R. Kevin McFeely, TLRC President & Chief Executive Officer
Kevin joined Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community in February 2017. Prior to this he served as the Chief Operating Officer at the Hearthstone, located in Seattle. Kevin received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science from Wayne State University, Detroit, MI and a Master’s degree in Health Services Administration from George Washington University, Washington, DC. He has taught long-term care management issues to graduate and undergraduate students in a university setting and obtained his Retirement Housing Professional Fellow (RHPF) from American Association of Homes and Services for the Aging (AAHSA) in 1991. His involvement within LeadingAge Washington includes serving as the Immediate Past Chair, Board Chair, past member of the Health Care Committee, past chair of the Nursing Home Survey Task Force and past chair of the Membership & Operations Committee. He currently serves as the LeadingAge Washington Chair of the Continuing Care Retirement Community Task Force and Treasurer. On the national level, Kevin serves on the Public Policy Congress and Steering Committee for LeadingAge.
Kevin and his wife Cindy enjoy traveling the world and supporting their four children and two grandchildren on volleyball courts, basketball courts and beyond.
Pete Donor, TLRC Chief Operating Officer
Pete Donor joined TLRC in June 1995 as a Human Resources Consultant, while also serving as the Director of Human Resources for Lutheran Social Services of Washington and Idaho. He became a full-time TLRC employee and the Director of Employee Relations in January 1999. In September 2012, Pete assumed additional responsibilities as Administrator for Dining, Life Enrichment, Housekeeping and Laundry Services. He completed an Administrator-In-Training program and attained his Nursing Home Administrator license during 2013. Pete is a certified mediator and ordained pastor. He is a former national board member and chair for the HR Network of Lutheran Services in America. He is a graduate of the inaugural class of the Ecumenical Leadership Institute and later returned to serve as faculty. He has served as a Consultant/Advisor/Trainer for a variety of local and state nonprofit service agencies, including LeadingAge of Washington. Pete is a graduate of George Williams College in Illinois with a Bachelor’s degree in Applied Behavioral Sciences and a Master’s degree in Administration of Human and Community Services. Pete and his wife Terry live in Lakewood and have four children. His spare time is filled with music, reading, church service and family events.
David Hoffman, Chief Financial Officer
Early in 2011, TLRC welcomed a new Director to the Business Administration team, David Hoffman. David served in a similar role for 10 years for a retail energy division of a Fortune 200 company here in the Tacoma area. He received his accounting degree and MBA from St. Martin’s University. David also proudly served our country in the military for four years as a gunner for the M1A1 main battle tank well as a reconnaissance scout at Fort Lewis and the Republic of Korea.
Today, David serves as our Chief Financial Officer. He is enjoying the connections he is able to make with the people we provide services for and appreciates being part of the TLRC culture. He is an active member of the Chamber of Commerce, the Audit and Finance Committee with LeadingAge Washington and Peace Community Center. David also serves as a financial advisor for many local and state wide agencies and other not-for-profit companies. David brings extensive financial knowledge, talent and a great sense of humor into our lives at TLRC every day.
In his spare time, David enjoys golfing, playing softball, and spending time with his wife, Margo, a son and three girls.
Sharon R. Christor, Director of Nursing Administration
Sharon R. Christor is a certified Director of Nursing Administration who holds this position at Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community. She has 14 years of service at Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community and has over 28 years of experience in the Long-Term Care (LTC) field. Under her leadership, our community has a pattern of outstanding surveys including three years of deficiency-free ratings, and has maintained 4-5 Star Quality ratings. She has also served as the Director of Nursing for an independent hospice agency as well as a case manager for hospice which included both palliative and comfort care programs. She developed an interest in LTC due to her close relationship with her maternal grandmother, but developed her skills as a nurse first within the hospital setting, working in areas such as Medical/Surgical, Emergency, Intensive Care, and Geropsychiatric units. Sharon holds an Associate’s Degree in Science and Nursing from Louisiana State University. She attended the University of North Seattle earning a certification in Legal Nurse Consulting. She recently earned her Master’s Degree in Nursing with a specialty in Nursing Administration from Walden University. She has served as treasurer of the local chapter of the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration (NADONA), and is an active member of the LeadingAge Washington’s Nursing Forum. She is also a graduate from the first class of LeadingAge Washington’s Leadership Institute. Most recently, as part of her graduate program in nursing and under the guidance of her preceptor, she helped to develop and teach the current curriculum for LeadingAge Washington’s Nurse Leader Education Program. Her goals are to continuously strive to be a creative nurse leader and role model who is dedicated to her work. Sharon maintains high standards for herself as well as those with whom she works, and is always willing to provide support to help her peers and staff succeed.
Kristine Grant, Community Relations Director
Kristine Grant has been with Tacoma Lutheran Retirement Community since 1991. She is a LPN who began her nursing career with TLRC as a Med/Treatment Nurse. Through the years, Kristine has worked in a variety of nursing positions including Charge Nurse, Admissions Nurse, Staff Development Nurse, Investigative Nurse and Assistant Director of Nursing Services. In 2005, Kristine expanded her horizons within TLRC and became the Executive Assistant to the CEO and Community Relations Director. This opportunity enabled Kristine to learn more about the internal processes of TLRC and share about the care and services offered at TLRC beyond the borders of our campus. She visits local hospitals and meets with hospital case managers when needed to evaluate and visit new and returning clients of TLRC. Kristine is involved with partnership committees with area hospitals, serves on the Partnership and Collaboration Committee through LeadingAge Washington, participates in the Qualis Health Communities for Safer Transition and Care Committee and is a member of Health Care Providers of Pierce County. Kristine wears many hats for the organization. She oversees the Health Center Admissions team, manages the majority of the advertising, community support and relations, and continues to collaborate with the Director of Nursing and her team to support continued quality care and service to those we serve in the community. Outside of TLRC, Kristine enjoys time with her husband and two busy children. She spends much of her time taxiing her children to, and cheering them on at sporting events including golf, basketball, volleyball and water-skiing.
Jan Dion, Housing Administrator
Jan Dion joined TLRC in 1992 as the Director of Social Services, and later became the Independent and Assisted Living Housing Administrator as well as supervising numerous on-campus programs.
Prior to Tacoma Lutheran, Jan worked the previous 10 years as Director of Social Work in for-profit, long-term care organizations. Her education includes a B.S. in Sociology and Community Service and Public Affairs from the University of Oregon, with post-graduate work in Gerontology at Portland State. She completed the Certified Aging Services Professional (CASP) from the University of North Texas. Jan has also twice served as the Assisted Living Chair of Leading Age of Washington, including the LeadingAge Leadership Program. Jan maintains an ongoing working relationship with the Pierce County Emergency Operations Center, focusing on vulnerable populations and long-term care issues. Other community involvement has included: FEMA disaster training, Executive Women International philanthropy group, and Mason County Aids Advisory Board member. Jan is married with three children. They live on a nursery/farm in Shelton. She is an avid equestrian, and enjoys church activities, traveling and Oregon football.