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Our Team

Heather Funk

Executive Director

Heather Funk has been an employee of Vantage Point’s management firm, Life Care Services, since 2014. She became the Executive Director in November 2020 and previously served as Vantage Point’s Administrator since September of 2019. Heather is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin- Eau Claire with a degree in Healthcare Administration. She holds a nursing home administrator license in Maryland and Minnesota.

Alexis Hitchcock

Alexis Hitchcock

Associate Administrator

Ms. Hitchcock has been employed by Vantage Point’s management firm, Life Care Services, since 2020, and became Vantage Point’s Associate Administrator in July of 2021. Alexis graduated from the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire with a degree in Healthcare Administration. She holds her nursing home administrator license in Washington State. Alexis is enjoying exploring the DMV region and hiking with her two dogs and fiancé. She is pursuing her Maryland NHA license in order to continue to maintain Vantage Point’s 5-Star rating with CMS and ensuring the highest quality of life and care for residents.

Bah Fatmatu

Fatmatu “Bah” Bah-Berrie

Director of Health Services

Fatmatu Bah has been employed with Vantage Point since 2005. Prior to becoming the Director of Health Services, Bah has served in many other clinical capacities at Vantage Point including Assistant Director of Health Services, RN Delegating Nurse and Wellness Center Nurse.

Paul Dutton

Paul Dutton

Director of Human Resources

Paul Dutton joined Vantage Point in December 2007. He has more than 20 years of experience in the human resources field. He has a bachelor’s degree in business management from the University of Phoenix and has achieved his certification as a professional in human resources (PHR) through the Society for Human Resource Management.

Gil Hardy

Gil Hardy

Director of Environmental Services

Gil Hardy has served as director of environmental services since August 2018. He has more than 19 years of experience in the environmental services field in both the commercial and health care industries.

Patti Hutton

Patti Hutton

Director of Marketing

Patti Hutton is a senior living marketing and sales professional with 27 years of experience in educating seniors and professionals about CCRCs. As a marketing and sales professional, she has consulted with more than 50 CCRCs across the country, assisting thousands of seniors and their families sort through the many senior living choices to find the right solution for their lives. She has presented at numerous state and national senior living conferences, and has published articles on CCRCs. Now as director of marketing for Residences at Vantage Point, she is excited to bring her passion to families in the Columbia and DMV region.


Rikia Ceasar

Director of Community Life

Rikia Ceasar joined Vantage Point in May 2022. She is an adept leader with over 15 years of experience in marketing and event planning and has over 5 years of experience as a Project Manager. With previous responsibilities in marketing and business development initiatives for the military over several years, she brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this key position. In 2017 Rikia completed her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland University College.

Kristie Miller

Kristie Miller

Director of Finance

Kristie Miller joined Vantage Point in January 2016 as director of finance. She has her master’s degree in business administration, graduating with honors. She is licensed as a certified public accountant (CPA) in the state of Maryland. She has experience in both non-profit and healthcare industries, and comes to Vantage Point with more than 15 years of experience in the field of finance.

Mark Scoffield

Director of Plant Operations

Mark Scoffield joined Vantage Point in November 2021. He is an accomplished leader with over 25 years of experience in facility management. Mark attended the University of Toronto and majored in Building Management. Mark has worked with other continuing care retirement communities like Vantage Point and brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to this key position.


Lisa Rohauer

Director of Dining Services

Lisa Rohauer has more than 30 years of experience in the dining services and hospitality industry. She began her career in the hotel industry by working with Marriott and Holiday Inn hotels in Des Moines, Iowa. She finished her hotel career as a food & beverage director, and extended her career into the golf course management business, operating as food and beverage director at a resort course in Virginia Beach, and then ultimately as the general manager of a private country club in Crofton, Maryland. Ms. Rohauer joined the Vantage Point community in January 2009 as assistant dining services director, was appointed interim director in October 2016, and was promoted to director in December 2016. Ms. Rohauer is both Serv-Safe certified (for food-handling and sanitation practices) and Maryland’s BEST certified (for alcohol handling and practices).