Meet the Friendship Village Sunset Hills Staff
Terry Walsh, Executive Director
Terry joined Friendship Village in August 2016 as Executive Director. The Board of Directors recognized his distinguished career in healthcare and faith-based senior care and senior living. Terry previously served as the Chief Operating Officer of Ascension Health Senior Care, the senior care subsidiary of Ascension Health, one of the nation’s largest health systems. Prior to starting Ascension Health Senior Care, Terry served on the corporate staff of Ascension Health in strategy, operations and business development.
Terry’s career in Hospitals, Health Systems, Health Programs and Post-Acute Care includes leadership positions with Ireland Army Hospital, Tripler Army Medical Center, Brooke Army Medical Center, TRICARE and PACE.
Terry retired from the U.S. Army in 2007, as a Colonel, following 22 years of active duty in the Medical Service Corps, where he held numerous executive positions leading to improved care for military families. Terry graduated from Westminster College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Biology, earned a Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration from Baylor University, and a Master’s Degree in Strategy Development from the U.S. Army War College. Terry’s wife and two children enjoy soccer, tennis, robotics and many other activities.
Terry is enthusiastic about joining Friendship Villages and preserving the mission of providing exceptional faith-based services for seniors throughout the St. Louis area.
Stacey Zerban, Village Care Center Administrator
Stacey has been a leader in senior care for over 15 years, and serves as the Administrator of the Village Care Center and Fountain View Assisted Living at Friendship Village Sunset Hills. Stacey joined the community in September 2016. Previously, Stacey was the Executive Director of The Quarters at Des Peres, and the CEO of Alexian Brothers Lansdowne Village. She was also the Regional Director of Business Development at Communicare Health.
Stacey graduated from Missouri State University with a B.S. in Communication Disorders. She’s active in her community, serving on the Ajax-Il Soccer Club board of Directors and the Maple Grove Civic Association. When not working, Stacey can be found coaching one of two children’s sports teams.
WE ARE VERY PROUD OF OUR FIVE-STAR MEDICARE-RATED SKILLED NURSING CARE. WE INVITE YOU TO TOUR THE VILLAGE CARE CENTER ANY TIME.
Carmen Walker, Residency Director
Carmen is a Registered Nurse with 20 years’ experience in sales and marketing. She has a Bachelors in Business Administration and is currently attending Logan University to complete a Master of Science Degree in Health Informatics. Her professional career includes sales and marketing positions at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Medical West Healthcare and Apria Healthcare. She is currently very involved with the local charity organization, Mercy Hospital St. Louis Foundation. Carmen has two children. Her hobbies include running, snowboarding and traveling.
I LOOK FORWARD TO SHOWING YOU HOW TO BECOME A PART OF OUR FABULOUS COMMUNITY! CALL ME ANY TIME AT 314-733-7803 or email WalkerCarmen@FriendshipVillageSTL.com.
Bobbie Liverar, Community Life Services Director
Bobbie began her career with Friendship Village Sunset Hills in 1990. She is responsible for, transportation, in-house programming, annual events, creative arts and wellness programming.
Bobbie feels blessed to have the opportunity to work with a great team of people and loves to come up with new and creative ways to keep the residents healthy and active!
LEARN ABOUT OUR FULL CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS. PLEASE VISIT https://www.friendshipvillagestl.com/sunset-hills-events.html
Jill Frein, Facilities Services Director
Jill has been in project management going on 16 years and in healthcare for 26+ years. Born and raised in a small town in Iowa, the Village was the perfect fit for her desire to be part of a small community again. She attended both University of Northern Iowa and the University of Iowa to earn her Bachelor’s degree. Jill was also a member of the UNI Women’s Golf team, a pastime she would like more time for. She started her career in the Medical Laboratory field working at a cancer center, open heart hospital, large city and small rural hospitals. She climbed the ladder to Director of Laboratory before turning to Project Management, specifically senior living construction. Jill joined the Village in 2013 and has called St Louis home for the last 17 years. She has two amazing children, a Labrador retriever and a cat. Jill enjoys reading mystery novels, spending time with extended family and watching her children play soccer, baseball and softball.
