Meet Our Team

Jennifer Abernathy, NHA

Administrator

Hi! I’m the new Administrator at Maple Ridge Care Center and I feel so very blessed to be here leading this phenomenal team. I have been in long term for 25 years and am a Registered Dietitian and Nursing Home Administrator. I worked at... 

Dr. Mark Van Etten

Medical Director

Danielle Hanson, LPN

Admissions/MDS Nurse
 

I have worked at this facility since 2013 and through the transition to Maple Ridge Care Center.  I started my career in long term health care at the age of 16 in the dietary department of a nursing home in Siren. From there, I became a CNA... 

Deanne Meyer

Human Resources, Accounts Payable & Workers Comp Manager

I was born in Shell Lake, Wisconsin, but then moved to southern California where I started my career in management, overseeing several small businesses and working under the direction of Willis Herron, founder of the World’s Tallest Thermometer...

Theresa Jensen

Director of Nursing

Amy Quinn, COTA

Therapy Manager

Samantha Brekken

Social Services Director

I am the new Social Services Director at Maple Ridge Care Center. I was born and raised in Barron County and attended university in Philadelphia before transferring to UW/Eau Claire where I graduated with my...

Jackie VanDeVoort

Business Office Manager

I am so happy to be a part of the Maple Ridge Care Center team as the Business Office Manager. I have always worked in billing departments within various industries such as home healthcare, the YMCA and the...

Beth Novak
Dietary Services Director

I am a Certified Dietary Manager (CDM) and began working for Maple Ridge Care Center in 2015. I've enjoyed being employed in food service for 24 years. Food service is a large part of long term care; If you think about it, our...

Theresa LaPorte

Recreational Therapy Director

Activities Department

William Wolf

Facilities Manager

Kristie Grilll

Environmental Services Manager

I began my journey in long term care 15 years ago as a direct caregiver in a facility specializing in Alzheimer's/ dementia. I also met my husband there. Our love for the outdoors relocated us from lower Michigan to Wisconsin in 2011. Shortly after...