Executive Team

Charley Tirrell
President & CEO

For more than three decades, Charley has contributed to geriatric healthcare, including specializing in the Senior Retirement Industry. Prior to joining Riverview, Charley was the CEO of a resort-style Continuing Care Retirement Community in Florida.


  • BA — California State University, Long Beach
  • Masters in Social Work — University of Arkansas, Little Rock
  • Masters in Business Administration - Barry University, Miami, Fl

Mike Drew
Vice President - Finance

Mike’s finance career has included work as a public accountant, auditor, controller, and prior to Riverview he was the Director of Finance at Telect, Inc. Mike joined Riverview in 2011.


  • BA in Mathematics—University of Washington
  • BA in Christian Education—Northwest College, Kirkland
  • MBA—Eastern Washington University
  • Certified Public Accountant

Jami Gecas
Vice President - Human Resources

Jami has 16 years of professional human resources experience in both the higher education and healthcare industries. Prior to joining Riverview, Jami was the Director of Human Resources at Whitman Hospital and Medical Center in Colfax, Washington.


  • BA - Washington State University

Connie Schoen
Director of Nursing—Care Center

Connie has more than two decades of Senior Nurse Management Experience, having worked in Acute Care, Acute Rehabilitation Hospitals, Skilled Nursing Facilities, and fourteen years of experience in International World Renowned Hospitals.

Connie has worked in Skilled Nursing for the past seven years in Washington and Florida.She enjoys travel, various genres of music, reading, and is particularly fond of skiing.Vail, Colorado being a favorite ski destination here in North America.

Connie is delighted to have the joined the Multidisciplinary Team at Riverview Care Community.

Nancy Simien
Director of Nursing—Terrace

Before coming to Riverview, Nancy was the Staff Development Coordinator and Infection Control Nurse at Life Care Center of Post Falls, Idaho. Her career has also included leading nurses at a veteran’s home in eastern Montana and travelling as a registered nurse to critical access hospitals.


  • Associate Degree in Nursing — Miles Community College, Miles City, Montana
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting — St. Mary’s University, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

April Ritter
Director of Therapy Services

Heidi Ulland
Director of Sales and Marketing

With over 24 years of experience in senior retirement, Heidi has been with Riverview for the last 5 years. She brings to the team experience and certifications in customer service, memory care, census building and Sales.

Mike Schleigh
Director of Plant Operations

Mike has a diverse background that includes crab fishing and law enforcement. His longest tenure is in construction for more than 20 years. His construction background includes maintenance and management of several health care and retirement living facilities.


  • FEMA designation for emergency response in a health care setting.

Tony Usher
Director of Food & Dining Services

Chef Tony is a self-taught culinary artist. He has had the opportunity to travel to Greystone and Napa Valley to help cultivate his art. His background includes being the Chef at the Dockside Restaurant in the Coeur d’Alene, ID resort and assisting in the opening of five Twig’s restaurants which included the development of their menu.

Yvette Schock

Board Members