Corporate

Kendall Oliver
Kendall Oliver

Owner

With more than 20 years in the senior housing industry, Kendall Oliver has an insider’s perspective on what it takes to design, build, staff, and market a community for older adults. His in-depth operational knowledge comes from firsthand experience.

He is a licensed nursing home administrator and opened his first assisted living facility, Cambridge Hills Assisted Living, in Roxboro in 2000. After Cambridge Hills proved a success, Kendall was convinced that he could extend his vision and operational experience into independent living for active older adults.

In 2008, Kendall and his partners launched what has now become the Cambridge Village Optimal Living Brand, beginning with Cambridge Village of Apex. Cambridge Village of Wilmington followed in 2015, and The Cambridge Brier Creek is currently under development for a planned 2021 opening.

Kendall’s diverse skillset has enabled him to venture into a variety of other real estate projects, including office, commercial and land development. He and his family live in Raleigh, NC, and attend Crossroads Fellowship Church.

Anita Vaughn
Anita Vaughn

Chief Operating Officer

The passion to serve, along with the desire to assist with designing and developing senior living communities, led Anita to Cambridge Village. Having been in hospitality since graduating from Campbell University, Anita finds great pleasure in exceeding the expectations of those she serves.

Creating a culture and building teams dedicated to service, trust and compassion that withstands the test of time has been Anita’s motivation throughout her career.

Her experience as a controller, general manager, director of human resources and marketing director has given her a solid foundation for her role as Chief Operating Officer. Being able to bring her passion, knowledge and experience to the leadership of Cambridge Village is a true blessing for Anita as she continues to serve, lead, teach and design Optimal Living® communities.

Deborah Gaynor
Deborah Gaynor

Corporate Accounting Officer

Deborah Gaynor is the Corporate Accounting Officer for Cambridge Village. Originally from Boone, NC, Debbie was the daughter of a Navy Seal, so she grew up living all over the country.

After receiving a degree in Business Administration from The Ohio State University, she returned to her hometown in the NC mountains. Following a successful 20-year career as a Medical Practice Manager, she moved to Raleigh with her husband. She came on board with Kendall Oliver in 2006 and has witnessed, and contributed, as Cambridge Village grew from a dream into a reality.

Debbie thoroughly loves her work and also enjoys genealogy, photography, gardening and spending time with her three grandchildren.

Lea Senter
Lea Senter

Executive Assistant to COO

Native to North Carolina, Lea grew up in the Blue Ridge Mountains near Asheville, NC. She graduated from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in 2015 with a BSBA in Business Management.

In 2016, Lea moved to Wilmington where she began her career with Cambridge Village working in the Wilmington location as the Assistant Front of House Manager and shortly after was promoted to Front of House Manager.

In 2018, Lea was relocated to the Corporate Office in Raleigh, NC where she served as the Corporate Administrative Coordinator.

At the end of 2019, Lea transitioned to our Apex location as the Assistant Executive Director where she helped oversee the operations of the building. In May of 2020, Lea returned to the Corporate Office where she is currently assisting with the opening of our third location in Brier Creek.

Stuart Clark
Stuart Clark

Project Manager

Stuart joined the Cambridge Village team in December of 2018 as the Corporate Project Manager.  Having graduated from Wake Tech Community College with an Associate Degree in Industrial Systems Technology, Stuart comes from a diverse background that includes working in tobacco, residential construction and the food and beverage industry.

Prior to joining Cambridge, Stuart was in Utility Construction Management for the past ten years. Helping to build the Optimal Living® vision and managing the expansion of the company is an exciting undertaking for Stuart as he strives for and promotes “Teamwork”. He understands that a business is only as good as the team players with a positive attitude striving for the same vision.

Stuart enjoys spending with family and considers his friends his extended family.  He and his wife Caitlin have been married for four years and are expecting a son in September 2019. He and Caitlin attend his hometown church, Theresa Baptist Church in Roxboro, North Carolina.

