Striving to make a difference. 

We are proud of our reputation for attracting and developing some of the most talented leaders in senior care. Strong leadership is vital to continued fulfillment of our mission to serve seniors.

Our executive leadership team, campus administrators and board of directors serve the organization through unparalleled commitment, contribute generously to the Saint Therese Foundation and serve the community through philanthropic efforts.

Executive Leadership and Administrators

Executive Leadership

Barb Rode, President and Chief Executive Officer

Calvin Shelangoski, Chief Financial Officer

Kym Fisher, Chief Human Resource Officer

Amy Taylor-Greengard, Chief Operating Officer of Ascend Rehab

Nicki Cook, Vice President of Revenue Management

Marilyn Ramirez, Vice President of Clinical Operations and Reimbursement

Chris Hinnenkamp, Vice President of Fund Development

Jeff Thorne, Vice President of Operations



Paul Metzler, Executive Director of Saint Therese at Oxbow Lake

Brooke Peoples, Executive Director of Saint Therese of New Hope 

Katelyn Nowack, Executive Director of Saint Therese of Woodbury

Cherie Camuel, Executive Director of Transitional Care by Saint Therese

Nolay Freeman, Director of Palliative Care at Saint Therese at St. Odilia

Board of Directors

Chair:  Patrick L. Taffe
Vice Chair:  Jennifer J. Shaltz
Treasurer: David M. Hoffmann
Secretary: Jane McCrossan


Ann Tinucci Anderson
Fr. J. Michael Byron
Lynn M. Choromanski
Rita A. Degnan
Richard G. Faber
Caren E. Gaytko
Fr. Joseph Gillespie, O.P.


David M. Krenn
Craig L. Leiter
Ann V. Leukam
Craig A. Matticks, MD, FACEP
Brian M. McDonald
Terri M. McEnaney
Steve W. Meads

Thomas A. Schmitt
   Mona Parmar, MD
   Peter Tanis
   Michael J. Varpness
Paul L. Vogel
Michael P. Warren
Kathryn J. Wornson

Board Emeritus

Joseph P. Amberg, M.D.
William Beddor
Patrick Boran
Mary Frey

Ellen Gallagher
Francis Hagen
Vincent Johnson
Donna Kane

John C. Manion, M.D.
Clifford G. Olson
Michael Scherer

Lucia L. Seidel
Wayne H. Thalhuber, M.D.
C. Dwight Townes, M.D.