Who We Are.

Meet Ecumen’s caring and committed professionals.

For more information, please call us at 218-625-7100 or click here to request information online.

Sue-Akervik

Sue Akervik 
Director of Admissions

“I love working with our patients and families to help make their transition as smooth as possible.”

Loren-Jouppi

Loren Jouppi
Rehab Director 

“I love working at Lakeshore because I see the dramatic impact we have on restoring our patients’ independence and quality of life.”

Rita-Walker

Rita Walker
The Shores (Assisted Living & Memory Care Director)

“I enjoy the opportunity to meet with individuals and assist them in making a change in their lives that will allow them to live each day the way they wish and they can enjoy.”

Alex-Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez
Human Resources Director 

“I love my role because no day is ever the same. Everyday I am presented with new challenges and situations which really helps me to stay focused and engaged. Our leaders encourage us to grow and welcome our ideas.”

Lindsay-Biddle

Lindsay Biddle
Chaplain, Doctor of Ministry 

“As your Chaplain, I am called to support residents, their family members, and all members of the Ecumen team as we enjoy community together here at Lakeshore.”

Alice-Pesonen-Johnson

Alice Pesonen-Johnson
Director of Nursing 

“Lakeshore helps their patients get their lives back.”

Roxanne-Sternberg

Roxanne Sternberg
Director of the Crest (Independent Apartments)

“I enjoy working at Lakeshore because of the wonderful people I am blessed to interact with each and every day! Not only is Ecumen Lakeshore a beautiful place to live … it is a beautiful place to work.”

Johnny-Barnstorf

Johnny Barnstorf
Dining Director

“I enjoy working at Ecumen Lakeshore because every day is a new adventure and I get to work with a tremendously talented team.”

Jena-Evans

Jena Evans
Community Relations Manager 

“I truly enjoy connecting with our Ecumen Lakeshore community (and beyond).”

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