Samantha Tyner serves as the executive director of Solstice Senior Living at Kennewick, where she has been working for nine years. After beginning her journey as a housekeeper, Samantha fell in love with the residents and soon became the housekeeping supervisor for six years. She then transitioned to the Business Office director for four years prior to becoming the executive director.
Samantha continues to love coming to work every day and credits her residents and staff for making each day amazing. She loves growing with the community and learning from her residents – she has a deep respect for them.
Samantha has been married for 10 years and is either downhill mountain biking or paddle boarding when not at work.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Jessica Medlock is our Director of Sales and Marketing and the newest member of the team. She has worked in sales and marketing in both radio and television advertising for over 30 years.
Jessica found her passion for senior living working recently in assisted living in the Tri-Cities area before eventually finding a home at Solstice at Kennewick.
She and her son moved to Washington from Shreveport, La., in 2013. When Jessica isn’t helping seniors, she likes to cook, bake specialty cakes or play with her dogs.
Business Office Director
Jennifer Keplinger is the Business Office director for Solstice Senior Living at Kennewick. Jennifer has a passion for senior care and found her calling over 13 years ago when she accepted a temporary receptionist position that grew into a career she absolutely loves. She relocated with her family to the Tri-Cities in the summer of 2019 from Yakima.
Culinary Services Director
Patrick Williams has cooked in retirement communities for almost 15 years. He graduated from Le Cordon Bleu Culinary Institute in 2006. He loves to make people happy with his food and to spend as much time with his family as he can. Patrick is married to his high school sweetheart. Together, they have two daughters, Isabella and Temperance, a son, Greyson, two Malamute Huskies, and a cat. He was born in Prosser, Washington, but has lived in Kennewick since the age of 4.
Vibrant Life Director
Hannah Boslooper, Vibrant Life® director at Solstice at Kennewick, began her Solstice journey as a server in 2019. Hannah soon fell in love with her role and found a passion for helping residents live more vibrant lives. She was promoted to Vibrant Life® assistant before assuming her current role as VLD.
When she’s not driving residents around on outings or leading fun activities, Hannah enjoys sitting and talking with residents about their lives. Hannah also has over eight years of experience in the medical field, where she worked alongside special-needs residents and was a house manager for over six homes, managing over 45 employees.
On her days off, you can find Hannah working on her classic 1991 Honda Accord, attending races, going on hikes, camping and fishing with her husband and their son, Daniel. She also enjoys music and is a talented guitar player and drummer.
Building Services Director
Rick Cleavenger, Building Service Director, has worked with Solstice at Kennewick for over five years and has almost 35 years of experience in building maintenance. Rick loves getting to know residents and considers it an honor and a privilege to work with seniors.
Rick is also a veteran of Desert Storm, with over 20 years of service. He and his wife Kim have been married for 31 years, and together they have two children, and three grandchildren. Outside of work, Rick enjoys watching and playing sports, especially baseball.