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Our Leadership Team

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Holly Borel

Chief Executive Officer

Holly Borel holds a Master of Business Administration degree with an undergraduate degree in psychology and is a native Southeast Texas, having grown up in Port Arthur. She has served 35 years in the Community Mental Health and Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities system across Southeast Texas and the Rio Grande Valley. In addition, Borel has surveyed for CARF International, Inc., accrediting organizations in the provision of behavioral health, substance abuse, integrated care and rehabilitation services. Ms. Borel has demonstrated a lifelong commitment to improving the lives of individuals diagnosed with severe mental illness, substance use disorder and intellectual and developmental disabilities.

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Lisa Gibbs

Chief IDD Officer

Lisa Gibbs is a Beaumont, TX native. She is a graduate of Lamar University with a B.A. degree in Psychology, and she has worked at Spindletop Center for over 35 years. Lisa is responsible for Early Childhood Intervention (ECI) and Intellectual and Developmental Disability (IDD) services, which include screening, eligibility determination, service coordination, community support, respite, employment services, behavioral support, nursing, specialized therapies, day services, crisis services, and waiver services. Lisa's lifelong career commitment expands beyond Southeast Texas as she works with the Local Authority Workgroup (LAW) which collaborates across the great state of Texas to improve the lives of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.  

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Creslyn Foster

Chief HR Officer

A human capital enthusiast with over 20 years of experience within a variety of industries (retail, grocery, non-profit, and healthcare). She ascertained her Bachelors of Business Administration with a major in Marketing from Texas Southern University in Houston, TX, Masters of Business Administration from the University of Phoenix, and human resources project management certification.  She prides herself in embracing the transformational leadership style by consistently coaching, motivating, and empowering employees.

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Denise LeBlanc

Chief Financial Officer

Denise LeBlanc, a Groves, TX native, holds both a BBA in Finance and MBA from Lamar University and has more than 35 years of experience in the financial and accounting fields. Denise is proud to work alongside talented, caring individuals who work hard to make a difference in the lives of our clients, and does so through the oversight of the Finance, Facilities Management, Fleet Management, and Consumer Benefits teams. In addition to being a published author and board member for three local non-profits, Denise is committed to ensuring the assets of Spindletop Center are utilized transparently, responsibly, and purposefully to promote healthy living in our community.

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Heather Champion

Chief Clinical Officer

Heather Champion is a Buna, TX native and has dedicated the last 12 years to mental health work and improving the lives of Southeast Texans in our community. She holds a Masters of Education degree in Counseling and Development from Lamar University and is a Licensed Professional Counselor. Heather has led successful project management teams which facilitated CARF accreditation and CCBHC certification for the Center.  She is a member of the Board of Directors of Habitat for Humanity of Jefferson County, has served on the Greater Beaumont Chamber of Commerce’s Leadership Beaumont steering committee from 2017-2020; served as Chair in 2020, and was honored as 40 Under 40 Professionals of SETX in 2014. Heather knows the future of Spindletop Center is bright. She credits the comprehensive care model as one of its greatest strengths for the community and clients it serves, and truly believes "we are stronger as an organization because we have promoted from within."

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Bryan Gauthier

Chief Information Officer

Bryan Gauthier has more than 20 year's experience in Information Technology and Studied Managment Information Systems at Lamar University. Bryan believes being at the forefront of Information Technology is vital to our ability to provide emergent, affordable healthcare to our clients and community.  The population we serve continues to expand exponentially year over year, and technologies such as Telemedicine, Mobile Computing and Artificial Intelligence are paving the way to a new Healthcare experience.  These advances afford us the ability to break down barriers that have previously hindered our ability to serve all those in need of assistance.  At Spindletop Center, we strive to be on the cutting edge of technology by being innovative and utilizing technologies to better serve our community.

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