About Us

Meet the Team

Get to know the talented individuals that help make our community great.


Stephani Johnson

Stephani Johnson

Executive Director

Stephani Johnson brings 25 years of experience in senior living, having served as a licensed administrator for skilled nursing, independent living, and assisted living communities in South Carolina, North Carolina and California. She also was the owner and operator for a home care agency and an assisted living community in California.
Over the years Stephani has become proficient in recruiting and managing employees; patient relations; sales and marketing; developing proposals and negotiating contracts; and interfacing with physicians, bank executives, trust officers, attorneys, clients, subcontractors and vendors. She has extensive experience with quality assurance, process Improvement, clinical and employee personnel and chart auditing, utilization review, reimbursement, budgeting, occupancy, financial statements, cost containment and federal, state, and local regulatory agencies for diverse companies.

“I am thrilled to be a part of this one-of- a-kind retirement community,” said Johnson. “There’s simply nothing else in the area that compares to The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island. “It is the perfect choice for those who are ready to downsize and just enjoy life on the waterfront.” Johnson is a cum laude graduate of the University of South Carolina.

Ann Igou

Ann Igou

Director of Health Services

Ann has spent most of her nursing career in the field of geriatrics. As director of Senior Health Services for HCA in Chattanooga, Tennessee, she was the licensed nursing home administrator and oversaw the rehabilitation unit and geriatric psychiatric inpatient and outpatient units. She was director of nursing for a 158-bed health care center within the Westminster-Canterbury Continuing Care Retirement Community in Richmond, Virginia.
At Covenant Woods CCRC in Mechanicsville, Virginia, Ann served as Director of Nursing, responsible for care and staffing in the clinic, independent and assisted living, memory support and health care.

She received her RN diploma from Brenau-Hall School of Nursing in Gainesville, Georgia. Ann earned her BSN at the University of South Carolina-Spartenburg and her master’s degree in nursing administration from the Medical University of South Carolina. She also holds a gerontology certificate of graduate studies from the University of South Carolina.

Gloria Byron

Gloria Byron

Business Manager

Gloria brings over 20 years of management experience to The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, including working as a medical practice manager in Georgia, Tennessee and Washington. She most recently served as a market operations manager in South Carolina for a leading health care service company. During her career, Gloria has gained extensive experience in operations analysis, data processing, finance, accounting and human resources. She has a strong ability to streamline processes, maximize efficiency and foster professional relationships within organizations. She is committed to excellence in service.

At The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, Gloria provides support to team members and residents and helps ensure everyone receives quality service. “I am so excited to be part of this community and love building relationships with our residents,” she says. “This is such a momentous time in their lives and I am so honored I can be a part of it.”

Pauline Giron

Pauline Giron

Director of Community Relations

Pauline Giron, whose 18 years of experience in senior living include working as a licensed residential care facility administrator. At The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, Giron helps lead families through the inquiry and move-process. “I assist future residents and their families with navigating the process to find the solution that works best for them,” says Giron. “I also use my extensive experience in creating and maintaining relationships with physicians, nursing homes, hospitals, homecare agencies and case managers to bring the best resources to the families we serve.

Debbie Everett

Debbie Everett

Life Enrichment Director

Debbie is definitely a people person, which makes her responsibilities as Life Enrichment Director at The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island a perfect fit. “It’s the best job in the community!” says Debbie. She enjoys engaging all residents in activities that are stimulating, fun and promote social interaction both inside and outside the community. “And in assisted living, I help develop programs and events especially designed to help residents stay informed, interact with others and keep their brains active, while putting a smile on their face.”

Prior to joining The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, Debbie served as both Activity Assistant and Activity Director at Bloom at Belfair in South Carolina (independent living and memory care). She also served as Activities Director at Morningside of Beaufort Assisted Living. Debbie has achieved both first and second edition MEPAP certification (Modular Education Program for Activity Professionals).

Munjid Yousif

Munjid Yousif

Chef and Director of Culinary Services

Providing residents and guests with an excellent and unforgettable dining experience is the passion for Munjid Yousif. At The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island, Chef Munjid will focus on creating meals that appeal both to the eye and to the taste buds. He describes himself as “open door”, with a passion for demonstrating his talents and describing culinary ideas and cooking methods for those around him.

Chef Yousif graduated from the Royal Academy of Culinary Arts in London as well as received hotel management training in Switzerland. With experience that includes hotels, restaurants, resorts, country clubs and even in-flight services, Yousif will delight those who dine at The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island with food reflecting a variety of cultures.

Management

The Bayshore on Hilton Head Island is managed by a nationwide leader: Life Care Services®, An LCS® Company, leads the way in senior living with over 40 years of proven experience. Life Care Services brings passion and performance through strong financial stewardship, lifestyle-centered services as well as high quality health services in communities as unique as the individuals who live in them.

Developer

Bayshore Retirement Living was formed in late 2012 for the specific purpose of developing high quality senior housing communities throughout the southeastern United States. The two primary Principals of Bayshore, Thilo Best and Greg Iglehart, have been in the senior housing and multi-family industries respectively for their entire careers. The goal of Bayshore is to develop the “next generation” of senior housing communities by implementing best practices in design, space utilization and building techniques from the senior housing and multi-family industries.