Amanda Crawley joined Integral Senior Living in November 2016 as the Business Office Director of The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living and currently serves as Executive Director. Amanda has eighteen years of assisted living experience beginning as a caregiver and housekeeper, and the last twelve years have been focused in the business office. Amanda has often been called the “glue that holds us together.” While working in assisted living communities, she has had the opportunity to enjoy all of her passions, such as caring for the residents and playing piano for them. Amanda had a goal of earning her Administrator’s License, which she achieved in 2015. Amanda has been married to her husband, Kenny, for fifteen years and is proud to say that they were high school sweethearts and have been together for twenty years.
Amanda has 3 wonderful children, Haley, Maddie, and Bobby. Her family is very active in church, where they serve in the youth group and music department. Amanda also serves as the assistant piano player at her church and looks forward to sharing that talent with our residents. Amanda enjoys camping, church events, her children’s baseball and softball games, but most of all, spending time with her family.
In October 2017, Madison Wright transitioned from the Sales and Marketing Assistant to the Vibrant Life Director at The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living. She is incredibly excited to embark on this new journey and continue to build relationships with, minister to, and provide a high-spirited activities program for the residents of The Pointe Lifespring who have become like family to her. Madison graduated from Carson Newman College with a Bachelor of Science in Communications with an emphasis in Public Relations.
Madison lives and worships in Corryton and she enjoys traveling, reading, big earrings, concerts, nurturing succulents and spending time with friends and family.
Hannah Lewis joined the ISL team in October 2017. Hannah’s six years of banking experience have given her the skill set to build great relationships with people. She has also been successful at coordinating the volunteer program with Amedisys Hospice. She felt the Lord calling her to work with senior adults and she is excited to join The Pointe at Lifespring family and minister to our residents, their families and the seniors of the Knoxville community. Hannah’s bright and vibrant personality will fit well with the residents and team at The Pointe at Lifespring.
Hannah and her husband, Tyler, live in Strawberry Plains with their two children, Easton and Everlee. Hannah finds joy in her family, friends, her church and UT football! Go Vols!
Tammy Evans joined the Integral Senior Living family in September of 2018, as the Culinary Services Director. She brings with her thirty-two years of culinary management experience with twelve of those years being in Assisted Living. Tammy studied Hotel and Restaurant Management at Walter State Community College. Her love for cooking came from her mother, who taught her to cook from scratch at an early age.
Tammy loves to sing and enjoys karaoke with her sister. She has 3 grandchildren; Emory, Landree and Bentlee, who are the love of her life. Tammy loves the University of Tennessee football. She has also been very active in raising money for Alzheimer’s Tennessee. Tammy will be an asset to our team!
Melissa Wynn joined Integral Senior Living in August 2018 as a certified nursing assistant, and now currently serves as business office director. Melissa has spent the past five years as a CNA, but has 20 years of previous experience in office administration and human resources. Melissa has been married to her husband, Phillip, for 27 years and says that, to her, he is the glue that holds everything together. Melissa has two wonderful daughters, Megan and Kristen, and has one granddaughter named Hayden, whom she loves to spoil. Melissa loves caring for seniors, and her daily goal is to share a smile with everyone she meets. She is a Christian and enjoys sharing her love for Jesus. Her favorite word is “BELIEVE,” and if given the opportunity, she would be glad to tell you the story behind it.
Leah joined Integral Senior Living in September 2017 and has nine years of marketing and sales experience. She began her career in marketing and fundraising for a local private Christian school and soon felt a calling to help seniors and has devoted the last four years to senior care. Leah has a degree in biomechanics from Milligan College, where she played softball for 4 years. Leah is active and involved with Alzheimer’s Tennessee, Purple Cities Alliance, sits on the Board of Directors at Keystone Adult Day Program, as well as the head softball coach at Karns High School.
Leah is married to her husband Luke, and they have an energetic four-year-old daughter, named Piper. Leah and her family serve and worship at West Lonsdale Baptist Church in Knoxville.
Matt joined the Pointe at Lifespring team in April 2017 as a nurse and in June 2018 he began his new role as Resident Care Director. Matt began his journey in 1999, working to become an EMT. After completion, he worked with Rural/Metro Ambulance Service. He served on the Disaster Response Team, was on call on 9/11 and helped Hurricane Katrina refugees. Due to back injuries, his career path took a turn, he decided to go back to school for his LPN licensure. Matt later worked for the Knox Co. Sheriff’s Office as a Special Ops. Medic and Nurse. As an ordained Baptist Deacon, Matt eventually felt God calling him to senior living. He loved the idea of it not being just a job, but a ministry too. Matt was our very first Employee of The Month and is currently Employee of The Year. He has no doubt that joining The Pointe family was a “God Thing” and an answer to prayer. Matt enjoys his family farm, spending time with his wife Bridget and his son Gibson, church activities, and traveling.
Helen Porter, CDP, CADDCT
Helen Porter joined Integral Senior Living in October 2016 as the Generations Program Director of The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living. Helen is a Nashville-native turned Knoxvillian who has a passion for encouraging people to fulfill their maximum potential. While pursuing her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Recreation Therapy at The University of Tennessee- Knoxville, her concentration was devoted to children with multiple disabilities. After graduation, she was called into working with seniors at Clarity Pointe of Knoxville, where she continued her work as the Director of Life Enrichment and as Business Office Manager. With a love for education, she has become certified as a Therapeutic Recreation Specialist, a Certified Dementia Practitioner, and an Alzheimer’s Disease and Dementia Care Trainer. She’s also an active board member for a local nonprofit, and enjoys running, coffee, and the word enthusiasm.
Corey Gregory joined Integral Senior Living in October 2016 as the Maintenance Director of The Pointe at Lifespring Senior Living. Corey is a graduate of Lincoln Park Technologies and Trade School where he studied electricity. He is a Journeyman Electrician and has worked in the construction field for 10 years.
Corey has been married to his wife Ronna for 7 years and they have 2 children together Beau who is 5 and Stella who is 2. He is a member of Fairview Baptist Church of Corryton where he plays drums and percussion in the praise band. He enjoys coaching baseball and spending time with his family.
Vicky Edmonds joined The Pointe at Lifespring team in January 2018 as the concierge. She is a graduate of Gibbs High School and currently resides in Corryton with her family. Vicky has previously worked in the health care industry for the past 23 years. She started as a CAN at Hillcrest and after 3 years, she went into the Admissions Office. After moving to Amedisys, she worked for 13 years as a Business Office Specialist. Vicky is passionate about working with seniors and loves to interact with people.
Vicky and her husband, Kenny, have been married for 42 years. They have a daughter, Tiffany, and a grandson, Brayden, who is the apple of their eye. Vicky enjoys watching UT Football (GO VOLS!!) and taking trips to the beach with her family and friends. She is active in her church, Bethel Baptist, where she serves as Youth Director. She also sings in the church choir and assists with coordinating the Women’s Retreats.