Meet the Team

Davis and Carla Capps, Owners / Senior Living Specialists

davis and carla capps senior living specialists NC“It’s a huge honor and responsibility to be entrusted with our client’s most personal needs and concerns. Working with families to provide their loved-ones with the best care and housing options available is the most rewarding experience of our lives.”

After growing up in Hamilton, Virginia and earning her Business Administration degree from Virginia Intermont College, Carla moved up the corporate ladder during her ten-year retail career with The Limited, Inc. In 1997, Carla married the love of her life and has lived with her husband Davis and three kids in Youngsville, NC ever since. Since completing college, Carla has felt the drive to open a small business that would have a profound, positive effect on the local community and its’ citizens. All About Seniors, Inc. is having that positive impact on seniors by connecting them with much-needed resources and Carla’s leadership has been a large part of making it possible.

Born and raised in northeastern North Carolina, Davis has strong family ties to the triangle area. Since graduating from Warren County High School and then North Carolina State University with a Business Management degree, Davis has continued to live in the area with his wife Carla and three children Branson, Kennedy and Emily. When he’s not coaching softball or watching his kids play sports, he enjoys going back home to visit his parents who are doing well in their early 80’s. Davis’ working career includes his ownership of realty Stonewood Properties, Inc. for the past twenty-three years as well as eight years with Brookdale Senior Living as their Director of Business Development.

Contact Davis or Carla so they can help secure the best senior living community for your unique situation and to take advantage of the numerous resources that they have available.

Davis Capps   (919) 830-6478

Tammy Ertl / Senior Living Specialist

tammy ertl senior living specialist north carolinaA fixture in the senior industry, Tammy Ertl joined the experienced staff of All About Seniors, Inc. as a “Senior Living Specialist”! Serving the aging population of the Pittsboro, Chapel Hill, Durham, Cary and Pinehurst areas, Tammy is focused on guiding families to the best housing and care solutions for their current and future situations. Providing extensive resources to families at no cost fills an important role at a time when seniors are having to make the most difficult decisions of their lives regarding a transition into senior living or obtaining in-home care. The experience that Tammy and her cohorts at AAS have gained through their years of working directly in senior living is vitally important when it comes to touring senior communities with families and knowing the important questions to ask of community leaders so that the aging senior gets the care that they desperately need and deserve. Here is some background information on Tammy:

Tammy Ertl / Born and raised in Conneaut, Ohio – a small town an hour northeast of Cleveland. After high school, Tammy attended Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA where she earned her degree in Hotel/Restaurant Management. After moving to Rochester, NY, she got her bachelor’s degree from SUNY Brockport in Business/Marketing. She moved to North Carolina in 2005 and has a passion for sharing with others all that this beautiful state has to offer.

Tammy has twenty-six years of sales and marketing experience with most of it being in the healthcare industry and real estate. Her passion of helping patients and families has been one of the most rewarding things in her career and it feels like a natural progression to blend her roles in senior healthcare and real estate because she can help families realize their dreams especially seniors and single moms like herself.

When Tammy isn’t working, she enjoys spending time with her family, participating as an active member of the Rotary Club of Pittsboro as the President Nominee, volunteering with the US Veterans Corps, and traveling to the mountains to cheer on the Appalachian State Mountaineers. Also as a licensed realtor, Tammy has her SRES (Senior Real Estate Specialist) designation and is able to help seniors save money on the listing of their personal homes as they transition into senior living.

Please give Tammy a call as she is always ready to help!

Tammy Ertl   (919) 444-5319

Caryn Utberg / Senior Living Specialist

caryn utberg north carolina senior living specialistGrowing up in Durham and having worked for the last twenty plus years with aging adults and their families throughout the triangle area, Caryn is truly engrained in the fabric of the Bull City and has vast knowledge of senior living communities in the Triangle. She brings extensive experience on the “care” side of long-term care by providing enrichment activities in adult day centers and assisted living communities, as well as providing direct care and care coordination while owning care management company, Senior Care Management Associates. Caryn’s commitment to personal development has allowed her to earn three professional designations including the Certified Senior Advisor (CSA), Certified in Long-Term Care (CLTC) and the Long-Term Care Claims Professional (LTCCP) designations. She also has completed the state certification as a home care agency director and is “Eden At Home” certified which is training directed towards improving the lives of elders living at home as well as their care partners. Additionally, through her licensure as a long-term care insurance agent and partnership with Comfort, LTC, Caryn can also assist families with insurance solutions for long-term care planning or consult with families in regards to a long-term care insurance claim.

