Meet some of the fantastic members of our team here at Sunrise of Shelby Township, MI. Our Coordinator Team has a combined 72 years of service at Sunrise Senior Living.
Mark has been taking care of seniors for more than 22 years and has worked in both the assisted living and skilled care settings. He has been with our team at Sunrise of Shelby Township since 2013 and loves that he is able to care for residents in the community where he lives. His number one priority is ensuring the residents of Sunrise have a great and meaningful experience every day.
Rhonda has been with Sunrise since 2010 and has enjoyed every minute of her journey. As job coach for Michigan Sunrise communities, she truly enjoys being a mentor for other Activity Volunteer Coordinators.
Rhonda has a very adventurous side to her and enjoys spontaneous road trips, exploring new places, and visiting history museums. She is honored to be serving our residents alongside her team.
Mike graduated from Grand Rapids Community College School of Culinary Art and apprenticed at Marine Highlands Hotel in Scotland. He joined Sunrise in 2006 after working at an assortment of locations, including four-diamond resorts, private country clubs and large hotels.
Michael finds his job extremely rewarding and enjoys getting to know our residents on a personal level. He meets with residents once a month and asks for their favorite recipes to recreate on “Chef’s Choice” nights.
Outside of work, Mike enjoys the outdoors, especially hunting. He also enjoys coaching and being involved in youth sports, especially softball. He has been married to his wife, Bobbie, for 21 years and has a daughter attending Michigan Tech University.
Paul has been with Sunrise since 2014 and wishes he had found us earlier. He really enjoys the interaction with the residents and his fellow teammates.
Paul moved to Colorado for 18 years when he was 21 and raised two wonderful children before coming back to Michigan. He is happily married and enjoys hunting, fishing, and camping.
Nichole Reid started with Sunrise in 2010 as a Care Manager and worked hard to advance her way up to the Reminiscence Coordinator position. She makes it her number one priority to ensure our seniors enjoy every day.
Nichole grew up in Michigan and received her Bachelor’s degree from Oakland University. In her spare time, she loves spending time with her husband and two dogs (German Sheppard and Golden Retriever).
Karen Pleaugh started with Sunrise in 2010 as a Care Manager. In 2017, Karen successfully completed our Management Training Program and was promoted to Assisted Living Coordinator. Karen understands our mission and lives it every day.
When Karen is not at work, she enjoys going to concerts, musicals, gardening and spending time with family and friends.
Jessica has been working in senior care for the past five years. After becoming a Registered Nurse in May of 2016, she had no doubt that she wanted to continue working with seniors.
Jessica’s favorite part of working at Sunrise is the family atmosphere and getting to know each resident. She believes that it is so important to embrace what a resident is able to do and empower him or her to continue to do those things. In her spare time, Jessica enjoys exploring Michigan and watching movies with her husband.
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