Tiffany is the Executive Director responsible for overseeing daily operations of the community, ensuring quality care and services are provided to residents and achieving high resident satisfaction. She has been in the healthcare industry, serving as an Executive Director, for nearly 20 years. Tiffany has worked for several regional and national providers of independent living, assisted living and memory care throughout South Carolina, including The Blake at Woodcreek Farms, Royal Oaks Senior Care (f/k/a Brightwater Retirement, f/k/a Magnolias of Summerville), Lake Wylie Healthcare and Morningside of Sumter. During her long and distinguished career, she has achieved, among other honors, recognitions for high resident and associate satisfaction, 100% capacity, best of the best awards, president awards, successful leadership and low associate turnover. Tiffany is dually licensed in the State of South Carolina for assisted living and skilled nursing. She is certified in basic life support and first aid. Tiffany is a member of the Alzheimer’s Association; and a sponsor of various events including the Race for the Ark (for dementia and Alzheimer’s) and the Golf Tournament for Children with Leukemia. She attended the Florence Darlington Technical College.
Area Culinary Director
Herb is the Area Culinary Director responsible for overseeing the Dietary Department of Bloom communities and making sure that their delicious and nutritious home-cooked meals are made from scratch for our residents using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients. Our residents enjoy a five-star dining experience lead by Herb filled with a rich assortment of menu options. In collaboration with our Registered Dietician, Herb incorporates resident’s personal recipes, special requests, old time favorites and specific dietary needs so our well-balanced gourmet menus are designed with their health, personal tastes and preferences in mind. Understanding how important great food is to our residents, Herb is consistently introducing exciting new cuisines for the communities to enjoy. Herb has had a long career in the food industry as Food Service Manager, Food Production Manager, Executive Chef, Foood Service Director, Director of Culinary Services and Food & Beverage Director for various health care and other organizations. He received degrees in Food Service Management and Culinary Arts, received the highest marks for customer satisfaction and won numerous awards.
Artemus "Artie" Edwards
Dietary Service Director
Artie is the Dietary Service Director responsible for overseeing the Dietary Department and makes delicious and nutritious home-cooked meals from scratch every day for our residents using only the freshest, seasonal ingredients. Our residents enjoy a five-star dining experience lead by Artie filled with a rich assortment of menu options. In collaboration with our Registered Dietician, Artie incorporates resident’s personal recipes, special requests, old time favorites and specific dietary needs so our well-balanced gourmet menus are designed with their health, personal tastes and preferences in mind. Understanding how important great food is to our residents, Artie is consistently introducing exciting new cuisines for the community to enjoy. He has been in the food service and hospitality industry for over 25 years. Over his illustrious career, Artie has been the Food Services Director and Head Chef at numerous restaurants, bakeries and national senior living providers, including Brookdale Senior Living, Five Star Senior Living, Sunwest Management and Life Care Services.
Community Relations Director
Brian is the Community Relations Director responsible for sales and marketing and has helped numerous families find placement for their loved ones. Brian previously worked for a national Assisted Living and Memory Care provider, Brookdale Senior Living, as a Medical Technician and for Home Helpers of the Lowcountry as a Home Health Caretaker. He has also worked in retail, merchandising and design. Brian’s extensive sales expertise, clinical background and long-standing dedication to seniors make him a tremendous resource for families and professionals. He attended Boston College and Albertus Magnus College earning degrees in economics and psychology.
Susan is the Wellness Director responsible for overseeing resident health care services, the medication delivery system, in-service training of the Health Services Department and conducting assessments.
Life Enrichment Coordinator (Memory Care)
Natalie is the Life Enrichment Coordinator responsible for planning and coordinating community-sponsored activity, exercise and wellness programs for Memory Care residents, as well as, ensuring our residents continue to live life to their fullest potential, enjoying their favorite activities while discovering new ones, and blooming into their best selves through growth and discovery. Alzheimer’s and dementia does not stop an artist from wanting to paint, a fisherman from wanting to fish or a dancer from wanting to dance. While some residents may have lost their short term memories, Natalie's mission, through our specialized programming and full calendar of activities and wellness programs, is to stimulate the long term memories that remain intact allowing our residents to continue being who they have always been.
Life Enrichment Coordinator (Assisted Living)
Nancy is the Life Enrichment Coordinator responsible for planning and coordinating community-sponsored activity, exercise and wellness programs for Assisted Living residents, as well as, ensuring our residents continue to live life to their fullest potential, enjoying their favorite activities while discovering new ones, and blooming into their best selves through growth and discovery. Nancy is a seasoned event planner, and her creativity and enthusiasm is second to none.
Business Office Manager
Kenya is the Business Office Manager responsible for maintaining day-to-day business office operations and procedures, including payroll, rent deposits and resident billing.
Director of Housekeeping
Terri is the Director of Housekeeping responsible for keeping our residents' homes and surroundings in a clean, comfortable and safe condition. Terri is a dedicated and professional, self-motivated achiever who simply gets the job done. She is respectful and pays attention to detail ensuring our residents are happy and proud to call our community home. Terri is a true asset. She has worked for our community over 10 years. She started as a Resident Assistant and was promoted to Director of Housekeeping.
Emmett is the Director of Maintenance responsible for maintenance, repairs and improvements to the community and keeping our residents' homes and surroundings in a clean, comfortable and safe condition.