Tracy Fowler-Epps

Executive Director

Tracy is a graduate of Florida State College at Jacksonville and an Army Veteran. She has worked in various areas of nursing including charge nurse, wound care nurse, nursing supervisor, unit manager at a skilled nursing facility and assistant director of nursing. Tracy started in operations in 2013 opening a new a 48-bed community in southern Maryland and moving on to a 110-bed community as the Executive Director. Her passion is healthcare, and she has always loved understanding and following the continuum of health. The bulk of her career has been working with the geriatric community as she believes they deserve to enjoy their latter years with dignity and respect. It has been and continues to be her pleasure to serve the community, residents and team members of Discovery Senior Living.

Shana Smith

Senior Lifestyle Counselor

Shana Smith is a 20-year veteran of the healthcare industry whose experience includes 12 years as a senior lifestyle and care advisor. A proud graduate of the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Shana earned her Bachelor’s Degree in English Lit with a minor in Sociology. During that time, she also began her career journey, paying her way through college by working as a Medication Technician and Caregiver.

Originally from Cheverly, Maryland, Shana graduated from La Plata High School
and throughout her professional career, has worked alongside seniors and families at the local, regional and national levels, fulfilling advisory duties in all aspects of senior living and care. Outside of work, Shana is happily married and enjoys volunteer work and spending off times with her three dogs, Bella, Brewster and Buddy.