Stuart enjoys most outdoor activities which include training his bird dog, gardening, deep sea fishing, grilling and traveling. He is excited to learn and participate in the explosion of Optimal Living® through Cambridge Village.

Pier Vernaza
Pier Vernaza

Project Manager

Pier Vernaza is our newest team member as a Project Manager for Cambridge Village. She is originally from Perú and moved to United States in the early 2000s.

The tenets that influences Pier’s work ethics are human kindness, respect, and integrity; hence, aligns with Cambridge Village’s mission to provide and promote an optimal-mindful livelihood to our residents.

After Pier attained her graduate and undergraduate degrees from Campbell and Webster Universities, she acquired a diverse background in the public and private sectors. Pier served 2+ years with the Peace Corps in Eastern Albania in the community development field.

Her passion to serve others landed her career with AmeriCorps, another voluntary civil society program funded by the U.S. federal government. Formerly, she worked for seven years as an Urban Planner with Cumberland County in NC in the land Use Codes and Comprehensive Planning.

Brier Creek

Alicia Stewart
Alicia Stewart

Executive Director

Alicia comes to us with over 10 years of experience working in the senior housing industry. Alicia previously served as the Administrator at The Cypress of Raleigh. She prides herself in offering a high level of hospitality and compassion in senior living while maintaining senior healthcare and fitness needs.

Alicia holds a bachelor’s degree in sociology and nursing home administration coursework from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Alicia also holds a nursing home administrator license in the states of North Carolina and Pennsylvania. On her free time Alicia enjoys spending time with her family, photography, running, traveling, and riding horses.

Victoria Sosa
Victoria Sosa

Marketing Director

Victoria is a native to North Carolina and joined Cambridge in 2016 as the Marketing Director at Cambridge Village of Apex. She has over 12 years of marketing and sales experience combined with property management and the senior housing industry. As a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, she is an avid Tarheel fan, Go Heels! In April of 2020, she had the wonderful opportunity to open our newest, upcoming community in Raleigh, The Cambridge at Brier Creek.

Victoria enjoys continuing education and went on to gain her certification and became a Certified Digital Marketer in 2021 to enhance her skills in sharing to the public what makes Cambridge so special. On her free time Victoria enjoys spending time traveling, watching live theater, dancing, reading and spending time with her family.

Holland Soucy
Holland Soucy

Community Consultant

Holland is a Raleigh native. She joined the pre-opening team of The Cambridge at Brier Creek in October 2020. She brings her unique experience consisting of yacht crewing in New England and the Caribbean as well as hotel and special event sales in Newport Rhode Island. After spending 13 years away, Holland relocated back to North Carolina where she added convention center sales in Wilmington North Carolina and hotel sales and conferences in Raleigh North Carolina to her resume. She loves being back home and close to family.

As Community Consultant, Holland feels deeply that she has found her calling, guiding seniors through their next adventure…luxury retirement living! She found this to be an easy task given the Optimal Living commitment provided for Cambridge residents. In her spare time, you might find Holland gardening, biking or simply playing with her two dogs, Roxy & Piper.

William Gillespie
William Gillespie

Wellness Director

William, a native North Carolinian, was raised about an hour north of Raleigh on Kerr Lake. He attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he earned his degree in Exercise and Sport Science.

A passionate cyclist, William has experience working both with bicycles and people. He has worked as a bike mechanic in the past which took him to Southern Utah. He also has coached track and field athletes as well as cyclists and triathletes, working in the weight room and on the road.

Outside of work, William loves to ride bike, get outside for hiking, backpacking, and climbing, hang out with his friends, and explore the local craft beer and coffee scene. Bonus points if he gets to hit multiple in a trip – so if you ever want to take a ride to a local café (or brewery), William is your guy!

