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Bayview is supported by a team of some of the most talented leaders in the senior living industry. Every member of our team pushes to find new and innovative ways to continue fulfilling our mission: Transforming the Experience of Aging. We are dedicated to serving residents who call our community home, as well as helping staff members grow and excel in their roles. Get to know our leadership team below and meet other members of our dedicated staff by touring today.
Chief Executive Officernweinbeck@bayviewseattle.org
Nancy Weinbeck is the Chief Executive Officer at Bayview, a proudly independent non-profit life plan community. Nancy was appointed CEO at Bayview in April 2019. She has spent over 27 years in the field of aging, the last 21 with Bayview. Her most recent position before becoming CEO was as Director of Residential Operations. She is proud to be a part of, and now lead, an organization with a unique culture, one that works with residents to enhance and grow a warm and welcoming environment to residents, staff and the greater community. Nancy grew up on Coney Island in New York and has a bachelor’s degree in Anthropology and master’s in Nonprofit Management, as well as additional academic background in gerontology and clinical psychology.
Chief Financial Officerjdoucet@bayviewseattle.org
Joyce oversees the financial operations of Bayview with the assistance of an accounting staff of 2. Joyce has been working in the long-term care/ life plan community setting since 1983. Prior to joining Bayview Joyce worked with in consulting doing Medicare and Medicaid cost reports, then a management company serving 17 communities in Washington, California and Arizona, the Hearthstone at Green Lake and Transforming Age (formerly PRCN) as the CFO/VP of finance. Joyce holds a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Eastern Washington University.
Director of Activities for Health Centerlarntuffus@bayviewseattle.org
Lynn had the great fortune to be very close to all 4 of her grandparents so she felt she had found her place working in Health Care Activities with seniors. She originally worked as the Assistant Director of Recreational Therapy at Northwest Hospital where she founded the first Intergenerational Program in Seattle. Lynn studied Music Therapy and Psychology at the University of Washington and has completed over 700 hours of courses in gerontology, dementia, and therapeutic activity interventions. She volunteered with the Washington Alzheimer’s Association facilitating early-stage memory loss support groups. She continues to work as a professional musician. She loves interacting with seniors and children in a creative and caring manner.
Director of Spiritual Carejbateman@bayviewseattle.org
As Director of Spiritual Care, Juliana sees her role as that of supporting residents in their spiritual journeys. As a Chaplain, Juliana is skilled at deep listening and providing emotional support, especially in times of transition and grief. She tries to provide opportunities for residents to make meaningful connections, at all levels of care at Bayview. As the chair of the Social Accountability Committee, Juliana assists residents in their efforts to give back to the greater community. Juliana attended Union Theological Seminary in the City of New York. After seminary, she served as the pastor of a small United Methodist congregation in Baltimore, MD. By then, the Pacific Northwest was loudly calling her back. She comes to Bayview by way of Harborview Medical Center, where she served as a chaplain on the Psychiatric ICU, and Medical ICU.
Director of Resident Operationsmbaumann@bayviewseattle.org
As our Director of Resident Operations, Marco Baumann is in charge of all facets of the independent resident experience at Bayview. Marco has a clear and distinct vision of the highest service expectation in service to our Bayview community. He is committed to driving forward our mission of ‘transforming the experience of aging to deliver life’s potential’. He is also focused on nurturing the staff’s service culture through training and creating operational systems which ensure consistency in support of our community. Marco has had an extensive career in Hospitality since 1986. However, from 2006-2007 Marco was our Director of Human Resources and proudly returned to Bayview in October of 2022. He holds a degree in Hotel Business Management and has decades of experience in administrative leadership and restaurant/hotels ranging from 3-star to 5-star caliber.
Director of Nursingpcarlson@bayviewseattle.org
Pam Carlson serves as the Director of Nursing for Bayview’s Skilled Nursing & Rehab. Born and raised on California’s beautiful Central Coast, Washington has been home for more than 20 years. Her nursing experience started as a Neonatal ICU nurse with the most fragile and vulnerable infants. She then found her love of seniors working as both a director of nursing and then as a regional nurse for senior living communities and never looked back. Pam has a passion for delivering high quality care and safety within a resident-focused model. She enjoys time with her family as well as gardening, travel, art, hiking and music.
Director of Sales & Marketingjchang@bayviewseattle.org
Jill Chang oversees the sales and marketing departments at Bayview. She started her journey with Bayview as a receptionist in 2010 and truly sees Bayview as her home away from home. She brings over 10 years of nonprofit, senior living, and sales/marketing experience. She is also responsible for the development and execution of traditional and digital marketing programs, branding and external communications initiatives, creative direction and design, content production and user (website) experience, and other key strategic functions. She loves storytelling and you will often find her with a camera in hand. She holds a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from the University of Michigan and has completed LeadingAge Washington’s Leadership Institute 2019 Fellowship program; a yearlong program designed for emerging leaders in aging services.
Director of Intergenerational Children’s Centerhcross@bayviewseattle.org
Heather Cross is the Director of the Intergenerational Children’s Center. She brings over 25 years of Early Childhood Education experience to her new role. Heather has a master’s in Education and is a birth -three Montessori certified teacher. Her focus of study has been literature in Early Childhood Education and she is very passionate about her chosen profession. She has spent about half of her career in the classroom as a lead Toddler teacher and the other half as an administrator. Heather is excited to be a part of the Bayview community and looks forward to a time when the children and residents can once again interact and share with each other.
