About Our Powell, TN Senior Living Community

Getting to Know Maple Court

From the maintenance team to the dining department, every one of us here at Maple Court Senior Living is dedicated to creating a comfortable, safe environment for our beloved residents. We’re a small community, which gives us a chance to get to know each individual resident’s likes, dislikes, and preferences so we can provide the most fulfilling care.

  • 24-hour staffing
  • Emergency response systems in all apartments
  • Therapy services available through outside vendors
  • Less than one mile from North Knoxville Medical Center

Our Senior Care Team

Jim Strom

Executive Director

Jim is a proud graduate of the University of Kentucky and Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has worked in the senior care industry for 30+ years as both an excutive director and a regional director of operations. He's also worked about 20 years in skilled nursing, with the last ten years specifically working with assisted and independent living residents. "I love having daily contact with our residents and families. I especially love working with Maple's caring staff to help make difficult days a little better for our residents. I also enjoy the challenge of successfully operating an efficiently run business."

In his free time, Jim enjoys a good game of golf, leading the free food ministry through his church, and spending time with his family which includes his wife, Karen, three children and six grandchildren.



Lindsey Craw

Health Services Director

Bio coming soon!



Position Open

Community Outreach Director

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Ron Hammond

Building Service Director

Ron has worked in facilities management for more than 25 years, and brings a true sense of service and joy to his position at Maple Court. He enjoys working with a great team every day, and appreciates the ability to impact the lives of our residents and their families. Together with Loretta, his wife of 25 years, and their three children, Ron has been camping all over the US. He also has a passion for classic cars and for serving in his church.



Amanda Bryant

Dietary Manager

Bio coming soon!



Ashley Bryant

Activity Director

Ashley began as a housekeeper at Maple Court before working her way up to Activity Director. She has a degree in Healthcare Administration, and says that what makes her job worth it is being around the residents on a daily basis while figuring out how to make them feel better and be happier. Together with her husband of 11 years, Ashley has two boys and one girl. They love to hunt, fish, camp, and watch their son play football.



Vonda Minnich

Business Office Manager

Vonda attended Morristown School of Business and worked in the banking industry for over 23 years before joining Maple Court. She brings a passion for seniors to her role, and loves working with the residents. Vonda has two grandchildren (Dayton and Kaylee Ann), and enjoys walking, cake decorating, and spending time with family, friends, and her church.



Melissa Lewis

Health Service Assistant

Bio coming soon!


Memory Care


Our compassionate, skilled staff ensure that residents at Maple Court receive dignified memory care in a safe environment.

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Respite Care


Our short-term respite care is ideal for Powell seniors who are recovering from injury or whose primary care provider is out of town.

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