VaTema (Vee) is the Administrator of the Hawthorn House and is responsible for overseeing the day to day operation of AFEV’s assisted living residence and memory support neighborhood. She is a core trained assisted living administrator through the Florida Department of Elder Affairs.
Prior to her current position, Vee was the Dining Services Director at Hawthorn House and managed all aspects of food preparation, food safety, sanitation and dining services budget for all resident meals.
Vee spent 25 years in the Air Force, and served in numerous leadership positions including positions in Europe, Missouri, Florida, California, and South Korea. Vee earned her bachelor degree in business administration & human resource management from Columbia Southern University.