About Us

The Springs of Scottsdale’s caring, experienced staff is at your service.

Terri Stapleton, Executive Director

Terri brings 8 years of experience, beginning her journey as a Certified Nursing Assistant then to an Activity Director. She earned her Bachelor’s degree in Healthcare Administration from The University of Phoenix. Terri also holds a national certificate as an Activity Director. After receiving her assisted living manager’s license, she directed three different buildings in Mesa and Tucson. She has now settled in the Phoenix area to achieve her goal of becoming an Executive Director of a larger facility that offers both independent and assisted living. Terri is recently married and she has one daughter that just made a long distance move to England.

Joel Harbison, Activity Director

Hello my name is Joel Harbison. I’m so proud to be the Activity Director at The Springs Of Scottsdale. I’m originally  from Southern California, and played baseball for Pepperdine University. From there I joined the United States Army andserved my wonderful country for four glorious years! I moved to beautiful Arizona where I have lived for over 19 years. I have a beautiful wife named Staci and a wonderful daughter named Evie who is 10 years old. I love working with Seniors by putting wonderful smiles on their  faces. My passion is to help Seniors with fun, active activities, and to keep life full and enjoyable.


Ellie Robins, RN–Director of Wellness

Ellie’s goal as Director of Wellness at The Springs of Scottsdale is to ensure residents’ healthcare needs are met while supporting their autonomy, safety, functional abilities and quality of life. She holds degrees in Nursing and Multi-Skilled Health Technology. Ellie’s clinical experience consists of a variety of roles that include geriatric nursing, emergency medicine, occupational health, hospice, chemical dependency treatment and community/corporate health education. Her past administrative/management experience has enabled her to become skilled in achieving the most desirable outcomes possible for each resident, coworker and community professional she comes in contact with.