Meet the team that meets your standards.

Jesse Sias

Executive Director

Jesse joined The Barrington of Carmel in 2017, bringing with him more than 20 years of experience as an administrator in health care and skilled nursing communities. Jesse has a strong background in all aspects of senior living, and has made significant positive contributions to the lives of residents and their families in assisted living, memory support and skilled nursing. Under his leadership, the level of service at The Barrington of Carmel will only continue to exceed the expectations of the seniors and families we serve.

Janine Short

Director of Sales

Janine has more than six years of experience providing design consulting in color trends, kitchen and bath design, flooring, fixtures and overall interior design. Prior to joining the Barrington, Janine was a Design Consultant for The Estridge Group. She received her associate’s degree from the Fashion Institute of Technology.

Penny Hurst

Senior Living Counselor

Penny joined The Barrington of Carmel sales team in August 2009 with nearly 15 years of experience in insurance and investments. From 2002 to 2008, she held a Series 6 and Series 63 investment license, as well as a Health & Life Insurance license. Prior to joining The Barrington team, she worked in investments at National City Bank in Fishers, Indiana. Penny earned her degree from Union County College in Cranford, New Jersey.

Nikki Meeker

Lifestyles Director

Nikki joined The Barrington of Carmel sales team in April 2014, bringing with her over four years of experience in the hospitality industry. Prior to joining the team, she was named #1 AM concierge in the country for Renaissance Hotels. Nikki had a concentration in European studies at Seattle Pacific University and has lived in Carmel for 8 years.

Susie Ries Herrmann

Director of Sales - Health Services

Susie is a proud Carmel native. She received her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Purdue University and a master’s in social work from Indiana University. Susie has more than 30 years of experience working with people in both social work and marketing roles. Before joining The Barrington, Susie was a licensed clinical NICU social worker at St. Vincent’s Women‘s Hospital. And prior to that, she worked for 17 years as an adoption coordinator and marketing specialist for Adoption Support Center, Inc. in Indianapolis.