Generations at Oakton has a great staff. When you visit or tour Generations at Oakton, you will have the opportunity to meet members of our leadership and management team. Please make a point to stop in and introduce yourself while you are visiting our community. Our staff loves to meet the families and friends of our residents and guests.
Bart has been in charge of the operations of the Generations Oakton campus since its’ acquisition in 2014. Bart started his long term career while in school spending semester breaks and summers working in various facility departments from housekeeping to office management. He learned the value of what each department contributes to the overall success of a facility and how each department should be managed both operationally and fiscally. Upon completion of his education he took an administrative training position leading to a role as Associate Administrator . In 2014 and after obtaining his Nursing Home Administrator’s license he transitioned into the leadership position at the Generations Oakton campus. He oversees the day to day operations of the skilled nursing facility and the independent living facility. His roles as executive director is to plan, develop, monitor and maintain standards of care and provide quality services throughout the campus. He cultivates a culture within the facility of family, teamwork and success.
“I really enjoy being around my residents. I love their stories especially from the previous generation. Coming to work, I love the continuity of the staff and I feel that I get more out of my job than what I put in. The reward of working with my residents is about making a difference in people’s lives. Everyone at Generations has the attitude that we are here for the common goal, and improving the quality of life for the residents.”
He resides in Chicago, IL with his girlfriend Paige and his dog Riley. Bart enjoys sports, photography, traveling and the outdoors.
Director of Nursing
Mylin is in charge of the nursing department and supervising the care of all residents. She is responsible for all communication between care givers running daily meetings, managing staff, and taking care of any issues that arise. She is constantly evaluating programs to measure, assess and improve the quality of nursing care. When changes have to be made depending on the outcome of events, she is in charge of approving the changes and modifying policies and procedures as needed. She informs staff of new policies and procedures and monitors their implementation. She oversees recruitment, retention, and training of the nurses.
Mylin is a board certified nurse and has been with the company since 2014. She has 20 years experience in the long term care field as a charge nurse and Medicare unit coordinator before joining the Generations family as Director of Nursing. Previously she has worked as a floor nurse for 20 years at a long-term care facility, and 6 years on a Medicare Unit.
Reflecting on her time at Generations, “There is so much we can learn from the residents and they have so many great and funny stories to tell. At first I just wanted to be a good nurse, but with this position I have a chance to really make a difference and I will.”
She loves to spend time with her husband, two daughters and her mother while absorbing all things Chicago Blackhawks.
Director of Admissions
Joclyn is one of the first faces a resident or their families meet. Starting with a tour of the facility, explaining the admission process and making sure staff are prepared for the admission are just a few of the tasks she does to ensure the admission process is seamless. She also assists in the marketing, promotion, and enhancement of community based activities through presentations, facility tours, facility events and press related interactions. Joclyn develops and maintains communication with all residents, guests, volunteers, fellow staff, physicians and vendors.
She has been with the Generations family for three years, starting at Generations at Regency in bookkeeping and as a receptionist. Her education includes a bachelor’s of science with a concentration in general public health study.
She reflects on her joyous three years, “Each resident has a different story and based on that story we have helped them. I enjoy educating the families because this is the first time for them regarding skilled nursing facilities. I am here to help them with insurance, public aid and any other concerns. I enjoy helping them.”
She resides in Chicago, IL with her fiancé who is also a Generations Healthcare Network employee and loves to work out, read and spend time with her family.
Director of Community Relations, Oakton Arms and Oakton Pavillion
Kelly cultivates a warm and friendly independent senior living community at Oakton Arms. She coordinates services for customers who value their independence; continuously providing life enriching events and services. In addition to overseeing Oakton Arms she develops relationships with area senior centers, community groups, physicians and other healthcare organizations. She conducts various educational and senior support related seminars, which are open to the local senior community. Often times helping community seniors connect with healthcare and business professionals. In her external community relations role, she creates a positive image for the Generations at Oakton Arms and Pavillion family.
“I really enjoy the people on all levels, and we have people working here that really care about the residents and the community. I love giving the residents a feeling of home. They are good people that have worked hard in their life and it’s nice to be able to make their life enjoyable. We have it all here for them from the facility cooking, cleaning and making sure safety is a priority.”
Kelly has been with Generations since 2015 and her previous roles were in non-profit management and development for 15 years, dealing with fundraising and grant writing. Her education includes a bachelor’s degree and a master’s degree in public service management from DePaul University.
She resides in Gurnee, IL with her husband and three children and loves to watch her children’s sports activities and theater participation.