Wilmington

Katie Manning
Katie Manning

Executive Director

Katie joined the Cambridge Village Team in 2013 as the Director of Marketing for our Apex, NC community. She came to Wilmington in July 2016. Originally from Florida, Katie has a degree in Marketing from the University of Kentucky.

She began her career as property manager for a large, multi-family housing company which moved her to North Carolina in 2009.  Her passion for seniors and caregiving led her to a career as a Marketing Director for an Assisted Living community and then as a Business Development Director for a health care services company. She is honored to be a part of Cambridge Village Team since 2013.

Her love for this industry stems from a close relationship with her grandparents and in helping to care for her grandfather, who had Alzheimer’s. Since North Carolina is a 10-hour drive from her family, she likes to say that the staff and residents here are her ‘family away from home.’

When she’s not at work, you’ll find Katie working out, exploring the beach, scuba diving, traveling or caring for her pets and loved ones.

Kevin Mullins
Kevin Mullins

Assistant Executive Director

Kevin is married to our Resident Relations Director, Kelley Mullins. He was born and raised in Louisville, KY but moved to NC in 1993 to pursue his Masters of Divinity. He and Kelley spent twenty years ministering in a Youngsville, NC church, where he grew to know Kendall Oliver, the owner of Cambridge Village.

Kevin has served in many roles for CVW but is especially honored to be Assistant Executive Director, as it allows him to combine his business experience in operations and ministerial training through personal relationships to help both the employees and the residents.

Kevin believes there is a unique advantage to living as a village. He knows that what makes CVW special is not its amenities but its culture of mutual respect: a culture that includes residents, their families, and the CVW team.

Kristi O'Brien
Kristi O'Brien

Business Office/Human Resources & Payroll Director

Kristi joined Cambridge Village of Wilmington in 2019 as the Business Office Manager. With her wealth of knowledge and expertise in accounting, human resources and payroll, she was promoted to an additional roll of Human Resources and Payroll Director, in March of 2020. She brings over fifteen years of Accounting, Human Resources and Payroll experience. Born in NC but raised in CO, she returned to her home state in November 2019. She has two amazing children with the love of her life, Steve, whom she married in 1999.

Kristi shares in the same core values of Cambridge Village, she begins and ends each day living her Optimal Lifestyle. She began volunteering her time, in a nursing home, at the young age of 14. As she grew more comfortable with her surroundings, she began coordinating and hosting school concerts and Christmas carols. As she grew older and life pulled her away, she knew that’s where her heart belonged. After coming to Cambridge Village of Wilmington, she understands what it truly means to “Work where you love”. One of her favorite quotes by Confucius is “Choose a job you love and you will never have to work a day in your life”.

She has a deep love for all animals and manages her own “O’Brien Zoo” at home. On her off time, you can find her enjoying family time at Wilmington’s #1 attraction, the beach, or enjoying a couples ride through the countryside on their Harley Davidson.

Pierrette Cortner
Pierrette Cortner

Community Consultant Director

Pierrette joined Cambridge Village as an original member of our pre-opening team contributing her strong background in hospitality, sales, and marketing to the community.

In her role as the Community Consultant Director, Pierrette introduces prospective residents to our hybrid offering which helps to educate them on our unique approach to senior living. Her favorite thing about working at Cambridge is listening to the great stories people share with her. Born in New York, raised in Pennsylvania, and making her way to Wilmington by way of Maryland, Pierrette is a great ambassador for our coastal community.

She is passionate about her faith, her family, and our Optimal Living fitness program. In her free time, we can find Pierrette working out and keeping up with her quest… the push-up challenge!

Brittany Sykora
Brittany Sykora

Marketing Director

Brittany joined the Cambridge team in 2017. She absolutely loves her current role as Marketing Director because her responsibilities allow her to constantly build on the strong relationships she has established with the residents and her team.

Her motto is, “If you can brighten one person’s day, then you have enriched your own.” Brittany strongly believes that being able to help others is the core of who we are as humans, and Cambridge Village is the perfect place to practice this belief.

