Our Team

Tennyson Court Staff

Lindsey McSharar

Chief operating officer

I PROMOTE growth and balance for all employees to better our community. Through the collaboration of departments, I enjoy innovative thinking to break past traditional assisted living. I strive to make this community a legacy with compliance, education, and humility. Making a difference in the lives of our seniors is something I never planned to love but I have quickly become an advocate for quality care and dependability for our residents.

  • Personal Development Seeker
  • Committed to Lead
  • Objective-Driven
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Sue Nawojski


I SERVE our community and feel that the care of the residents is our first and most important priority. I strive to create a positive culture that is productive  for our staff to work and grown in, and a loving home for our residents to live and feel safe in. My life experiences both personal and professional has brought me to a job I love, and I am thankful to be able to lead such a wonderful community.   

  • Integrity
  • Creative Thinker
  • Committed
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Becky Black

Director of Marketing & Admissions

I CREATE relationships with the incoming families at Tennyson Court. I am proud of the community and want to share that with others. I naturally build relationships and show integrity when I am working with people. I care for our residents and want them to continue to live in this amazing place. My entire life, I have been compassionate and loved communicating with people, which continues to help strengthen my connect with the families transitioning to Tennyson Court. 

  • Integrity
  • Generous
  • Understanding
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Anny Dyskina, RN, BSN

case manager

I ENJOY working with our Residents.  I bring excitement to elderly patient care. I utilize my extensive international RN experience in health care to provide resident and family centered care driven by patience and rigor. I am a team player who treats both staff and the residents with respect, passionately advocates for their interests, and encourages collaboration. I expect accountability from myself and colleagues. 

  • Teamwork
  • High expectation
  • Accuracy 
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Lynn Sherk, LPN

Director of nursing

I CARE about the residents and staff that rely on me for guidance based on my 30+ years of caring for the elderly.  I put a great emphasis on quality care for our residents.  My experience brings a calm approach when communicating with the residents, families and staff.  I am accountable for my nursing care and feel responsible for the residents in our community. I enjoy nursing and I believe it shows in my day to day interactions.

  • Highly proficient
  • Strong Advocate
  • Compassionate 
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Michael Efthemis

Culinary Director

I CATER with excellence to the tastes of the seniors I serve.  I specialize in cooking meals that provide the comforts of home life.  The teamwork of hand selected staff provides family orientated dining at Tennyson Court.  I have been serving the residents and families of Tennyson Court for 7 years and make pride myself on my attention to detail.

  • Culinary Artist
  • Savory Pleaser
  • Provider
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Melissa Dziura

Business Manager

I am COMPASSIONATE.  I am a person who values the senior population and has since I was very young. I have had the privilege of working at Tennyson Court for 18 years.  During my time here at Tennyson, I have had the privilege of wearing many hats in the community.  It is an honor to work with the staff, the residents and the families of Tennyson Court.  Each day, I bring my caring and positive attitude to the business side of Tennyson Court. 

  • Committed
  • Consistent 
  • Preparedness
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Brian Bussman

Director of Environmental service

I MAINTAIN the integrity of the Tennyson Court community.  I have been privileged to lead the maintenance team for over 8 years.  My team cares for the residents by keeping the building safe, fully operating, clean and beautiful.  It is my goal from the moment you enter our grounds, you feel at home.

  • Dependable
  • Order
  • Continuous Improvement
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Michele Alston

Resident Care Supervisor

I PROTECT the best interest of our residents and make sure they receive the care they deserve. I have been serving the Tennyson Community for over 10 years and take great pride in the care of each resident.  My goal is to meet the expectations set forth by our families by creating a loving atmosphere for the family member we have been entrusted to care for. Over the years I have found it very rewarding to build relationships with the residents and meet their day to day needs.

  • Devoted
  • Accountable
  • Supportive
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Jodi Battistella

Resident Care Supervisor

I APPRECIATE the staff and team at Tennyson Court. I have been part of Tennyson since 2005. I was at a young age when I was with my church youth group that I knew I would work with the elderly. My love for the elderly just grew from there. I have a great pleasure of supervising and working with the care staff. I appreciate all they do for the residents and take pride in seeing the heart for the elderly in them, and knowing they see it in me. 

  • Making a Difference
  • Birght Spirit
  • Loyal
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Amy Krathaus

Executive Assistant

I ORGANIZE and assist with the day to day business of Tennyson Court.  As part of the business office for 4 years, I deliver the very best to those we hire to the Tennyson team.  My duties span from employee orientation to resident account management.  I consider myself to be reliable, hardworking, efficient and self-motivated.  I take pride in delivering quality customer service for our residents and families.  I am committed on building a caring and compassionate workplace where staff can grow as people and professionals.

  • Efficient
  • Understanding
  • Teamwork