Our Caring Team

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

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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.

Sherry Hoffeld – Marketing Director

Sherry was born in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. When her father got out of the Military they moved to Kentucky, she was 2. Sherry spent the next 50 years in Kentucky, where she married and raised her family. She has two children and two granddaughters that are 10 and 2. After her kids started school, she went to work. She has worked for over 20 years in private medical practices as office manager. When her primary Doctor decided to retire, she decided to move to Las Vegas to be closer to her brother. After relocating, Sherry found a position in senior living and realized how much she loved working with seniors and where her heart found peace. She feels honored to be asked to work in a community that is truly a home. It is like being part of a large family. Helping seniors to have a happy, independent, and safe life is her passion. Sherry is looking forward to many years of assisting families in need.  

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RON SAVET –  Business Office Manager 

Ron graduated with Bachelor of Science Degree, majoring in Psychology. She started her career in Administration, immediately following her graduation. Ron held an Executive Assistant title that led her to this current, great experience at Lakeview Terrace.  This is her first career working in an assisted living community and she gives her very best to support the LVT Team and has a great rapport with residents.  Ron's philosophy is to commit to her work, be reliable and self-disciplined.  Ron is excellent at her job.  For Ron, work is not just about earning a paycheck, it is about doing what you believe in, and doing it well.  Aside from her career at LVT, Ron is a mom of two, and a wife to her supportive husband.  She makes sure to always have quality time with her family.  Their pastimes include outdoor picnics, watching movies and being with wonderful friends.

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
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Ronalene Walker – Health Services Coordinator

Ronalene started her career in nursing as a CNA in Hawaii in 2001. She worked in skilled nursing, adult day care, and floated in the hospitals. She moved to Las Vegas 11 years ago to further her nursing education. She studied practical nursing at Kaplan College and graduated in 2012. She worked in pediatric home health for 7 years and has now been in Assisted Living for 11 years. She has been married to her amazing husband for 21 years. They have two sons, twin daughters, 1 grandson, and a French bulldog.

Ester Negrete – Resident Care Coordinator

Ester has been living in Nevada for almost 25 years. She originally moved to Nevada from Phoenix, Arizona. She is married to an amazing supportive husband: together they have a full house. They have 2 girls, 2 boys, and 3 dogs.

She has been working in Healthcare for about 7 years. She has held various positions from private care to Assisted Living and Memory Care. In the future she plans to further her education by pursing a degree in nursing. Ester feels that healthcare is her passion and it will be her lifelong calling. This is what she enjoys and she is grateful to give back to the community.

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Gary Nielson

Gary Nielsen - Chef

Chef Gary has over three decades in the fine art of cooking and entertaining, including fifteen years as a Private Chef, cooking for celebrities and world leaders. With prestigious training at the National Cooking Institute he is a classically trained Chef and is dedicated to creating delicious foods for the broadest range of palettes and dining preferences. His culinary achievements have been featured in Santa Barbara Food and Home Magazine, Westways Magazine and on the Food Channel. His culinary journey has led him to realize a passion for working with and serving seniors. Prior to arriving at Lakeview Terrace, Gary worked as an Executive Chef at a large senior living facility in Southern California. He is excited to now live and work in beautiful Boulder City in a high quality smaller senior living setting. Chef Gary’s practice is to create healthy, delicious meals using the absolute best ingredients available.