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Our People

Our days are filled with important duties and routines. Yet human connection takes precedence over the necessities of our job descriptions every time. You are why we're here.

We bring varied backgrounds and skills to our roles, but we are all here to love and support you.

Stacey Gallardo

Executive Director: Stacey Gallardo

Stacey sets the tone at Columbus with a distinguished mix of education, healthcare experience and compassion. She holds a Practical Nursing Certificate from Ivy Tech and an Administrators License from Success Development. She was also nominated for the Director of the Year during her time leading an assisted living community in Greenwood.

"We truly love what we do here. This is a very warm and inviting place with a wonderful activity program that is derived from what our residents enjoyed prior to moving to assisted living. And hands down some of the best nurses, most compassionate CNAs and friendliest residents I have ever had the pleasure to serve alongside." Stacey lives in Center Grove with her husband of 10 years, two children, Ella Jo and Eli, and pups Stella and Charlie.

Arielle Beller

Community Relations Director: Arielle Beller

Arielle graduated with a Bachelor's degree from the IU School of Social Work and is experienced in Trust-based Relational Interventions and Motivational Interviewing. She has a background in social work, customer service and home health.

"Helping others and serving my community has always been my greatest passion. I was born in Frankfurt, Germany, but grew up in Columbus, so it's an honor to be able to work and serve in my hometown. The staff here is amazing and attentive, and my role is to help families through what can be an emotional time. I am committed to this journey together and to our residents and families." Arielle is the proud mother of a five-year-old daughter, Jasmine and is recently engaged.

Tracy Todd, LPN

Memory Care Director: Tracy Todd, LPN

Tracy grew up in Columbus, Indiana but has lived in several areas of Indiana. She also spent time in Sarasota, Florida, for several years caring for her father-in-law, who had dementia, giving her a personal perspective on senior care and memory care. Tracy's career as a nurse has mainly been in pediatrics. "I find assisted living to be a refreshing change. I am presented with great opportunities to advocate for our residents in giving them dignity, independence, and quality of life.” Tracy is passionate about serving our residents as well as our outstanding nursing team.  Tracy currently lives in Columbus with her husband of 28 years. They have two daughters, three granddaughters,  and three dogs.

Dementia Certified Practitioner LogoThe Certified Dementia Practitioner® (CDP®) represents those health care and front line staff who have an in-depth knowledge in dementia care. They have received specialized training, met certain requirements, and applied for certification through the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP). The CDP® program recognizes the need for standards in the area of Alzheimer’s and dementia education, and it helps improve the services provided by health care professionals and frontline staff.