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Heather Turner, Executive Director at Timber Ridge at Talus

Heather Turner

Executive Director

Heather has been with Timber Ridge since 2013. She has worked with Life Care Services, the manager of Timber Ridge, for 15 years. As executive director of Timber Ridge, her role is focused on assuring resident satisfaction and managing the operation of this Life Plan Community in a financially sound and efficient manner.

Errin Humphrey, Associate Executive Director at Timber Ridge at Talus

Errin Humphrey

Associate Executive Director

Errin has been a licensed Washington nursing home administrator since 2004. As the administrator of Briarwood, his role is to ensure the highest-quality care for residents who reside in assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing, whether temporarily or permanently. He is responsible for the implementation of HealthyLife® Services, a program that recognizes resident autonomy and prioritizes excellent communication with residents and their families.

Joy Del-Calzo, Director of Residential Health Services/Wellness Navigator at Timber Ridge at Talus

Joy Del Calzo

Residential Health Services Director/Wellness Navigator

Joy serves as the knowledgeable “go-to” person for assisting Timber Ridge residents with access to the appropriate levels of medical service offered at Timber Ridge or through the residents’ other health care providers. Joy ensures Timber Ridge residents are able to experience a seamless transition through the continuum of care based on their individual needs and care plans.

Jassy Cheema, Director of Nursing Services at Timber Ridge at Talus

Jassy Cheema

Director of Nursing

With 23 years of experience working in geriatrics, Jassy is dedicated to caring for people. Jassy first joined Timber Ridge in 2007 as the director of nursing services of Briarwood. Her responsibility is to ensure the services provided comply with the highest standards of quality care and that Briarwood residents benefit from the training and guidance she provides her nursing staff.

Cindy Wesche, Director of Community Life Services at Timber Ridge at Talus

Cindy Wesche

Director of Community Life Services

Cindy has been with Timber Ridge since 2007, before the community’s opening. In her role, she is responsible for the coordination of social activities and events that are identified by residents of Timber Ridge. Communication is key to a successful and responsive program of multiple activities and topics. A newsletter and web-based in-house digital network form the base for this communication.

Food and Beverage Director Marcus Kollmai at Timber Ridge at Talus

Marcus Kollmai

Director of Food and Beverage

Marcus is responsible for the execution of high-quality service and culinary experience for residents as well as the menu selections in multiple dining venues at Timber Ridge. His role requires professional experience, high energy and dedication to achieving and exceeding residents’ expectations.

Jacob Harder. Director of Plant Operation at Timber Ridge at Talus

Jacob Harder

Director of Plant Operations

Jacob serves as the leadership for the maintenance team and security and is responsible for all the systems that provide a comfortable and safe environment for Timber Ridge residents. Jacob is also responsible for ensuring all the residences, grounds and the Lodge are immaculately maintained and function flawlessly.

Diana Hoyos, Department Director at Timber Ridge at Talus

Diana Hoyos

Director of Environmental Services

Diana has been with Timber Ridge since 2008 and has 24 years of experience in senior living. She started as supervisor of environmental services and was promoted to department director in 2016. Timber Ridge residents enjoy weekly housekeeping and flat laundry services which, under Diana’s direction, are done expertly and responsively to residents’ wishes.

Ruth Hensel, Director of Administrative Services at Timber Ridge at Talus

Ruth Hensel

Director of Administrative Services

Ruth first served the residents of Timber Ridge as the social services and admission coordinator in our Briarwood Health Center. In 2018, she made the move to office manager and in 2019 she was promoted to director of administrative services. Ruth’s duties include overseeing reception operations, supervising the front desk staff and supporting the general and administrative office.

Marketing Director Jill White at Timber Ridge at Talus

Jill White

Director of Marketing

Jill has been with Timber Ridge since 2009 and has approximately 10 years of senior living management experience. Jill and her staff offer prospective residents a wealth of knowledge regarding senior housing options in the greater Seattle area. Jill views her responsibility as helping prospective residents and their advisers learn and understand their options so they can select a Life Plan Community that offers both an enjoyable lifestyle and comfortable financial fit.

Cheryl Lyons, Director of Accounting at Timber Ridge at Talus

Cheryl Lyons

Director of Accounting

Cheryl has worked for Timber Ridge since 2014 and has nine years of experience in senior living accounting. Cheryl works with her department and the financial team at Life Care Services to assure the financial stability and strength of the community.

Joe Whalen Timber Ridge

Joe Whalen

Director of Human Resources

Joe has been with Timber Ridge since early 2020 and has approximately 18 years of HR Management experience, acquired primarily in the healthcare sector. Joe and his staff offer the best prospective employees an informative discussion on furthering their professional goals while enhancing the quality of life for Timber Ridge residents. Joe views his responsibility as providing applicants and employees with valuable information they can use to make their best decisions for their career, and commitment to Timber Ridge.