Learn more about our great team at Garden Square at Westlake Assisted Living!
Jeff Shahan, Administrator
Jeff Shahan joined the Ridgeline team in late October 2019 and has been in the Administrative Healthcare industry for the last 15 years. A Wyoming native and former Respiratory Therapist with the U.S. Army, Jeff switched to Administrative Healthcare in 2003 and has developed a passion for Senior Living. Jeff earned his Masters in Administrative Healthcare in 2010 and in his free time, enjoys hunting, fishing, and spending as much time with his family as humanly possible.
Joyce Trevino, Resident Care Coordinator
Joyce Trevino was been with Garden Square Westlake for eight and a half years. She has been working and volunteering with the elderly since she was 12 years old. She loves to help in any situation and enjoys being able to continue to learn new things and grow with this company. Joyce graduated from Windsor High School many moons ago… She currently resides in Greeley with her husband and two sons. Joyce’s’ favorite pass time is spending time with her family.
Jaime Gonzalez, Maintenance Director
Jaime Gonzalez joined the Garden Square team in August 2016. He is a Colorado Native and loves the outdoors. Jaime has 15 years’ experience in residential construction, remodeling and maintenance industry. He enjoys maintenance due to the variety of work and the everyday challenges. He takes pride in his work and cares about the quality and appearance. Jaime feels that Garden Square gives him the opportunity to utilize his skills by helping others. He enjoys the atmosphere and learning about the residents living here. It brings him joy to bring so many smiles to their faces. Jaime is the youngest of nine children and has two daughters. In his spare time he enjoys soccer, racquetball, archery, camping and the outdoors.
Corinne Svitavsky, Activities Director
Corinne Svitavsky is the Activities director at Garden Square Westlake. She is new to this position being hired in September of 2019. Her previous experience in is business office work but is excited for the opportunity to learn and grow in a different department. Corinne finds being able to connect with the residents on a personal level and doing the activities that they enjoy very rewarding. She hopes to be in this position long-term, and to continue to grow the activities program. Corinne is a Greeley native, she went to Northridge Highschool then moved to Denver to attend the University of Denver where she played division 1 volleyball. After college she moved back home to Greeley where she met her husband and now has a beautiful daughter. Corinne enjoys traveling, camping, sports, and all outdoor activities.
Taylor McIlwain, Business Office Manager
Taylor McIlwain joined the team Garden Square at Westlake in early November 2019, and is new to the position of Business Office Manager. A Northern California native, Taylor moved to Colorado after graduating from the University of California, San Diego with her Bachelor’s Degree in Linguistics in mid-2014 and, after travelling the country a bit and marrying her husband, decided to settle in Greeley in late 2017. Formerly a Certified Nursing Assistant, Taylor has a passion for her residents and making sure their needs are being fully met, in all aspects of life.
Chris Ortega, Dietary Director
Chris has been working in food management for 10 years, four of which have been in senior living hospitality. Chris loves all aspects of the kitchen. Most of all he loves to be able to train his staff to cook all different types of ethnic food as well as give them the ability to show off their creativity. He is a true believer of treating people the way you want to be treated. He makes sure the food produced from his kitchen and staff members is something that they can be proud of, as well as being what our residents deserve. When Chris is not in the kitchen, he enjoys spending time with his three Children, two boys and one girl, as well as watching all different types of sports.