Outside the office, you may find her exploring the outdoors, participating in group exercise classes, creating some inspo worthy interior design, or just spending some quality time with her husband, family, and friends.

Casey Thomas
Casey Thomas

Marketing Assistant & Move Coordinator

Casey came to Cambridge Village in July 2018 with a degree in Sociology from Massachusetts and a banking career already in her past. She chose Wilmington for a change of pace and is proud to say she found what she was searching for. In her downtime, Casey enjoys reading, the beach, and spending time with her family.

Kelley Mullins
Kelley Mullins

Resident Relations Director

Kelley joined the Cambridge Team in October of 2014 in preparation for the opening of our Wilmington Community. She is originally from Louisville, Kentucky where she met and married her high school sweetheart, Kevin Mullins, our Assistant Executive Director. They have two children and three amazing grandchildren.

Kelley has worked in the Health Insurance industry, and as an administrator in both the construction and communication industries. She also enjoyed serving alongside her husband in the ministry for 20 years.

Kelley is grateful for the opportunity to help enrich the lives of the residents at Cambridge. She believes that “community” is key for a rich, full and healthy life. Her goal is to make each resident feel welcome when they arrive and connect them with everything available to live an optimal life.

In her leisure time, Kelley enjoys cooking, gardening and playing with her grandkids!

Crystal Wheeler
Crystal Wheeler

Practice Manager

Crystal Wheeler is the Practice Manager for NeighborHealth at Cambridge Village of Wilmington and Apex. Crystal has been part of the Cambridge family since 2017 and manages the daily operations of the Primary Care practice and provides supervision to a team of five. She has over 20 years of experience in the Medical Field. Crystal attended Coastal Carolina Community College in Jacksonville, NC where she obtained her Associates Degree in Science as a Medical Assistant. She also received her Bachelors Degree in Business Administration at the University of Mt. Olive. Currently, she is working on her Master’s Degree in Healthcare Administration at UNCW.

Prior to joining Cambridge Village, Crystal worked with Dr. William H. Cooper IV for 16 years as his Medical Assistant and later as his Office Manager.

Outside of her career, she enjoys spending time with her husband, 6 kids, and two dogs.

Blake Shepard
Blake Shepard

Wellness Director

Blake’s interest in healthy living began at age five, when he started gymnastics. Through more than twenty years in the sport, Blake accrued a number of injuries and experienced, first and, the importance of exercise, nutrition, injury prevention and rehabilitation.

His personal experience with the body’s healing process led him to East Carolina University for a degree in Exercise Physiology. As a Physical Therapy Technician, he worked to create wellness programs for patients who were recently discharged from therapy and discovered his passion for working with seniors to help them understand proper form, technique, and progressions to stay strong and flexible as they age.

He is a Functional Aging Specialist and brings that knowledge to a number of different programs: CrossFit, cross training, Olympic weightlifting, cycling, swimming, calisthenics, and running. At Cambridge Village, Blake works hard to make fitness accessible.

He knows a great trainer should be encouraging and friendly and seek to motivate every client while staying aware of their limitations. When he isn’t at work, Blake enjoys exploring on his bike and kayak or checking out the local parks with his wife, son, and two dogs.

Karen Weir
Karen Weir

Enrichment Director

Karen believes in the power of lifelong learning and is proud to lead enrichment activities for the wonderful residents of Cambridge Village. Considerate communication, a friendly disposition, and respectful, honest relationship-building are the key components of her life’s work.

In 2018, she, her husband, and her twin sons moved to Wilmington from the suburbs of Chicago, searching for a more mild climate and the more relaxed pace for which North Carolina is famous. She feels honored to be a part of this lively, interesting, and thoughtful community.

Andrew DiMauro
Andrew DiMauro

Maintenance Director

Andrew is your go-to guy for maintenance and repairs. Originally from Higganum, CT, Andrew moved to NC in March 2014 with his wife and two children. He came to Cambridge Village in 2015 and has since become a vital part of the CVW team.

