Experienced Senior Care: Birmingham, AL

Meet the people ready to provide peace of mind care in the local area. Get to know them right here!

Chip Cook

Executive Director

Chip brings a wealth of experience and expertise to his role in the Senior Living industry, where he has worked from sales counselor to Administrator for multiple years. With a proven track record of successfully turning around challenged communities through training and creating high-performing teams, Chip is dedicated to making a positive impact.

A graduate of the University of Stockholm, Sweden, Chip studied abroad and became fluent in the Swedish language. Holding a degree in Business Administration, he is also a Category II Assisted Living Administrator.

Chip is excited to join the Proveer at Grayson Valley family, looking forward to collaborating with the team to create a warm and welcoming environment for residents. His commitment to building a culture of excellence and teamwork, coupled with his extensive experience, positions him as a valuable asset to the community.

In his leisure time, Chip enjoys kayaking, traveling, and exploring new foods. A proud father of three children—Nalin, Allister, and Konnor—Chip also shares his home with a dog named Maya and a cat named Mojo.

Proveer at Grayson Valley | Karon McLain, Sales Director

Karon McLain

Director of Sales

Meet Karon, a seasoned professional with over two decades of expertise in healthcare sales and a strong background in geriatric care. Holding the titles of both a Registered Respiratory Therapist and a Certified Case Manager in the state of Alabama, Karon brings a wealth of knowledge and dedication to her work.

Beyond her career, Karon finds joy in her leisure pursuits, which include being an avid supporter of Alabama football and indulging in the pleasures of shopping. Her multifaceted background and passion for healthcare make her an invaluable asset to our team.

Proveer at Grayson Valley | Vanessa Harris Director of Dining Services

Vanessa Harris

Director of Dining Services

Vanessa Harris is our Director of Dining Services at Proveer at Grayson Valley, with over 20 years of experience in the food industry. She’s a proud mother and enjoys quality time with her family, including her cherished Pit Terrier, Stella. Vanessa is known for her community spirit, fostering strong bonds with residents and colleagues. In her leisure time, she’s a fan of classic films. Vanessa Harris brings both culinary excellence and a warm community spirit to Grayson Valley.

Proveer at Grayson Valley | Kelvin Lynch, Maintenance Director

Kelvin Lynch

Director of Maintenance

Kelvin Lynch is the Director of Maintenance at Proveer at Grayson Valley. With nearly two decades of dedicated service, Kelvin brings a wealth of experience to his role. He is a devoted family man, married for 15 years with five children, and enjoys spending quality time with residents and colleagues. Outside of work, Kelvin’s interests include hunting, fishing, and cherished moments with his family.

Proveer at Grayson Valley | Latrice Hines Business Office Manager

Latrice Hines

Business Office Manager

Latrice Hines comes to Proveer at Grayson Valley with 17 years of Professional Management and HR experience. She is passionate about people, especially seniors, and says serving them with a spirit of excellence is a great honor.

Latrice believes in team building, fostering lasting relationships, and creating a healthy work atmosphere for all to excel at their potential. She loves spending time with her two beautiful children, family, and friends in her free time.

Proveer at Grayson Valley | Julie Donaldson Life Enrichment Coordinator

Julie Donaldson

Life Enrichment Coordinator

Julie Donaldson has served Grayson Valley for the past seven years as Life Enrichment Coordinator, demonstrating a sincere passion for both the residents and her colleagues. With a 55-year marriage to her husband Harry, Julie is a proud mother of three sons: Les, Jay, and Seth. She also treasures her role as a grandmother to one grandson, Ethan, and two granddaughters, Julia and Audrey.

Julie’s professional journey includes previous positions in the insurance industry, a rewarding 14-years as a stay-at-home parent, and a successful career as a buyer for Montclair, Princeton, and the first paid buyer for medical east. She later served as the head receptionist for Dr. Earl Stradman’s practice for 12 years until its closure. Her current role as the Life Enrichment Coordinator, serving both at her current workplace and as a volunteer at Pinson Baptist Church, brings her immense joy and fulfillment. Julie considers herself truly blessed to be a part of this community and relishes every moment in her current role.

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