2021 Individual Project Summaries

One requirement of the Leading4Life Leadership Fellowship Program is an individual project. Each fellow conceives, proposes, plans, and executes a project intended to benefit the employer and community that sent them to this program. These projects also represent opportunities to apply leadership lessons and to stretch emerging leadership capabilities. Click on each individual's project name below to view summaries of the projects.

Katera Adams
Improving Employee Wellness
by Katera Adams, Registered Nurse
St. Otto's Care Center

Fartun Ahmed
Improving internal communication protocols
by Fartun Ahmed, House Manager
Stonecrest Living

Miguel Campa
Compliance standard of day-to- day operations
by Miguel Campa, Director of Operations
MN Signature Care

Michaela Hagenow
Decreasing time required for admission approvals
by Michaela Hagenow, Administrator
The Estates At Greeley (Stillwater)

Amy Meinecke
Improving the Resident Move-in Process
by Amy Meinecke, Executive Director
The Residence At North Ridge

Rachel Primus
Building Bridges: Enhancing Community Relationships
by Rachel Primus, Human Resources Manager
Bethany on the Lake

Ross Rivard
Leadership for Employee Recruitment and Retention*
by Ross Rivard, Business Office Manager
The Estates At Greeley (Stillwater)

Courtney Ruzic
Building Bridges: Enhancing Community Relationships
by Courtney Ruzic, Assistant Housing Manager
Vermilion Senior Living

Jana Schnellman
Improving the Quality of Life During Periods of Disruption
by Jana Schnellman, Director of Health Services
Sterling Pointe Senior Living LLC

Julie Spiers
Bringing Dialysis Services In-House
by Julie Spiers, Administrator
North Ridge Health and Rehab

Scott Wilhelm

Scott Wilhelm, Administrator
Frazee Care Center


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