Melissa Curry, Chief Executive Officer

Melissa Curry,
Chief Executive Officer

The leader of the pack Melissa is small in stature but big in heart. She loves her community, planting flowers, and the occasional poker game with our residents. Melissa leads her team with passion and never stops short of making MVSL a welcoming home for all who enter our doors.

Carol Smith,
Business Development Director

Carol loves to experience the world through her senses, whether it’s taking a walk in nature, hearing the wind make a windchime sing, or watching the butterflies soar. She is our marketing maven and loves to light a candle, cuddle in a quilt, and watch a good episode of Wheel of Fortune!

Deborah Covitz,
Accounting Director

I moved here from Florida
And numbers are my game
So happy to join Methodist
And Deborah is my name

Debits are left
And credits are right
As the new accountant
I can surely shed some light

Katee Jones, CEO Executive Assistant

Katee Jones,
CEO Executive Assistant

Katee is the Swiss army knife of the team. When she puts her mind to it she can handle anything thrown her way, including keeping Melissa on schedule. When the day is done you can find her sharing snacks with her Bassett Hound, Alfie, and Netflixing to her hearts content.

Tracy Curlin,
Culinary Director

Robert Walrod,
Maintenance Director

Assisted Living/ASCU

KayLynn Laird,

Sarah Tisdale,
Resident Liaison

Hiking, Camping, and Fishing Oh MY!
Sarah’s hometown of Gentry Arkansas, offers the perfect backdrop for all of her favorite things!
Her love of meeting new people and helping in any way she can makes her a great fit on team MVSL.

Care Center

Deanna Fears, Care Center Administrator

Deanna Fears,
Care Center Administrator

What do golden retrievers, boutique shopping, and one spoiled grandson have in common? They are all just a few of Deanna’s favorite things. Deanna is the Administrator of our Care Center and she loves being part of each of our resident’s family.

Alicia Hanson,
Care Center Director of Nursing

Alicia has been on the team since she was a baby nurse (new graduate). The self-proclaimed nerd of the team, she loves to learn and teach others new things. Alicia is an animal lover and lives by the moto “Make your heart the most beautiful thing about you”.

Brandie Simmons,
Care Center Admissions Director

Brandie is a California girl, born and raised in Patterson she moved to Arkansas in 2000. She is a proud nana of two granddaughters and loves shopping and talking. You can find Brandie in the Admissions office and she would love to talk to you about our Care Center.

Susan Gill, Staffing Director

Susan Gill,
Care Center Staffing Director

Susan is our Staffing superstar! She has been married for 34 years and has two children, and a son in law. She loves laying on the beach and dreaming of Barry Manilow.

Connor Schmidt,
Massage Therapist

Connor lives out the Golden Rule on a daily basis. His love for his job, our residents, and his coworkers is contagious. One of his favorite things is seeing the smile on a residents face after a refreshing massage.

Amy Parmenter,
Assistant Administrator

Amy has spent over half of her professional career with MVSL. Along with being the director of MDS she also serves as our acting administrator. She loves reading, fishing, and spending time with her family.