Our Team

Ben Sells



Ben has worked in long term care his entire life. His family has always had a footprint in the industry. Ben graduated from Maryville University, located in Saint Louis, MO in 2013 with a B.S. in business. Soon after, he became a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. Ben then worked for his father as an Administrator. After the business became financially unstable, he went to work for his grandfather at Gideon Care Center. Soon after this, he purchased his first home, Westfield Nursing Center, and started Paradigm. Ben and his grandfather are now partners on Gideon Care Center. He believes in investing in quality above all else. His favorite saying is "we don't care about being the biggest, we want to be the best". 

Angela Jones

Vice President and Director of Quality Control


Angela Jones has worked in long term care for a total of 35 years as a nurse, with 28 of those years as a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator.  She is the Mother of Ben Sells. Using her experience in long term care, Angela knows what is important when caring for seniors. She focuses on organizing the operations so that quality services are being delivered. She always says "it is rarely bad people delivering bad care in centers, it's almost always bad systems". 

Nancy Driskill

Compliance Officer


Nancy has been a Registered Nurse for over 28 years and a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator for 20 years.  In 2018 she joined Paradigm Senior Management as the Administrator at Westfield Nursing Center in Sikeston, MO. Nancy is an industry professional and is adept at interpreting the regulatory requirements for long term care.  It is her mission to develop processes for all Paradigm Homes that maintain regulatory compliance and exceed industry expectations.


Kelli Smith

RAI Consultant


Kelli has worked as an LPN in long term care for 19 years, with 17 years of experience as an MDS Coordinator.  In 2019 she joined Paradigm Senior Management as the RAI Coordinator.  She works to oversee and facilitate the completion of resident assessments at the nursing facilities to ensure compliance with regulations.  She also works to train the MDS Coordinators at each home in the completion of the MDS and care plans.  Her mission is to ensure the MDS process leads to optimal care for residents through care planning.