The Arbrook Retirement Living Community Team

Our community has the greatest staff members around, whose daily desire is to make TODAY a wonderful day for our residents. As energetic as they are fun to be around, our staff at The Arbrook Retirement Living Community really enjoy working together! Afterall, when working together is fun, the joy is contagious! The energy created by our team is what breathes life into our community… and what a difference we make! We live for the opportunity to make our residents feel noticed and special.

Bradley Horn

Executive Director

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Leads with Experience

Bradley Horn has a passion for serving seniors. He comes to The Arbrook after nine years as the Director of Dining Services at another 12 Oaks Senior Living community, where he not only developed a thriving food and beverage department, but also implemented programs that earned him a reputation as an innovator in Senior Living.

Bradley attended the University of North Texas where he majored in Business Administration as well as Vocal Performance. He’s an accomplished singer, performing at professional venues across the D/FW Metroplex as well as giving special consideration to entertain residents and friends whenever he can.

Bradley has a positive outlook on life which is evident in his daily commitment to seniors and their families. With his resident-first philosophy, Bradley strives to be a motivator and senior advocate. “I consider it a blessing to be influenced daily by the memories and life lessons of seniors,” says Bradley.

Lori Griffo

Director of Marketing & Leasing

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Spreads the Word about The Arbrook

Lori Griffo, Director of Marketing & Leasing, has a heart for seniors. Her professional experience and education encompass many areas of senior care. She brings almost ten years experience in Senior Living with marketing, leasing, and exceptional resident relations to The Arbrook.

Lori was born in Fort Worth and raised in San Antonio, TX. She is married and has two wonderful sons and three beautiful "bonus" daughters. They also have a cat named Valentino.

In her spare time, Lori enjoys family time, singing, dancing and going to the zoo!

“I feel very blessed to be a part of the Arbrook family because of the caring and “resident-first” commitment that proves to be the fabric of what makes The Arbrook an exceptional choice for senior living.” says Lori.

Tonocco Washington

Director of Dining Services

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Delights Discriminating Tastes

Bringing 18 years of food service experience to our tables at The Arbrook, Tonocco Washington has always shared a special affinity for serving seniors. As Director of Dining Services, her "whatever it takes" attitude and leadership is evident in her daily attention to our residents.

Away from work, she loves spending time with her three children going to movies, roller skating, and shopping.

When asked what she considers the most rewarding aspect of her job, Tonocco responds: "I really love seniors and taking care of their needs; after all, ultimately that is where my heart is."

Mary Sides

Move-In Coordinator

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Makes Move-Ins Easier

Mary Sides brings over 32 years experience working in Business and Marketing. Throughout her career, she has assisted people dealing with life-changing experiences. This genuine compassion for people shines as she assists seniors and their families as our Move-In Coordinator.

Mary says, "I have an opportunity to reach out and touch lives in a positive way. Helping families as they make choices that enhance their quality of life is rewarding."

Originally from Wichita, Kansas, Mary was raised in Dallas and now lives in Arlington with her two Shelties, Coby and Zinger.  In her spare time, she enjoys getting together with family and friends, as well as working in her garden.  Mary is a fan of country dancing and all types of music.

A graduate of Dallas Baptist University with a Bachelor's in Business Administration, Mary is also a member of High Point Church in Arlington.

Carla Maines

Business Office Manager

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Carla began her career in the Senior Housing industry in 2005.  She soon realized that she found her calling.  She loves the opportunities her job affords her to serve the active residents at The Arbrook and assist them relative to their business affairs.

Carla has an undergraduate degree in psychology and sociology, and a masters in business administration.  Originally from New York, she moved to New Mexico in 1981 to escape the snow and cold.  In 1989 she moved to Texas and loves it here!  She has two grown daughters and one son in-law, but no grandchildren yet.  Carla is active at Gateway Church and is a Child Advocate for Compassion International.  On her daily commute to work, she enjoys listening to books on CD.  Carla loves all things dachshund, and her dogs receive lots affection at the house she shares with them.

Karen Coffman

Director of Resident Services

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One of a Kind Service for Residents

Karen Coffman comes to The Arbrook after finishing a career in public education. She taught elementary grades in Texas, Tennessee, and Michigan. For Karen, slowing down after retirement was not an option, so she is starting a new chapter pursuing her other passion: Seniors.  She is eager to learn as much as possible from the Residents and make memories with each of them. Karen also has a personal interest in The Arbrook, as her own mother is a Resident.

Karen earned a B.S. from Texas A&M-Commerce and a Master of Education with a specialization in Reading Education from East Tennessee State University.  She is a church pianist and also enjoys being a member of The Arbrook Choir. She has three children and four small, active grandchildren!

Karen's philosophy as a teacher and as an Activity Director is, "I always begin and end each day with a smile on my face as well as on the faces of those around me." She is thrilled to be serving The Arbrook Residents and their families!

Raniel Prellwitz

Director of Facilities

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Coordinating Comfort and Satisfaction

As Director of Facilities, Raniel has spent the last nine years working, coordinating and carrying out the maintenance and scheduling the housekeeping to make sure the building is maintained in a clean in safe manner. He does whatever it takes to get the job done.

Raniel spent twenty years working in the airline industry and has been married for over 38 years. He met his wife while in the Army at Ft. Lewis and they lived in seven different cities while he worked in the airline industry. His wife and he were blessed with two sons and they have blessed him with two wonderful grand-children.

When not at work he loves spending time playing golf, refereeing soccer and going to see movies. He has mastered many skills in remodeling and woodworking as one of his favorite pastimes.

Being around seniors is a rewarding experience. The satisfaction it brings reflects on the true reason we are here, it is their home. Helping others and seeing the satisfaction it brings makes it worth it all. The experiences and memories is what it is all about in understanding that the Arbrook residents are really part of our family.

The team at Independent Living community in Arlington, TX

 

We live for the opportunity to make our residents feel noticed and special!

The management staff at Independent Living community in Arlington