Andrienne Ulbricht

Director of Celebrations

After spending many years in nonprofit development & management, Andrienne has returned to her true passion for senior living, as she joins us as Director of Celebrations at Discovery Village at Deerwood.

In addition to serving as Director of Life Enrichment in a local Assisted Living & Memory Care community, Andrienne has also had the personal experience of caring for a mother with dementia. Her biggest joy comes from connecting with those around her and doing her part to make people smile. She is a true believer that laughter really is the best medicine!

A lover of the outdoors, great food, live music, cooking and staying active, Andrienne enjoys spending her free time with her husband, Paul, and two pooches, Banjo and Chloe.

Travis Grainger

Executive Director

A servant Leader with seventeen years of experience in Operations, Travis has found his true calling in Senior Living. Having operated Senior Living communities in multiple states and having Multi-Site Responsibilities, Travis brings sharpened leadership skills to Discovery Village at Deerwood. Travis and his wife, Megan, moved to Jacksonville five years ago and have settled in Ponte Vedra Beach, with their three children.

Valerie Andryc

SHINE® Director

Utilizing her passion for serving others and creating a genuine and positive experience, Valerie joins us as the Memory Care Director at Discovery Senior Living at Deerwood. Valerie specializes with Alzheimer’s and other related Dementia and is responsible for program development and implementation within the Memory Care Program. With experience in Skilled Nursing, Assisted Living, and Memory Care, Valerie brings a vast amount of knowledge in the Dementia field. After graduating with a Gerontology Degree from Bowling Green State University in Ohio, her passion for Dementia education continued as she obtained her Dementia Practitioner Certification, became an Ageless Grace Educator, Virtual Dementia Facilitator, a Dementia Live coach, and Florida Core trained. A native from Ohio, she now resides in the Beaches area of Jacksonville with her pup, Dex. Valerie loves to spend her free time staying active between Barre and Cycle, traveling, and spending time with her two nieces.

Samuel Moseley

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Born and raised in Birmingham, Alabama, Senior Lifestyle Counselor Samuel Moseley studied physical therapy before working as an entrepreneur and spending eight years performing humanitarian work both nationally and internationally. “Placing our loved ones into memory care was one of the most challenging things my wife and I ever had to do,” he says, “But it’s given me a deeper understanding, and fuels my passion for helping other families navigate their journeys as well.” Samuel likes to spend time with his wife, Allison, and sons, Elijah and Silas. He is an avid waterman and outdoorsman who loves fishing, surfing, hiking, skateboarding, music and travel.


Senior Lifestyle Coordinator

Sondra Sharp brings to our community a diverse background spanning multiple specialties within the healthcare and senior living industries. Sondra exhibits a true passion for serving the senior segment, and for helping families navigate the search for quality care. Sondra grew up on and around the beautiful beaches of Jacksonville, Florida, and earned her business degree from the University of North Florida. She has three, grown children; Lauren, Julia and Bill, and in her spare time, loves enjoying the outdoors, spending time with family and her dogs, and shopping.

Deborah Northrup Kimery

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Deborah Northrup Kimery, brings to our community an extensive and diverse background in management, sales, business development and strategic planning. A proud leader and advocate for the senior living and care industries, Deborah is a native Floridian, having resided in Jacksonville since 1969. She enjoys spending quality time with her husband and grandchildren, as well as visiting theme parks and riding rollercoasters, and beachcombing, dancing, listening to live bands and simply enjoying life.

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