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Leading the Way With Our Senior Residents in Mind.
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Mission Statement

As an expression of Christ’s love, we serve individuals and their caregivers with compassion and respect for independence, wellness, and spiritual life.


The members of our experienced leadership team – Executive Staff and Board of Directors  – bring a wide range of lifetime experience and expertise to our endeavors. Our board members volunteer their time and talent to ensure that Lutheran Life Villages stays true to our goal of providing A Better Way of Living to older adults and their families in Northeast Indiana—with the highest-quality senior living, healthcare and other services.

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Alex Kiefer

President & CEO
akiefer@lutheranlifevillages.org
(260) 557-1016, ext. 2104

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Donna Scanlon

Chief Financial Officer
dscanlon@lutheranlifevillages.org
(260) 557-1016, ext. 2103

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Lindsey Wertz

Vice President of Human Resources
lwertz@lutheranlifevillages.org
(260) 557-1016, ext. 2144

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Tricia Neary

Vice President of Marketing and Development
tneary@lutheranlifevillages.org
(260) 557-1016, ext. 2150

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Kelly Borror

Vice President of Clinical Operations
kborror@lutheranlifevillages.org
(260) 557-1035, ext. 3103


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Rev. Mike Wakeland

Director of Pastoral Care 
mwakeland@lutheranlifevillages.org 
(260) 557-1016, ext. 2105


Board of Directors


CHAIR

Linda Chrzan

St. Michael Lutheran Church, LCMS
Attorney
Chrzan Law

VICE CHAIR

Jack Daniel

St. Mark's Lutheran Church, 
Partner
Martin Riley Architecture

TREASURER

Craig Linnemeier

St. Paul's Lutheran Church, LCMS
Fetter's Construction


SECRETARY

Greg Goeglein

St. Peter Lutheran Church, LCMS
Owner, Goeglein's Catering

DIRECTOR

Dave Bischoff

St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, LCMS, Teacher/Coach East Allen County Schools

DIRECTOR

Eric Bieberich

Emmanuel Lutheran Church, LCMS, Fort Wayne Wire Die Inc.

DIRECTOR

Grant Goeglein

Holy Cross Lutheran Church, LCMS Financial Advisor Northwestern Mutual

DIRECTOR

Jacob Fetter

Our Hope Lutheran Church, LCMS, Mosaic Building Solutions

DIRECTOR

Rev. Mark Neubacher

Holy Cross Lutheran Church Missouri Synod Associate Pastor Holy Cross Lutheran Church Missouri Synod

DIRECTOR

Randy Grote

St. Michael Lutheran Church, LCMS, Senior Product Director Depuy Synthes Joint Reconstruction

DIRECTOR

Rev. Debra Meuter

Gethsemane Lutheran, ELCA, Pastor

DIRECTOR

Steve Rieck

St. John Lutheran Church, ELCA, Owner/Architect, SLRieck: Architect

DIRECTOR

Christine Hanke

Peace Lutheran - Fremont, LCMS Banker's Advertising

DIRECTOR

Ruth Springer

Trinity English Lutheran Church First Vice President of Investments Raymond James & Associates, Inc.

DIRECTOR

Alison Park

Trinity English Lutheran, ELCA 

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