Meet Our Dedicated Team Members
You’ll feel at home the moment you enter a Parkview retirement community and engage with any one of our caring, dedicated professional team members. At Parkview Senior Living, providing you with the very best care not only ensures your safety and well-being, it enriches our lives on a daily basis. Our experienced staff is dedicated to creating an environment that promotes the independent and active lifestyle that you seek, while also helping to develop a sense of community and belonging you deserve.
Parkview West Knoxville (770 Broome Road)
Darlene Adams, Director of Operations
Darlene’s work life before Parkview was spent as the director of a Widows Ministry in Virginia. After holding this position for eight years the youngest of her three daughters left for college and she moved to Knoxville. She began working for Parkview in 2009 as a weekend manager. Her dedication, attention to detail and caring heart ensured her promotion to Director of Operations where her role as a servant leader continues to inspire us all. Her goal for the Parkview Senior Living communities is to provide the very best family environment so that our residents may proudly call it their home.
Sandy Cornett, Activity Director
Sandy was born and raised in Knoxville, TN and lives in the house she grew up in on land that has been in her family for over 100 years. Sandy and her husband Jack have been married for 19 years and have four children. They also have a 2-year old grandson that they enjoy spoiling. Her mother-in-law, Martie Wyrick, is a resident at the Broome Road location. Sandy enjoys being outdoors, especially if watching her son Jackson play a round of golf. She also enjoys movies, the beach and spending time with her family. Sandy is very excited to be a part of the Parkview family and looks forward to making many memories with the residents.
Frederick Berthonnaud, Executive Chef
Frederick called New Orleans, Louisiana home in his youth. He graduated from the University of New Orleans in 1988 and the Delgado School of Culinary Arts in 1997. He apprenticed in several New Orleans restaurants including Brennan’s and the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. He has worked as a Chef in upscale retirement communities for 10 years before moving to Knoxville to marry his college sweetheart. His experience, caring nature and love for all that is food combine to create the perfect combination required to lead our commitment to culinary excellence.
Parkview North Knoxville (975 E. Emory Road)
Samantha Beals, Director of Operations
Samantha grew up in East Tennessee and earned her Bachelors in Business Administration from Tennessee Tech. She lives in North Knoxville with her husband Eric and her 15 year old daughter, Erica. She found her calling in Elder Care and has spent the last decade working with and caring for our older population. Quality of life is important to Samantha both personally and professionally. Helping our residents live their best life is her everyday commitment. She loves the outdoors, being active in our community and her church. We are blessed and very appreciative to have her as a part of our leadership team at Parkview.
Holly White, Marketing Director
Holly grew up in East Tennessee and earned her bachelor’s in healthcare administration and management from East Tennessee State University. She lives in North Knoxville with her husband Travis and her 13 year old daughter, Lucy. She found her calling in Senior Care when she became a caregiver for her grandma and has spent the last decade working with and caring for our older population. Relationships are important to Holly both personally and professionally. She loves to connect others with resources to help care for their loved ones. She is actively involved in her church and community. If she is not at work, you can find Holly at the lake enjoying life with her friends and family.
Susie Rogers, Activity Director
Susie was born and raised in Speedwell, TN, located about an hour north of Knoxville in Claiborne County. She has two daughters, Summer and Sydney, who bring much joy to her life. Susie enjoys spending time with her large close-knit family, being outdoors and involved with her church. Susie has 30 years of experience in the healthcare field of human resources and senior care communities that include hospital, nursing home, rehabilitation, memory care and assisted living. She has a love and passion that appreciates the contributions of the greatest generation and a strong desire to serve, enhance their lives, and create many good memories.
Nancy Zimmerman, Chef
Nancy Zimmerman is a Knoxville native and has worked in the food industry for over 35 years including restaurants, healthcare and retirement communities. She learned to cook while working in the family restaurant and her passion is creating new dishes. Nancy joined Parkview in 2019 and loves and appreciates building new friendships with the residents she serves. She has three daughters, four grandchildren and four great grands plus two German shepherds. She loves spending time with her family and teaching her grandson to cook.
Parkview Maryville (1413 West Broadway)
Kellee Horner, Director of Operations
Kellee Horner joined our Parkview family in 2016 as Activity Director and immediately began to make a positive difference in the lives of our residents. Her energetic leadership and caring influence resulted in her elevation to Director of Operations Maryville. Her past experiences and actions have led her to the area of work in which she truly belongs, senior care. Kellee lives a mission based lifestyle that moves through everything she does. She holds a genuine respect and appreciation for the wonderful things that seniors bring to our world. Parkview residents are proud to call her their friend. She has two married daughters and a furry roommate named Carley.
Camie Entrekin, Activities Director
Camie grew up in Johnson City TN. She has a BS degree in Early Childhood Education and spent 18 years in a classroom. Camie has spent five-and-a-half years in the senior world as an Activities Director and has loved every minute of it. She loves to have fun with her residents and enjoys keeping them very active! Camie and her husband Andy moved to Knoxville shortly after marrying. They have two grown children, Brittany and Austin. Camie and Andy enjoy traveling, spending time at the lake and hanging with their kids!
Greg Gross, Executive Chef
Greg Gross opened our Maryville location as Head Chef and has never looked back. His devotion to cooking and family came from his mother’s example. He found his passion early and has continued to pursue it for over 30 years. He has numerous certifications from the American Culinary Federation but his happiest rewards come from our Parkview residents rave reviews. He has traveled the country with various artists bringing the same refined home cooked experience to them as he brings to our kitchen. Greg sees Parkview as family and enjoys serving and connecting with our residents every day. With five children and three grandchildren, Greg and his wife Destiny, have found the perfect community for themselves in Maryville. Greg is a true family man who loves his job, his friends and a good cigar.
Parkview Tullahoma (1601 Cedar Lane)
Jenny Comstock, Director of Operations
Jenny Comstock moved to the Coffee County area in 2002 where she pursued her career as a long-term care nurse. Her love and dedication to our seniors is what brought her to the role of Director at the Parkview Tullahoma location. She is the mother of two daughters. When she is not at work, she spends her time camping in the mountains.
Shannon Stephenson, Activity Director
Shannon Stephenson moved to Tennessee from Texas in 1995 and fell in love with this great state. She lives her life with a servants mentality which guides her both on and off the job. Shannon has been involved in elder care her entire career including behavioral health, nursing homes and in-home care services. Her vast experience, coupled with her love of all people, positions her perfectly to lead our activity programs at Parkview; and she is valued by our team as a leader and a person. Shannon lives in Tullahoma with her husband Joe and their three daughters.