Tommy created Commonwealth Cares to support senior living. He provides senior level HR supervision to the company and leads company-wide HR operations to Commonwealth Senior Living, including employee relations, leadership development, recruitment, and training. Tommy possesses almost twenty years of HR experience in a variety of industries, including assisted living, higher education, and retail. Previously, Tommy was the Regional HR Director for a vibrant west coast senior living company, overseeing the HR function at 22 communities in 11 states. Tommy possesses a Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) from Argosy University, a Master of Business Administration from University of Phoenix, and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from the University of Arizona. Tommy lives near Charlottesville, VA with his wife and their triplets. Tommy earned an Argentum Award in 2017 for excellence supporting senior living.
Financial Advisor – Cetera Investors
Tyler Parham is a Financial Advisor at Cetera Investors. He has 7 years of industry experience and joined the Glen Allen Branch in 2016. He holds a bachelor’s degree from Hampden Sydney College. He also holds the CPFA & CSSCS designations. Tyler believes passionately in “the power of giving back to others”. He feels his primary responsibility as an Advisor is to educate his clients and have positive impact on their financial wellbeing. In his free time, Tyler serves on the board of two non-profits, and volunteers at many of the local schools. Outside of that, you can find Tyler, his Fiancé, and their three dogs out on the beach or hiking a trail.
During her three years at Westminster Canterbury of the Blue Ridge Brezhana (Bre) Reed has worked as a Human Resources (HR) intern, HR Coordinator and now HR Generalist. She graduated from Penn State University in 2018 with a degree in Rehab and Human Services and is now pursuing a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration with a focus in Leadership from Mary Baldwin University. Healthcare has always been her passion and Bre herself has worked as a nursing assistant, which has given her a greater appreciation for the residents and staff in senior living communities.
Cheryl Evans is an attorney and spent most of her career working in Washington, D.C. where she worked as Senior Counsel at the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in the Divisions of Enforcement and Trading and Markets, a Trial Attorney at the U.S. Department of Justice in Commercial Litigation, and as a Special Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Eastern District Virginia handling a variety of criminal matters. She has also worked as Special Counsel at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, and as a federal judicial law clerk at the U.S. Court of Appeals for Veteran’s Claims. Ms. Evans is certified as a wellness coach and has worked with those suffering from chronic illness and those in transition, with a focus on retirement, through The Lantz Wellness Center where she is founder and CEO. She is currently working on a book on living your best life at any age. Ms. Evans has volunteered for many organizations over the years to include: The Alexandria Office of Aging; The Lighthouse for the Blind; The Make-A-Wish Foundation; The Winn Dixie Cancer Center; and The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. She is also a volunteer member of the Corporation Board for Sigma Kappa’s Beta Theta Chapter at Marietta College in Ohio. She holds B.A., J.D. and LL.M. degrees.