About Our Senior Living Community
Robeson County’s first and only CCRC.
Wesley Pines is a continuing care retirement community (CCRC) in Lumberton, NC. We offer older adults an independent lifestyle, services and amenities that make life easier and more enjoyable, and a continuum of care that addresses the needs of residents as they grow older.
Founded by The United Methodist Retirement Homes in 1977, Wesley Pines is a faith-based senior living community. As a not-for-profit retirement community, our focus is solely on improving the quality of life for residents.
We’re proud to be recognized as the Best Retirement Community in The Robesonian Readers’ Choice Awards and strive to be the provider of choice for retirement living and continuing care services in North Carolina.
To provide a lifestyle of wellness and overall enrichment, with access to long-term care for a diverse population of senior adults.
Experience you can count on.
Wesley Pines is managed by Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company. The second-largest manager of senior living communities in the nation, Life Care Services brings passion, expertise and decades of experience to the table.
Meet our team.
Our leadership team boasts over 175 years of experience in senior services.
We welcomed Amy Shooter in her new role as Executive Director on August 30, 2022. She certainly is no stranger to Wesley Pines having worked for Wesley Pines for over 20 years. She first began her Wesley Pines career as Assistant Activities Director in 1996, then she moved to the Social Work and Admissions Director position and then to Marketing Director. For the past year, she has been completing the NC Nursing Home Administrator licensure program, which included the mandatory licensure training at our sister community, Croasdaile Village, in Durham.
She’s also acted as the Privacy Officer and Corporate Compliance Officer. Amy has worked as a chairperson for the Robeson County Walk to End Alzheimer’s since 2003, advocating for Alzheimer’s patients and families at the state level. She’s also served on the End of Life Coalition and has been a strong proponent for Advance Directives. Amy holds an Associate of Applied Science degree in recreation from Fayetteville Technical Community College, a Bachelor of Science degree in business with a concentration in health care management from Mount Olive University, and a Graduate Certificate in health care management from Fayetteville State University. Amy is happily married to her husband Keith, has a daughter Kelsey and stepson Wil, and a precious granddaughter Olivia. She loves to travel, read, and listen to podcasts in her spare time.
Kimberly has served as the Sales and Marketing Director since 2022.
Kim began her career in healthcare working at a local medical office. Kimberly holds a bachelor’s degree in social work from the University of North Carolina at Pembroke where she graduated Magna Cum Lauda in 2008. She served as a hospital Discharge Planner for over 3 years and as a Social Worker and Admissions Director for over 11 years in a skilled nursing and assisted living setting. Her wealth of experience and resourcefulness has aided her transition to Wesley Pines as Director of Marketing. Kim oversees inquiries and admissions for our assisted living and independent living levels of care.
Kim is happily married to her husband Jamey, and they have two fur babies named Wallace and Sophie. She attends Baltimore Baptist Church, and her hobbies include spending time with her family, shopping, and going to the beach.
Allen came to Wesley Pines in 2009 as Human Resource Director after eight years as a controller for various auto dealers in the area. Prior to that, he was an executive in accounting with a local savings and loan association for over 23 years. Allen takes pride in keeping our team members informed and as happy as possible, which translates to resident satisfaction. Mr. Lloyd is also a local church organist and is the “resident musician” at Wesley Pines. A graduate of Elon College (now Elon University) and originally from Durham, NC, he is married and has three adult children.
Charles takes pride in overseeing the building, grounds and security, along with keeping the community functioning and safe. He started at Wesley Pines while in high school working part-time as a dishwasher. While attending college, he became a full-time order clerk for the Food and Beverage department. After graduating, he accepted a groundskeeping position at Wesley Pines. Named Employee of the Year in 2001, he was promoted shortly after to maintenance technician. Charles has held the position of Director of Plant Operations since 2008. He and his family are active members of a growing Foundation Church in Elizabethtown. In his spare time, Charles is an avid bass tournament fisherman.
James joined the Wesley Pines team in June 2008 following a 20-year career in the restaurant business. He built and operated a chain of three restaurants before selling them in 2007. James prides himself on employing a caring staff that strives to exceed residents’ expectations. Under his direction, the Food and Beverage Department has achieved the highest resident satisfaction awards among all Life Care Services communities. James holds an Associate Degree in business management from Spartanburg Community College and a Certified Dietary Manager and Certified Food Protection degree from Auburn University. He is ServSafe-certified and is a ServSafe Instructor and Proctor. He resides in Wagram, North Carolina.
Pam has served as the Community Life Services Director for nearly 30 years. A Lumberton native, she works hard to continually develop new programs and offer new activities for residents. She had the idea to start a Resident Family Christmas Social which has grown into a large festive gathering with holiday décor, food, and festivities. One other large project she has worked to accomplish is a book of collected Resident Stories. Pam is a Lumberton Senior High graduate and holds an Activity Certificate from Fayetteville Technical Community College. She is the proud mother of two daughters and one son and is a doting Gigi to her three grandchildren. In her spare time, Pam loves to spend time with her family, spend time by the water, listen to beach music, watch a good thriller movie, and decorate her home.
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