Our Founders

Richard and Laura Redman
Laura & Richard Redman


Laura Redman is the CEO of Community Access, Inc. She holds a BS Degree from the University of Arizona and an MS Degree in Home Economics from Stephen F. Austin University, and is also a registered and licensed dietician in Texas.

Laura is an alumni of the Leadership Texas Association. She serves on several non-profit boards, Job Works, Private Providers Association of Texas (PPAT) and Southwest Society of Service Coordinators. Ms. Redman has also been appointed to several local community boards  including the Tyler Catholic School System.

A tireless worker in the field of developmental disabilities for over 25 years, in her spare time Laura's enjoys traveling and learning about investing. Laura and her husband, Richard, live in Tyler, Texas, where she continues to be an active member of the community.

Community Access, Inc. has always believed that if you keep your priorities in front of you good things will happen. These priorities remain the same today as they were in 1991 when we opened:

  • The consumers come first
  • The employees come second
  • The company comes third

Whether you are an employee, a friend, or an individual we serve, everyone at Community Access is here to make your life the best it can be.


Thank you for letting me be a part of your life,

Laura Redman, CEO