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Our Leadership

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At Wichita Presbyterian Manor, service starts at the top. Our mission is to provide quality services guided by Christian values, and each of us promises to live out this mission every day.

  • Courtney Wolfe

    Executive Director

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    Courtney became executive director in February 2018. She is a familiar face at Wichita Presbyterian Manor, where she was activity and volunteer coordinator from 2002 to 2006. She received her bachelor of health services management and community development from Wichita State in May 2006, and became a licensed nursing home administrator in 2012. She has been working as an administrator since 2011.

  • Melody Dodge

    Marketing & Sales Director

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    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 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.

  • Cherree Hudspeth

    Marketing & Sales Director Assisted Living & Health Care

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    Cherree joined Presbyterian Manor in August 2018 as sales and admissions counselor. She’s previously worked in senior living sales for more than three years. Cherree has also worked in marketing for a property management group and has experience in guest services. She has a bachelor’s degree in marketing with a minor in management and attended Wichita State University.

  • David Reynolds

    Administrative Services Director

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    David joined Presbyterian Manor in 2006. He has been a licensed nursing home administrator since 1976 and worked as an executive director for several health care companies in the Midwest before joining Presbyterian Manor. He also was the director of social work services at a local health care center. He has a degree in sociology from Asbury College, a master of business administration from Chadwick University, and a certificate in aging services from Boston University.

  • Susan Cross

    Director of Nursing

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    Susan joined Presbyterian Manor in September 2018 as Director of Nursing. She previously was director of nursing for other senior living communities in the Wichita area. She also has experience as a nurse manager and worked in orthopedic and neurological trauma at Via Christi St. Francis. Before entering the health care field, she worked as an administrative assistant and human resource assistant for various companies in the Wichita area. She completed the registered nursing program at Pratt Community College and received her bachelor of science in nursing from the University of Kansas.

  • Alyssa Johnson

    Assisted Living Director

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    Alyssa joined Presbyterian Manor in January 2018 as assisted living director. She previously worked in assisted living management in the Wichita area. She got her start in senior living as an activity assistant in assisted living and memory care before becoming a CNA, LPN and finally an RN in 2012. She obtained her bachelor of science in nursing at Hesston College in December 2018. Alyssa also has her assisted living/residential health care facility operator’s license.

  • Cheryl Rains

    Home Health Director

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    Cheryl joined Presbyterian Manor in October 2016 to lead the home health services for the campus. Home health services are offered to independent living residents in The Westerly Residences and The Westwinds. She previously worked in case management and minimum data set (MDS) documentation. She has a background in nursing and served as a director of nursing at Newton Presbyterian Manor. She has an associate’s degree in nursing from Hesston College. She is a certified case manager and a certified resident assessment coordinator. She was a volunteer on the Walton Fire Department and Rescue Squad for eight years.

  • Lori Schartz

    Human Resource Director

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    Lori joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in May 2014. She has a bachelor of science 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.

  • Amy Watson

    Life Enrichment Director

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    Amy joined Wichita Presbyterian Manor in 2001, and became the life enrichment coordinator in July 2015. Her education includes an associate’s 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

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    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.

  • Greg Spring

    Chaplain

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    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 in music and Bible from Arlington Baptist College and a master’s degree in chaplain ministry from Liberty University.

  • Cecilia Foster

    Dining Services Director

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    Cecilia joined Presbyterian Manor in June 2018. She has worked as the director of nutrition services in two other senior living communities in the Wichita area, and previously owned a restaurant in Whigham, Georgia. She is a certified dietary manager and a certified food protection professional. She is a member of the Association of Nutrition and Food Service Professionals and the Great Plains Nature Center in Wichita.

  • Renee Elwood

    Health Services Administrator

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    Renee joined Presbyterian Manor in May 2019. She previously worked at another senior living community as a CNA. She has a bachelor of science degree in health service management and community development and a master of art in aging studies and long term care administration, both from Wichita State University.