Executive Director Jackie Roy, originally from California, has lived in the Vail area and Grand Junction for 20 years. She has over 20 years’ experience in hospitality, sales & marketing and management with seniors.
She enjoys the smile on seniors' faces and showing potential residents what we have to offer.
Jackie is a proud and very lucky mother of six amazing children, four girls and two boys, and has four beautiful grandchildren. She volunteered and taught snowboarding for 8 years in Vail and is active with her church. Jackie also volunteers with Snow Sports Outreach Society with students in Eagle County and with the Chamber in Mesa County.
Director of Sales and Marketing
Robert Smith is a Western Slope native who has been in Grand Junction since 1992. With over 20 years of marketing and sales experience, he enjoys helping seniors find a community to call their own.
Outside of his job, Robert is active with his church and a proud father of two daughters. He also enjoys the outdoor lifestyle of mountain biking, hiking and camping.
Tony Randall Zahl
Building Services Director
Originally from Orange County, Calif., Tony Randall Zahl moved to Colorado in 1992. Although his background is primarily in construction and building maintenance, Tony went back to school to receive his culinary degree before starting in the kitchen at Mesa View in 2013. He transitioned to his current position as Building Services director last year.
Outside of work, Tony raised his daughter on his own and now has two grandchildren he enjoys spending time with when he’s not at work.
Vibrant Life Director
Hope Lovisone has been working with seniors since she was 17 years old, the same age she started as a server at Mesa View. Although she has lived in Wyoming, Montana and throughout Colorado, she has called the Grand Valley her home for the past nine years. Hope enjoys learning more about the past through hearing the stories of the residents and believes she has truly found her passion working with the senior population. Her main goal in life is to make others smile and is glad to have found a job that allows her to do that.
In her free time, Hope enjoys volunteering in her church to work in the children and youth ministries, exploring new restaurants, and watching movies with her husband.
Culinary Service Director
Travis Venema is the Culinary Service Director for Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View. Travis has worked in all aspects of the restaurant industry for the last 20 years. Having had the opportunity to travel the world, he has been able to accumulate worldly culinary knowledge. Travis grew up cooking with his mom and quickly realized where his passion lay. At the age of 15, he started working in his first professional restaurant. He has worked in many different styles of restaurants over the years including fine dining, private county clubs, convention centers, universities and small mom and pop shops. He finally landed here with Solstice Senior Living at Mesa View where he creates delicious meals for our residents.