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.

Blaine Gamst

Blaine Gamst 
Executive Director

“At Ecumen Lakeshore we are blessed with a tremendous history and tradition of service to our community. This tradition can be seen each day in the work of our devoted team members who are committed to Ecumen’s mission, vision, and values.”

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.”

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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