Our Team

Jessica Armour Community Director
Jessica Armour
Community Director

Jessica brings over 10 years of management experience to The Pointe at Pontiac with a strong focus on healthcare. Jessica enjoys spending time with the residents and interacting with the resident’s families. In her spare time, she focuses on her husband, young son and pet dog. You might find her enjoying a Chicago Cubs baseball game in the summer or watching the Pittsburgh Steelers in the fall.

Tracy Richardson
Director of Wellness

Tracy has been a dedicated LPN for 11 years and has worked in healthcare for over 17. She thoroughly enjoys working with the elderly with a strong focus on keeping our residents healthy and happy to live their lives to the fullest.
When Tracy is not at The Pointe, she is a busy single mother of three daughters; Jasmine who is 18, Faith who is 10 and Hope who is 4. Their favorite activities include going to the zoo, museums and hiking. She also has a 3 year old Saint Bernard named Gemma. Tracy also credits her strong Christian Faith with keeping her upbeat and enthusiastic about her work and life.

Amy York Marketing Director
Amy York
Marketing Director

Amy York comes to us with over 15 years of Healthcare Industry Experience. We are excited that she will be heading up our Marketing Department at The Pointe at Pontiac. She brings with her a passion for working with Seniors and an enthusiasm that we hope will energize the Marketing Division at The Pointe. In addition, Amy brings to the position a creative desire to strive to improve the resident experience with events that current residents will enjoy while inviting new residents to tour the community. Amy is also a very devoted mother of 4 children who are busy with a variety of activities. She is also a dog lover with a little Yorkie named Stella May making her very much a part of our Pet-Friendly community.

Stacee Wheat
Business Office Manager

Stacee began her career in healthcare when she received her CNA license in 2002. She joined our team here, at The Pointe at Pontiac, in May of 2010. She began as a CNA and later was promoted to Medical Records where she was responsible for a wide variety of tasks.
In 2018 she was promoted once again to the Business Office Manager position. She really enjoys helping the residents both with their personal needs and in the office setting.
Stacee holds an Associate of Science Degree in Health Administration Services. Stacee is the proud mom of a 13 year old son and spends most of her spare time attending his sporting events as he participates in Track, Baseball and Football.

Nikki Rhodes
Dietary Manager

Nikki has been a part of the team for a year and half working her way up through various Dietary Positions to Dietary Manager. She enjoys cooking for the residents and working with her staff to ensure that the residents have an excellent dining experience. Keeping her team up to date on pertinent health department codes and providing top quality food to the community’s residents is her number one goal. Outside of The Pointe, Nikki is the mother of 2 and the grandmother to 3 granddaughters. She enjoys spending time with her family cooking, doing crafts and enjoying the outdoors.

Marzella Martinez
Activities Director

Marzella is a Certified Activities Director and we are excited to have her as a part of our Team. She has been heading up an Activities Department for 4 years and has now joined our staff. Prior to taking on the Activities Director role, she was a CNA for 24 years. She thoroughly enjoys planning and executing the activities for the residents at The Pointe at Pontiac. She provides the residents with a Monthly Calendar of activities, events, and outings. She also writes a Newsletter for the Residents to share with their families each month so they know what’s happening at The Pointe at Pontiac. Marzella has 3 sons, ages 24, 17 and 15. Her 24-year-old son is in the Air Force and is married with 1 granddaughter.

Jose Zavala
Maintenance Manager

Jose has recently been promoted to our Maintenance Manager position. Prior to that he was our CNA Supervisor and has been serving the residents at The Pointe at Pontiac since June of 2010. He focuses on proving a safe and clean environment for our residents and is always ready to go above and beyond to be sure that the community is kept it the best possible condition as well as always ready to lend a hand with the residents. Jose can also be found driving our residents to doctor appointments and coming in whenever called upon. On a personal note, Jose enjoys watching Chicago Sports Teams and is a fan of the Chicago White Sox, the Chicago Bears, and the Chicago Bulls.

Sara Foster Regional Executive Director
Sara Foster
Regional Executive Director

As Regional Executive Director, Sara comes to us with a strong background in Senior Care and Management. Her focus has always been on the administrative aspects and she continues to develop new protocols and procedures to enhance the daily lives of our residents. Sara travels between our communities ensuring continuity of care, and that all state regulations are not only met, but exceeded.

Tanya Jennings Regional Director of Nursing
Tanya Jennings
Regional Director of Nursing

As Regional Director of Nursing, Tanya brings over 13 years of experience in the Health Care industry. As a former Director of Nursing, she has a wealth of experience in Supportive Living and Long-Term Care. Tanya travels between communities overseeing the nursing departments and caring for the residents. In addition to her busy career, she is the mother of 2 teenagers keeping her on the go.

Peg Spear Regional Marketing Director
Peg Spear
Regional Marketing Director

As Regional Marketing Director with over 25 years in Marketing, Sales and Sales Management, Peg brings the personal touch when it comes to working with residents and their families to transition to Assisted Living. In addition, she oversees our Activity Department, always striving to find new and varied programs for the residents and their families to enjoy. Traveling between our communities, Peg, creatively develops events and programs to share many services and amenities our communities have to offer to the public and within the healthcare industries in our local markets.