Bloom Into Your Best Self


Emily Schafer

Executive Director

Emily is Bloom at Belfair’s Executive Director responsible for overseeing daily operations of the community, ensuring quality care and services are provided to residents and achieving high resident satisfaction. Unlike other providers in the area, Bloom is fortunate to have two dedicated leaders. Emily graduated from Ohio University with a degree from the Long-Term Healthcare Administration Program — a program accredited by the National Association of Boards of Examiners of Nursing Home Administration (NAB). During her time at Ohio University, Emily also worked as a dietary aid, life enrichment coordinator and administrative assistant at various senior living communities in Ohio. After graduation, she completed her Administrator in Training program with Sprenger Health Care Systems where she later worked as the Director of Social Services, Admissions and Marketing Director and ultimately Assisted Living Administrator at Sprenger Health Care Bluffton. Emily shares Bloom’s vision, core values and is committed to creating a living environment that fosters self-growth and self-actualization for our residents by providing them with the tools and support to flourish.

Connor Brownsberger

Community Relations Director

Connor is the Community Relations Director responsible for sales and marketing and has helped numerous families find placement for their loved ones. He is here to help you navigate the process and find the best fit for you and your loved one.

Shirley Zeoli

Life Enrichment Coordinator (Memory Care)

Shirley is the Life Enrichment Coordinator responsible for planning and coordinating community-sponsored activity, exercise and wellness programs for Memory Care residents, as well as, ensuring our residents continue to live life to their fullest potential, enjoying their favorite activities while discovering new ones, and blooming into their best selves through growth and discovery. Alzheimer’s and dementia does not stop an artist from wanting to paint, a fisherman from wanting to fish or a dancer from wanting to dance. While some residents may have lost their short term memories, Ashton’s mission, through our specialized programming and full calendar of activities and wellness programs, is to stimulate the long term memories that remain intact allowing our residents to continue being who they have always been.

Ron Midence

Director of Maintenance

Ron is the Director of Maintenance responsible for maintenance, repairs and improvements to the community and keeping our residents’ homes and surroundings in a clean, comfortable and safe condition. Ron began his career as Bloom at Belfair’s Maintenance Assistant before being promoted. He has an extensive experience in painting, construction, and masonry. He is fluent in English and Spanish, and a native of Hilton Head Island. He lives in Bluffton with his wife and has 3 children. In his spare time, Ron enjoys fishing.

Lynette Wilson

Wellness Director

Lynette is the Wellness Director responsible for overseeing resident health care services, the medication delivery system, in-service training of the Health Services Department and conducting assessments.

Kenya Barkley

Business Office Manager

Kenya is the Business Office Manager responsible for maintaining day-to-day business office operations and procedures, including payroll, rent deposits and resident billing. She is a long time Bloomer and was previously running Bloom’s business office at its Hilton Head community.


Contact Bloom at Belfair

At Bloom Senior Living, our goal is to be accessible to our residents, their families and our associates. To that end, if you would like to contact us:


Our Contact Phone

843 815 2338


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60 Oak Forest Rd.

Bluffton, SC 29910

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