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.

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.

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.

Michael Engel
Activity Coordinator

Michael Engel has been serving the aging population since he was 14. He has over five years of experience as an Activities Director, serving in Colorado, Alaska, and Montana. Michael is excited to share his ideas, energy, and passion with the fine folks of The Pointe at Pontiac. When Michael is not having fun at work he as having fun at home with his wife, Melissa, and daughter, Sophia.

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

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.

Michael Stein

Michael Stein began working in the senior housing industry through his own personal experience with his aging parents. He believes in running our community as if his own parents lived here. That leads to his four principles: 1) quality of care must be superb; 2) food quality and service must be outstanding; 3) the building must be maintained in top notch condition; and 4) the residents must be offered an engaging and enjoyable wide range of activities, outings, and entertainment. Michael visits our community regularly and enjoys meeting (and thanking!) residents and family members.