At Lionwood, our mission is to create a warm, welcoming community that our residents can call home. Many of our staff have been at Lionwood for 15 years, ensuring that our residents receive experienced and consistent care. Our daily social calendar is packed with engaging activities that all of our residents can enjoy, from our Exercise and Movement program and local outings to our holiday celebrations and painting classes. When our residents aren’t taking advantage of our planned activities, they can enjoy a delicious meal in our elegant dining room or play a game of billiards in our game room.
Our community has a variety of floorplans to accommodate our residents’ preferences and lifestyles. Our apartments feature senior-friendly amenities, such as emergency call buttons and bathrooms designed for our residents’ safety. We also offer our residents’ the option to design and decorate their apartments so it feels even more like home.
Community Relations Director
Arrianne has a bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Cameron University and her master’s degree in Gerontology from the University of Central Oklahoma. She had been a part of Lionwood since 2001, and loves being the first person potential residents get to meet when they’re deciding on a senior living community. Arrianne is passionate about fitness, nutrition, salsa dancing, traveling, and working with senior adults.
Building Services Manager
As the Building Service Manager, Rudy oversees and coordinates all building and unit repairs. He is the father of 8 children, seven boys and one beautiful girl, and husband to his beautiful wife Jenny. Rudy enjoys coaching his kids in football, baseball, and basketball over the last 15 years and, with his youngest being an infant, he will continue coaching for years to come. In his spare time, Rudy enjoys watching sports, especially the Dallas Cowboys and the Texas Rangers while firing up the grill and cooking for family and friends.
Business Office Manager
Jeanie has worked in the medical field for over 23 years including senior living as well as corporate offices. She’s been a part of the Lionwood team since 2011. She loves her job because of the residents, and feels as though they and her fellow employees are part of her extended family. To her, the job is more than just a business – it’s about caring for each and every person she comes in contact with. When she's not at Lionwood, Jeanie loves to draw, cross stitch, and spend time with her husband of 26 years and her two sons, Ryan and Joshua.
Dining Services Director
Natalie has worked in the food service and senior living industry for over 10 years. She enjoys involving the residents in the daily meal planning process and creating custom dining experiences for her residents to remember. When not working, Natalie enjoys spending time with her family and watching Oklahoma City Thunder Basketball.
Prior to joining Lionwood, Pattie had over 30 years of experience in the senior living field. Pattie is a Registered Nurse and a licensed administrator. She loves working with seniors and their families. Pattie is married to Jim and together they have four children and seven grandchildren. In her free time, Pattie enjoys fishing, fast cars and the outdoors.
Nancy initially attended college to obtain a marketing degree but quickly changed to gerontology after realizing her passion was in senior living while working as a receptionist in a long term living facility. Nancy ended up graduating with a gerontologyy major and sociology minor and has worked in the industry for 10+ years. When asked what Nancy loves most about her work with seniors she responds, "I get to be around seniors all day. I learn, listen, and work with them. I get paid to do what I love. This is great!”
Nancy grew up in Edmond and currently lives with and is the caretaker to her awesome 92-year-old father. Nancy has one son, Austin, who lives in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
Nancy looks forward to continuing her work in serving the senior population and living life each day counting her blessings. Make sure to say hi to Nancy when you see her around our beautiful community.