Briarcliff prides itself on being able to deliver personalized care to each resident under our roof. This means hiring the right staff to tend to these individualized needs is crucial to our shared success in returning you to full health. Briarcliff has chosen some of the brightest and most talented people to fulfill our mission of care.

Director of Nursing

Ingrid Willems

Ingrid is a Registered Nurse along with holding a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology and a certification in Correctional Nursing. Ingrid has almost 25 years of nursing experience with exposure to many specialties. Ingrid was born and raised in Pennsylvania and just recently moved to Indiana. Ingrid is the mother of 3 children. She is excited to be joining the Briarcliff Family.


Regional Director

Tara Trevino – LPN

Tara Trevino received her Bachelors Degree in leadership from Goshen College in 2012. She also attended Southwestern Michigan College where she earned her Licensed Practical Nurse degree and she practiced as an LPN for over 20 years. She advanced her career and received her license in Healthcare Facility Management and has been a skilled nursing and rehabilitation administrator for the past four years. Tara grew up in Elkhart, In where she still resides with her husband and two children. Her daughter is a senior at Jimtown High School and her son is studying engineering at Purdue University. In her spare time, she enjoys reading and volunteering in her children’s schools.



Medical Director

Dr. Shaya Mokfi

Dr. Shaya Mokfi received his Undergraduate Degree from the University of California and went on to receive his Medical Degree from Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. Dr. Mokfi specializes in internal medicine and has been practicing for more than 20 years. He regularly performs physical exams and is able to treat a wide array of illnesses in adult men and women. His specialties include geriatrics, cardiology, arthritis, and gastroenterology.


Nurse Practitioner

Dr. Elizabeth Hale

Dr. Elizabeth Hale has been working as a Nurse Practitioner for more than 15 years. She received her doctorate in Nursing Practice from Valparaiso University and is Board Certified in both Family Practice and Palliative Care. She is brought personal fulfillment through her career by working with and supporting her wide array of geriatric patients. She has three children and seven grandchildren and enjoys riding motorcycles and quilting in her free time.