Residences at Coffee Creek Team
Meet the Residences at Coffee Creek Team
The Residences at Coffee Creek team is a dynamic group with a passion for serving. We believe in maximizing the lives of those we serve and of their families through respect, compassion and excellence.
Kaitlynn 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.
Virginia Behenna is the Director of Resident Services at Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, IN. Virginia has over 20 years of nursing experience and is a graduate of Ivy Tech in Valparaiso. During nursing school, Virginia received the Florence Nightingale Award for providing the best quality nursing care out of her entire graduating class.
Virginia’s lifelong dream since she was 15 years old was to become a nurse and take care of the senior population. Virginia is excited to be apart of the Residences at Coffee Creek team because of the alignment of philosophy and vision, to provide the best and highest quality of care for our residents.
Virginia is committed to making sure our seniors are well taken care of and are at ease with the transition. She is a lifelong resident of La Porte, IN and enjoys bike riding, vacationing with her friends, and spending time with her four grandchildren.
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 Marketing Coordinator for Residences at Coffee Creek in Chesterton, Indiana. As the Marketing Coordinator, 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 Schererville, 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.