Executive Assistant to the CEOjflick@bayviewseattle.org
Jennifer supports Bayview’s CEO, Leadership team, and Board of Trustees, and also provides administrative support for Bayview Manor Foundation. She brought decades of experience and skills from a variety of settings – nursing, childcare, marketing, fund development, project management, non-profit program management, and for-profit executive support – to Bayview where, she says, “I found the place to satisfy my heart as well as challenge my head.” The post-it note on her office mailbox says: “When people ask me what I do, I say ‘Whatever it takes.” She loves challenging work, believes deeply in customer service, and treasures the relationships between residents, families and staff that make Bayview the place for her.
Director of Culinary Servicesdgalvin@bayviewseattle.org
Dan Galvin oversees Culinary Services including Independent Living, Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing and Childcare. He began his career at Bayview in 2008 and brings an extensive background in food service including Director of food services with Red Lion Hotels, Manager at Maximilians at Pike Place Market and former owner of two Mediterranean restaurants in Oregon. Dan found his calling in senior living and loves utilizing his experiences in bringing the best dining experience possible to all of our residents.
Director of Social Servicesjhart@bayviewseattle.org
Jamie started at Bayview 20 years ago as the Social Worker in the Skilled Nursing Facility. After a few years she moved into the position of Director of Social Services where she serves as the Social Worker for Independent Living and Assisted Living, oversees, and coordinates the transitions in levels of care, and serves as the liaison with all area hospitals for admissions into the Bayview Skilled Nursing Facility. With an undergraduate and master’s degree in social work focusing on children, youth and families, most of her work experience prior to Bayview focused on working in the areas of child abuse and neglect, foster care, and adoption. She spent nearly 10 years serving as Managing Editor for 2 international journals focused on publishing peer reviewed research on the subjects of interpersonal violence and trauma. She currently is a licensed foster parent and is passionate about being available to children and their families who need safe space and time for growth, recovery, safety, and creating a healthy future.
Director of Activities for Assisted Livingdhayes@bayviewseattle.org
Dawn is responsible for the organization and execution of the daily activities for Assisted Living and Memory Care. She loves getting to know each resident individually to help create enjoyable activities. She Joined Bayview in September 2021 and has 15 years of experience working in Assisted Living and Memory Care.
Director of Human Resourcessmensing@bayviewseattle.org
As the Director of Human Resources, Sonee Mensing facilitates and coordinates all functions of Human Resources including development and distribution of policy and is the primary resource consultant to all levels of management and staff. She directs and coordinates human resources activities such as employment, benefits, training, employee relations and services. Before entering the nonprofit senior living sector, Sonee made significant and meaningful contributions to the Human Resources department at Nordstrom during her 10 year tenure. Sonee is passionate about teamwork, employee development, creating culture, talent acquisitions and business development all while aligning with organizational goals. She is committed to creating the best place to work and thoroughly excited to bring her passion for people in a community that is so close to her heart.
Director of Facilitiespsmith@bayviewseattle.org
Phillip Smith oversees maintenance, security, laundry, housekeeping, grounds, and information services and brings a wealth of experience to the Bayview community. Phillip has served in the US Navy and during that time he has garnered invaluable knowledge in HVAC systems, boiler systems, elevators, conveyers, potable water systems, low pressure air systems, fire pumps and a variety of other skills as well as cross trained to be a fire fighter. After the Navy, Phillip continued his education and obtained degrees in Business Management, Construction Management and then received his certificate in Project Management. Prior to his appointment as Bayview’s Director of Facilities, Phillip joined Northwest Center in 2017, providing Maintenance Management and Leadership to three large facilities in the Puget Sound area. He’s very personable, a family man and loves Martial Arts and building reptile tanks/décor.
Director of Fitnesscwatson@bayviewseattle.org
Charlene has over 30 years of experience in wellness and fitness, serving senior populations for the last 15. Charlene heads up the Thrive Fitness Center, open to residents, staff, and the community. She holds certifications in Yoga, Pilates, Water Fitness, Senior Fitness and is always excited to learn more. Charlene’s passion for movement comes from her many years as a dancer and choreographer. A fan of Broadway and movie musicals, she embodies the famous quote from Bob Fosse: “Live like you’ll die tomorrow, work like you don’t need the money and dance like nobody’s watching.” You can always count on Charlene to enthusiastically and loudly support our local sports teams – the Mariners, Huskies, Sounders, Storm, Kraken and the Seahawks!
Health Services Administratorpyeo@bayviewseattle.org
Pamela Yeo oversees the Assisted Living, Memory Care, Skilled Nursing & Rehab, and the Intergenerational Children’s Center. She has been serving in long-term care for over 22 years. Her journey started as a Social Worker in a large skilled nursing facility at a CCRC. As this role developed, she oversaw the Resident Life Services which included the team of social workers and the life enrichment department. During those years she decided to become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Over the past 10 years Pamela has worked as an administrator for skilled nursing and assisted living facilities in both the not-for-profit and for-profit arenas. Pamela is always looking for ways to increase communication and provide the highest quality of care to her residents.