Quality Care Begins with Committed Leadership

Our leadership team is only part of the Shady Lane story. The staff at Shady Lane provides excellent care to our residents, many of whom are your loved ones, neightbors, and friends. 

   
Todd Meerdink
CEO/Administrator

Todd Meerdink joined Shady Lane in 1993.  Todd understands and articulates Shady Lane’s values across the entire care continuum when giving tours, advising potential residents, and presenting to other groups. His leadership and vision continues to keep Shady Lane at the forefront of caring for the needs of the senior population of Manitowoc County. Todd attened Northwestern College in Iowa where he earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Economics. 

Michelle Stockton
Admissions Coordinator

Michelle Stockton serves as Shady Lane’s Admissions Coordinator. She’s responsible for developing the census by cultivating relationships with potential residents and their families with appropriate information and assistance. She focuses on discovering potential resident’s motivational needs. Michelle partners with team members to ensure high levels of internal and external satisfaction.

Krysta Huibregtse
Human Resources Coordinator

As Human Resources Coordinator, Krysta Huibregtse, possesses expertise in our recruitment process, employee benefits and records, payroll, and managing all policies and procedures from her many years at Shady Lane. Krysta keeps up to date with the latest HR trends and practices thanks to her Associate Degree in Human Resource Administration. She also holds a Technical Diploma in Practical Nursing and a Technical Diploma as a Health Unit Coordinator. 

Margie Meyer
Director of Dietary Services

Margie Meyer believes in making the ordinary into something special. Her countless years of experience, along with her own family recipes, produce delicious and nutritious meals at Shady Lane. Margie oversees the dietary department from menu planning to food preservation. She holds a Dietary Manager designation from Northeast Technical College.

Deanne Weier
Director of Nursing

Deanne Weier is Shady Lane’s Campus Clinical Director/Director of Nursing. In addition to overseeing the nursing staff, she is responsible for quality assurance, infection prevention, and staff education. Deanne earned her Associates from Lakeshore Technical College.

 
Tara Reyes
Director of Environmental Services
Kasandra Kulpa
Chief Financial Officer

Kasandra Paider, our Chief Financial Officer, is responsible for the financial health of Shady Lane by creating and implementing financial polices to guarantee operational efficiency.  Kasandra is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay with a Bachelor’s of Business Administration Degree and is a Certified Public Accountant.

Sarah Marsho
Marketing Coordinator

 Sarah Marsho develops the marketing strategy by planning and implementing digital marketing and print marketing campaigns. She is responsible for community outreach and events planning through a managed budget. Sarah graduated from St. Norbert College with a Bachelor’s Degree in Communication and a minor in Fine Art.

Tyler Brusse
Activity Coordinator/SS Designee

Tyler carries a great passion in implementing activity programming for the campus while leading his valued team. He is mindful to incorporate the 6 Elements of Wellness: Physical, Mental, Spiritual, Social, Community, and Emotional within her programming to benefit all levels of residents who reside on our campus. He also acts the Social Services Designee where he assists with the planning, organizing, implementing, and evaluating social services for residents at Shady Lane in accordance with regulations to ensure their emotional and psycho-social needs are met. He assists with assessments, care plans, and discharge planning while serving as a link between residents and community resources.

Elena Garcia
Dietetic Intern

Elena provides meal plans and coaching for residents with food allergies, sensitivities, and food-related disorders while overseeing all meals to ensure they meet appropriate nutritional standards.

Becky Schneider
Residential Service Support
Becky provides support services for the long-term and rehab residents in our skilled nursing. She facilitates and maintains contact with the preadmissions process while coordinating internal communications. Becky has a hand in preventing outbreaks or epidemics in the facility, with commendable outcomes.
 
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