Our Team

Superior customer service and resident engagement is at the heart of Cedar Grove. The community and its highly trained and experienced team are led by Solvere Senior Living, a New Jersey-based team with 175 years combined experience in creating and leading successful senior living communities. To learn more about Solvere Senior Living and their management team, visit their website.

Guided by integrity, transparency and loyalty, your highly credentialed leadership team includes:

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Jodi Smith, LPN

General Manager

Jodi Smith was promoted to the position of General Manager after working at Cedar Grove as the Marketing Director since August 2015. Jodi is an LPN and holds an Associate Degree from WVUP. Jodi has worked in Long Term Care for 14 years, the majority of her time spent working in Assisted Living Communities.

Jodi’s strengths include creating great relationships with families and residents and strong communication skills.


John Onestinghel, MD

Attending Physician

Dr. John Onestinghel is an internist in Parkersburg, WV and is affiliated with Camden-Clark Memorial hospital. He received his medical degree from West Virginia University School of Medicine and has been in practice for more than 20 years. He is one of 8 doctors at Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital who specialize in Internal Medicine. He visits residents at Cedar Grove bi-weekly since its opening in 1982.


Amy Cole

Lifestyle Director

Amy Cole joined Cedar Grove in April of 2017 as the Lifestyle Director bringing her many years of experience to the community. Amy has completed Activity Director training by ABCM Corp. and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and a C.N.A. Amy’s vast array of senior knowledge helps residents live life to the fullest, while meeting their needs for social interaction and family collaboration. From individual programs, to participating in community events- Amy offers residents a wide range of activities designed to enrich and enhance their daily lives. Amy is active in the greater community where she has served as the athletic booster president, team leader for the American Cancer society and board member of multiple organizations.


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Nancy Edwards, RN

Resident Care Director

Nancy began her duties as Resident Care Director here at Cedar Grove Assisted Living in November of 2015. She joins us with 42 years of experience as an RN, with much of that time dedicated to Senior Care. Nancy is committed to providing excellent resident care in a home like environment.  Providing care in a safe, pleasant, and activity filled environment promotes a sense of well-being for our residents.


Chaz Dye

Dining Services Director

Chaz Dye joined the team at Cedar Grove in October of 2016. Chaz brings over 11 years of experience working in Assisted Living Dining Service in the Parkersburg area as well as Louisville, Kentucky. Chaz has worked in a restaurant style environment most of his life, focusing on providing exceptional customer service to the residents he serves as well as positive outcomes in the departments he manages. Chaz strives not only for excellence in quality meals and plate presentation but also in the overall dining experience of residents, families and guests. Chaz is honored to be part of the Cedar Grove team and we are looking forward to see what he can bring to the table!


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Kevin Stephens

Environmental Service Director

Kevin joined our team here at Cedar Grove in November 2015. Kevin has over 20 years experience in industrial maintenance, project engineering and as a millwright.  Kevin has developed great rapport with residents and is goal oriented. Kevin oversees Laundry and Housekeeping services as well. He is committed to doing the best possible job and ensuring that his staff provides the same great services.