Contact: Eric Teehan
Port Lavaca
United States of America

Rotarian of the Week

Eric Teehan


Eric Teehan – Administrator, Port Lavaca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center


Eric Teehan is originally from San Antonio, has lived in Sacramento, College Station, and Houston, as well.  He moved to Port Lavaca 15 years ago with his wife Jennifer, who is a Port Lavaca native.  Eric and his family attend First Baptist Church of Port Lavaca.  Jennifer is the head Chemistry teacher at Calhoun High School, as well as the Student Council Sponsor, FCA Co-sponsor, Class of 2023 Sponsor, the Pre-Teen Youth Coordinator at FBC and assists with Youth.  Eric has five children:   Kaitlyn -who is pursuing a Business degree at Sam Houston State University while working full-time at the corporate office for HEB; Ethan - who is attending Texas A&M University in pursuit of a Mechanical Engineering degree, is a member of Theta Chi, coaches his intramural basketball team, and is working for HEB; Reagan – a Freshman at Calhoun High School, the Greenhand Officer for FFA, basketball star, and Upwards Basketball Coach at FBC;  Julia – also a Freshman at Calhoun High School, Class President, Student Council and FFA member, volleyball star, basketball star, and track star; and Darcy – a student at Travis Middle School involved in band and having received the highest science grade in all of the science classes on her most recent CBA exam.

Eric attended the great universities of Texas – Texas A&M University and the University of Houston-Victoria.  The University of Houston-Victoria allowed Eric to graduate with a BBA in Accounting.  Eric began working in accounting after graduating, but quickly discovered that free coffee exacerbated his ADHD and moved into operations management, where ADHD is celebrated, and the coffee is still free.  Eric has served as the Administrator for Port Lavaca Nursing and Rehabilitation Center for the past 6 years leading a strong team that created a strong growth in census during his tenure.



Guest Speaker

Jennifer Rayburn


Jennifer Rayburn- Director of Advancement, Gulf Bend Center


Employed by Gulf Bend Center as an Advocate for the Center services in our community and the communities we serve.


Jennifer is a native of Victoria and has a professional background in recruiting in the oil & gas industry with additional experience in HR and corporate recruiting in the staffing industry. Following a failed attempt at Erasmus University in Rotterdam, Holland, as an art major, Jennifer returned to Texas, fully utilizing the top 10% of her high school graduating class scholarship earnings at both Bee County College and Victoria College, before relocating to the “Windy City”. While in Chicago, Jennifer began the work that would lay the foundation for her work with Gulf Bend Center .Now, for the rest of the story…


Professional Background-


CL Thomas/Pilot Thomas Logistics/Thomas petroleum-HR Recruiting


Randstad/Spherion-HR Specialist/On Premise CSS/Sales Director


Hope Community Church/Uptown Baptist Church/Parkway Church-Ministry Director/Missions