Brad Buschow

Brad Buschow

Executive Director

Executive Director Brad Buschow is a nationally recognized Certified Director of Assisted Living (CDAL) with more than 25 years of wide-ranging healthcare industry experience. Now an influential figure in the senior living space, he has served as a board member for the National Assisted Living Association (NALA), where he helped to legislate for the senior care industry. He is also a committee board member for Argentum, and has served on the Senior Living Certification Committee, the group that develops testing programs for the nation’s foremost Executive Directors.

Brad graduated from Chadron State College (1993) in his native Nebraska, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business Management with an overall healthcare focus. He went on to complete Registered Nursing (RN) program studies, graduating with honors (1996) and beginning his career in clinical and long-term care.

He most recently served as Regional Director for a high-profile, national senior living provider, where he built award-winning teams and programming while overseeing a five-state territory in the Southeast. In his current role, he will provide steady leadership and empower Morada Senior Living team members to deliver excellence in care, personal service and overall lifestyle quality for residents of our community. 

Outside of working hours, Brad is an accomplished, now-former baseball player who enjoys golf, reading and the outdoors. He’s also a trained minister and proud husband to his wife, Shery. The couple have five, beautiful children and two grandchildren and happily reside in Texas.

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Teauna Ware

Health & Wellness Director

Director of Health and Wellness Teauna Ware brings more than 11 years of senior living experience to her role at Morada Lake Arlington. Teauna earned her nursing degree at Washburn University in Topeka, Kansas, where she graduated with honors in 2017. She has been proudly serving residents of Morada Lake Arlington since 2019.

LaTonya Marcus

LaTonya Marcus

Memory Care Director

Memory Care Director LaTonya Marcus has proudly served residents of Morada Lake Arlington for more than nine years, the last five as Memory Care Director. She earned her Nursing Degree from Concorde College in 2013, where she also won the Florence Nightingale Award, which is given to the Nursing student who best exemplifies the spirit and skill of the legendary wartime nurse whose tireless service dates back prior to 1850. In her current role, LaTonya advocates for seniors and families and provides a strong support system for our community’s care personnel, ensuring that residents and team members alike have all the tools needed to enjoy exceptional quality of life.

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Heidi Hulin

Director of Celebrations

Celebrations Director Heidi Hulin has more than 35 years of experience teaching a variety of classes, planning special events for people of all ages and delivering award-winning customer service. Heidi earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Recreation and Leisure Studies from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and has since worked in a range of roles including Substitute Teacher for the Grapevine-Colleyville Independent School District (GCISD), Caregiver, Personal Trainer and Recreation Specialist, among others. She is also fully certified in Advanced First Aid, CPR and AED training.

Outside of work, Heidi enjoys travel and the outdoors, cooking and spending time with her family, including her rescue dog, VooDoo.

Bryan Staley

Bryan Staley

Engage Life Instructor

Engage Life Instructor Bryan Staley is a 25-year veteran of the senior living industry whose experience includes more than eight years of proud service to the residents of Morada Lake Arlington. In his current role, Bryan works with and alongside residents to plan and orchestrate activities, events and outings that fit their unique interests and promote a more satisfying way of active living. He also teaches our in-house exercise classes, which are very popular and well-attended.

Originally from Fort Worth, Texas, Bryan enjoys spending time with his dad on the weekends and is an active member of his church. He is also a proud uncle to his niece, Ava.

Kevin Brown

Kevin Brown

Director of Culinary Services

Culinary Director Kevin Brown is a 25 plus -year veteran of the Hospitality industry. He joined the Morada Lake Arlington team after serving as Owner Operator of his own restaurant, Regional Operator, District Manager, and General Manager of several high-profile national restaurant chains.

As Director of Culinary Services his passion is to deliver a diverse menu, only using the highest quality fresh ingredients, and pushing the boundaries of traditional recipes.

Kevin is happily married, a father of two children, proudly active in the Ft. Worth community, and loves spending quality time with his family,

Kevin enjoys travel, college athletics, learning about his craft, and supporting his local community.

Patricia Schad

Patricia Schad

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Senior Lifestyle Counselor Patricia Schad began her career journey in senior living in 2019, and has now been proudly serving resident seniors at well-known and respected Texas communities for more than two years. Authentic and passionate, she strives to create genuine bonds with seniors and their families while working to find the right senior living solutions that best suit their unique needs and preferences.

A proud Texan herself, Patricia has lived in Arlington since 1993, and is a devoted mom of two boys, Bryson and Leon. The family resides together here in Arlington.

Cherry Pickens

Cherry Pickens

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Senior Lifestyle Counselor Cherry Pickens brings more than 16 years of senior living experience to the residents of the DFW area. She believes that helping seniors is a calling, not a job.  She loves helping families and seniors with their needs.  One thing is for sure. If she doesn’t know the answer to a question, she will find the answer quickly.  She is known in this business for her caring and loving spirit. She has years of experience in Independent Living, Assisted Living and Memory Care. She has served as a Sales Counselor, Director of Sales and Marketing, Executive Director.  She loves having the experience of helping others.

Originally from Lubbock, TX, she studied at Texas Tech University and moved to the DFW area in 2005 to be near her daughter and grandsons. From that time forward, she and her husband have both worked in the senior living industry. At this time, She and her husband Jeff both feel blessed to be employed by Morada Senior Living. “We live and breathe senior living in our family” Her daughter Courtney is a Registered Nurse.

Outside of work, Cherry loves spending time with her family, working on crafts and is an active member in her church. She and Jeff love to travel to the mountains in their down time.

Gary Jenkins

Business Office Manager