Meeting the Team.

the Team.

Grand Village at Clear Creek
Rochelle Johnson, Chief Operating Officer

Rochelle Johnson

Chief Operating Officer

Rochelle grew up in Plano, Texas, and likes to say that she's Texan by birth but a Razorback by the grace of God. She attended the University of Arkansas on a basketball scholarship and played on the Arkansas Razorbacks women’s basketball team from 1991-1995. It’s hard to believe but some of the residents at Grand Village remember her playing

Thomas Fundaro, Head Chef

Thomas Fundaro

Head Chef

Chef Tom has been cooking around the country for the last 30 years. He has experience in many cuisines, at multiple restaurants; from high end cuisine in New York City to high volume concepts in California. Chef Tom has a passion for understanding the clientele he is catering to and meeting their needs and expectations. He is excited and pleased

Sarena Frances, Resident Liaison

Sarena Frances

Resident Liaison

Sarena, who has been with us since the Grand Village opened, has a new role as our Resident Liaison. She continues to make sure all the i’s are dotted and the t’s are crossed. She is grateful for the opportunity to share her expertise in handling important details and all the extra care needed and given freely, involving our residents. As

Craig Wallace, Executive Assistant

Craig Wallace

Executive Assistant

Craig Wallace graduated from the University of Arkansas Fort Smith in 2012, having studied Business Administration, and joined the Grand Village community in 2020, right in the middle of the COVID epidemic. Having never worked in a retirement facility, Craig was hired as a part-time employee and slowly rose through the ranks at Grand Village,

Josh Harper, Executive Director of Building & Communications

Josh Harper

Executive Director of Building & Communications

Josh was born and raised in Mena, Arkansas. He moved to Fayetteville in 2018 and currently lives with his wife (Lauren), their son (Jax), and mini schnauzer (Archie). Josh started working at Grand Village the day it opened and even toured Grand Village when it was nothing but a concrete slab and studs. He says he treats all the residents as if

Annette Breeden, Community Relations Director

Annette Breeden

Community Relations Director

Annette has lived in Arkansas most of her life. Annette has worked with seniors for approximately 20 years. She started in the industry doing senior fitness classes. After that, she transitioned to Enrichment Coordinator. She has also worked in the sales area and served as assistant executive director.
Annette moved back to Fayetteville in

Melissa Shelley, Executive Director of Marketing

Melissa Shelley

Executive Director of Marketing

Melissa has been in the Northwest Arkansas Marketing Community for over 19 years. She has worked in the senior care field of marketing most of that time. She has served on the board of multiple community organizations including HCMA (Health Care Marketing Alliance) and the Fayetteville Rotary Board. Melissa lives in Farmington with her



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