5400 Darrow Road, Hudson, Ohio 44236
(330) 653-9170

Our Team


Cheryl Walker

Executive Director

Cheryl Walker has been in assisted living leadership for more than 25 years. She started in dining as a Certified Dietary Manager but soon found a passion and love for senior care. Cheryl was awarded the “Champion Award” for excellence in leadership by the Assisted Living Federation of America. Cheryl’s passion for advocating for the senior population is the reason she chose this field of work. Memory care has a very special place in Cheryl’s heart as she has a grandmother with dementia.

Cheryl and her husband, Chris, live in Portage County area and have two sons. They now enjoy time with their three grandchildren. Cheryl’s hobbies include reading and spending time with family.



Amy Arnold

Senior Living Director

Amy Arnold’s passion for helping others is evident by her 20 plus years working in various social service settings. She thrives when she knows that she has helped someone maintain their independence and improve their health and well-being. A believer in lifelong learning, Amy currently takes violin lessons and enjoys making music with friends. She and her partner Mike live in Kent with their fur babies, Rowlf and Miss Meow Meow Kittenkins.



Mary White

Operations Coordinator

Bio Coming Soon



Donna Rowe

Wellness Director

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Charles Wills

Plant Operations Coordinator

Charles has been with Hudson Grande for several years and truly enjoys the time he is able to spend with the residents & the community. He is an avid golfer and enjoys spending time outside while he works on his garden and continues to perfect his skill in landscaping.



Michael Suriano

Culinary Director

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Derek Lowell

Regional Housekeeping Director

Derek proudly served in the U.S. Army & has kept consistent with a strict regiment of triathlons, marathons, and ultra marathons. In Derek’s spare time his wife and he tend to his house full of dogs, cats, two horses, turkeys and chickens. Derek is beyond excited to be in the Hudson Grande Community and is always a smiling friend.



Katie Metzger

Resident Services Director

Katie is full of energetic positivity that rebounds into her home life where her husband and her raise two little girls. She has a special zeal for life and plans on always creating many fond memories at our community. Katie loves Hudson Grande and yearns to bring laughter and joy into the community.