Andrew describes himself and his wife, Rachel, as “simple folk” who love just being outdoors and on the water. When he isn’t at work, you’ll find him fishing or firing up the grill.

Michael Vealey
Michael Vealey

Executive Chef

Susan Rowland
Susan Rowland

Front of House Manager

Susan has spent nearly her entire working life in the hospitality industry. She believes wholeheartedly in the value of customer service and seeks to provide every resident with the optimal experience. After 25 years in the Outer Banks, she moved to Wilmington in 2012.

Susan is a mother and was the primary caretaker for both her parents and her grandparents. She brings what she has learned from those experiences to work at Cambridge Village. Susan knows how special every one of our residents is.

Diana Rollins
Diana Rollins

Housekeeping Director

Diana was born and bred in Brooklyn, NY and is the mother of two sons, ages 14 and 24. Diana has held a huge range of jobs in her life, from residential summer camp counselors to a position at Vernon Valley Great Gorge Resorts in NJ, which launched her long career in the hospitality industry.

She has worked at many of the best hotels in Wilmington. Diana absolutely loves to travel. Her favorite places are St. Andrews in Scotland, Bath in England, and Montserrat in the Caribbean, although she regularly finds herself in Canada as well.

Jamie Mondragon
Jamie Mondragon

Salon & Spa Director

Kelly Suggs
Kelly Suggs

Reception Coordinator

Kelly has more than eighteen years’ experience working in Home Health, Senior Living, and Assisted Living. She is a certified nursing assistant who came to Cambridge Village in 2015. Born and raised right here in Wilmington, NC, she is an avid beach lover and a frequent ‘cruiser.’

Over the years, she has enjoyed the opportunity to visit many different islands and countries. Kelly is exceptionally proud of her adult daughter and loves to go on short road trips on the weekend.

Apex

Sam Murray
Sam Murray

Executive Director

Sam was born and raised in Durham, NC before attending the University of North Carolina at Wilmington. He graduated in 2016 with degrees in Political Science and International Studies. While attending UNCW, Sam began working for Cambridge Village of Wilmington as a restaurant server.

After graduation, he spent time working as the Front of House Manager, then Marketing Director for the Wilmington location. Sam moved to Apex in 2018 to begin working in an executive role.

What he enjoys most about his job is building meaningful relationships with residents and staff. When Sam is not at work, he enjoys trying new restaurants, attending concerts, and rooting for Duke!

Brian Asbill
Brian Asbill

Assistant Executive Director

Brian is a lifelong North Carolina resident. He received his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees from NC State and has called the Triangle-area home for over 30 years. Brian managed the sponsorship sales and marketing efforts for the NC State University Athletics Department for more than 25 years. He also spent five years as the marketing and tenant relations director for Crabtree Valley Mall.

Brian became interested in the field of senior living while pursuing specialized training as a Seniors Real Estate Specialist (SRES), a national designation that he holds in addition to his North Carolina real estate license. He enjoys getting to know each individual resident and helping the team deliver an optimal living experience for each community member.

Away from the office, Brian enjoys visiting the beach or the mountains with his wife, their two adult children and their golden retriever, Riley. He also devotes many of his weekends each year coaching a travel softball team that prepares high school girls to play the sport at the collegiate level!

Katina Faulkner
Katina Faulkner

Marketing Director

Katina is a marketer by nature, passionate about people, places and storytelling.  She is a native Virginian that currently resides with her family in Holly Springs, NC. As a mother of 2 teenage sons, she is forever on the run, cheering them on at soccer matches or volunteering with athletic boosters and the PTA.

Katina is a graduate of Radford University and holds a BA in Media Studies. She has worked in advertising, marketing, and sales for over 20 years, most recently as a Marketing Consultant for The News & Observer.

Having worked in the real estate and senior living verticals at the N&O, Katina was thrilled to take on the role of Marketing Director at Cambridge Village of Apex.

