The team at Pear Valley Senior Living in Central Point, Oregon

Our Team

We have a great team at Pear Valley Senior Living. Stop by anytime so we can connect in person. We would love to meet you.

Becky of Pear Valley Senior Living in Central Point, Oregon

Becky Johnson – Assistant Administrator

Becky has been in the health care field for over 20 years and cannot imagine doing anything else. She started her career as a Housekeeper and worked her way up to Physical Therapy Assistant, Certified Nurse’s Assistant, Medication Technician, Resident Care Coordinator and now Assistant Administrator.

Becky moved to Oregon from California shortly after marrying her husband, Jason. Becky and her husband have nine children and can be found at her country home with their beloved Dachshunds and Goldendoodle. When not at work Becky enjoys reading, Motorcycle rides, is a known foodie, adventures with her children and going to her country cabin by the river.

Allyson Smith of Pear Valley Senior Living in Central Point, Oregon

Allyson Smith, Community Relations Director

Allyson started her career in Senior Living when she was a senior in high school as a CNA working in a skilled facility. While working as a caregiver, she quickly realized her love and passion for working with seniors and changed her degree to a health management degree. Allyson wanted to continue to grow and learn how best to serve the Senior Living population. She graduated from Oregon Institute of Technology with her bachelor’s degree and was offered the Marketing and Sales position, which soon transitioned into the Memory Care Director position. Allyson has been working in Senior Living since 2015 and continues to have a growing passion and looks forward to helping make a difference.

In her free time, Allyson enjoys hiking, running 5K’s, and spending time with her family. She enjoys the outdoors and helping within the community. 

Marissa Drake of Pear Valley Senior Living in Central Point, Oregon

Marissa Drake - Health Care Coordinator

Marissa began her career in healthcare in 2016 as a caregiver on the beautiful Oregon Coast. Two years later, she found herself residing back in her hometown of Medford, Oregon working as a Medication Technician. Marissa demonstrated a keen ability to manage resident medications, and therefore, was promoted to a Lead Medication Technician. Given Marissa’s ongoing impressive performance she was later offered the position of the Healthcare Coordinator.

Marissa loves inspiring and helping people in all walks of life. She is energetic and passionate about any task she performs. Outside of work, Marissa enjoys being a mom to her son, Jordan. She loves to spend time outdoors with her family from white water rafting on the wild and scenic Rogue River to camping on the lake shores in Southern Oregon. Marissa believes Southern Oregon is the best place to live and lets her passion shine through in her work.

James Van Horn of Pear Valley Senior Living in Central Point, Oregon

Jim Van Horn - Maintenance Director

Jim went to Medford schools and SOU in Ashland and began his career in facility management shortly after leaving college, with his last 20 in Senior Living. Jim and his wife Robin have lived in Central Point in the same home for over 30 years where they have raised 3 boys and a house full of pets. When Jim is not helping take care of the residents of Pear Valley, he enjoys hiking the beautiful Rogue Valley and traveling the world whenever possible. He also loves spending time with his family and friends, and especially his three grandchildren.

Shawn Taylor - Salon Owner / Cosmetologist

Shawn Taylor - Salon Owner / Cosmetologist


Shawn was born and raised at the base of Mt. Shasta in Northern California. Shawn lives on her family ranch on the Klamath River spanning 4 generations where they raise Dexter Cattle, Fallow Deer and have a vineyard. Shawn graduated from California State University, Sacramento with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice and Business Administration with an emphasis in Investigations. Later she decided to pursue a career in Cosmetology and graduated from Oregon Institute of Aesthetics as well as Oregon Institute of Cosmetology. Shawn is bi-licensed in Oregon and California.

Shawn grew up very close to her Grandmother who, unfortunately, was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Dementia in her senior years. She was fortunate enough to be on the family ranch and helped to take care of her Grandma along with the rest of her family. The experience of being a part of her Grandmother's final years helped to propel Shawn into specializing in Senior Care in the field of Cosmetology.

In her spare time, Shawn loves to travel with her husband, salmon fish, quilt, cook, read, and love her 4 Dachshunds. Shawn is also a volunteer for Madrone Hospice.