Leadership

Eric Sholty

Eric Sholty

Mary_Schoeggl

Mary Schoeggl

steve rinkle

Steve Rinkle

debbie_rayburn

Debbie Rayburn

Lyndell Smith

Lyndell Smith

Ryan Schnobrich

Ryan Schnobrich

VP, Accounting

adam_payn

Adam Payn

VP, Sales & Marketing

John Hart

Corporate Director of
Facilities Services

 

Eric Sholty

President / CEO

Since 1997, Eric Sholty has provided leadership to multi- and single-site Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs/Life Plan Communities) across the country, serving in numerous capacities including Facilities Director, Executive Director, Executive Vice President and Chief Operations Officer. He joined Pacific Retirement Services in April, 2016 as Vice President of Facility Services, and in February of 2018 became Executive Vice President of Development & Facilities. In May of 2018, Eric became Chief Operations Officer, where he led the operations and development of 11 CCRCs serving more than 5,000 residents and 3,000 employees. In January of 2021, he became the President/CEO of Pacific Retirement Services.

During his more than two decades of service with not-for-profit organizations, Eric has used his extensive background in operations, development and finance to drive strategic initiatives, deliver uncompromising customer service and create an environment of excellence. In addition, Eric has led the development of more than $650 million in startup and redevelopment of CCRCs.

A licensed RCFE Administrator in California, Eric has served as a board member for LeadingAge California and chairperson for the Delta Region. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Colorado Christian University, graduating Summa Cum Laude.

Mary Schoeggl

Chief Financial Officer

Mary has served the company since 1989, first at Rogue Valley Manor, PRS’s flagship retirement community, and then joining the PRS team as director of information systems/assistant controller in 1993. Over the years she has consistently risen through the ranks to become CFO. She now oversees accounting and finance services for PRS’s family of 55 corporations.

Steve R. Rinkle

Chief Legal Officer

Steve joined PRS 2005 and has practiced law since 1990. His experience includes private practice in Portland and Honolulu with the national law firm of Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP, and in Medford with the Jackson County Counsel’s Office. Prior to law school, Steve served in Washington, DC, at the Treasury Department, the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Department of the Navy, and the Environmental Protection Agency.

Debbie Rayburn

Chief Health Care Officer

Debbie joined PRS in 2006 as vice president of health services, where she traveled extensively to help PRS communities deliver quality healthcare services to residents. She is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator and Registered Nurse, and her accomplished career in healthcare management spans more than 25 years.

Steve Eichen

Chief Information Officer

Steve joined PRS in November 2008 as Chief Information Officer. He has had extensive executive and consulting experience and a proven record of optimizing technology and strategy for large global enterprises, including Nautilus, Deloitte & Touche, and Boeing. Steve continues to help PRS improve the efficiency and effectiveness of our business processes and our investments in computing and communications.

Dena Hilton

Executive VP of Administration

Dena joined the marketing staff of Rogue Valley Manor in April 1997. In 1999 she became the housing development director for Pacific Retirement Services, earning a promotion to vice president of housing two years later. In this role, she oversaw the development, construction, marketing, and operations of all twenty five affordable housing facilities. In June of 2015 she transitioned into the role of vice president of corporate compliance and privacy, and in January of 2019 she began her current role as executive vice president of administration.

Anthony Sabatini

Executive VP, Operations

Anthony has worked for a number of not-for-profit companies throughout his career. During this time, he has helped facilities earn the American Health Care Quality Award, which recognizes a commitment to performance excellence in systematic quality improvement and resident focused programming. Anthony has also received the Executive Director of the Year Award for his commitment to continued quality, excellence, and leadership.

John Howl

Executive VP, Operations

John has more than 30 years of executive leadership experience with non-profit faith and fraternal based senior-living organizations across the country.  John has an MBA with a healthcare emphasis from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, MN. In addition, he completed a graduate licensure program in Long-Term Care Administration from the University of Minnesota, and a BA in Finance and Management from Metropolitan State University in St. Paul, Minnesota.

Paul Riepma

Senior VP, Sales & Marketing

Paul received his bachelor’s degree in business and economics from Spring Arbor University. He brings more than 30 years of marketing and sales experience in the CRCC industry to our team. He joined PRS in 2005 to lead all facets of marketing, media, and sales.

