Park East Center
3800 Park East Drive
Beachwood , OH 44122-4316

216 831-4303

Our Leadership Team

Deborah Cheatham, LNHA
Center Executive Director

Deborah has been with Park East since January of 2017. Deborah received her Bachelors of Science in Nursing Home Administration from Youngstown State University in 1998. Deborah started off her career as a Project Manager for a local nursing facility and transitioned to become the Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Deborah prides herself in her passion for caring for the senior population and ensuring that residents have the highest quality of life possible! Deborah has been recognized by ‘Who’s Who’ in Akron and Cleveland, Ohio. Deborah has plans to complete her Master’s in Healthcare Administration in the near future. While away from work Deborah enjoys spending time with her family, enjoying everything the outdoors has to offer and traveling internationally!

Joyce Kowalewski, RN BSN
Center Nurse Executive

Joyce has worked in healthcare for over 30 years! For 18 of those years, Joyce has been a Licensed Nurse. Joyce has held many positions in Administrative Nursing in Long Term Care facilities. Joyce has a Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing. She has a goal of going back to school to obtain her Master’s degree and become a Nurse Practitioner specializing in geriatrics. Away from work, Joyce and her family love to watch the Cleveland Cavaliers and travel the world! Joyce also enjoys singing in church every Sunday!

Mason B. Yoder, CSA CDP
Director of Marketing and Admissions

Mason started off his career in Long Term Care as a State Tested Nursing Assistant when he was 16 years old. Mason has held positions as Director of Admissions, Director of Community Relations and Director of Social Services while working in Long Term Care. Mason is working toward his Bachelors of Science in Healthcare Management with plans to complete his AIT and become a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. In his spare time, Mason likes to go kayaking, skiing, hiking and camping. He also loves to travel!

Sherman Cottom, LPN
Nurse Practice Educator

Sherman brings a total of 17 years of experience in healthcare to the team, including 11 years as a licensed nurse. His past experiences include med/surg, telemetry, LTAC, and travel nursing with LTC being recent to him in the past few years. Currently, Sherman is working towards his RN with plans to further his education as soon as he completes this achievement. In his spare time, Sherman enjoys traveling, watching the sunset on the lake, and he is an avid reader.