Leadership Academy Class of 2021 Announced

LeadingAge Minnesota’s Leadership Academy 2021 Class of Fellows has been selected and will convene virtually on June 2.

Since 2010, Leadership Academy has developed leadership capacity and core competencies of more than 300 aging services professionals by tapping their natural talents and authentic leadership style. It blends leadership theory, applied learning, and personalized coaching to mentor current and emerging leaders in our field.

Congratulations to the following leaders that have been accepted as Fellows into the 2021 program.

Kerri Antonen, The Pillars of White Bear Lake
Kristen Bakke, Martin Luther Care Center, Bloomington
Tyler Berg, EON, Inc., New Ulm
Jessica Binger, Prairie Senior Cottages of Isanti
Andrea Brobst, North Shore Care Center, Grand Marais
Carrie Carney, Eventide Senior Living Communities, Moorhead,
Megan Caspers, St. Francis Health Services of Morris
Laura Erickson, Zumbrota Care Center, Zumbrota
Amanda Gruber, Three Links Care Center, Northfield
Angel Hawkinson, Prairie Senior Cottages of Albert Lea
Kendra Hibbison, Lifesprk Cedar Creek Senior Living, East Bethel
Annette Hovey, Saint Therese Residence of New Hope
Toni Hubbell, Sunnyside Health Care Center, Cloquet
Jenna Iwuchukwu, Lilac Home Assisted Living and Memory Care, Moorhead
Austyn Johnson, Chris Jensen Health & Rehabilitation Center, Duluth
Kari Kearns, Ebenezer, Edina
Monica Kilpatrick, New Harmony Care & Rehab Center, Saint Paul
Lucas Koehntop, St. Francis Health Services of Morris
Devin Krautkremer, The Lodges Company, St. Louis Park
Mark Kreutter, Benedictine Living Community-Owatonna
Cassey Lake, Ebenezer Ridges Care Center, Burnsville
Mariah Mariano, Madonna Towers of Rochester
Megan Mirwald, Waterford Manor, Brooklyn Park
Emily Moen, Catholic Eldercare on Main, Minneapolis
Sam Mortenson, Knollwood Place Apartments, Saint Louis Park
Jennifer Nogosek, Stewartville Care Center
Joelle Nordness, Saint Therese Foundation, Inc., Saint Louis Park
Brianna Olson, Knute Nelson, Alexandria
Sheri Priebe, Three Links Care Center, Northfield
Lori Risbrudt, Ashby Living Center
Andrea Rupe, Vista Prairie at Monarch Meadows, North Mankato
Therese Schimek, Millstream Commons Assisted Living, Northfield
Elizabeth Scott, A&E Pharmacy/Cassia, Edina
Tamralynn Self, Ebenezer, Edina
Heather Sellers, Spring Valley Care Center
Katie Shelander, Northwest Respiratory Services, LLC, North Saint Paul
Kimberlee Sommers- Carpentier, Guardian Angels Elim Home Care and Hospice, Elk River
Olivia Stahl, Perham Living
Jennifer Tanner, Cherrywood Pointe of Forest Lake
Roxana Tietz, Catholic Eldercare By Day, Minneapolis
Crislyn Walsh, Cannon Rivers Senior Living, Cannon Falls

Leadership Academy is led by a dedicated group of professionals who have themselves graduated from this prestigious program. We thank the volunteer coaching team for their time, talent and expertise in guiding the Fellows through the next year of discovery and growth.

Stacy Carlsrud, Presbyterian Homes & Services Timber Hills, Inver Grove Heights
Chris Hinnenkamp, Cassia, Edina
Amy Koehnen, Ebenezer Minneapolis Campus
Jennifer Rutschke, Ebenezer Park Apartments, Minneapolis
Patty Ryan, Augustana Open Circle of Heritage Park, Minneapolis
Emilee Sames, Episcopal Homes of Minnesota, Saint Paul
Tom Westlund, Sholom, Saint Louis Park
Leanne Wollerman, Sholom, Saint Paul

Leadership Academy would not be possible without the generous financial support of its program sponsors. We gratefully acknowledge and thank this year’s sponsors, LeadingAge MN Savings & Solutions and Healthcare Services Group.

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