When Katina isn’t working, you’ll find her spending time with her family, reading Elin Hilderbrand novels, or working on Sudoku puzzles. She loves the beach, strong coffee, and true crime podcasts!

Melissa Hicks
Melissa Hicks

Business Office Manager

Melissa was born in Anchorage, AK and lived in many different states throughout her childhood. Her family moved to North Carolina in 1992, when she decided to finally plant roots. Melissa married her husband in 1995 and raised her sons in Wake Forest, where they still live today.

She has an identical twin sister and two younger brothers. Melissa’s academic degree is in Recreational Therapy, although she spent almost twenty years of her career in the IT Services industry.

When the opportunity arose to work at Cambridge Village, she was oh-so-excited to accept. It is her pleasure to serve our residents and to be a small part of their lives. Melissa enjoys scrapbooking, exploring new towns, and spending time with her family and sweet dog, Diesel.

Bobby Senter
Bobby Senter

Executive Chef

Bobby has been working in kitchens since he was only 18 years old. His dedication and determination moved him slowly up the ladder to Executive Chef. Bobby is a native of Raleigh, NC and has lived his entire life in North Carolina.

He spent 10 years in Wilmington, where he first joined the Cambridge Village team as a kitchen manager in 2016. Bobby is a huge sports and music fanatic. He loves the Dallas Cowboys and Carolina Tar Heels. He has a very broad taste in music and has been to over 20 music festivals and countless live shows.

Bobby’s most recent hobby is wildlife photography, which he picked up in 2019. Bobby is currently engaged to be married in Montana in September 2020. The couple recently purchased a home, and their two cats, Taco and Luda, are enjoying the new space as much as they are.

When he’s not at work, you’ll find Bobby planning his next big trip to explore the world.

Patrick Schrader
Patrick Schrader

Wellness Director

Patrick is originally from upstate NY and lived the Utica/Rome area for most of his life. He attended the State University of New York at Oswego, where he earned a BS in Biochemistry with a Health Science minor in 2010.

He then continued his academic career at the University at Buffalo with an MS in Exercise Science MS in 2012. After spending the next four years in a management position, Patrick refocused his professional career in health and wellness as an Assistant Personal Training Director with LA Fitness in Buffalo, NY.

In May 2018, he relocated to North Carolina to take a position as an Exercise Physiologist at a physical therapy clinic where he supervised the wellness and aquatic programs.

Outside of his role as Wellness Director with Cambridge Village of Apex, Patrick enjoys staying active with strength training, hiking, obstacle course racing, and spending time outdoors.

He is also a live music enthusiast and has attended more than 300 concerts! In January 2019, Patrick adopted a plant-based lifestyle so, if you’ve ever been curious about veganism, he’d be happy to answer any questions!

Nathan Lambdin
Nathan Lambdin

Front of House Manager

Nathan is a North Carolina native from the Raleigh area. He has over 14 years in the food and beverage industry, joining Cambridge Village of Apex in Summer of 2019. He was previously the General Manager of this wife’s restaurant, MOFU Shoppe, in Downtown Raleigh.

Nathan is a graduate of UNC-Wilmington with a B.A. in Political Science. When not at work, he spends most of his time with his wife, Sophia, or tending to his gardens.

Michele Cox
Michele Cox

Resident Relations Coordinator

Michele has a BS in Therapeutic Recreation from the University of New Hampshire and an extensive background working with residents who have dementia. In her early career, she worked in a physical rehab setting focusing on brain injury/stroke patients.

After staying home for 19 years raising her children, Michele decided to incorporate her love of travel with a second career in the hospitality industry. She was able to use her skills in preparation as a corporate and private event planner in a hotel setting.

Michele has been married for 30 years and has two adult sons. She has lived in the Cary area for 15 of those years. Since becoming empty nesters, Michele and her husband built a home in downtown Cary where they have recently opened an Airbnb.

