Our staff of professionals is trained in everything from the latest medical care and therapies to healthy and delicious meal preparation. Yet we make room for compassionate connection with residents to take precedence over the necessities of our job descriptions.
We are skilled professionals, yes. And we are here to connect with you in the spontaneous moments that make your life (and ours) more meaningful.
Executive Director: Tara Curtis Schwab
Tara has more than 25 years experience in healthcare, senior housing and rehab. Her career began as a physical therapy assistant and she has served in leadership, operational management and team-building roles, including Regional Director of Operations for senior housing and rehab. Tara is currently pursuing a Six Sigma Lean Blackbelt Healthcare certification. Her passion lies in listening to seniors share their life experiences.
Tara was raised in Michigan by her father who taught her to work and play hard. She currently lives in Fishers and enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, Adam, son, Bexton, dogs, Ramsey and Maryn and cats, Sakura and Keiko.
Director of Community Relations: Mauree Priest
Mauree started her career in 2006 as a Charge Nurse at a rehabilitation and skilled nursing facility, then broadened her experience to include pharmaceutical sales and regional sales & marketing management. She is currently pursuing her MBA.
Mauree was born and raised in a small farming community in Central Illinois. She and her husband, Brent relocated to Indiana in 2014, where they made Noblesville their new home, along with their 2 boys, Dylan and Drake. In her free time, Mauree enjoys volunteering at her church, exercise, spending time with her family, and encouraging and inspiring others as a certified life coach.
Wellness Director: Shannon Kersey
Shannon has more than 20 years experience in healthcare, including long-term care, rehab, assisted living, memory care and hospice. She began her nursing career as a CNA and was the first LPN graduate at Brown Mackie Indianapolis.
Shannon grew up in a military family based in Virginia Beach. She currently lives in Noblesville with her 14-year-old son where she enjoys reading, movies and the luxury of long naps.
Move in Coordinator: Michelle Schofield
Michelle has a degree in elementary education. She taught for 3 years and owned her own daycare for 15 years. She has been devoted to senior living for more than three years, with a focus on communications and life enrichment.
Michelle is married and has three teenagers. In her spare time, she enjoys hiking and time with family.
Memory Care Director: Megan Clark
Megan has a bachelor’s degree in Sociology. She has experience as a Social Services Director at a long term care facility. Prior to working for Traditions at Solana, she was a stay at home mom to her 9 year old twin boys. Her free time is spent with her husband and children.
Megan’s passion is in helping others, particularly people with disabilities. She wants to make every resident feel seen and celebrated and at home, and for every resident to continue to live fulfilling and meaningful lives in Memory Care.
Director of Culinary Services: Richard Steckley
Rick has over 35 years of restaurant and catering experience, beginning in his family’s Carmel restaurant and catering business “Steckley’s Olde House.” He also served as a General Manager at Chi Chi’s and Cracker Barrel restaurants. Rick made the transition to Senior Living food service in 2006 where he found his calling.
As the child of a military family, Rick traveled throughout his childhood, living in Okinawa Island Japan, Germany, England and throughout the continental United States. In 1982, after college, he moved back to Carmel, Indiana where he is blessed to live with his wonderful wife, Sherrie, their three kids and three grandchildren. Rick loves all outdoor activities especially fishing and golf and is an avid Colts and Pacers fan.
Director of Maintenance: Scott Muncie
Scott has been employed in the Senior Living Industry for more than 20 years. He also served in the military for 10 years. Scott has six beautiful children and two grandchildren. He coaches his daughter’s softball team in his free time.
Scott enjoys coming to work everyday, putting smiles on the faces of the seniors at Solana.
Business Office Manager: Kim Hebauf
Kim has a background in administrative and customer service. She was born and raised in Greenwood and is a warm, personable presence in our business office.
Kim has two adult daughters and one granddaughter who all live nearby. When Kim isn’t at work, she enjoys time with her family, friends and animals. One of her passions is animal rescue/welfare.