Our team at Garden Place Waterloo in Waterloo, Illinois.

Our Team

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

Donna Foy, Executive Director at Garden Place Waterloo in Waterloo, Illinois.

Donna Foy, Executive Director

Donna has over 25 years in the health & wellness industry marketing and overseeing programs that assist the elder population. She joined the Garden Place team and quickly determined that offering care, compassion and personally making a difference for our seniors was something that she wanted to continue to be a part of...just one hug from one grateful resident was really all it took! Donna is very proud of her team at Waterloo and together they greatly enjoy their wonderful residents. In her free time, Donna enjoys vintage shopping adventures with her daughter and spending fun family time with her children, grandchildren and grand dogs.

Jaysa Pfaff, Community Relations Director

Jaysa is thrilled to be working in community relations for Garden Place Senior Living! A Columbia resident, Jaysa takes pride in helping the seniors in her surrounding communities find a safe and loving home at Garden Place. Jaysa graduated with a B.A. in Cinema and Photography and a B.A. in Radio and Television. Her career has taken many exciting paths including working in television production, managing small businesses, marketing and sales. She is so happy to be a vibrant part of the Garden Place family and to be able to put her skills to work enhancing the lives of our local seniors!

Jaysa Pfaff, Community Relations Director at Garden Place Waterloo in Waterloo, Illinois.
Katy Staub, Dining Services Director at Garden Place Waterloo in Waterloo, Illinois.

Katy Staub, Dining Services Director

Katy started her career with Garden Place as a cook working at two of our 5 locations. When the opportunity for the dining services director was offered to her, she was excited to take on the new roll and bring her enthusiasm and knowledge for food and spread it through all the communities. Katy has and associate degree in culinary arts and is a certified dietary manager. When not at work Katy loves to spend time with her husband, son and two fur babies.

Aly Brown, Activity Coordinator

Aly's passion for the elderly started at a young age of 15. She started in the medical field as a dietary aide, then in 2013 she became a CNA. She has always worked in long term care facilities, but once she started working for Waterloo Garden Place in April of 2019 she fell in love with the atmosphere and residents! She started out on nights as an attendant, then went to days, and now is our activity coordinator. She loves to make others smile and enjoys helping where she can! In her spare time, she loves to spend time with her two beautiful daughters and her loving husband!

Aly Brown, Activity Coordinator at Garden Place Waterloo in Waterloo, Illinois.