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Bethesda Locations

Please see our locations page for more information on the services provided in each of the states.

Corporate Center:

Bethesda Lutheran Communities:  600 Hoffmann Dr., Watertown, WI 53094
Toll Free Phone: 800-369-4636     Phone: 920-261-3050     Fax: 920-261-8441

 

Corporate Executives

   
President and CEO Mike Thirtle   
Executive Vice President Jeff Kaczmarski   
Vice President of Administrative Services Jack Tobias   
Vice President of Marketing and Communications Julie Timm   
Vice President of Development Jedd Lapid   
Vice President of Religious Life and Church Relations  Jim Pressnell   
Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development Jennifer Becher   
Vice President of Residential Services Lori Anderson   
Vice President of Quality Kelly Thran  
     

Directors

   
Director of Operations- Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio and Wisconsin Debborah Zubke  
Director of Operations- California, Colorado, Kansas, Oregon, Texas and Washington James Greer   
     
   

North Central Region - Wisconsin

Regional Office: 700 Hoffmann Dr., Watertown, WI 53094

Regional Director Gretchen Block 920-262-8261 ext 3403
Regional Human Resources Director Kim Taylor 920-206-4493 ext 4493
Religious Life Director Rev. Dennis Kneer 800-369-4636 ext 3565
Recruiter Kim Roeseler 920-262-8261 ext 3333
Director of Camp Matz Dcs. Katie Willman 920-206-4495
Ministry Consultant - Wisconsin Rev. David Stevens 920-245-1709
Director of Ministry Partnerships Laura Lee Wright 920-261-3050 ext 3454

Central Region - Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri

Regional Office: 1905 Montana Dr., Suite 10 Springfield, IL 62704

Regional Director - Illinois, Missouri Kathleen Prunty --
Regional Director - Minnesota Monica Schmidt --
Regional Human Resources Director Lexi Dixon 217-546-7608
Recruiter Amanda Derry 217-787-1559
Corporate Director of Religious Life Don Boden 765-642-9902
Ministry Consultant - Northern Illinois Jana Peters 815-522-2211
Ministry Consultant - Missouri David Sukolics 913-449-2470
   

Northeast Region - Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey and Ohio

Regional Office: 3948 New Vision Dr., Suite A, Fort Wayne, IN 46845-1721

Regional Director Megan Gumbel 260-481-4201
Regional Human Resources Director Mark Faller 260-481-4204
Recruiter Samantha Dienelt 260-481-4211
Ministry Consultant - Indiana East Dcs. Kimberly Trombley 317-498-7952
Director of Religious Resource Creation Sandra Brese Rice 716-908-6766
Religious Life Corporate Director - Eastern Division Ben Stuckey 765-639-5830
Ministry Consultant - OH, NJ Eric Kretzmann 440-222-2477
Ministry Consultant - Central Indiana Jackie Schaefer 765-642-9902
Ministry Consultant- Eastern Indiana and MI Scott Hedtke 260-249-7999
 
     

Southwest Region - California

Regional Office: 2875 Churncreek Rd., Suite A, Redding, CA 96002

Regional Director -- --
Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
Recruiter Ann Hosford 949-600-6119
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
     


Office: 119 N. Main St., Porterville, CA 93257

Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
Recruiter Ann Hosford 949-600-6119
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
     


Office: 290 Shaw Ave. Suite B, Clovis, CA 93612

Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
Recruiter Ann Hosford 949-600-6119
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant Rev. Geta Dirasse 408-728-5900
     


Office: 1335 Mowry Ave., Fremont, CA 94538

Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
Recruiter Ann Hosford 949-600-6119
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
     

Office: 26489 Rancho Parkway South, Lake Forest, CA 92630

Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
Recruiter Ann Hosford 949-600-6119
Corporate Director of Religious Life - Western Divison Rev. Steven Leinhos 949-600-6122
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant Rev. Steven Leinhos 949-600-6122
   

West Central Region - Colorado and Kansas

Regional Office: 5630 South Curtice St., Littleton CO 80120

Regional Director Stacey Elliot  
Regional Human Resources Director Laura Radueg 303-323-4446
Talent Acquisition Specialist - Colorado Alicia Gerwin 303-323-4443
Religious Life Director Rev. David Cecil 281-516-4031
Ministry Consultant- Colorado Susan Hart, DCE 303-304-9657
Ministry Consultant- Kansas Dave Sukolics  
 

Office: 14150 W. 113th St., Shawnee Mission, KS 66215

General Information   913-906-5000
Regional Human Resources Director Laura Radueg 303-795-2061 ext 12
Ministry Consultant David Sukolics 913-906-5024
Talent Acquisition Specialist- Kansas Angelica Ramirez
913-906-5034
Regional HR Generalist Willetta Proctor  913-906-5007
Religious Life Director Don Boden 765-642-9902
     
   

Northwest Region- Oregon and Washington

Regional Office: 831 SW 17th Ave., Portland, OR 97205

Regional Office: 451 SW 10th St., Suite 108, Renton, WA 98168 

General Information Wash.: 206-826-1685 Ore.: 503-261-0255
Regional Director Teresa Lermon --
Regional Human Resources Director Vicki Smead 503-225-1630
Talent Acquisition Specialist Kristin Currey 503-225-1637
Ministry Consultant - Oregon Michael DeWitt  
Director of Ministry Partnerships, LCMS Mona Fuerstenau 360-624-3847
   

Southern Region- Texas

Regional Office: 18937 K-Z Rd., Cypress, TX 77433 

 

Regional Director Tamico Melvin --
Regional Human Resources Director Vicki Smead 503-225-1630
Corporate Director of Religious Life - Western Division Rev. David Cecil 281-516-4031

 

 

Gift Representatives

Major Gift Officer - Alabama, Arizona, Arkanas,

Louisiana, Mississippi, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas.

Cynthia Cummings 310-591-7027

Major Gift Officer - Alaska, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan,

Military, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, Hawaii, Puerto Rico, Foreign

Vacant  920-261-3050

Major Gift Officer - Califoria, Colorado, Idaho, Montona,

Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington and Wyoming

Hope Manzanares 949-282-4216

Major Gift Officer  - Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia,

Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, North Carolina, Nebraska,

New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island,

South Carolina, Vermont, Virginia, Washington DC and Wisconsin

John Nickels 920-248-1338

Major Gift Officer -  Florida, Minnesota, North Dakota,

South Dakota and Wisconsin

Dennis Vanden Heuvel 920-248-1954
Major Gift Officer -  Illinois, Iowa and Missouri Amy Sexton 708-224-6689

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