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Meet the team behind Mount Prospect’s success

A senior living community is only as good as its people – that’s why we hire the best caregiving, hospitality and leadership professionals around.

Christine Lawrence

Executive Director

My name is Christine Lawrence, and I was born and bred in the Chicago area. I received my degree in finance and began my career at the Chicago Board of Trade where I traded U.S. 30 Year Bonds. After starting my family, I catered for 14 years and then, through the grace of a very good friend, became the business office manager for a senior living community. Read More »

Kim Farrell, LPN


Kim Farrell joins the team with 12 years of nursing experience and 8 years of experience as a Director of Nursing. She has worked exclusively with Geriatric and Memory Care residents. Before becoming a nurse, she was a futures trader at the Chicago Board of Trade for 25 years.
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Jessica Frenzel, LPN, CDP

Generations Program Director

Jessica joins the team as the Generations Program Director. She has been a nurse for 8 years and has worked in healthcare for over 13 years and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. She started out as a Certified Nursing Assistant, working in both assisted living communities and home care. While she has also worked in the hospital setting, her passion is working with the geriatric population. Read More »

May Granada

Vibrant Life® Director

May Granada is the Vibrant Life Director at Mount Prospect Senior Living. She brings 10 years of experience in the hospitality industry and 11 years in the health care industry with her. During her time in health care, she has directed activities for independent, assisted living and memory care residents. Read More »

Shelly Barros

Director of Sales and Marketing

Shelly Barros brings more than two decades of experience in the health care industry to the Mount Prospect Senior Living team. She has served as a corporate director of business development for skilled nursing communities, as well as holding various positions in the home health industry. Shelly has been passionate about helping seniors for more than 30 years, and is dedicated to providing quality service so that her clients can focus on living their best lives. Read More »

Allen Clough

Senior Business Office Director

Allen Clough joins the Mount Prospect team with three years of experience in the senior living industry. He received his undergraduate degree in Human Development from the University of Illinois at Chicago. As Senior Business Office Director, he is responsible for accounting, payroll and human resources at the community. He credits his love of working with seniors from his volunteer work when he was younger at other senior living communities. Read More »

Nick Aponte

Building services Director

Born and raised in Mount Prospect, Nick joins the team with more than 20 years of experience in the trades. After high school, Nick attended a trades program and received his electrical license. He then went to work at Township High School District 214, where he worked for over 7 years. He then started working in senior living, where he found his passion working with the elderly population. Read More »