Katie Jones

Executive Director

Executive Director, Katie Jones, has more than 15 years of experience in senior living. Her passion for senior living began in high school when she worked as a dining server and receptionist at a local senior living community. This passion drove her to study Healthcare Services Administration at James Madison University where she obtained her Bachelor of Science degree in 2011. She has been a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator since 2012 and received her Master’s in Business Administration in 2015 from Ohio University. She is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners and has served as a Support Group Facilitator for the Alzheimer’s Association for many years. In her spare time, Katie cherishes time spent with her fur babies, family and friends.

Fran Lilly

Fran Lilly

Senior Lifestyle Coordinator

Sales Director, Fran Lilly, embodies an unending passion for the happiness and welfare of our residents. With more than 17 years of experience in senior living, she considers it an honor to serve our community. The relationships between her and our residents are unparalleled in the business. Whether it be to see what high heels she is wearing, or an urgent need, Fran is the go-to gal for the residents. In her free time, Fran loves spending time with her two daughters and spoiling her grandchildren.

Activity Director, Terri Pendleton,

Terri Pendleton

Director of Celebrations

Activity Director, Terri Pendleton, has more than 15 years of experience working with seniors. Every day is a pleasure for her keeping the residents active, engaged and happy. The best part of the day is knowing when she goes home, she takes a bit more knowledge with her; she learns something new from the residents every day! Terri is married with one son and has one dog and three cats which keeps her busy. In her spare time, she enjoys decorating her house or helping decorate her sister’s house. She enjoys driving through the backroads of the Virginia mountains.


John Spadaro

Director of Culinary Services

Dietary Director, John Spadaro, has always had a passion for working in the senior living environment. John is a native of Roanoke and graduated from Roanoke College in 2012. His passion for working with seniors stemmed from his relationship with his grandfather, Ted, who retired as the President of a senior living community in the 1980’s. John’s passion lies with helping people, something he attributes to the teachings of his grandfather. When not at work, you can find John on the golf course or spending time with his Chocolate Labrador named Bella.