Judy Dunn Judy Dunn
President and CEO

With more than 25 years of accounting and not-for-profit management experience, Judy is a great asset to Franke Tobey Jones. In addition to serving in the role of President and CEO, she leads strategic planning, campus redevelopment and other initiatives. Prior to serving in the role of CEO, she was the Vice President of Finance. Her background prior to working in long term care includes non-profit health care management, working in finance, administrative and operation roles at a regional hospital organization and a national healthcare provider. Graduating from the University of Wisconsin, Judy earned her bachelor’s degree in accounting and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Currently she serves on the LeadingAge Washington Board as its Treasurer and a member of the Governance Committee. Her past and present community affiliations include volunteering as Treasurer and Board of Director for several non-profit organizations including the YWCA Pierce County, Annie Wright School, the Tacoma Farmers Market and the Fund for Women and Girls.

Robert (Bob) Beckham Bob Beckham
Chief Operating Officer

Bob has over 15 years of experience in operations management and leadership. Bob was the Vice President of Operations for Sound Options, Inc. for six years. Sound Options provides in-home care and care management services to seniors and other vulnerable adults in the community. Previously, he worked 11 years for a 250-bed Phase 1 clinical research unit managing laboratory and clinical operations. Prior to that, he worked for the University of Washington and VA Hospital coordinating Alzheimer’s research. He volunteers in a variety of community organizations including the Multicare Institutional Review Board. He earned his BS from the University of Portland. Bob is an avid outdoorsman and enjoys spending his free time with his two beautiful children.

Sheila McDonough Shelia McDonough
Director of Clinical Services

Sheila was born in Rochester, NY and came to Washington to be a traveling nurse.  Twenty-nine years later she is still here!  She originally earned her RN license in New York and comes to Franke Tobey Jones with over 25 years’ experience as a Director of Nursing in both profit and not-for-profit environments.  Sheila brings with her a good survey history.  She is a proud mom of five children and loves to garden, read and hike.

Christine Hall, MIRM, CSP, CMD, ATM
Senior Director of Marketing and Public Relations

Christine Hall has been a marketing, brand and public relations specialist for the past 40 years. Aside from her work at Franke Tobey Jones, Ms. Hall is also very involved with LeadingAge Washington where she is a Leadership Fellow and also serves as the Co-Chair of the Marketing Professionals Group. Before joining Franke Tobey Jones in 2009, Ms. Hall was the Vice President of Marketing for Jenamar Communities where she developed the brand and marketing program for Jubilee, an active adult community in Lacey, WA. Her other marketing experience includes Weyerhaeuser Real Estate Company and regional shopping centers in four states. Chris has a BA Degree from the University of Washington with a major in Communications. She has earned a Masters of Residential Marketing and Certified New Home Sales Professional designations through the National Association of Home Builders. Through Toastmasters International she is an Advanced Toastmaster, an Advanced Leader and served as a District Governor in Western Washington.  Aside from Chris’ passion for marketing, her other passion is choral singing.

Shelley Harris Shelley Harris
Senior Director of Residential Accommodations

Shelley was born in Tacoma, WA, and has over 20 years of experience in fundraising. She was the Director of Special Events and Major Gifts at CHI Franciscan, and prior to that raised money for several performing arts and music organizations in the community.   Shelley spent 2017 and 2018 in London, working for the UK’s leading cancer charity for children, young people and their families.  While she served as Stewardship and Philanthropy Events Team Manager, she worked with international committees and donors, and had the opportunity to learn and implement new EEU charity laws and regulations in her department. Shelley’s favorite thing about working at Franke Tobey Jones is the opportunity of getting to know the residents and hearing their amazing stories!

Michelle Olafson Michelle Olafson
Director of Accommodations and Resident Relations

Michelle has been with Franke Tobey Jones since 1999 and continues to enjoy building relationships with the residents and their families. Michelle began a retail career in 1984 while attending college and she remained in retail management until 1996. After working with Windemere Real Estate as a Listing Coordinator, she embarked on her journey with Franke Tobey Jones. One of Michelle’s highlights during her time at FTJ has been her integral involvement in the planning and completion of two major building projects on campus.  Michelle had been involved as the co-chair of LeadingAge WA Professional Development Committee from 2009 – 2023.

Angela Thomas Angela Thomas  
Director of Human Resources

Angela has more than 15 years of human resources, people operations, and leadership experience. Her professional journey includes a significant nine-year period in the Healthtech sector, complemented by her contributions to retirement community initiatives, reflecting her commitment to fostering a positive environment for both employees and residents. Angela has earned Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Business Administration, as well as a Master’s degree in Management and Leadership.  A native of Illinois, she has made her home in Washington state for nearly 12 years. Angela is happily married with grown children (one son and three stepchildren).  She enjoys her leisure time engaging in social activities with her husband, attending comedy shows, practicing aero gardening, and admiring the scenic wonders of the Pacific Northwest.

Jim Tonjann Jim Tonjann
Senior Director of  Support Services

Jim has over 45 years’ experience in food services, with over 40 of that in management. He has been affiliated with Franke Tobey Jones since 1989. He graduated from culinary arts school in 1977 and has a kitchen design background for Health Care facilities. Jim previously served eight years with the Air Force in food services.

Heidi White, CTRS Heidi White, CTRS
Director of Life Enrichment

Heidi White joined the FTJ team in 2015 as the Director of Life Enrichment. She holds a BS degree from Brigham Young University in Therapeutic Recreation with a minor in Psychology as well as a Certification in Gerontology Studies. She is a CTRS (Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist) and has spent the last 20 years using her skills to improve the quality of life for a variety of people. Her main focus has been on seniors, and she has developed therapeutic programming to meet the needs of seniors in several different settings from senior independent living to assisted living, memory care and skilled nursing. Knowing that purpose imparts meaning to life, she focuses programing to assist those with dementia and to combat the loneliness and isolation that can occur in seniors. Whenever she has a chance, she loves to travel and especially to discover hidden gems that are off the tourist map.  When at home she enjoys gardening, reading, and the occasional home improvement project.