Our Team

Everton M. Spencer, Sr., MBA, LNHA, Administrator

Everton is the administrator of Opis Highlands Lake Center.  He has more than 25 years of experience in the healthcare industry with over 20 years in the long-term care setting. Everton was born in Jamaica and relocated to the beautiful state of Florida in 1976.  He has been a long-time resident in the state of Florida where he attended middle and high school.  Everton received his Bachelor degree in Business Administration from Andrews University in Michigan and earned a master’s degree in Business Administration from Nova Southeastern University, in Fort Lauderdale, FL.  Everton’s calling in life is to serve others, and what better way to fulfill that mission than taking care of our precious resource, our seniors.

Lynn Taphorn, R.N., Director of Nursing

 

 

Richard Sweeney, MD, Medical Director

Dr. Richard Sweeney received his MD from State University of New York Health Science Center at Syracuse in May of 1988 and attained his fellowship at Aultman Hospital in Canton, OH. He is a Diplomat of The National Board of Medical Examiners, Diplomat of American Board of Family Practice and holds a Medical Review Officer Certification.  Dr. Sweeney has practiced Family Medicine at Watson Clinic since 1991 and has been the Medical Director of Opis Highlands Lake Center since 2006.

 

Tara Molina, MSW, Admissions Liaison 

Tara has been a part of Opis since early 2016. She is an integral part of the Admissions team. Her experience working in healthcare with the local hospitals, as well as community organizations, has allowed her to build relationships to better serve our seniors. Tara is a graduate of Ohio University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Social Work and obtained her Master’s degree in Social Work from the University of Central Florida.