Hector Santiago

Director of Finance

Hector joined AOC in May 2016 as our Director of Finance.   He grew up in Puerto Rico but has since lived in TX and FL. He has been married to Sheila for over 30 years and is the proud father of four children; Gabriela, Patricia, Hector and Hannah. He is proud that each of his children have been blessed with servant hearts in their careers as teacher, nurse, firefighter and future social worker.  Hector has served at Daystar Television Network, Gateway Church in Southlake, TX, and Potential Church in Florida. He brings to us over 15 years of experience in non-profit work with 6 years in the church setting and is a licensed Texas CPA.  Hector loves partnering with ministries to help reach the unchurched and loves spending time with his family, watching sports and playing golf during his free time.

Contact Hector via email or call (512) 891-1616


Dawn Beacom

Associate Director of Finance

Dawn joined our staff in the summer of 2016 as our Finance Associate and Mocha Director. She grew up in Omaha, NE and earned her degree in Finance from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln and an MBA from the University of Nebraska at Omaha. She is married to her husband, Eric and they have 3 children, Cohen, Taryn, and Boone. They moved to Austin in August of 2015 and are excited to continue to explore their new home town.  In her spare time, Dawn enjoys watching college sports (especially the Cornhuskers – go Big Red!), spending time with friends and family, reading and supporting (aka chauffeuring) her kids in all their activities.

Contact Dawn via email or call (512) 891-1617


Leah Thompson


Leah is from Houston and got to Austin as soon as God would let her. She graduated from the University of Mary-Hardin Baylor with a degree in Christian Studies in 2005. Leah spends time with friends, outdoors, cooking, working out and watching movies. She is a self proclaimed foodie and says she will try any food at least once. She has been on our staff since 2013. 

Contact Leah via email or call (512) 891-1615