OUR TEAM IS READY TO PREPARE YOUR NEW APARTMENT HOME OR VILLA TODAY. LET US DO THE MAINTENANCE, CLEANING AND YARD WORK WHILE YOU LIVE LIFE CAREFREE!
Jim Savage, Chaplain
Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, Jim graduated from the University of Delaware with a BS degree in Chemistry/Biology. After spending 3 years as a Captain in the US Army, Jim graduated from the Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary in Fort Worth, TX with a MDIV degree to prepare for the ministry for which God called him. Jim pastored the Cross Keys Baptist Church in Florissant, MO for 20 years, while serving on the Board of Directors of Friendship Village for 18 years. He has been the Chaplain at FVSH since October, 2007 where he is affectionately known as the “Village preacher.” Married, Jim and his lovely wife Sandy have 3 daughters and 7 grandchildren, all of whom live in the St. Louis area. That’s why he jokingly says, “There is always a grandkid either in my bed or in my wallet.”
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Joanna Jones-Raymond, Director of Marketing and Communications
Joanna has a 22+ year career in advertising and marketing, beginning as the Promotions Director for a formal wear company, then spent 16 years at Momentum, a global advertising and marketing agency, and then as Vice President of Marketing for a specialty apparel company. Joanna has a B.S. In Theatre and also in Communications from Ball State University and a Masters in Marketing from Webster University.
Joanna is a public speaker for two advocacy groups, including the Down Syndrome Association. She has two children, and remarried in 2012, gaining four bonus daughters and two devious 70 pound Labrador retrievers.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE TO CONSIDER YOUR COMPANY FOR ADVERTISING OR MARKETING SERVICES, EMAIL ME AT Marketing@FriendshipVillageSTL.com
Kate Myers, Friendship Fund Director
Kate came to Friendship Village after being the Director of Volunteers at St. Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights Mo. Before that Kate spent 5+ years at the American Cancer Society in fundraising. Kate brings 14+ years of not-for-profit knowledge to both communities. She holds a BS degree in Child and Family Development from Missouri State University. Kate is married and has a daughter and 2 wonderful bonus daughters.
AS A 501 (C)3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT COMMUNITY, WE HAVE A VARIETY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO BUILD THE COMMUNITY AND WAYS FOR OUR STAFF ADN RESIDENTS TO GIVE BACK. LEARN MORE AT https://www.friendshipvillagestl.com/the-friendship-fund.html
Carmen Worley, Community Outreach Director
Carmen joined the Friendship Village team in 2011, splitting her time between fundraising and outreach on the Chesterfield campus. She moved into full-time Community Outreach for both campuses a year later, and enjoys building relationships and business referrals in this role. She comes to us with experience in development, event planning, volunteer management, teaching, and communications. Carmen holds undergraduate degrees in Advertising, PR and Education from Drake University as well as a Master’s degree in Education from Washington University. She has two boys and sings at various opportunities throughout the area. She loves her family, her church, the beach, and chocolate (not always in that order)!
IF YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM EXPERTS IN OUR INDUSTRY, OR IN HOSTING A PRESENTATION ON SENIOR LIVING, WELLNESS OR PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, EMAIL ME AT WorleyCarmen@FriendshipVillageSTL.com
Sarah Eggering, Health At Home Director
Sarah leads the team providing home health and private duty services to residents through Friendship Village’s sister company through Life Care Services - Health at Home. With offices on both campuses, residents can conveniently access their services at affordable rates.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOME HEALTH, VISIT Health At Home
Suzanne Sheldon-Krieger - Chief Compliance Officer
Suzi joined Friendship Village in early 2017, having previously served as Vice President of Risk Management for Ascension Senior Living. Prior to her years at Ascension, she served as In-House Counsel, Director of Risk Management and Corporate Compliance for Lutheran Senior Services. Suzi has a passion for people, team building and employee development while getting things done timely and cost effectively.
Prior to working for several law firms, Suzi was (and still is!) a Registered Nurse, with a background in women’s health and labor and delivery.
Suzi loves to read, travel, crochet, and spend time with her hubby, grown children and her favorite “child” – Stella the Wonder Pug.