertise from government and commercial contracting environments. Her focus has been in the fields of environmental safety and remediation, civil engineering, and information technologies. Prior to joining Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group, Ms. Carlberg served as Senior Human Resources Generalist at Los Alamos Technical Associates corporate office in Albuquerque, NM. She earned her Bachelor's degree in German Studies from the University of New Mexico in Albuquerque, NM, and holds a Senior Professional Human Resources Certification (SPHR) and is a Senior Certified Professional with the Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM-SCP).
Corporate Director of Operations
Laura has joined Haverland Carter Lifestyle Group as Corporate Director of Operations. For more than 25 years Ms. Broecker has been serving seniors by leading her teams in resident satisfaction. Ms. Broecker's career spans the healthcare gamut from skilled nursing to senior housing to continuing care retirement communities. With her wealth of senior living experience, she has held dual roles as regional director while responsible as executive director within a family owned retirement community. She has also held a district director of sales development with a national skilled nursing company. Through the years she has kept her vision clear, positively impacting seniors lives. Ms. Broecker earned her MBA in health care administration from Baldwin Wallace in Berea, Ohio.
She is well suited to this profession, as it naturally fits in with her desire to help people and make a difference in their lives. When you meet her, you will see why enriching seniors' lives is truly her passion!
Corporate Director of Sales and Marketing
Shay Wallace joined Haverland Carter Lifestyle Group on May 9th, 2022. He brings with him 12 years of experience in Senior living, both in Operations and Marketing. He started his career as a Marketing Director with a CCRC community in Amarillo, TX and then took over the marketing for a Lifeplan community in Corpus Christi, TX. Following his successful marketing stops, he went on to become and Executive Director for two different Assisted Living and Memory Care Communities in Texas. He considers working in Senior Living to be a calling in life and one he is extremely passionate about. Mr. Wallace considers it his mission to help Seniors actively engage back into their own lives.
Executive Director, La Vida Llena
Linda Givens, NHA, has been the Executive Director of La Vida Llena since January 2008, Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group's flagship community. Ms. Givens works in conjunction with multiple entities at the community, including; the President/President-elect of La Vida Llena's Residents' Council, seven Advisory Committees, and the La Vida Llena Advisory Board. Prior to joining La Vida Llena, Ms. Givens brought over 35 years' of experience in the healthcare field in both acute and long-term care facilities. Ms. Givens received a Bachelor's in University Studies from the University of New Mexico and is a licensed administrator for the licensed clinical areas of assisted living and health care.
Executive Director of Independent Living, The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
Paul Sanchez joined Haverland Carter as Executive Director (ED) of our Independent Living at the Neighborhood in Rio Rancho. Paul has 34 years of healthcare experience in physician practice management, human resources, and as a financial operations administrator. He has worked to implement new protocols and policies for major hospital systems, health plans and private physician clinics. Paul has managed marketing efforts, complex budgets, and analyzed data for JCAHO, HEDIS, MIPS, and MACRA which represent performance measures for hospitals, health plans, and independent physician groups. Paul comes to us as former Practice Administrator at Dermatology of NM, L.L.C. previously having worked as ED for the former President of the American Medical Association Dr. Barbara McAneny, at the New Mexico Cancer Center. He has lobbied and advocated in Santa Fe during the state legislature for the past 15 years on behalf of NM physician practice independence and reimbursement, patient/caregiver healthcare access and healthcare literacy. Paul has previously sat on the board of directors for the regional American Cancer Society, chaired the Dept. of Health's NM Cancer Council, NM Allied Council on Tobacco, and the Chronic Disease Prevention Council.
Nursing Home Administrator, The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho
Chrissy Akes, NHA, began her career with La Vida Llena as Director of Administrative Services in October of 2007 and was promoted to Corporate Director of Business Development with Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group in 2017. Ms. Akes supervised the corporate administrative support staff, supported the CEO, coordinated due diligence efforts of new opportunities to grow business and grow services, coordinated special projects, oversaw contract management and was the Corporate Board liaison.
In January of 2019, Ms. Akes was promoted to Executive Director at The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho. Ms. Akes attended Hendrix College and went on to complete her undergraduate education at the University of Phoenix with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. She earned her Masters of Organizational Management degree from the University of Phoenix. Ms. Akes received her New Mexico Nursing Home Administrator's License in December 2015. Prior to joining Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group, she worked for the State of New Mexico and at a non-profit medical/senior living organization.
In June of 2022, Chrissy became the Nursing Home Administrator of The Neighborhood in Rio Rancho.
Executive Director, Del Corazon Hospice
David Rodriguez, NHA, has been the Executive Director of Del Corazon Hospice care since 2011. Mr. Rodriguez brings over 40 of experience within the healthcare industry, including Director of Hospice and Home health services for Presbyterian Medical Services, and Director of the Division of Health Improvement for the State of New Mexico in the Department of Health, which is responsible for Regulating all of NM Licensed Healthcare facilities. Del Corazon attained a stellar reputation within the community as a Hallmark Hospice Provider prior to acquisition by Haverland Carter LifeStyle Group in April of 2019. Mr. Rodriguez attended St. Vincent's School of Nursing and completed his Nursing Home Administrator Training Program and became a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.