Our Team

Suzanne Anderson

CHIEF Executive OFFICER

Suzanne Anderson is leading AGE of Central Texas into a new stage of expansion, serving more senior adults and family caregivers in the Central Texas area, and innovative service delivery methods. Anderson brings more than two decades of experience with Special Olympics Texas, serving most recently as the senior vice president of field services.   Anderson’s tenure at Special Olympics Texas included significant operational experience, where she served as the Interim CEO and stabilized the organization during a leadership change.  In addition, she has served as a caregiver herself and benefited from AGE services including the Health Equipment Lending Program.

K.C. Lawrence, LMSW

Chief Program Officer

KLawrence@AGEofCentralTX.org
512-451-4611, ext. 243

K.C. Lawrence, LMSW earned the degree of Master of Science in Social Work, as well as a certificate in non-profit leadership, at the University of Texas in 2012. K.C. has more than 18 years of experience in both for-profit and non-profit settings. During her career, she has served older adults and their families as they face challenges such as living with dementia, transitions, and changes in functioning. Her experience is in a variety of settings, including long-term care, home health, and as serving as AGE’s Memory Connections Program Director from 2015 to 2021. As of November 2022, she returned to AGE in the Chief Program Officer Role to oversee the agency’s programs of direct service. K.C. is passionate about empowering older adults and family caregivers to live how they chose to and find meaningful connection – even in the midst of difficulty.  

Jayden Beatty

Chief Development and Communications Officer

JBeatty@AGEofCentralTX.org
512-451-4611, ext. 224

Jayden is a passionate fundraiser with expertise in relationship building, corporate giving, peer to peer fundraising, and individual giving. Throughout her fundraising career, she has raised funds for $1 million or more budgets and has a background in workplace giving and developing corporate partnerships. While employed at AGE of Central Texas, she has held multiple positions including Associate Director of Development, where she garnered the knowledge and skills needs to assure the implementation of innovative, fundraising strategies. In addition to her role at AGE, Jayden is a Programs Committee Member for the Association of Fundraising Professionals Greater Austin Chapter. When she isn’t raising funds for the organization, you can find Jayden with her dog, Penny, reading a book or watching stand-up comedy.  

Laurence Statman

Chief Financial Officer

LStatman@AGEofCentralTX.org
512-451-4611, ext. 222

Laurence Statman is proud to be on the AGE of Central Texas Leadership team. Forty years of professional experience began in 1983 after obtaining a BBA from UT-Austin. While it was for profit experiences that initially began with banking and real estate responsibilities, it was roles as Controller and CFO with not-for-profit organizations in which he’s most passionate. Thirty years of mission-based organizations have included schools, community centers, medical clinics, and disability services. The impetus for his professional association with AGE of Central Texas began a couple years prior, beginning with helping to navigate his mom through caregiver services. Additionally, Laurence has served on several not-for-profit boards for soccer, congregations, community centers, heart, and scouting organizations.

Bobby Meehan

Vice President of Community Engagement

BMeehan@AGEofCentralTX.org
512-451-4611, ext. 242

Bio Coming Soon!

Lauren Duerksen Tiggeman

Vice President of Thrive Centers

LDTiggeman@AGEofCentralTX.org
512-451-4611, ext. 222

Lauren Tiggeman has worked at AGE of Central Texas since 2017, first serving as the program director of the Austin Thrive Center. Lauren is especially passionate about creating warm, welcoming spaces of belonging and providing affordable daytime care and social wellness support for older adults living with physical or cognitive needs. She grew up in Texas then earned her Bachelor of Arts at Bowdoin College in Brunswick, Maine. She moved to San Francisco before settling back down in Austin. Lauren has 3 rescue dogs at home, enjoys outdoor sports with her husband, and boxing at a local women’s gym.

Lauren is deeply committed to the AGE of Central Texas’ mission to combat social isolation among older adults. She strongly believes that social interaction and purposeful activities are key to maintaining health and well-being as we age. Lauren is always looking for new ways to enrich the lives of AGE members through innovative programming, community partnerships, and a welcoming environment for all. She enjoys meeting members and hearing their stories, and is energized by the joy and laughter that fills the centers each day.

Blair Loaiza

VICE PRESIDENT OF DEVELOPMENT

Blair Loaiza is a dynamic professional currently serving as the Vice President of Development at AGE, a position she has earned through her dedication and exceptional contributions over the past five years. Blair’s journey with AGE began as an intern, and she has since climbed the ladder, holding four distinct roles that have showcased her versatility and commitment to the organization.

As the VP of Development, Blair channels her passion for corporate giving into strategic initiatives that drive growth and impact. Her role involves overseeing all annual events, campaigns, and corporate relations, where she has consistently demonstrated her ability to foster meaningful connections and partnerships. Blair’s keen understanding of development strategies has been instrumental in AGE’s success in building and maintaining strong relationships with corporate entities.

Beyond her impactful work at AGE, Blair is deeply involved in community service and leadership roles. Currently serving as the President-Elect of her local Rotary club, she is dedicated to making a positive impact in the community and contributing to meaningful causes. This commitment to service aligns seamlessly with her professional endeavors, showcasing Blair’s holistic approach to making a difference both within and outside the workplace.

On a personal note, Blair is a proud and loving dog mom to a scruffy canine companion named Blue.

Departments

AGE Administrative Offices:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: Info@AGEofCentralTX.org
Main Phone: (512) 451-4611
– Rhonda Aldape, Administrative Specialist: (512) 600-9286
–  Rouland Cardenas, Operations & Transportation Coordinator: (512) 451-4678

AGE Thrive Social & Wellness Centers:

Central Thrive Center:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: CentralAustinThrive@AGEofCentralTX.org
Main Phone: (512) 458-6305  |  Fax: (512) 853-6086
– Holly Stoever, Program Director: (512) 600-9289
– Priscilla Robinson, LVN; Nurse: (512) 600-9290 

Williamson County Thrive Center:
475 Round Rock West Drive, #120, Round Rock, TX 78681
Email: WilcoThrive@AGEofCentralTX.org
Main Phone: (512) 255-4865  |  Fax: (512) 853-6086
– Aimee Drake, Program Director: (512) 255-4865
– Joy Jenkins, LVN; Nurse: (512) 600-7691
Gena Boydstun-Smith, Activity Director: (512) 600-9281

South Thrive Center –OPENING SOON!
9400 Alice Mae, Austin, TX 78748
Email: SouthThrive@AGEofCentralTX.org

CaregiverU:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: CaregiverU@AGEofCentralTX.org
Dianne Preston, Program Director: (512) 600-9279

Development Department:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
– Lauren Garza, Grants and Foundations Manager: (512) 524-8518
– Paige Pinkerton, Communications Manager: (512) 524-8519

Health Equipment Lending Program:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: Equipment@AGEofCentralTX.org
Cindy Day, Program Manager: (512) 600-9288

Information & Resource Center:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: ResourceCenter@AGEofCentralTX.org
Bonnie How; Program Director: (512) 600-9288

Memory Connections:
3710 Cedar Street, Austin, TX 78705
Email: MemoryInfo@AGEofCentralTX.org
Anna Tutum, M.Ed., CHES®; Program Director: (512) 763-2148