Our Team

Will Smith, Administrator
Will Smith: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIWill Smith graduated from Rochester University with a double Bachelor’s in Business Administration and Human Resources. Early in his career he worked for a judge and within the legal system and during that time a family member was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s. Will assisted in her care and developed a passion for working with the elderly. He also saw a need within the field for better care and management in long term care so he switched his career path from law to healthcare and earned his Nursing Home Administrator License. Will’s specialties include patient care, working with Medicaid and Medicare, as well as working compassionately with families and staff on behalf of the patient needs. Will enjoys working for Hallmark along with the staff to make Hallmark a home for its residents.

Helen Van Horn, Director of Nursing
Helen Van Horn grew up on a farm in a rural area and went to school in a small town in Central Michigan. Before becoming a nurse, she worked in retail, restaurants, banks and as a CNA. Helen received her Bachelor of Nursing Degree from Saginaw Valley State University and then started working at St. Mary’s Hospital in Saginaw. From there she went to long term care as a staff nurse, restorative nurse, infection control, education, MDS coordinator and eventually as a Director of Nursing. In addition, Helen was a surveyor for the State of Michigan, a consultant and interim DON.

Deanna Morgan-Powers, Business Office Manager
Deanna Morgan-Powers has worked in long term care for over 10 years. She has a background in Human Resources and health care finance. She was born in Niles Michigan and attended South Western Michigan College where she obtained an Associate degree in Business Administration. Deanna is the mother of a teenage son named Kaleb and in her spare time, she enjoys spending time with friends and family. Deanna says that ‘Hallmark to me is a family and we work together to help families make their loved ones happy.’ 

Danita Griffin, Admissions/Marketing
Danita Griffin: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIDanita Marie Griffin, born in Hinsdale, IL, moved to California at age 9 when her father’s job transferred to UCLA.  She is the oldest of three children, relocated to Michigan in 1979, graduated from high school and then attended Andrews University for a year, then moved to Kalamazoo, MI in 1986 where she attended Kalamazoo Valley Community College. In 1989 she met her husband and married several years later. She has two children, Tori and Dimitris, and one grandson, Lincoln. She has worked in the medical field for 23 years and her experience includes Social Service and Marketing/Admissions.  Danita describes herself as a dedicated employee who enjoys her work.

Rose Dover, Guest Services/Human Resources
Rose was born and raised in the small local town of Baroda, Michigan. She is a 1980 Graduate of Lakeshore Senior High Stevensville, Michigan and has resided in Michigan most of her life. She began working for Hallmark Living Benton Harbor in September 2017 and has enjoyed meeting new co-workers from all facilities and most of all, meeting and becoming an extended family to residents. They bring many smiles to her face every day. She is thankful to Hallmark Living for allowing her to follow this new path in life.

Sheri Gile, Social Services
Sherri GileSherri Gile has been in Social Services for 34 years. She’s Certified in Validation Therapy and Mandatory abuse reporting. To Sherri, her family is everything and she absolutely adores her delightful grandchildren. In her spare time, Sherri enjoys reading and crocheting.

Pam Black, Activities Director
Pam Black: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIPam Black is the Activities Director at Hallmark Living Benton Harbor. She has been a certified nursing assistant for over ten years and a therapy technician for over seven. She loves arts and crafts, scrapbooking, motorcycle rides and spending time with family – especially her grandchildren.

Tammy Long, Dietary Supervisor
Tammy Long: Hallmark Senior Living Benton HarborTammy was born in South Bend, Indiana and moved to Alaska until she was a teenager. She graduated from Johnson & Wales University in Providence, RI where she received her Associates Degree in Applied Science – Baking & Pastry Arts. Tammy went on to become a Certified Dietary Manager in 2001 and has worked in Long Term Care since 1998. She is married to Mark Long and between the two blended families they have five beautiful children. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling to new places and watching Notre Dame football. Tammy is passionate about her work and enjoys working with a great team at Hallmark.

Tracy Bocks, Housekeeping and Laundry Supervisor
Tracy BocksTracy Bocks has been with Hallmark Living since 2016. She has lived in the Holland/Zeeland area her whole life and has been a housekeeper for 20 years.  Tracy’s experience includes private homes, rental cottages, hotels, assisted living, and she has worked in long term care for eight years. Tracy is married with four children and when she is not at work, she enjoys spending time gardening, biking and traveling around Michigan enjoying the beaches and small towns with her family. 

Todd Donoho, Maintenance Director
Todd Donoho: Hallmark Benton HarborTodd Donoho has been a Maintenance Director in the medical field for 16 years. He was born and raised in Dowagiac, MI. He has three beautiful girls, Madeline 20, Ravin 16 and Teigan 13 who is also a cancer survivor. Todd is a diehard fan of the University of Michigan who tries to go to one or two football games every year with one of his girls. He looks forward to helping all the residents and staff here at Hallmark Living.

Hallmark Living Benton Harbor

1385 E Empire Ave
Benton Harbor, MI 49022
Tel: (269)-925-0033