June Employees of the Month

Dedra Thomas, RN, BSN
Director of Nursing 

Dedra is the daughter of former Kansas City Chiefs defensive back coach & NFL Hall-of-Famer, Emmitt Thomas of Angleton, TX. Dedra began her nursing career as a CNA in 1995, moved on to become an LVN in 2001, and an RN in 2010. Dedra received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing in 2016. Dedra has been an Administrative Nurse since 2005. In 2011, Dedra began her Director of Nursing career here in Brazoria County.

Ephesians 2:8-9 For it is by grace you have been saved through faith. And this is not your own doing; it is the gift of God, not a result of works, so that no one may boast.


Macy Underwood, MHA
Director of Marketing & Admissions

Macy has been involved in professional marketing, communications, & branding for 5+ years. She received her Bachelors of Science in Public Health from the University of Arkansas in 2018 & her Masters of Healthcare Administration from Oklahoma State University in 2020. 

“I’m firm believer that confidence should ultimately drive decisions, but with fresh creativity to support it, all with the goal of aggressively growing a business or idea. I absolutely look forward to growing & being successful every single day here at Cypress Woods Care Center!”


Jherick Gutierrez, LNFA

Jherick Gutierrez was raised in Houston Texas and has been an Administrator for over 4 years and has a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Houston. Has been in the healthcare industry for 17 years managing home health, nursing homes, and medical billing companies. He enjoys and has the passion to take care of the elderly population.