Our Team

Meet the team at Westwood Ridge

The team at Westwood Ridge is devoted to our mission and values. Together, they truly make a difference in the lives of our residents. Our team doesn’t just provide healthcare and senior living services—they work to enhance the lives of residents through respect, imagination, and collaboration.

Interested in joining our team? Explore career openings.

Joe Amend-Marshall

Joe Amend-Marshall

Campus Administrator
Ace Yang

Ace Yang

Director of Culinary Services
Michele Gorden

Michele Gorden

Director of Sales and Marketing
Katie Thomason

Katie Thomason

Director of Rehab
Catherine Bergler

Catherine Bergler

Director of Housing
Servant leadership trait: Reliable in challenging situations
Jackie Pearson

Jackie Pearson

Director of Nursing
Danielle Cross

Danielle Cross

Director of Life Enrichment
Servant leadership trait: Caring about details
Chase Bennett

Chase Bennett

Director of Environmental Services
Amanda Schmidt, RN

Amanda Schmidt, RN

Director of Health Services
Amanda Brakefield

Amanda Brakefield

Assistant Director of Life Enrichment
Carol Biron

Carol Biron

Marketing Specialist
Servant leadership trait: Sincere compassion
Samantha Fitzpatrick

Samantha Fitzpatrick

Fitness Technician
Servant leadership trait: Meeting people where they are and helping them grow
Abby Phoutinane

Abby Phoutinane

TCU Nurse Manager
Amy Lengsfeld

Amy Lengsfeld

Resident Services Manager
Karon Krogh, RN

Karon Krogh, RN

Memory Care and Care Suites Nurse Manager
Quinn Kennedy-Abdella

Quinn Kennedy-Abdella

Admissions Manager
Rhonda Mendoza

Rhonda Mendoza

Talent Acquisition Specialist
Jaycie Gerding

Jaycie Gerding

Social Worker
Angie Wennerberg

Angie Wennerberg

Social Services Specialist
Servant leadership trait: Identifying needs and responding compassionately 
LuAnne Patterson

LuAnne Patterson

Business Office Manager
Servant leadership trait: Going above and beyond

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