The Roland Park Place community is governed by a group of compassionate and dedicated leaders who balance daily decisions and management practices with a commitment to the desires and needs of Residents and their families. With an emphasis on community, competency and courtesy, the leadership staff delivers the highest quality of services and wellness to Residents.
Supported by a volunteer Board of Directors, the RPP leadership team also works hand-in-hand with the Residents' Association to oversee decisions concerning the safety, welfare and quality of the greater RPP community.
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The first female President of Roland Park Place, Teresa (Terry) Snyder has directed the RPP community for more than ten years, over a third of its existence. Terry Snyder also serves as a Member of The Board of Directors for Roland Park Place and is a founding member and current Vice-Chair of LeadingAge Maryland, a community of more than 100 not-for-profit aging services providers in Maryland. She is a leader in the long-term care industry with a BA from the University of Maryland in College Park, graduate study in Gerontology at Hood College and more than 35 years of experience working with and serving older adults.
Bringing over 20 years of experience to the position of Vice President of Finance, Keith Spillane leads all Finance and Information Technology functions at Roland Park Place. A Certified Public Accountant (CPA) in the state of Maryland and graduate of Towson University, he offers extensive hands-on experience in financial management.
As the Vice President of Health Services and Wellness, Jennifer Labute is a Baltimore native with over 20 years of experience in healthcare and aging services.
A graduate of Towson University, Labute spent 17 years at LifeBridge Health. While there she worked her way up from an administrative assistant to a leading role as the vice president of nursing home operations.
A twelve-year veteran of the Roland Park Place Marketing Department, Becki Bees began as a Marketing Coordinator and now leads the community in marketing and community life efforts as vice president. Becki Bees is a graduate of the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and earned her Master of Arts degree in the Management of Aging Services at the University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC). She oversees marketing and sales functions and independent living community life services.
An almost twenty-five-year employee of Roland Park Place, Carla is responsible for the complete day-to-day oversight for all service operations within the community. This includes announced and unannounced inspections, regulatory compliance, policy and procedures, as well as specific duties based on needs. Carla Goodman and the Facility Services team together ensure that Roland Park Place remains safe, attractive and capable of continually serving residents' and staff’s needs throughout the RPP community.
Tracy Jackson joined Roland Park Place in 2006 bringing more than 14 years of human resources experience to her role as Director of Human Resources. A graduate of Frostburg State University, Tracy Jackson majored in Speech Communication with a concentration in Public Relations. Prior to joining Roland Park Place, she worked at the YWCA of the Greater Baltimore Area where she was responsible for Human Resources, Front Office, Special Events and Program Management.
As the Director of Health Services, Tanya Allen, RN oversees the operations of the Roland Park Place Health Care Center; the on-site Ambulatory Care Center; and all aspects of health and wellness support to Roland Park Place residents. Tanya Allen formerly served as the Residential Care Clinical Coordinator and Assisted Living Manager at Roland Park Place. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Health Systems Management from the University of Baltimore and plans to pursue her Master's degree in Gerontology.
As the Director of Special Projects, Katie Miller's main focus is the development of Roland Park Place's Memory Care initiatives. A Licensed Certified Clinical Social Worker (LCSW-C) specializing in gerontology and dementia care, Katie has a long history of working in rehabilitation and long term care with older adults. She is a graduate of The University of Maryland Baltimore School of Social Work and has worked at Roland Park Place since 1992.
As the Director of Dining Services, Reggie Stephens is a native of Buffalo, New York. He brings over 20 years experience in the hotel industry serving as a Director of Food and Beverage. A graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology, in Rochester, New York, he has worked in various senior living capacities, most recently as a national director with Holiday Retirement. He will bring innovative concepts and superior levels of hospitality and service to Roland Park Place.
With almost 50 years of experience, Dr. MacGregor serves as the primary on-campus Medical Director for Roland Park Place. A graduate from the University of London Charing Cross and Westminster Medical School and the Imperial College School of Medicine in London, Dr. MacGregor completed her residency at the Greater Baltimore Medical Center and a fellowship at The Johns Hopkins Hospital. She is Board Certified in Geriatric Medicine and Internal Medicine.
Roland Park Place’s geriatric nurse practitioner, Dr. Barbara Resnick is nationally and internationally renowned for her research, teaching, and clinical work on elder health. "Dr. Barb," as she is fondly called by residents, first joined the staff in 1984 when RPP opened. In her dual capacity as Professor at the University of Maryland Sonya Gershowitz Chair in Gerontology, Barbara has done pioneering work in optimizing function and physical activity in older adults that has gained national recognition. Dr. Resnick has published more than 250 articles in nursing and medical journals, chapters, and texts about clinical geriatrics, restorative nursing, long-term care nursing, and resilience in later life. She is also the first non-physician to be appointed a presidency with the American Geriatrics Society (AGS).
Fran Valle, MS, CRNP consults with Roland Park Place residents weekly and specializes in wound care of the lower extremities, especially among the aging population. She is also an Assistant Professor at University of Maryland School of Nursing. Prior to joining the RPP team, Fran Valle worked at the Johns Hopkins Wound Healing Center where she initiated the Surgical Wound Consultation Service in conjunction with the Johns Hopkins Regional Burn Center.