Lyndell Smith

VP, Human Resources

Lyndell has 20 years of experience in many facets of human resources, including organizational development, leadership training, risk management, and strategic process improvement and implementation. She holds an MBA from Southern Oregon University and two prestigious certifications from the Human Resources Certification Institute: Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and Global Professional in Human Resources (GPHR).

Tom Ersepke

VP, Media Services

Tom began his career in media in 1991 as a television sports anchor. His career in communications includes leading sales teams at US Cellular as well as owning and running his own advertising agency.  He now leads the talented media services team that supports the marketing efforts of all PRS communities.

Audrey Stevens

VP, Financial Planning

Audrey joined PRS in 2007 as a development financial analyst. She has worked on all three Mirabella projects in addition to expansions, construction projects and financings at all of our communities. Prior to joining PRS, Audrey was an auditor for the State of Oregon and previously worked as an accounting manager for a small publishing company. She is a Certified Public Accountant.

Eric Mineart

VP, Marketing Strategy & Customer Experience

Eric, a licensed Nursing Home Administrator, oversees marketing and brand strategy for the entire Pacific Retirement Services family of communities. He is passionate about challenging the commonly held perception that aging in the home is preferable to moving to a senior living community.

John Tamminga

VP, Construction Management

John joined PRS in 2006 and now manages all construction projects at PRS affiliate and managed facilities. Since joining PRS, Mr. Tamminga has managed more than one billion dollars’ worth of senior living construction projects. He has more than 30 years of construction and real estate experience working for general contractors, consulting firms, and owner’s representative companies, including Coopers & Lybrand and Kenneth Leventhal. Mr. Tamminga holds a BA in business administration from Trinity University and an MS in land development from Texas A&M University.

Sarah Lynch

Sarah began her career with PRS in April 2003 as the Public Relations Manager at Rogue Valley Manor. Several years later she was promoted to the Director of Marketing and Public Relations. In January of 2013, Sarah was promoted to Executive Director of the Manor and was responsible for managing the 600+ acre campus with nearly 1,000 residents and approximately 600 employees. In December of 2019, she began her current role with PRS as the Vice President of Administration.

Todd Albert

Corporate Director of Culinary Services

Todd began his tenure with PRS in 2010 as the opening executive chef and director of dining services at Mirabella Portland. As a graduate of the prestigious Culinary Institute of America, Todd joined PRS with 25 years’ experience in the restaurant, resort, and hospitality industries. Having worked for organizations such as Four Seasons Hotels, Westin Resorts, Starwood Hotels, and Marriott Hotels/Resorts in New York, Seattle, San Diego, and Scottsdale, Todd drives our culinary program forward with excellence and innovation at the forefront of his vision.

Josh Blackson, Corporate Director of Finance

Josh joined PRS in 2011 and has served in various positions within the accounting department. He now oversees accounting, investing, and budgeting for all of PRS’s family of corporations. Josh is a Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA).

Matt Feldmar
Corporate Director of Talent Requisition

Matt came to PRS in 2016 and has more than 15 years of Talent Acquisition experience, primarily in the healthcare field. Having worked for various long term care organizations, Matt combines a keen knowledge of technology and human capital to provide a holistic approach to recruiting and talent acquisition

Beau Belikoff
Corporate Director of Accounting

Beau has more than fifteen years of public and industry accounting experience. Beau is a Certified Public Accountant registered in the state of Oregon and has a Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Accountancy from Arizona State University. During this time, Beau has enjoyed performing compliance audits under Sarbanes-Oxley with Ernst & Young and overseeing the accounting operations for the City of Medford. He enjoys spending his recreation time with his wife and four children on their organic farm.

Kristin Milligan

Executive Director, Community Volunteer Network

Kristin first joined PRS in 2012 as the legal project manager. In September 2018, she transitioned into her current role as executive director of Community Volunteer Network. Her passion for serving others has made volunteerism and community service a significant part of her life, and she looks forward to the many opportunities ahead.

Sarah Long
Executive Director of Community Housing

Sarah started with PRS in the Community Housing department in February of 1999 and has held numerous positions during her tenure. In October of 2010 she stepped into a leadership role as a housing director, and in January of 2021 she began her current role as Executive Director of Community Housing.