Meet the Team

Get to know the dedicated, caring staff at Autumn Leaves.

The friendly, compassionate team at Autumn Leaves create a welcoming, warm environment where you’ll thrive. Our goal is to exceed your expectations, day in and day out. So, no matter what tomorrow may bring, you’ve found a comfortable fit for the rest of your life.

If you’d like to talk to someone on our leadership team, reach out to us at 214-328-4161 or use the contact form on this page.

Tom Marks

Executive Director
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Tom has a Master of Business Administration from the University of Dallas and has more than 15 years’ experience in executive leadership in the senior living industry. He was the proud recipient of the American Health Association/National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL) Silver Quality of Care Award in 2018. Growing up in Denver, Colorado, Tom enjoys camping, hiking, hunting and fishing, and now enjoys living in the Dallas area, where he is closer to his three grandchildren.
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Hannah Culp, LNFA

Associate Executive Director
Hannah Culp, Associate Executive Director

Hannah is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator who is passionate about caring for older adults and enjoys serving the residents of Autumn Leaves. She graduated from Kansas State University with a bachelor’s degree in Human Development and a secondary degree in Long-term Care Administration. She earned her master’s degree in Aging Administration from Wichita State University.

Narinder Deo, RN, BSN, MSN

Nursing Director
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Narinder’s healthcare career spans more than three decades, but senior living has always been her passion. She makes it her personal responsibility to make sure residents have someone available, day or night, to talk to if they need anything. Her philosophy is that “engaging with residents is about actively listening and sharing in the decision-making process.”

Carol Bruno

Community Relations Director
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Having firsthand experience helping her mother find the perfect independent living community and later helping her transition to assisted living, Carol has a unique perspective and can support residents and their families during this important adjustment. She enjoys helping seniors find their new home.
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Joie’ Thornton

Admissions Director
Joie Thornton

Joie’ plays a crucial role as the primary point of contact for residents and families in need of skilled nursing or short-term rehabilitation services. She navigates families through the admission process and provides the necessary support to ease their transition. In her off time, she enjoys shopping, traveling, ax throwing, and spending time with her kitten.

David LeConey

Food & Nutrition Director
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David started his career training with a local chef. He enjoys sharing his culinary experience with the food and beverage team just as much as he enjoys interacting with our residents. Being open to feedback and suggestions from residents helps him understand new ways to provide an enjoyable dining experience.

Diane Dancer

Business Office Manager and Independent Living Director
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Diane has over 17 years in the health industry and has been a member of the Autumn Leaves team for three years. She has an associate degree in business and is a Certified Business Office Manager.

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