Brett Nielson, Business Office Manager

Brett Joined BPM in 2012 as a caregiver and worked his way up to the Business Office Manager. As the Business Office Manager, Brett is responsible for all aspects of our billing, invoicing, payroll and human resources activities.  Brett has a Bachelor’s degree in Health Care Administration from Warner Pacific College.

Brett grew up in Eastern Oregon, but moved to Portland to continue his education. In his free time Brett enjoys hiking, camping and spending time with his wife, son, and two dogs.


Alex Vice, Memory Care Coordinator

Our Memory Care Coordinator Alex is originally from the beautiful state of Tennessee.  At the age of 19 he moved to Portland, Oregon and began his healthcare career which has been his field and passion his entire adult life. He obtained his BA in healthcare administration in January of 2016 and is currently working on his MBA.  When asked about his work he said, “I enjoy what I do and truly believe that if we lead with love, then at the end of the day we can be proud of what we accomplish that day.”

In his free time he enjoys being outside hiking or just being with friends.  Alex also enjoys driving and meeting new people, so he moonlights as an Uber driver.  If you happen to be visiting at the end of his shift and need a ride don’t be surprised if he is your driver!


Karen Winegar, Dining Services Director

Karen joined the Royalton Place family in 1999 as a third cook and today is our Dining Services Director.  She really loves her job and has a passion for the residents.  One of her favorite things to do is use family recipes given to her by the residents so she can put them on the menu for everyone to enjoy.  

Karen has three boys, thirteen grandchildren and many adopted others.  Her hobbies include cooking and being with her family.