Meet our team of caring and committed professionals.

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Katie Bauer
Executive Director
Katie has more than a decade of senior living experience, and has been with Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley since 2013. She holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Science from Minnesota State University, Mankato.

Donna Chlan
Sales & Marketing Manager
Donna joined Ecumen in October, 2016 and came with previous experience in Sales and Marketing and a background in nursing. She attended Dakota County Technical College and Winona State.

Brianna Sather
RN, Clinical Director
Brianna Sather has been working in senior care since 2004, holding various positions from a CNA to Director of Nursing. She joined the team at Seasons at Apple Valley in 2016.

Amber Hernandez
Human Resource Specialist
Amber gained valuable experience at various senior living communities, prior to joining us in 2013, and has since served our residents in both Resident Services and Human Resources capacities.

Stephanie Baumann
Life Enrichment Supervisor
Stephanie joined Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley when they first opened their doors in 2011 and has performed different roles including relief receptionist, resident and life enrichment assistant. In November 2016 Stephanie became Seasons’ Life Enrichment Supervisor.

Rebecca Milz
Dining Room Manager
Rebecca is certified as a food manager by the Minnesota Department of Health, and has worked in hospitality management for almost 20 years. She joined Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley in 2013.

Jeff Svenddal
Executive Chef
A graduate of the famed Le Cordon Bleu, Jeff has been Executive Chef at Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley since 2011. Prior to joining our team, he pleased palates at a variety of senior living communities, restaurants, country clubs and private catering venues.

Mark Hanneken
Environmental Services Manager
Mark is responsible for the impeccable maintenance and housekeeping services within our community. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and came to Seasons at Apple Valley in 2013.

Latoya Turner
Business Office Specialist
Latoya has worked for Ecumen for over 8 years in various roles. She holds her Bachelor’s degree in Business Management from Metropolitan State University, and joined Ecumen Seasons at Apple Valley in October of 2016 and divides her time with Ecumen Centennial House.

Sarah Kronkvist
Sarah graduated with a Master of Divinity from United Theological Seminary of the Twin Cities as well as completing a year-long Chaplain Residency before joining Ecumen Seasons of Apple Valley in September of 2018. She is passionate about building relationships and providing emotional and spiritual care to residents and staff. Sarah divides her time with Ecumen Centennial House.

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