Michael J. Dorazio

Executive Director

Executive Director, Michael J. Dorazio, is a 12-year senior living professional and Texas-Certified Assisted Living Director. He is responsible for administrative and operational functions throughout our campus, including its Independent Living neighborhood and the Assisted Living/Memory Care community which together encompass Discovery Village At Dominion. Michael earned a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management from Webster University, and prior to that, he received a Bachelor of Science in Occupational Education with a Business minor from Wayland Baptist University. Before joining Discovery Village At Dominion, Michael held multiple roles including Director of Operations, Executive Director, and most recently, Operations Specialist, a role in which he supported a portfolio of 12 senior living communities across two regions. He is married to his beautiful wife, Sherene, and the couple have two, small children.

Susan Warriner

Director of Celebrations, Independent Living

Director of Celebrations Susan Warriner has more than 10 years of experience in the senior living field. Susan enjoys assisting senior residents to feel sincerely cared for and appreciated.

Prior to joining our team, Susan devoted 12 years in Civil Service while working with the Air Force along with 8 years in the private aircraft industry. She describes herself as readily available to both residents and fellow team members.

Ron Huerta

Director of Facility Operations, Assisted Living and Memory Care

Director of Facility Operations, Ron Huerta, manages all ongoing maintenance both inside and outside the residences and common areas of our Assisted Living and Memory Care community. In this role, he leads a team of specialists with a commitment to excellence in both quality and service.

A proud native of San Antonio, Texas, in Ron’s spare time, he and his wife love to travel the Texas Coastline and for fishing. Other interests include gardening, DIY projects, and the Discovery Channel.

David Dawe

Director of Facility Operations, Independent Living

David Dawe, Director of Facility Operations for Independent Living, was raised in Seadrift, TX. Although David’s career with Discovery started in September 2021, his career began in construction and manufacturing, eventually working his way into Facility Operations. David is currently engaged and has three children. In his free time, David likes to travel and hopes to own an RV one day soon, traveling from state to state so he can enjoy the water, fishing and precious time with his family.

Rick Herbert

Independent Living Manager

Rick Herbert serves as our Independent Living Manager. Originally from St. Louis, MO Rick is a Retired Army Veteran of 20 years. During his service in the military, Rick served as a Flight Paramedic, Medical Instructor and Health Clinic Administrator. Upon retiring from the US Army, Rick moved to San Antonio and worked in Post-Secondary education, serving as the Director of Operations for three campuses in Career Education that instructed Registered Nursing, Beauty Health and Wellness, Allied Health, and Business Programs. After Rick left the educational sector, he started the next chapter of his career in the senior living industry, serving as a Marketing and Sales Director, for the last 8 years. Rick is involved in local charities with raising funds for the Alzheimer’s Association as the event lead for Discovery’s Annual Car Show. Likewise, he works with the Northside School District, South Texas disaster relief programs, and with Toys For Tots. Rick has been affiliated with Discovery Village At Dominion since the building opened in 2016 and has worked on-site since 2017. Rick is married to his beautiful wife Cynthia and they have a blended family of six children in all, plus their dog Cooper! In his off time, Rick loves to watch sports, is an avid golfer, and loves to travel. Rick is honored and happy to be part of the Discovery Team and serve our residents.

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Jodi Bowen

Senior Lifestyle Counselor, Independent Living

Jodi Biewen’s 16-year career in Senior Living has encompassed working in CCRC, Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. She started working in Activities, where she wrote two Word Gamebooks for seniors when she realized that activity materials were limited for that population. Her joy and passion for providing exceptional service to seniors led her to pursue Sales and Marketing within the industry. Using her extensive knowledge and compassionate understanding, Jodi has been a wonderful resource for seniors and their families, as they navigate the transition into their next home.

Roxanna Ramon

Senior Lifestyle Counselor, Assisted Living and Memory Care

Roxanna has worked in the senior living industry for over 16 years. The most rewarding part of what she does is the knowledge that she has the opportunity to touch other people’s lives and make a difference by assisting them on their personal journey with their loved ones. In her free time, Roxanna enjoys family gatherings, laughing, and reminiscing. She’s a proud four-time cancer survivor, a mother of two beautiful daughters, and is extremely blessed with 6 wonderful grandchildren that call her “Grammy.”

Leann Cordes

Business Office Manager, Assisted Living

LeAnn Cordes spent 20 years in multi-family community management before joining Discovery Village in May 2019. In her current role, she works on behalf of both our residents and team members, as well as outside vendors that serve our community. Accuracy, efficiency, and a commitment to customer service are foundational values upon which LeAnn conducts community business. Proudly born and raised in San Antonio, LeAnn still resides here today alongside her husband of 20 years. The couple has three children and six pets.

Heidi Reidel

Business Office Assistant

Heidi has worked the last 10 years in Business Administration, with a background in Oil & Gas. She’s been married to her husband since 2014, and stays busy with two small children, which they absolutely adore. They also share their home with a plethora of fun and interesting farm animals.