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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 Officers

Email

Phone

President and CEO John E. Bauer, Ph.D. 920-206-4402              
Executive VP of Mission Advancement and Religious Life The Rev. Dr. Jacob A.O. Preus 920-206-4510
Vice President of Finance Jack Tobias 920-206-4403
Vice President of Operations John Twardos 920-206-7705
Vice President of Marketing and Communications Vacant 920-206-4483
Vice President of Development The Rev. Charles E. Werth 920-206-4410
Interim Vice President of Religious Life The Rev. Dr. Jacob A.O. Preus 920-206-4510
Vice President of Human Resources Michael Hoffman 920-206-4404
Vice President of Strategy and Information Systems Dr. Mike Thirtle 920-206-4409
Vice President of Legal Affairs Jeffrey A. Kaczmarski 920-206-4406
Executive Director of the Bethesda Institute David Morstad 920-206-4405
Executive Director of Bethesda Enterprises John B. Nickels 920-206-4407
   

 

Corporate Director of Quality & Performance Enhancement Jennifer Becher 920-206-4435
Corporate Director of Operations Integrity Debborah Zubke 920-262-6527
Corporate Director of Business Development & Innovation Kelly Thran 503-225-1640  
Corporate Director of Talent Management and Employee Relations Craig Schmidt 920-206-4493  
   

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 Craig Schmidt 920-206-4493 ext 4493
Religious Life Director - WTTN Campus Rev. Dennis Kneer 800-369-4636 ext 3565
Corporate Recruiter Sarah Luedke 920-206-4481
North Central Recruiter Kim Roeseler 920-262-8261 ext 3333
Director of Camp Matz Dcs. Katie Willman 920-206-4495
Ministry Consultant - Wisconsin South Area Rev. David Stevens 920-245-1709
Ministry Consultant - Wisconsin North Area Olivia Miller 920-261-3050 ext 3454

Central Region - Illinois, Minnesota and Missouri
Regional Office: 1905 Montana Dr., Suite 10 Springfield, IL 62704

Regional Director - Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri                                  Katherine Dunbar 217-787-9640
Regional Human Resources Director Pat Brady 815-230-2111 ext 16
Recruiter Lexi Dixon 217-546-7608
Ministry Consultant - Northern Illinois Laura Lee Wright 815-254-0257
Ministry Consultant - Missouri David Sukolics 913-449-2470
Ministry Consultant - Central Illinois Jackie Schaefer 765-642-9902
   

Northeast Region - Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey, Ohio, Texas
Regional Office: 3948 New Vision Dr., Suite A, Fort Wayne, IN 46845-1721

Regional Director James Greer 260-481-4201
Regional Human Resources Director Mark Faller 260-481-4204
Recruiter Samantha Waszczak 260-481-4211
Ministry Consultant - Northern IN, MI Dcs. Kimberly Trombley 317-498-7952
Corporate Director of Religious Life - Eastern Division Don Boden 765-642-9902
Director of Religious Resource Creation Sandra Brese Rice 716-908-6766
Ministry Consultant - OH, NJ Eric Kretzmann 440-222-2477
Religious Life Corporate Director - Eastern Division Ben Stuckey 765-639-5830
Ministry Consultant - Northern & Central Indiana Vacant 765-642-9902
 

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

Regional Human Resources Director Mark Faller 260-481-4204
Religious Life Director Rev. David Cecil 281-516-4031
     

Southwest Region - California
Regional Office: 2875 Churncreek Rd., Suite A, Redding, CA 96002

Regional Director Marilyn Pfennig 530-224-5448
Regional Human Resources Director Joshua Murdock 559-322-5610
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
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
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
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 Director Marilyn Johnson 530-224-5448
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 Mark Wester 719-492-7878
Regional Human Resources Director Jessica Lackey 303-795-2061 ext 12
Recruiter Willetta Proctor 913-906-5007
Religious Life Director Rev. David Cecil 281-516-4031
Ministry Consultant Susan Hart, DCE 303-304-9657
 

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

General Information   913-906-5000
Regional Human Resources Director Jessica Lackey 303-795-2061 ext 12
Ministry Consultant David Sukolics 913-906-5024
Recruiter Willetta Proctor 913-906-5007
     
   

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 Vacant 503-225-1640
Regional Human Resources Director Vicki Smead 503-225-1630
Religious Life Director Rev. Geta Dirasse 260-804-1683
Ministry Consultant - Oregon Joshua Galgan 503-754-6377
Ministry Consultant - Washington Mona Fuerstenau 360-624-3847
   

Gift Representatives

National Director of Development Tim Young Eagle 920-206-4506
Major Gift Officer - N.M., Texas, Ark., La., Miss., Ala., Ga., Fla., Okla., Cynthia Cummings 310-591-7027
Major Gift Officer - Ohio, Ind., Mich., N.Y., Pa., Va., Conn. Vacant 920-261-3050
Major Gift Officer - Wash., Ore., Idaho, Nevada, Ca. Hope Manzanares 949-282-4216
Major Gift Officer  - Ariz., Utah, Nev., Colo., Eastern Wis., Wyo. Katey Higgins 920-988-0271
Major Gift Officer -  Northern Wis., Minn, Iowa, S.D., N.D. Dennis Vanden Heuvel 920-248-1954
Major Gift Officer -  Ill., Mo., Kan., Neb. Karin Price 847-483-8805
National Director of Strategic Partnerships Marily Gardner 262-751-8879
Director of Development Administration Pam Bergen 920-206-4410

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