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.

Danita Griffin, Social Services and Admissions
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.

Michelle Fiorelli, Director of Nursing
Michelle Fiorelli: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIMichelle Fiorelli is the Director of Nursing at Hallmark Living. She has been in the medical field since 1988 and in long term care since 2006. Her passion is taking care of the elderly.  Michelle is a single mother of two boys, age 16 and 22. She is enrolled in college to obtain her Bachelors and continuing her education to be a Nurse Practitioner for the elderly. It is her honor to be able to take care of those who cannot take care of themselves.

Kelle Chandler, MDS Coordinator
Kelle Chandler: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIKelle Chandler is married with four teenage boys, an adult daughter and a 9-year-old son. She was a nurse aid for two years before pursuing her nursing degree and has been an LPN for 17 years. Currently, Kelle is in school for her RN degree. She has worked at Hallmark Living Benton Harbor for 16 years as a floor nurse, unit manager, and MDS Coordinator. In her spare time she is writing a book, makes candles and personalized greeting cards and she encourages women to see and be the incredible woman they were created to be.

Pam Black, Activity Director
Pam Black: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MIPam Black is the Activity 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.

Lynette Thomas, Assistant to Director of Nursing
Lynette Thomas: Hallmark Senior Living Benton Harbor, MILynnette was born in Chicago, IL and moved to Benton Harbor, MI in 1994. She is married and has three sons (16, 19 and 24). She has been working for Hallmark Living Benton Harbor since 1999. During her time here she has worked as a floor nurse, restorative nurse, MDS nurse, clinical coordinator, Unit Manager and currently is our Director of Nursing’s assistant. 

Sharon Carter, Medical Records
Sharon Carter: Hallmark Living Benton Harbor, MISharon is from Clarksdale, MS and has six beautiful children, four boys and two girls. She attended Rice College in Memphis, TN where she completed a Nurse Assistant training course. She moved to Michigan in 1987 where she started working at Hallmark Living Benton Harbor. For the past twenty years she has been working in the medical records department. 

Rose Dover, Administrative Assistant
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.

Hallmark Living Benton Harbor

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