Caryn is an active member of the “Society of Certified Senior Advisors”, the “Chapel Hill and Durham Eldercare Resources” group, as well as a past member of the executive board of directors for “Wake County Resources For Seniors, Inc.” When not providing families in the area with a helping hand, Caryn enjoys spending time with family and her two grandchildren, gathering with friends over a good glass of wine, participating on her neighborhood HOA board, and gardening and completing home improvement projects.

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Contact Caryn today so she can share her wealth of knowledge and senior care experience with you and your family to help improve the life of someone you love.

Caryn Utberg   (919) 794-1888

Colleen Jones / Senior Living Specialist

colleen jones north carolina senior living specialistMoving from Montreal, Canada to Raleigh, NC during her high school years, Colleen currently resides in Wake Forest with her husband Calvin and their three children. After graduating from East Carolina University, she immediately began her career working with seniors at a skilled nursing and rehabilitation facility. Gaining additional experience, Colleen excelled at her sales and marketing efforts in several startup communities and in turn became familiar with all facets of the senior market throughout the triangle area. During this time she gained sixteen years of experience as Sales and Marketing Director and for three years she served as Executive Director of an Independent Living community.
Colleen brings a wealth of experience and knowledge of the senior industry in Wake County and admits her passion has always been to serve seniors and their families.

When Colleen is not working, she enjoys crafting, cooking with her family, gardening, beach and mountain trips, as well as spending time with her dogs and cats.

Contact Colleen as she would love the opportunity to share her extensive knowledge and realm of senior resources and care options with you. She will compassionately listen to the needs and desires of both the senior and their family while guiding them towards the best fit for them. Her hands-on, heartfelt approach will enhance the overall experience and well-being of those that are faced with these difficult decisions involving their loved ones.

Colleen Jones   (919) 771-5995

Steven Pier / Senior Living Specialist

Steven was born and raised in Lake City Pennsylvania, a small town thirty minutes west of Erie. After high school, Steven attended Kent State University where he earned his bachelor’s degree in Psychology. Upon graduation, Steven moved to Northern Virginia where he began his career in the home medical equipment industry. He met his future wife Carrie while working in Greensboro, North Carolina. Steven and Carrie have three wonderful children: Addyson, Miles, and Stanton, and they have called Wake Forest, North Carolina home since 2001.

Steven has thirty years of sales and marketing experience with most of it being in the healthcare industry and senior living. He has also worked for a hospice and home health agency. Steven has spent the last six years as sales and marketing director at Independent Living, Assisted Living, and Memory Care communities serving Wake and surrounding counties. This direct experience in facilities makes Steven uniquely qualified for his role as Senior Living Specialist. His passion of advocating for seniors and their families makes the transition to All About Seniors a natural progression in his career path. Steven is currently a board member for the Chapel Hill and Durham Eldercare Resource (CHADER) organization, and active in many other networking groups in and around the Triangle.

When Steven isn’t working, he enjoys volunteering at his church, watching his sons compete in their soccer matches, traveling, and spending time with his beautiful family.

Please give Steven a call as he is passionate about senior living and always ready to help!

Steven Pier   (919) 435-4007

Ginny Baker / Senior Living Specialist – Wilmington, NC

Ginny is a multi-faceted long-term care professional with an intrinsic ability to connect with her clients and build genuine and lasting relationships. Her passion for working with aging adults began well over a decade ago as a nursing home Administrator. She transitioned into selling long-term care insurance to help individuals afford the care that they would need in the later years. Additionally, she worked as an Area Sales Director for private-pay and Medicaid-funded assisting living and memory care communities. Ginny also holds a real estate license with the state of North Carolina and the designation of Senior Real Estate Specialist due to her work with the aging population. If the goal is to “age in place,” Ginny can help expertly navigate today’s real estate marketplace. Rest assured; Ginny understands the complex challenges surrounding senior living options.

Originally from Boston, Massachusetts and most recently a long-time resident of Raleigh, Ginny now calls the Wilmington area home. She enjoys sharing time with the company of her two daughters, Jessica and Gillian, her fiancé, Vic, her mother, Carol, and her standard poodle, Luna.

Contact Ginny for assistance with in-home care or expert advice on senior living communities around the coastal area of Wilmington.

Ginny Baker   (919) 605-0354