Sunrise at North Hills

Meet the Sunrise of North Hills Team

We are pleased to introduce you to some of the team members who make our community a wonderful place to call home.

loretta thomasLoretta Thomas

Executive Director

"My name is Loretta Thomas and I have been in the Senior Living Industry for the past 24 years. I started out working with Seniors in a Nursing Home years ago and my goal is to bring as much joy and compassion to their lives as possible. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family and reading a good book when time permits."


annie deaverAnnie Deaver

Associate Executive Director

"I am a for-profit and not-for-profit healthcare leader with over 20 years’ experience. I have a B.A, Cum Laude, Sociology/Health Services Administration and a M.S.W, Mental Health concentration. Additionally, I have a certificate in Trauma Counseling and I am a 2016 Health Fellow with Heath Foundation of Western and Central New York. I have instructed at the graduate-level and facilitated workshops on conflict resolution; self-care and mental health in communities of color. I relocated to Raleigh, North Carolina from Buffalo, New York in 2017 and have since worked for the local government and an assisted living community, where I am an associate executive director. I have a passion for Women’s Empowerment and Underserved Communities, especially Communities of Color."


grant rodgersGrant Rodgers

Director of Sales

"My name is Grant Rodgers and I have been with Sunrise since 2019. I graduated with a Bachelor’s of Science in Public Health from Appalachian State. I have previously worked as the Associate Director of Sales at Sunrise Villa Tuckahoe in Virginia, and am happy to be back home in the triangle area as the Sales Director at Sunrise of North Hills. 

Outside of work, I enjoy martial arts and traveling with my family."


jamie salamancaJamie Salamanca

Director of Sales

"I am Jamie Salamanca, and have been with Sunrise since 2016. My industry background includes over 10 years of experience working in skilled nursing, and assisted living. I received my BS degree in Consumer Sciences from West Virginia University, and my MS in Organizational Leadership from Geneva College. 

Outside of work, I enjoy traveling, and spending time with my family."

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