Our Team

Marygrove employs a dedicated and skilled team of over 260 employees which includes licensed therapists, recreational therapists, a nursing staff, teachers, administration and a large support staff led by a chief executive team with over 100 years of combined experience in the field.


Marygrove is led by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of leaders from the community who give their time and resources to the organization. Board members come from diverse backgrounds, each offering a unique expertise which lends to the overall success of the organization.

MARYGROVE BOARD OFFICERS

  • Robert G. Porter – President
  • Samuel Jenkins – Vice President
  • David B. Helms – Treasurer
  • Roseanne Henkel – Secretary
  • Tim Drury – Advisor

MARYGROVE GOVERNING BOARD

  • Bob Cerame
  • Kelley Coalier
  • Rachel A. Covington
  • Rev. Thomas French, S.M.
  • DeAnn Gueck
  • Frank Haase
  • Elliott Henry
  • Dr. Deborah L. Kerber
  • John A. Key
  • Brigid McNamara
  • Chiung Tyan Tan
  • Sen. Gina Walsh
  • Susan Werner
  • Ted Wheeler
  • David Wilson
  • Theresa Ruzicka, ex officio

SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

Joseph Bestgen
Chief Executive Officer

Rose Crofford, ACSW, LCSW
Chief Operations Officer

Laurie Krieger, CPA
Chief Financial Officer

MARYGROVE DIRECTORS

  • Djuana Baer – Residential Services
  • Mike Baer – Transitional Living Program
  • Thomas Coleman – Information Technology
  • Al Fischer – Food Services
  • Pat Foster-Staples – Nursing
  • Cathy Herbert – Overnight Services
  • John Keller – Accounting
  • Michelle Koerner – Admissions and Therapy
  • Marcia Koester – Mission Integration
  • Robin Morrow – Lakeside
  • Joe Mueller – Mentoring
  • Courtney Noto – Development
  • Kelly Peplinski – Intensive Needs Units
  • Wendy Pikula – Educational Services
  • Sharon Richardson – Human Resources
  • Stephanie Sparks – Independent Living Program
  • Pat Tyler – Quality Assurance
  • Steve Vila – Environmental Services
  • Kevin Wilsey – Recreation Services
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