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 Leadership

Leadership.

Over a century of experience in the care of our seniors.

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MIKE ADAMS

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR & HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATOR

Mike joined Crestview in 1994 as the activity director. In 2003, he received his Administrator’s License and was promoted to admissions director. In 2004, he was promoted to administrator. Prior to joining Crestview, Mike worked with cerebral palsy patients providing rehabilitative therapy at the C.P. Rehab Center in Beaumont, Texas. Mr. Adams graduated from Lamar University in Beaumont, Texas with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, and received his Certified Aging Services Professional certification in 2012 from the University of North Texas.

EVA HUTTON, CSA

ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Eva joined Crestview in 2011 and has served in roles ranging from nursing to Associate Executive Director. Prior to joining Crestview, her career as an LVN spanned 35 years. She initially came on board with Crestview as a home health nurse and has enjoyed working in other roles such as Lifestyle Director, Outreach Coordinator, Marketing Director and recently as the Associate Executive Director for Arbor Oaks. Eva is a Certified Senior Advisor and as the Associate Executive Director, she has the opportunity to combine her Crestview knowledge and experience to showcase what a unique senior living option Crestview is for incoming residents. She and her husband love being parents and grandparents, love horses, and also love their recently “rightsized” lifestyle after selling their farm, and building their dream home in south College Station.

KARL PRY

REGIONAL DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES

Karl is proud to be among the “Fightin’ Aggie” alumni, and in fact holds two degrees from Texas A&M University: one in business management and the other in management information systems. He brings 30 years of experience in human resources to Crestview. In his role, he works to ensure that we hire, retain and engage the best staff possible. Karl is highly committed to training Crestview’s leadership team to be effective in guiding their staffs, so they can provide the best service and hospitality to residents.

For Karl, Crestview has been part of his family life before he joined our team. His parents were among the first residents of the redeveloped Arbor Oaks at Crestview in 2013.

COURTNEY AUSTIN

Sales Director

Courtney came to Crestview in 2019 as the Sales Director. She is seasoned in senior living sales, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and has experienced Arbor Oaks as a family member with her Grandparents being among the first residents in 2013. Courtney was born and raised in College Station, but left her roots to be a Bearkat at Sam Houston State University, graduating in 2011. She enjoys spending time with her family, especially her three boys, who are always active in outdoor activities. Her love for seniors has been a passion since childhood, and with a true servants heart now gets to serve them at Crestview.

CHERYL CLARK

NURSE CONSULTANT

5Cheryl has served Crestview seniors since 1991 as a charge nurse, director of staff development, director of nursing, MDS coordinator, director of assisted living and now as a nurse consultant. She is a valued, tenured part of the Crestview family whom most residents and staff know personally.

Cheryl earned a Bachelor of Science in nursing (B.S.N.) with a minor in psychology and sociology from Texas Women’s University in 1973. Upon graduation, she worked as a nurse in the cancer unit at St. Paul Hospital in Dallas. Cheryl moved to Bryan in 1979 and was able to enjoy being a stay-at-home mom until 1991. Cheryl and her husband have three children and four grandchildren. Cheryl she sees her job with Crestview as a way of serving the Lord.

CASSIDY CURRIE

ASSISTED LIVING MANAGER

Cassidy is a Baylor grad who loves the Aggies. She joined Crestview in 2013 and currently serves as the Assisted Living Manager. Cassidy considers her opportunity to work at Crestview as a privilege; she is honored to serve residents every day and assist their families.

Cassidy and her husband have two dogs, RaeRae and Scotty. Meanwhile, they spend their time renovating their house and camping.

SARAH WILSON

Executive Assistant

Sarah Wilson joins MRC Crestview as an Executive Assistant.  She may look familiar as she has been with Crestview for 2 years as a Concierge.  Before starting her career here, she was an Aesthetician for 12 years owning her own Day Spa in College Station for last the5 of those 12 years.  In 2018 herinterest in Senior Care led her here.  She says “The family environment created by the staff and residents was one of the many things that made her choose Crestview.”

Sarah lives with her husband,John, and their feisty Chihuahua, Penny, in Bryan.   She enjoys hearing and learning about people’s life story.  

SARAH LANHAM

ADMISSIONS COORDINATOR

Sarah is a Texas A&M University grad with a Bachelor of Science in Allied Health. She currently serves as the admissions coordinator, facilitating all admissions in our skilled nursing and rehab areas. Sarah takes pride in working alongside our wonderful staff; bringing compassion, care, and great energy to our team. She enjoys helping others and giving back to the community.

Sarah adores her four dogs and two cats. Her free time is mostly spent traveling, enjoying the great outdoors, camping, practicing yoga and meditation, and spending time with family and friends.

NANCY KNUTSON, CSA

LIFESTYLE DIRECTOR

Nancy brings decades of experience in health and exercise as a fitness class instructor, exercise trainer, and health club owner and manager. Prior to joining the Crestview staff, Nancy owned a private nutrition and wellness practice. She earned her undergraduate degree in business and her master’s degree in clinical nutrition from Colorado State University. At Arbor Oaks, Nancy strives to align the health and wellness program directly with the community’s overall mission of providing excellent lifestyle options and compassionate care.

She loves showing people how they can discover their strengths and improve their livelihood.

MIKE RICHARDS

DIRECTOR OF MAINTENANCE

Mike joined Crestview in 1997. His work in facility maintenance spans a total of 25 years. As Director of Maintenance, Mike is responsible for the operation, security and maintenance of all campus buildings, equipment and grounds. He also focuses on preventive maintenance to ensure the integrity of Crestview facilities. He is highly skilled in building maintenance, grounds maintenance, plumbing, heating, air conditioning, machinery and equipment. MRC enjoys being able to draw on Mike’s expertise for new construction and existing community renovations.

MELINDA NEWTON

IT SPECIALIST

Melinda serves as Crestview’s IT specialist and assists in the general monitoring and management of the community’s network system infrastructure. She also is an expert problem solver related to hardware or software applications.

She joined Crestview in 2007 and brings experience in both home health and accounting. She is a loving mother of 5 and enjoys helping people.

REV. GARY ADAMS

CHAPLAIN

Gary has served as chaplain at Crestview since 2007. He was ordained as a minister with the Assemblies of God in 1979. Gary has pastored several churches in Texas since 1982 and was the founding pastor of Cross Mountain Church in San Antonio, Texas, in 1997. Gary retired from active pastoral ministry and moved to Bryan in 2007. His work experience also includes a 27-year career as a certified registered nurse anesthetist. He obtained his license as a registered nurse in 1964.

Something special about Gary is that he and his son, Mike Adams, Crestview administrator, have the unique opportunity to serve residents daily, side by side.

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