Brad Radatz, Interim Executive Director
Brad became executive director for Salina Presbyterian Manor in July 2014. He also serves as a regional operations director for Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America. He is serving as interim executive director during the search for a new executive director at Wichita. He came to Presbyterian Manor from the position of Lead Administrator with Frontline Management, which involves responsibility for the day to day operations of Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City. Prior to Frontline Management, Brad was associated with Holiday Resort in Salina. Brad graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Life Sciences, Secondary Major in Gerontology with an Emphasis in Long Term Care Administration.
Melody Dodge, Marketing & Sales Director
Melody joined Presbyterian Manor in October 2016 as marketing and sales director. She came to Presbyterian Manor after more than five years in community development with a local hospice organization. A native Wichitan, Melody has worked in marketing, sales and management with KPTS Channel 8, Cox Media and The Wichita Eagle. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Wichita State University and is a proud Shocker. Melody is involved in a number of networking groups and committees in the health care and senior care industries.
Kinzie Jo Nelson, Sales and Admissions Counselor
Kinzie Jo joined Wichita in September 2017 as sales and admissions counselor. She primarily works with assisted living and health care. She has a degree in theater from Kansas State. She worked radio on air and ad sales as well as owning a business in Manhattan before entering the senior living industry. She’s been in senior living sales for six years in Manhattan and Stillwater, Okla., before moving back to the Wichita area.
Lori Schartz, Human Resources Director
Lori joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in May 2014. She has a bachelor of science degree in business administration and human resources and a national certification in human resources (PHR). She has more than 15 years of experience in human resources in the social services field.
Jennie Johnson, Health Services Director
Jennie transitioned to health services director in September 2017 after serving as assisted living and memory care director for two years. Jennie is no
stranger to Presbyterian Manor. She was previously the assisted living
director at Newton Presbyterian Manor, where she started as a certified
nursing assistant in 2000. She subsequently worked as a certified
medication aide, transportation aide, medical records and staff
coordinator before assuming her current position as assisted living
director. Jennie proudly asserts that she earned her licensed practical
nurse degree and registered nurse degree with help from Presbyterian
Manors’ Employee Scholarship Fund. She did her licensed practical nurse
training at Hutchinson Community College and earned her associate’s
degree in nursing at Hesston College. She is a member of Hillcrest
Amy Watson, Life Enrichment Director
Amy joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in 2001, and became the life enrichment coordinator in July 2015. Her education includes an associate degree of arts and social sciences from Labette Community College. Previous positions include certified nurse assistant, social service designee, activities director, senior living counselor of Wichita Presbyterian Manor; dietary aide, cook and certified nursing assistant at Parsons Presbyterian Manor. Amy holds certifications as a certified nurse assistant and social services designee. She is a member of West Wichita Woman’s Networking Group, Aging & Wellness Coalition of Central Plains Agency on Aging, 20th Century Club of Wichita Metro Chamber of Commerce and Senior Connect.
Angela Johnston, Environmental Services Director
Angela joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in April 2007. Previous positions include director of housekeeping for Galicia Heart Hospital and Galicia Medical Group for Alternative Sources, and a similar post at the Kansas Spine Hospital in Wichita.
Meggin Nicolas, Life Enrichment Events Coordinator
Meggin joined Presbyterian Manor in December 2015 as a server in The Landing and was named life enrichment events coordinator in February 2016. For the past several years, Meggin has been a full-time student and mom and recently moved to Wichita. She has worked for U.S. Bank and Brotherhood Bank & Trust. She has an associate’s degree in health sciences from Kansas City Community College. She was an active volunteer as a student at KCCC and her church community. She is a lifetime member of the Phi Theta Kappa National Honor Society.
Angela Page, Life Enrichment Coordinator – the Westwinds
Angela joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in August 2003. She completed her certified nurses training at Wichita Technical College. Before assuming her current position, Angela served as a certified nurses assistant in health care at Wichita Presbyterian Manor.
Greg Spring, Chaplain
Greg joined Presbyterian Manor as chaplain in January 2017. Prior to joining the Presbyterian Manor team, Greg worked as a UPS driver, hospice chaplain for four years and worked as a pastor and youth pastor for more than 30 years. He has a bachelor’s of science degree in music and Bible from Arlington Baptist College and a master’s degree in chaplain ministry from Liberty University.
Darcy Weninger, Dining Services Director
Darcy joined Presbyterian Manor in February 2017. She has worked as a dining services director in the senior living industry for the past 13 years. She completed the dining services program at Wichita Area Technical College and is a certified dietary manager and a certified food protection professional. She has served on the board for the Wichita District of the Association of Nutrition and Foodservice Professionals, where she served as president-elect, president and treasurer. She is an advisory committee member for the Barton Community College dietary manager course. Darcy also is a member of Sacred Heart Church in Colwich, where she is a member of the Altar Society.
Penny Knapic, Assisted Living Director
Penny joined the Presbyterian Manor team in August 2017. She has an associate’s degree from Hutchinson Community College and is a registered nurse. She previously worked for five years as a health facility surveyor, and has been a director of nursing at two different senior living communities. She also has worked as a hospice case manager. She enjoys spending time with her 12 grandchildren, crocheting and playing card with her folks.