Cypress Cove Center
200 Alabama Ave.
Muscle Shoals , AL 35661-3102

256 381-4330

Our Leadership Team

Rhonda Poole, LNHA
Center Executive Director

Rhonda began her career with what is now Genesis HealthCare in 1994 after graduating from the University of North Alabama with a Bachelor's degree in Nursing.  She has worked at all 4 of the Genesis facilities in the Shoals/Florence area, holding a variety of positions including Director of Nursing, Assistant Director of Nursing, Clinical Reimbursement Coordinator, and Quality Assurance RN. In 2013 Rhonda received her Nursing Home Administrator's license and became the Administrator for Genesis HealthCare at Hilltop Assisted living and Glenwood Center. In 2016 Rhonda accepted the Center Executive Director position at Cypress Cove Center. She enjoys the privilege of working with the wonderful staff, residents, and families.

Denise Austin, RN
Marketing & Admissions Director

Denise joined the Cypress Cove Center in May of 2015 bringing with her over 20 years experience in the healthcare industry. She has worked at Northwest Alabama Cancer Center for 10 years, Dr. Stephen Keith and Lori Pace, OBGYN offices, worked 7 plus years at ECM hospital with 2 years as case manager. Denise enjoys helping families find the right fit for what their needs are to ensure the highest level of satisfaction with the care their loved ones receive. In her spare time, Denise enjoys spending time with family and friends, traveling, and is very active in her church.

Cheril Cleveland
Rehabilitation Program Manager

Cheril Cleveland has worked with Genesis Rehabilitation for over 15 years. She has served as the manager for Cypress Cove for the last two years. Cheril has 21 years experience as an Occupational Therapist in the long term care field and has been in management for the last 11 years.