Portia Browning Office Manager at The Palms at Ponte Vedra. I started working at The Palms as a receptionist, but quickly grew to love all facets of the business as an activities assistant, dining room server, administrative assistant, and even learned some maintenance along the way. I earned my degree in Anthropology at the University…

Culinary Director

ADAM BASHY I have worked in Independent and Assisted Living communities over the last 8 years, 4 years being in Culinary Management. I have been the Culinary Director at The Palms at Ponte Vedra for 3 years and take great pride in making sure our residents have the best meals possible. My goal is to…

Activity Director

I have been in senior care for almost 8 years and have a passion for working with the senior community.


Jerry Serrano is a retired Navy Chief Petty Officer with over 30 years’ experience in the maintenance management field, 15 of those in Assisted Living. He is responsible for the daily operations in Maintenance and Housekeeping.


Kay Tober has been involved in sales and marketing for senior living for over 12 years. In her role as Sales and Marketing Director, Kay works closely with families and caregivers to provide services, education and information that help with informed decision-making and improve and enhance dignity and quality of life for residents.


Barbara Matteson is our Executive Director with over 20 years of experience in Senior Living. She is responsible for all facets of the operations of both our Assisted Living and Morningside (Memory Care) residences.