Executive Director

Christine Hames

Christine Hames, the Executive Director of The Blake at Baxter Village, grew up in Virginia. She attended school in Richmond at Virginia Commonwealth University where she earned her bachelor’s degree as well as a Master’s degree in social work.

Director of Sales

Jennifer Reid

Jennifer Reid, the Director of Sales for The Blake at Edgewater, joined our team in 2019.

Director of Business Operations

Susan Protsko

Susan Protsko, our Director of Business Operations, joined The Blake at Edgewater team in 2019.

Director of Dining Services

Scott Simka

Originally from Brooklyn, New York, Scott has spent the past 10 years in North Carolina after living in South Florida for 15 years. He graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School near Brighton Beach in New York City, studied liberal arts at Brooklyn College and received an Associate of Science degree in Culinary Arts from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, Rhode Island.

Director of Maintenance

Sabri Ertas

Originally from Turkey, Sabri finished high school and two years of college before serving in the Turkish military forces from 1994 to 1996. He’s been in the healthcare business for almost three years. A people person, Sabri loves to provide Blake residents with positive energy. In fact, his favorite time is in the mornings, after he’s had coffee and is full of energy. He loves to tell the residents “good morning” each day.

Walk With Me Coordinator

Richard Burroughs

Richard Burroughs, the Memory Care Coordinator for The Blake at Edgewater, joined the team in 2019. More information is coming soon, so please visit again!

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