MEET OUR TEAM
At New Hope Valley, we believe that our employees and direct care partners are the key to achieving our mission: to provide residents with dignified living in a nurturing home. Each team member is selected for their compassion, talent, and ability to bring joy to our residents. Read on to learn more about our managerial staff!
K. Rumi Shahzad, Managing Director
Rumi is a co-founder of New Hope Valley. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from Ohio Wesleyan University and his MBA in Policy Studies and Finance from the University of Chicago. After working for 15 years in investment banking & corporate strategy roles, Rumi founded New Hope Partners to meet the needs of seniors in our community. He resides in Saginaw Township with his wife Jennifer and three children Alia, Amaya, and Jibran.
Kim Killey, Administrator
Kim worked at Bay Medical Center Hospital in the billing department for several years. When her mother became ill, she left Bay Medical to care for her. After her mother’s passing, she realized that she’d found her calling: caring for people. She worked at Sheffield Bay for 9 years, and was promoted to the Assistant Director of Resident Care. Kim has been married to her husband Keith for 22 years. They have three boys, Chris, Scott and Mark, one grandson, Easton and a granddaughter, Oakley.
Erriesha Dunnaway, Director of Resident Care
Erriesha has worked in assisted living communities for over 8 years. She worked at Stonecrest Assisted Living as a Shift Supervisor for 2 years, and then was promoted to Dietary Manager. In 2012 she was hired as part of the original New Hope Valley care team. Erriesha has a passion for helping others, and takes pride in the work she does. She enjoys shopping, reading, and spending time with her nephew Tristen. Erriesha resides in Saginaw with her boyfriend Anthony.
Dori Amthor, Front Desk Manager
Dori worked at Sheffield Bay Assisted Living for nine years as an Assistant Director of Resident Care before joining the New Hope Valley team. Her passion for caring for others started as a teenager while working for her grandmother in her adult foster care home. Outside of New Hope Valley, Dori enjoys spending time with her husband Tom, their eleven children, and twenty-four grandchildren.
Jeremy Poulos, Assistant Director of Resident Care
Jeremy graduated from Colorado Technical University in November 2012 with a Bachelor’s degree in Criminal Justice and a minor in Psychology. Before joining the New Hope Valley team, Jeremy worked at Tuscola Behavioral Health Systems with the developmentally disabled. Working with people and helping others are his passions. Jeremy has been married to his wife Alaina since 2010, has one son; Julian and one daughter; Kirsten