Colonial Center
2365 Nashville Road
Bowling Green , KY 42101-4144

270 842-1641

Our Leadership Team

Jessica Lopez
Center Executive Director

Jessica earned her degree in Health Care Administration in 2012. She has a concentration in long-term care with an emphasis in playing a direct role in the unlimited growth and success of a solid organization. Jessica is dedicated to providing excellent customer care to all residents and family members.

Iva Howard
Director of Nursing

Iva received her nursing degree in 1991 from Western Kentucky University.  She has over 33 years' experience in the healthcare industry and has served in various roles throughout her career to include IV therapy, wound care, and many years of clinical management.  She has served as the Director ff Nursing for over 10 years. Iva takes pride in caring for those in need and providing quality care to clients and families.

Alison Ray
Admissions Director

Alison has been involved in the health care industry for over 14 years and has served in various roles at Colonial Center as social services director, marketing, admissions and activities director.  Alison is dedicated to providing quality care and services to the clients she serves and is also a valuable resource in helping families with the transition process into a skilled nursing center.  Alison enjoys interacting with the customers and developing a personal bond with them and their families.

Mary Jent
Rehabilitation Program Manager

Mary has been serving the community since 2007 and is currently in the role of Rehabilitation Program Manager. She leads the therapy department with a focus on providing excellent patient care. Mary has a clinical focus in dementia care which can assist the residents in obtaining the highest functional outcome during their stay.