In her leisure time, Michele enjoys yoga, dancing, travel, and the culinary arts.

Laura Funk
Laura Funk

Community Consultant

Laura is passionate about building relationships and creating a sense of community. She was born in West Virginia, the daughter of two educators. Laura enjoys teaching, guiding, and serving others. Laura prides herself on acting from a place of integrity in all that she sets out to do.

While her children were young, Laura stayed home with them. During this time she pursued a path of learning and teaching yoga. She is a registered yoga teacher with over 500 hours of training and has specialized training in teaching seniors, children as well as gentle and restorative classes.

Laura is a graduate of Marshall University and holds a Bachelor of Business Administration. She continued her education by earning a Master of Health Services Administration from Strayer University.

With a background in real estate and property management, she is thrilled to be part of the senior housing market and finds great joy in helping people navigate their journey of finding a home in the later years of life.

Residing in Apex with her husband and four children, Laura is actively involved in her community and her children’s schools and athletic events. She enjoys spending time outdoors at her community pool, on the soccer field watching her boys play, camping with her family, or just walking in nature.

Allison Bailey
Allison Bailey

Lifestyle Director

Allison was raised in Columbia, SC where her family’s roots run deep. Allison has an older sister and younger brother. She attended the University of South Carolina and earned her Master’s degree in Arts Administration from Florida State University.

Allison spent three years living with her sister and working for the Brooklyn Academy of Music. Then, on a lark, Allison left for the NC coast and soon met her wonderful husband. They now have a teenage son and daughter.

As a family, they like to hike, enjoy downtown Cary, stay involved with their church, and entertain. Allison’s hobbies include bird-watching, gardening, and exercising. She also teaches water aerobics and is a Certified Personal Trainer.

Allison is thrilled to be able to serve as the Lifestyle Director of Cambridge Village of Apex where she can bring her enthusiasm for a happy and healthy quality of life to our residents.

Nicholas Shyne
Nicholas Shyne

Maintenance Director

Nick was born and raised in Louisburg, North Carolina. At the age of 12 he moved to Raleigh and has been there ever since. He has been in the maintenance industry going on 14 years. Nick grew up doing home repairs with his father and learned many different trades at a young age.

At 17 he began working in the field servicing swimming pools. By the age of 20 Nick had become so proficient in the swimming pool industry, that he became a specialist in his trade and would resolve issues that most technicians could not.

Aside from working and fixing things with his hands, Nick also enjoys competitive swimming, computer repair, gaming, billiards, and spending time with his close friends and family.

Nick has been with Cambridge since November of 2016. As the Maintenance Director, he loves his job and loves being able to help the residents while also learning more and more every day.

Terrie Lepore
Terrie Lepore

Reception Coordinator

Terrie has been with Cambridge Village for 6 years as the Reception Coordinator. She has a BS in Special Education and managed a residential facility for adults and children with Autism. Terrie was born and raised on Long Island, NY and is a mom of three boys and one girl.

Since starting work at Cambridge Village in April 2014, she has come to think of the staff and residents as an extended family. Terrie thoroughly enjoys when people stop by the reception desk just to say hello.

Leslie Kelly
Leslie Kelly

Housekeeping Manager

Leslie is from a small town called Moncure, NC, where she has lived all her life, although she briefly moved to Georgia while her husband was serving in the military. Leslie has three sons and three grandchildren, with one on the way.

In her spare time, Leslie loves spending time with her family, keeping up with her grandkids, and listening to music. Leslie has been employed here at Cambridge for 8 years where she has grown to love and care deeply for our residents.

Azia Herring
Azia Herring

Salon Director

Azia has a true passion for the hair industry and for making people feel good about how they look. Azia is a North Carolina native who currently resides in Fuquay-Varina. As a mother of two wonderful children, she’s always on the go.

Azia has traveled the world, styling and spreading knowledge of the hair industry for over 10 years.