As the Executive Director of Twin Creeks, Nick’s main focus is to ensure all residents feel that Twin Creeks is their home. He likes to live by the mantra “We are guests in their home”. He was in the restaurant business until he found his true passion in Senior Living. Nick has been in the industry for 9 years and loves every minute of it. He has been mentored by Amy VanKleeck for the past 4 years. Nick believes Amy is one of the best, and he is excited to continue her legacy at Twin Creeks. Nick prioritizes listening to all of the residents’ concerns, ideas, and suggestions. He enjoys creating solutions to any concerns that may arise.
Nick was born in Munich, Germany and moved to Florida when he was 18 years old. He is married to his beautiful wife of 7 years. They have 3 children (two step children at the ages of 16 and 13, and one daughter who just turned 2). Nick loves spending time with his family outdoors–especially at the beach!
Rickeh Martinez is a dedicated and passionate maintenance professional who is serving as the Maintenance Director at Twin Creeks Assisted Living. He has exceptional experience with over 10 years in the industry. With his unwavering commitment to the facility, Rickeh has played a vital role in ensuring a safe and comfortable living environment for all residents.
Rickeh’s love for the residents of Twin Creeks Assisted Living is unmatched. His warm and caring nature has created a strong bond with the residents, and he goes above and beyond to meet their needs. Whether it’s fixing a leaky faucet, maintaining electrical systems or handling any other maintenance requests, Rickeh consistently provides efficient and effective solutions with a smile.
Outside of his professional responsibilities, Rickeh has a profound passion for cars and sports. He finds joy in exploring the world of automobiles, from classic beauties to modern marvels. With a keen eye for detail and an understanding of mechanical intricacies, Rickeh often finds himself tinkering with car parts and upgrading vehicles in his spare time.
Additionally, Rickeh is a sports enthusiast. He enjoys being part of the lively debates and discussions surrounding games, players, and strategies. Frequently attending local matches, Rickeh’s enthusiasm for sports serves as another outlet for his vibrant personality.
Rickeh Martinez’s combination of expertise in maintenance and genuine care for the residents make him an exceptional Maintenance Director. He continues to contribute significantly to the success of Twin Creeks Assisted Living and remains an integral part of the facility’s support system. His dedication and passion shine through every aspect of his work, resulting in a safe and comfortable environment for all residents.
As Marketing Director Kathleen Fanning enjoys bringing in new residents to the community. She loves working with families to help give our residents the best possible next chapter of their lives. Getting to know new residents, their likes and dislikes, their life history and the amazing lives that they have led is one of the biggest perks of the job for her. She has a degree in gerontology-the study of aging and is a former paramedic. She spent a decade as wellness professional so she knows how to promote and encourage a healthy lifestyle. She lives in Riverview and has traveled the world volunteering in countries like India and Indonesia. She rides a motorcycle, is a vegetarian, and love animals of all kinds.
Andrea Saudi, Business Director/Human Resource Director, is responsible for building and maintaining a loving and caring staff. She enjoys onboarding team members with great competitive pay and benefits. With an open-door policy, she is always available to help the staff. With extensive corporate experience with Sprint and Robert Half she handles the details of compliance, recruitment, and retention. She lives in FishHawk and has worked for Twin Creeks since 2019. She is a proud momma and wife who loves Spartan football and cheering on her kids.
Chef and Food Service Director
Jerome Jackson provides great food and nourishment for the residents at Twin Creeks as the Chef and Food Service Director. He has a passion for cooking and works with an amazing crew that feels more like a family. As a self-taught chef he worked his way up from a dishwasher and progressed to the kitchen where he honed his skills by watching and working with other cooks. His extensive experience in the restaurant and food industry helps him run a quality dining experience for all the residents. He also is a cook for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and occasionally some of the players come and visit as a special treat.
Resident Care Manager
Jhamena is our resident care manager. She has been a nurse for 2 years. When she was a little girl, she initially wanted to be a doctor, but then her mom was diagnosed with cancer and she realized nurses interacted with her mom the most. As early as 7 years old she was helping her mom, taking care of her, ensuring that she was taking her medications, and going to appointments. Things a typical 7-year-old wouldn’t or shouldn’t do. Being a nurse isn’t just a career it’s a passion, a connection to the families, resident, patients. Treating each person as if they were her mother. She likes to do DIYs, travel, makeup and nails. She is trilingual, speaking English, Spanish & Portuguese.
Life Enrichment Director
Kristy’s outgoing personality and never-ending energy keeps our residents active and engaged 24/7. Her ability to listen to our resident’s interest and hobbies allows her to customize the activities on a regular basis involving all in a joyful ever-changing environment here at Twin Creeks. She enjoys getting a resident to step out of their box and try something new or helping a resident rekindle an old pastime. Her experience owning her own business and teaching classes all over the world helps her organize and facilitate engaging events. Originally from Texas, Kristy moved to Tampa 3 years ago. Nearly one year ago she found her sense of community and family at Twin Creeks.
Resident Care Director
As Resident Care Director, Jennifer Smith is responsible for the health and well-being of all the residents at Twin Creeks. She worked in healthcare for over 20 years and has a passion for our elder community. Her experience includes hospitals, skilled care, and assisted living facilities. She loves interacting with each resident family and staff member. Twin Creeks feels like a family to her. She has lived in Riverview for over 11 years and been building up team members at Twin Creeks for 4. She enjoys travel and learning about other cultures. Her family is her greatest joy.