Who We Are.
Meet Ecumen’s caring and committed professionals.
Rachael is a Licensed Nursing Home Administrator with approximately 15 years of senior care and services experience. Throughout her career, she has consulted with other organizations in the areas of employee first culture, strategic planning and leadership development. Rachael started her career in LTC as an RN at Ecumen Pathstone back in 2004.
In 2016, Rachael obtained a Master of Science Degree in Nursing with Specialization in Administration and Leadership from Capella University. In addition to the above, she is an adjunct instructor at Rasmussen College teaching on-line courses, volunteers with many community organizations and publishes monthly articles focused on the aging population in River Valley Women’s magazine.
Housing Manager, Assisted Living & Memory Care
Amanda has worked for Ecumen since 2011. Amanda started out as Housing Manager for Ecumen Mapleton. She was also the Executive Director of Ecumen Brooks and Countryside of Owatonna for 4 years prior to joining the Pathstone Living team.
Amanda gained her M.A. Graduate Certificate in Organizational Leadership from St. Catherine University in St. Paul and her B.S. in Psychology & Corrections from Minnesota State University in Mankato.
Environmental Services Director
Terry came to Pathstone Living in January of 2020. Terry has a degree in Electronics Engineering Technology. Prior to coming to Pathstone Living Terry worked for KEYC TV for 24 years. At KEYC Terry was the Chief Engineer. Terry also worked for Mayo Clinic Health System as a Biomed Technician.
Director of Nursing, Care Center
Angela joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2010 and has worked in the field since 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Presentation College, Fairmont, MN. Angela transitioned from Clinical Coordinator for Pathstone Crossing to Director of Nursing for Pathstone Living in April 2016.
Human Resources Director, Campus Wide
Rachel has worked for Ecumen since 2006. Rachel started out in the Dining Services Department at Ecumen Pathstone; this is where she found her passion to serve older adults. She has also served at Ecumen St. Peter as Human Resources Specialist & Resident Services Manager prior to rejoining the Ecumen Pathstone Team.
Rachel gained her Bachelor of Science degree majoring in Urban and Regional Studies and minoring in Gerontology and Recreation Parkas and Leisure Services at Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Admissions Specialist, Care Center
Jill has been with Ecumen Pathstone Living since 2010 and has worked as Pathstone Living’s Admissions Specialist since 2016. Jill received her Registered Nursing degree from South Central College in North Mankato.
Memory Care RN
Emily obtained her BA Degree in Nursing from St. Olaf College in Northfield, MN. Emily started out working as a Resident Assistant for Ecumen Saint Peter. When Emily received her RN she was promoted to RN Home Care Manager for Ecumen Saint Peter. Emily then worked for a year in a care center and as a travel nurse working in acute care/hospital settings around the country before coming back to Ecumen Pathstone Living in December of 2019.
Financial Director, Care Center
Jovanae joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 1994 and has worked in the field since 1991. Jovanae holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Clinical Manager, Assisted Living & Memory Care
Karen joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in April 2016 and has been in the field of aging services since 2006. She previously served as Director of Nursing at another organization from 2010 until moving to Ecumen Pathstone Living. Karen received her Registered Nursing degree at South Central College in North Mankato.
Clinical Director, Home Care
Kim has been at Ecumen Pathstone Living since 2005. Kim earned her Public Health Nurse Certification and has worked in the field since 1998. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Community Relations & Development, Campus Wide
Laura has been with Ecumen Pathstone Living since 2016. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications from Minnesota State University – Mankato. Prior to her current title, Laura served as the Admission Specialist at Ecumen Pathstone Living from 2007 to 2012 and then became the Housing Director at Ecumen’s sites in Lake Crystal and Mapleton until her transition back to Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2016.
Recreation Services Director, Campus Wide
Linda is a Certified Therapeutic Recreation Specialist (CTRS). Linda joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2004 and has worked in the field since 2000. She holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Education Coordinator, Campus Wide
Marta joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2009 and has worked in the field since 1985. Marta is a Registered Nurse who holds an Associate of Science degree from Maria College, Albany, NY.
Director of Adult Day Services
Address: 222 Pfau Street, Mankato, MN 56001
Marti has been at Ecumen Pathstone Living since 2012 and has worked in the healthcare field since 2007. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Recreation, Parks and Leisure Services with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation from Minnesota State University, Mankato.
Dining Director, Campus Wide
Meghan graduated from Minnesota State University, Mankato with a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics. Her most recent experience was with a managed services company at Texas Medical Center in Houston, TX. Prior to that she held the Director of Dining Services position at Boulder Estates in Marshall, MN.
Chaplain Ted Kunze
Chaplain, Campus Wide/Ecumen Hospice
Chaplain Ted Kunze, a native of Minneapolis, has been a parish pastor in southwestern Minnesota for 38 years—most recently serving Interims in St. Peter and Mankato. He and his wife, Marcia, have three daughters and two grandchildren.
Director of Social Service, Care Center
Naomi joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2012 and has been active in the field since 2003. Naomi holds an Associate of Arts degree from Bethany Lutheran College and a Bachelor of Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato. Prior to her current role, Naomi served as Pathstone’s Admissions Specialist from 2012 to 2016.
Rose joined Ecumen Pathstone Living in 2003. Certified as a Food Manager by the Minnesota Department of Health, Rose has worked in the field since 1998.