Our team at Garden Place Columbia in Columbia, Illinois.

Our Team

We have a great team at Garden Place Columbia. We invite you to get to know them and come meet them in person.

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Tammy Looby, Administrator at Garden Place Columbia in Columbia, Illinois.

Tammy Looby, Administrator

Tammy Looby has over 40 years experience in assisting the elder population. She started her carer as a certified nursing assistant in county nursing home in 1980. She went on to complete her degree as a Certified Occupational Therapist Assistant in 1999 and has been an Executive Director of Senior Living Communities since 2012. She takes great pride in promoting a team atmosphere and great care for the elders. During her free time, Tammy enjoys spending time with her husband, John and her son Eric.

Kristi Sisk, Community Relations Director

Kristi Sisk has been working in assisted living and memory care since 2011. She believes that having the opportunity to enrich lives is very fulfilling and why she loves working with elders. "This generation of seniors is so classy -I love learning from them!" During her free time, Kristi loves spending it with her husband Brad, 2 children McKenzie & Kobe, and grandson Caden.

Christine Holland, Assistant Director at Garden Place Columbia in Columbia, Illinois.
Rhea Woodson-Mathews, Wellness Director at Garden Place Columbia in Columbia, Illinois.

Rhea Woodson-Mathews, Wellness Director

Rhea graduated from LPN school in 2002 and is currently enrolled in RN school. In the beginning of her career, Rhea gained experience working in home health and hospice settings. She has been working in the assisted living setting since 2006 and enjoys working with the geriatric population which she considers very rewarding. Rhea believes we can all learn something from them and their experiences.

In her spare time, she enjoys walking, hiking and spending time with family and friends.

Debbie Cairns, Housekeeping Supervisor

Debbie has worked as a Housekeeper in the Healthcare industry for 21 years. Her attention to detail keeps the residents happy and always requesting her service. Debbie is attentive to resident needs and enjoys hearing about their life experiences. When Debbie is not working, she enjoys time with her grandsons and lounging around with her dog.

Debbie Cairns, Housekeeping Supervisor at Garden Place Columbia in Columbia, Illinois.