Tamarin Cooley

Tamarin Cooley

Executive Director

Tamarin began her career as a Licensed Vocational Nurse in Oncology more than 16 years ago. She has long devoted her career to serving patients and resident seniors right here in Abilene, the place where she initially developed and cultivated her passion for nursing. Tamarin first joined the team at Morada Abilene in 2019 as the Director of Health and Wellness. Tamarin’s commitment and “service from the heart” leadership for her team, residents and community has led her to the Executive Director position with Morada Abilene, allowing her to continue to serve a community she has helped develop and come to love. Outside of work, she spends the majority of her free time socializing and entertaining family and friends.

Holly Whitecotton

Director of Celebrations

Holly Started working for Morada of Abilene In November of 2021. She started as the concierge and as her love grew for the Residents of our community she was promoted to Director of Celebrations. Before coming to Morada of Abilene She worked for Integra Care Home Health as a Field Supervisor. She loves to make people happy and put smiles on their Faces. In Holly’s free time she loves to go Fishing, camping and hanging out with her friends and family. Family and friends are very important to her. She also loves to cook. Cooking is one of her passions.

Sierra Gonzales

Sierra Gonzales

Business Office Manager

Sierra Started working at Morada in 2017, She started off as a Concierge then promoted to Director of Celebrations, Sierra worked as the Director of Celebrations for 3 1/2 years. In those 3 1/2 years Sierra had learned other departments in her community which ultimately lead to her Promotion to Business office Manager in March 2022 .In Sierra’s free time she loves to going to church and spending time with her family.

Jennifer Johnston

Jennifer Johnston

Director of Culinary Services

Director of Culinary Services, Jennifer Johnston, has been a resident of Abilene since 2010. Jennifer attended TSTC of Brownwood for Medical Billing and Coding and then relocated to Abilene after her parents passed away.

She started at Abilene Regional in the Dietary Department and was there for 7 years. She then went into the M.I.T. program at Silver Springs Nursing and Rehabilitation for a year and has now joined our team at Morada of Abilene. Jennifer loves to make people happy through good food and trying out new recipes.

Byron Pybrun

Director of Operations