Kaitlynn RedmonKaitlynn Redmon is the Executive Director of Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. As the administrator, Kaitlynn manages the day-to-day operations of the community and ensures positive engagement of residents and team members. Kaitlynn brings a unique balance of experience, infectious energy and an unwavering heart for seniors. A northwest Indiana native, Kaitlynn brings ten years of senior living experience. She has a Bachelor of Arts degree in sociology from Indiana University South Bend with a minor in business administration. Kaitlynn is a licensed Indiana Health Facility Administrator and has had extensive training in residential and dementia care throughout her career. Kaitlynn lives locally with her husband, Alex. When she isn’t working, they enjoy visiting local restaurants and watching the Chicago Blackhawks. Kaitlyn has been recognized by the RCC team with the recent presentation of the first Outstanding Leadership Award, created to acknowledge the dedication she has inspired for all the staff.
Terry Petre is the Director of Plant Operations at Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. Terry has 30+ years of experience in construction and maintenance and studied at Indiana University Northwest.
Terry’s role at Residences at Coffee Creek includes overseeing the physical plant, including maintenance and housekeeping, while serving on the leadership team. His role also includes ensuring safety and security for the entire facility and leading his team in providing the highest quality of technology, infrastructure and maintenance operations for the residents and staff.
As a resident of Chesterton, Terry is excited to serve on the team every day and be available to help the residents and their families enjoy their home at Residences at Coffee Creek.
Natalie Reisen is the Director of Sales and Marketing for Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. As the Director of Sales and Marketing, Natalie serves as a key player in supporting new residents and families as they experience the Residence at Coffee Creek’s unique approach to senior living.
Natalie brings six years of healthcare marketing and senior living experience. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in communication from Purdue University North Central and a master’s in business administration from the University of Saint Francis. In addition, she is also a Certified Dementia Practitioner.
Natalie was born and raised in Northwest Indiana. She lives in Valparaiso with her husband Dan and son Elijah.
Rondi L. Wightman, MSW, LCSW is the Director of Social Services at Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. Rondi has extensive experience as a clinical medical social worker and is an advocate for improving health care and access to health care. Her career includes work in solid organ transplantation, mental health and addiction, grief, loss, family systems and active aging.
Rondi’s role as Director of Social Services is to provide support and guidance to our residents and families. Assisting them with the transition to senior living, Rondi helps our residents find meaning and direction in this new phase of life and provides comfort, resources and solutions for family members as well.
She enjoys giving back to her social work profession as a Social Work Intern Supervisor and is an Adjunct Professor at both the University of Saint Francis and Indiana University Northwest.
Rondi serves on the Boards of Directors for the Duneland Seniors, Porter County Aging and Community Services, Westchester Public Libraries and is the Region 1 Representative for the National Association of Social Workers-Indiana Chapter.
Rondi and her husband Greg Stinson enjoy volunteering in their community, traveling and exploring new cuisines.
Kelly Wright is the Director of Human Resources for Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. Kelly has more than 15 years of human resources experience in a breadth of different industries including healthcare, manufacturing, and education.
Kelly received her Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources from Purdue University and her Master’s in Business Administration from the University of Phoenix. Kelly is a Certified Dementia Practitioner and was born and raised in northwest Indiana. When Kelly is not working, she enjoys the great outdoors and time with her family.
Sarah Sass is the executive chef at Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton. She offers our residents and guests a wide variety of cuisine prepared with flair and passion in our Coffee Creek kitchen. With 18 years of culinary experience, Sarah’s expertise lies in using the freshest ingredients and making homestyle favorites with a twist. Previously, Sarah was a sous chef for a farm-to-fork restaurant and was also the executive chef of a restaurant in southwestern Michigan.
Her favorite cuisine is Italian, and she enjoys making homemade pasta dishes, soups from scratch and incorporating the comforts of home into an elegant environment. When she is not cooking, Sarah coaches the Michigan City High School varsity softball team and enjoys playing in a local darts league.
Born and raised in Chesterton Indiana, Angela Williams is the Director of Life Enrichment at Residences at Coffee Creek and has more than 24 years of experience in working with the public, and specifically those with developmental disabilities. She is a graduate of Indiana Wesleyan University and has a passion for the senior community.
Angela’s role as Director of Life Enrichment is to implement a program that meets the psychosocial needs of our residents including, their physical, emotional, mental, social and spiritual needs. She is a tried and true planner with the ability to effectively communicate with our residents, families and her peers. She is a tireless advocate for our residents.
Angela is outgoing, energetic, and enjoys working alongside our residents and their families to make residents feel at home. Angela truly shines when it comes to thinking of unique and creative activities to keep our residents engaged. When Angela is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her son, her wife and two dogs.
Sue Aimone is the Director of Resident Services at Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana, bringing 20 years of nursing experience in geriatric, rehabilitative, dementia and Alzheimer’s care. Sue has been serving the senior population in a long term care setting since she was 17 years old and has a passion for seniors that is unmatched. Sue’s role as Director of Resident Services is to lead and train an exceptional care team with that same high level of compassion that she has and to oversee and ensure the highest quality of care possible.
Sue completed her training as a Licensed Practical Nurse at Ivy Tech while raising two daughters and her son. She is instrumental in providing continuing education for those on the Residences at Coffee Creek team and is certified by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (CDP).
Time spent with her four grandsons is precious to her and she also loves to read when she has time. Sue is a resident of Portage. She describes her passion for older adults as having early beginnings at the parochial school she attended. While other classmates were on the playground during recess, she enjoyed going to the cafeteria and talking to the elderly women pinching perogies for the Friday fish fry.
Brandy Van Horssen
Brandy is the Business Office Associate for Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. She has 19 years of Accounting Experience and an Associate’s Degree in Business Management. Brandy has an unmatched passion for assisting seniors as well has a wonderful working knowledge of business and finance. She lives in Hebron, Indiana with her husband Kris and four children. Brandy enjoys connecting with the residents and their families, helping them with any tasks that arise and assists in the day-to-day activities at the community. When she is not at work, Brandy enjoys spending time with her family and vacationing to Tennessee to visit extended family.