Cory Macdonald is an attorney with the firm he founded in 2017, Macdonald Resnevic, PLLC. Cory is a graduate of The University of Texas School of Law as well as the LBJ School of Public Affairs. Cory specializes in representing senior living providers and nonprofit organizations. Specific areas of focus include continuing care/life plan communities regulated by the Texas Department of Insurance, licensing and certification of health care facilities, and nonprofit corporation formation and governance. Cory also represents buyers and sellers of nursing and assisted living facilities, serves as borrower’s counsel in tax-exempt bond and other financing arrangements, and frequently serves as Texas counsel for national companies financing or refinancing Texas facilities.
A native Austinite, Cory is a proud father of three children. He has served in various volunteer roles including President of the Austin Health Lawyer’s Association, Vice President of the Texas Episcopal Seniors Foundation, and Director of Legacy Collective. In his spare time, Cory enjoys coaching his son’s basketball team and staying physically active.
Kim Wilson, DrPH
Kimberly Wilson, DrPH, has over 20 years’ experience providing research, evaluation and strategic advisory services to data-driven organizations, social entrepreneurs and investors who want to make strategic decisions through the use of data. She specializes in using statistical and economic methods to evaluate the impact of population health and social benefit programs and policies. Kim has published research papers and given presentations on the topics of cost-benefit analysis, health disparities, health insurance, health of Hispanic populations, obesity prevention and diabetes interventions. She holds a doctorate in Health Promotion & Behavioral Science from the University of Texas Health Science Center’s School of Public Health and a Masters’ in Public and International Affairs from the University of Pittsburgh’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs; she earned her bachelor’s degree in economics with a minor in business from Washington University in St. Louis. A Texas native, she recently relocated to New England but is pleased to continue her service on the Family Eldercare board because of the important work it is doing to help individuals living with disabilities and the elderly live independently and self-sufficiently in the community.
Sam Cockburn, CPA
Sam joined Family Eldercare as a Board Member in 2019 and currently serves as the Treasurer. Sam was born and raised in Austin. He attended and graduated with dual degrees in Accounting and Finance from Texas State University in 2012. In his professional life, Sam is a Certified Public Accountant with his own firm in Austin. Sam’s practice focuses on federal and state income taxation, along with small business and individual/family financial planning and consulting.
Outside of work and various non-profit initiatives, Sam can be found hiking, swimming, playing golf or hunting. Sam lives in Austin with his wife and dog.
Charles Colley currently serves as the Secretary of the Board of Directors for Family Eldercare, Inc. (FEI). He joined the board in 2013 and through his years of service has served as Board Chair, Treasurer and Vice President. Additionally, he is currently serving on the affiliated Lyons Garden board. Prior to serving with FEI, Charles was a 10-year member of the Ride on Center for Kids, Inc. board where he also served in the capacity of Board Chairman and Treasurer. Charles was a 10+ year member of the Pflugerville Rotary Club, where he also served as President and Vice President.
Professionally, Charles has been in the commercial banking industry serving central Texas business owners and real estate developers with their financial needs since 1994. Charles recently joined the Southside Bank team, which is headquartered in Texas, and serves the east Texas, Houston, DFW and Austin markets.
Personally, Charles has been married to Sonia since 1996 and has two adult children. Charles enjoys spending time with his family on vacations, with friends on the golf course, and alone on the trails. He also enjoys cooking for family and friends.
Ali Foyt began her career as a social worker at Family Eldercare in 2011. She is honored to have had the opportunity to work with older adults and adults with disabilities in central Texas towards financial and housing stability goals. Ali returned to school in 2016 to pursue a law degree and now proudly serves on the board of directors for Family Eldercare. Her research interests include affordable housing and the systemic impact of federal, state, and local tax policy.
Anna Vander Broek
Anna is passionate about Family Eldercare’s mission to enable older adults and people with disabilities to age with dignity and stability. Growing up in West Michigan, Anna’s father dedicated his career to building more “person-centered” senior living solutions. She witnessed firsthand the importance of community, especially as we age, and is excited to be part of the vibrant community Family Eldercare creates for its clients, staff and volunteers. Anna joined the FEC board in 2015 and again in 2022, after a brief stint working abroad. Her favorite FEC event is the Summer Fan Drive. Anna leads Field Marketing for Airtable, and lives in East Austin with her husband and three children.
Christie Hall, M.Ed.
Christie Hall, Owner and Broker of Homes With Hall Realty, is from Chicago, Illinois and has resided in the Greater Austin area for 16 plus years. She received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Sciences from Chapman University and a Master’s degree in Early Education. She built her career in early childhood education where she emphasized training and advocacy at a high level. She shifted these qualities to elevate and build her own brokerage, Homes With Hall Realty during the pandemic. She has founded her business upon 3 pillars; Education, Advocacy, and Emotional Intelligence. She strives to serve her community at a high level and integrate herself in the community so that everyone knows who they can trust and count on. She chooses to serve on the Family Eldercare Board because of their mission to serve the community. Christie understands the history of Austin and she is well integrated in the community and wants to add a different perspective to the Board. She is married to Byron Hall and has two amazing daughters and four precious grandchildren. They are members of Agape Christian Ministries Church where she and Byron serve on the Marriage Enrichment Team. She loves all things comedy, travel, and empowering others.
Deborah Kerr, Ph.D.
Deborah L. Kerr, PhD, is a professor of the practice at the George Bush School of Public Service and Administration where she teaches graduate courses in public policy theory, organizational performance measurement, and management. Her teaching has been recognized with the University’s 2008 Distinguished Achievement Award for Teaching (based on nomination and support from current and former graduate students) and with Silver Star Awards given by the graduating classes of 2009, 2014, 2015, and 2018 for outstanding service and dedication. Her graduate student research projects have been awarded the James M. McGrew Student Research Awards in 2019 and 2023.
She has been an executive in private, public, and nonprofit organizations. Her academic and practice expertise includes performance measurement, talent management, and manager and executive performance. She has served on the board for the Central Texas Food Bank and currently serves on the board of Family Eldercare.
Fred Lugo is the director of engAGE Travis County. He has served as a director of volunteer programs with the State of Texas, Austin Chamber of Commerce, and RSVP; as a social services planner with Travis County and the City of Austin; and as a trainer in the volunteer management sector.
As a planner with the Human Services Departments of the City of Austin and Travis County, Fred led community planning initiatives on older adult and basic needs issues. As a trainer, he worked on national efforts to develop training modules and online resources for volunteer program development and improvement. Fred served as the president of the National Senior Corps Association, representing the interests of the AmeriCorps Seniors programs; served as the president of the Texas Senior Corps Association; and has served on local boards and councils, including the Capital Area Foster Grandparent Program, AIDS Services of Austin, and the United Way Volunteer Center.
He shares his passion on older adult issues, LGBTQ+ issues, and community engagement while currently serving on the Capital Area Aging Services Council, the Area Agency on Aging Advisory Council, the Austin LGBTQ Coalition on Aging, and the City of Austin’s Commission on Aging.