Glade Valley Center
56 West Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD 21793

301 898-4300

Our Leadership Team

Carole Grissom, BSN, NHA
Center Executive Director

Carole has been in health care management for over 30 years in various capacities. She served as nursing manager in ICU, med surg and cardiac rehabilitation departments for a physician practice. In 1996, she became a Licensed Administrator.  She has operated both for-profit and not-for-profit comprehensive care facilities.  Carole has been the Administrator for Glade Valley Center since May of 2001. She is President of the Washington, Frederick, Carroll Counties Administrators Association; the only such group in the state.  With Carole's leadership, the group has been instrumental in working with state legislative delegation on senior issues as well as with the Maryland Department of Health. 

Paula Boyer, BSN
Director of Nursing

Paula has worked in long-term care for 15 years, beginning her career as a CNA. She has worked at Glade Valley for 10 years as night shift supervisor, promoted to ADON then DON.  Paula also teaches CNA students at Frederick Community College and has for the past 7 years. Paula has her DON Certification.

Cindy Mattera
Admissions Director

Cindy has been in health care for over 15 years.  She has been at Glade Valley since May 1, 2000.