Our Team

Learn more about our great Boulder City Assisted Living team at Lakeview Terrace of Boulder City!

Mary Rush - Administrator

Mary started her healthcare career as a pharmacy technician, working in retail and independent pharmacies in Illinois and Indiana. She studied nursing while working in the pharmacy; then worked in a local physician’s office. Mary made the move to Nevada to assist with the care of her own mother in 2008. While visiting her mother in the Assisted Living Community, Mary realized the great working environment; and that type of situation was where she needed to be as a nurse. Since 2008, Mary has worked as the nurse in Assisted Living Communities; and this passion has led her to get her Administrators License in 2013. Mary has many family members in Las Vegas area, and especially loves having grandkids to visit and go swimming. She loves her 2 Pomeranian dogs that enjoy coming in occasionally to cheer up the residents at the communities. Her hobbies include maintaining her beautiful flowers at her house and entertaining friends and relatives.

JESSICA MOSSALIK – Health Services Director 


Jessica received her Associate Degree in Medical Science. She started working OB/GYN for almost 6 years. In the past, Jessica worked in a casino as a ticket writer in the sportsbook. She felt there was more she could do with life aside from clocking in and out in a mundane job. This led her to a new career path and started working in Assisted Living in 2010, and this time she felt that her passion is to work and help elders. She enjoys talking and chatting with the residents where they could feel at home with her and she is free anytime they need her. Lakeview Terrace gave her the opportunity to continue her passion as a Health Services Director. Jessica is newly married and has a supportive husband who stands behind her in every step of the way. Her hobbies include Traveling and spending time with her husband.

Jessica Mossalik
Emily Oxford, Business Office Manager at Boulder City

Emily Oxford, Business Office Manager

Emily was part of the Ridgeline Management family from 2012 to 2015, serving as the Business Office Manager at Lakeview Terrace. She transferred to a sister community in Las Vegas in 2015 where she was the Community Manager.  In 2017, when she was offered a position back here at LVT, she said “It feels like I’m back home where I belong again.” Emily has served in the senior living field for over five years and loves supporting residents.

As the single mother of two boys, she is kept quite busy, but still finds time for fun pursuits, such as camping, travel, wine and canvass painting, plus spending time with family.

Ellie Ricks - Director for Sales & Marketing

Ellie’s experience in Sales and Marketing extends over twelve years, her career in senior living began in 2004 at a premier 55+ Independent Living Resort Style Community in Bullhead City, Arizona and five years in Las Vegas, Nevada at Carefree Senior Living as a Lifestyle Specialist.

A desire for comprehensive industry knowledge, coupled with her passion for serving seniors, led her into the assisted living world. Driven by a commitment to generate a positive impact in challenging environments, her achievements include significant census growth and expectations in independent and assisted living communities from 97 to 400 units.

Her work ethic is based on a foundation of trust and total commitment to community, residents, families and teammates. “I believe that community success is built upon a foundation of God-given talent, commitment and passion – and teamwork is the keystone that solidifies its structure,” says Ellie. Her accomplishments have been recognized by industry leading companies and include numerous sales, operational and customer service awards. Her talents for sales growth, census management, and market strategy have resulted in company-wide implementation of personally developed annual business and marketing plans, competitive analysis, and sales event planning practices.

Ellie and her husband have been together more than two decades and have lived off and on in Nevada since 1994. Blessed with two wonderful sons, and four amazing grandchildren, they enjoy family gatherings and getaways together whenever possible. Her family and faith are first and foremost in her life. Some of her favorite pastimes include: watersports, off-roading, Nascar racing, shows, music & concerts, sports & travel. Ellie also has a passion for interior design and fashion.

Photo of Patricia Benevango
Life Enrichment Coordinator for Lakeview Terrace of Boulder City

Jean Bickford, Food Service Director

Jean is a self-taught chef and “foodie.” She feels that working with seniors is the greatest and most rewarding experience of her career. Jean delights in getting to know the residents on an individual basis and hearing their amazing life stories. She finds the interaction both educational and fulfilling. Jean relishes giving back to the generations who have gone before her. Infusing the meals she prepares with affection and caring is her specialty.

She began her work in the senior living field in Michigan, continuing work when she moved to Nevada. Jean is a married lady who is close to her nieces and nephews. When not cooking up a storm for residents at LVT, she can be found shopping, swimming or baking.

Shawn Turner, Maintenance Director

Shawn began at Lakeview Terrace as the bus driver in 2016 and was promoted to the Maintenance Director position. He is responsible for all maintenance issues of the community. Shawn’s HVAC Certification and computer knowledge certainly come in handy. He loves to help out with whatever the residents need and has a big heart for seniors. 

Shawn is the single dad of one daughter. In his free time, he enjoys water sports, camping, fishing and spending time with family.

Shawn Turner, Maintenance Director at Boulder City

Yvonne Brink – Activities Director

Yvonne was born in Philadelphia but grew up and spent most of her life in Hawaii. Yvonne joined the Navy in 1988, and that is when she fell into the medical field as a dental technician.  Our Activity Director is a US Veteran. She stayed in the medical field for her Associate’s of medical science degree, which led her to become a licensed Activities Director in 1995. She enjoys her job especially helping and making elders happy by participating in activities with them. It is a great opportunity for her to come and be a part of the Lakeview Terrace Team! Yvonne brings years of experience and finds unique and creative ways to help encourage every resident to be active and engaged.   Please do not hesitate to come to her for any reason because she is now a part of the Lakeview Terrace family.