Leadership

From health care, fitness, hospitality and human resources to executive administration, sales, marketing, financial services and facilities services, our leadership team is your leadership team. They lead a staff of more than 400 full and part-time people whose goal it is to enhance the daily experience for every Member of The Cedars.

Sara Flynn-Loy
Sara Flynn-Loy

Executive Director

Employed by Life Care Services, our management partner, Sara Flynn-Loy graduated from The Pennsylvania State University, earning a BS degree in Human Development and Family Studies with an emphasis on Adult Development and Aging. Sara is a licensed North Carolina Nursing Home Administrator who has served on various boards and committees.

Andrew Martinson
Andrew Martinson

Director of Fine Dining

With more than 20 years in hospitality, including more than a decade managing dining programs for Life Plan Communities, Andrew brings a wealth of experience to The Cedars of Chapel Hill. As part of an exceptionally talented team of hospitality veterans, he derives great satisfaction through the creation of outstanding culinary experiences for Cedars Members.

Teresa Mize
Teresa Mize

Director of Marketing

A marketing strategist and tactician with extensive experience in senior living, Teresa Mize specializes in effective, results-driven communications. As a licensed real estate broker, she also heads up our on-site real estate sales office. From sales training and event planning to PR and advertising, Teresa’s marketing and sales expertise extends to all corners of the organization.

Steve Nusbaum
Steve Nusbaum

Director of Financial Services

Our Director of Financial Services, Steve Nusbaum, has more than 20 years of experience in healthcare, 15 of which are in Long Term Care. Working diligently with the Club Board, the Condominium Board and the Finance Committee, Steve manages all financial aspects of The Cedars community with a unique combination of leadership, vision and financial management expertise.

Tara Pierce
Tara Pierce

Programs Director

Tara Pierce has more than18 years of senior living experience. A member of the International Council on Active Aging and a former NCAA Division 1 athlete, Tara develops programs designed to foster whole person wellness. As Programs Director, she aspires to make our Members feel fully engaged, actively connected and completely satisfied with their lifestyle choices.

George Senerth
George Senerth

Director of Facility Services

As Director of facility Services George Senerth brings more than 35 years of healthcare experience in facilities and plant engineering to The Cedars leadership team. A certified carpenter, he oversees day-to-day operations, including renovation and construction. George is also responsible for all facility maintenance, security, grounds and environmental services.

Brandy Watson, RN, BSN
Brandy Watson, RN, BSN

Director of Home Care

Brandy Watson began her nursing career in a hospital setting working in Medical-Surgical, ICU and the Operating Room before transitioning to long term care. Bringing more than 12 years of nursing experience and a passion for caring for others, Brandy is dedicated to improving the quality of life and maintaining independence throughout all stages of life.

Lise Williams, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Lise Williams, SHRM-SCP, SPHR

Director of Human Resources

A human resource professional with more than 25 years experience, Lise Williams provides leadership in organizational development, recruitment, retention, performance, benefits and more. Lise finds The Cedars to be a wonderful place to work and live, made possible by the mutual kindness, affection and appreciation that exists between our Members and our staff.

Angie Wynne RN
Angie Wynne RN

Director of Nursing

A Registered Nurse, licensed Nursing Home Administrator and caregiver for more than 21 years in Long Term Care at Life Plan Communities, Angie Wynne was instrumental in establishing the Clinic and Home Care Agency at The Cedars. As our Director of Nursing, Angie provides exceptional care and caring to Cedars Members with both compassion and professionalism.