AN EXPERIENCED TEAM
The Stonecrest Senior Living development and management team is comprised of highly experienced professionals, passionate about our work and committed to providing world-class communities across the Midwest.
Executive Director – Annie Cizerle
Our Executive Director, Annie, is a fearless leader. She has always had an affinity for seniors and has been in the industry since she was 16 years old. Her background is in nursing, leading up to healthcare administration for 15 years. This experience has led her in developing strong, tight-knit teams and solid relationships with residents and families. Her door is always open! Annie was raised in Western Kansas from a hard-working farm family. She has a 7-year old daughter named Brenna. She also has a Great Dane/Labrador mix named Bo and a cat, Carlos Servio, named by her daughter. They love being outdoors, running and traveling.
Community Relations Manager – Katie Ryan
Katie, our Community Relations Manager, loves working with Seniors and their families to find their new home. She knows that finding the best senior living choice for you or loved one can be difficult and stressful, but it doesn't have to be! Her greatest passion is bringing clarity, simplicity and fun to the world of Assisted Living and Memory Care! Katie began her Senior Living career in 2014 starting as an Activity Director before moving into Community Relations. When not at Stonecrest, Katie loves spending time with her dogs Amos and Tank, reupholstering furniture, volunteering at Harvesters and shopping at antique malls.
Move-In Coordinator – Danielle Lamb
Danielle is our Move-in Coordinator. Her main role is to oversee the moving process for our new residents, but she also helps with sales and marketing. She makes sure our people have a smooth transition and comfortable move into our community. She loves to learn about each new resident and see how they fit into the Stonecrest Family. Danielle truly loves working with seniors and plans to work closely with them throughout her career. Danielle has lived in the KC area since she was a young child, but is new to the Northland. She studied Human Development and Family Studies at The University of Missouri. She was invigorated and surprised at her interest in seniors and lifespan development which quickly sparked into a passion for senior care. Danielle also loves dogs. You may often see her Beagle, Wally, by her side at Stonecrest.
Life Enrichment Director – Kathy Fenwick
Kathy is our Bridges Life Enrichment Director; she and the team develop daily activities and events that encourage our resident to LIVE. She ensures our activities encourage seniors to continue finding fulfillment through mind, body and spirit. Growing up in a large family has given her a compassionate heart for others, especially senior citizens. She started her career in 2006 as a Certified Nurses Aid and is now a Certified Activity professional. Kathy has been married for 40 years, with 3 grown children and 3 grandchildren.
Life Enrichment Director – Morgan Clark
Morgan has been the Assisted Living Life Enrichment Director at Stonecrest since May of 2016. She along with her team create a fun and exciting schedule of events for our residents. She graduated from Park University in 2016, with a bachelors of Fitness & Wellness and a minor in Psychology. Morgan never imagined she would have a job that involved working with seniors, but discovered helping them live their best life was a perfect fit. Her favorite thing about working at Stonecrest is the memories she creates with each resident and seeing the smiles on their faces. Morgan lives in her hometown of Lee’s Summit with her husband, Ian, newborn son, Carter, and their cat, Lizzy. Morgan met her husband in high school and they married in August of 2016. Their son Carter came into the world in September of 2018. Outside of work Morgan loves being with her family, hanging out with her long-time group of friends and exploring the fun things to do in KC.
Clinical Services Director – Casandra Moore, LPN
Casandra is our Clinical Services Director. She leads and supports all parts of our care team. She has been a Licensed Practical Nurse for 10 years. At the age of 26 she entered a nursing program at Penn Valley Community College and graduated with high honors. Casandra has been in Assisted Living for the past 7 years. This is truly where her heart is. It has been and continues to be Casandra’s goal to make a difference in at least one person’s life each day. Casandra does not base her success off pay or title, but from the smiles, hugs and tears she has shared with families, residents and staff. Cassie is a mother to 2 sons and 2 daughters, ranging in age from 5-17 years old. She enjoys spending time with family, going to the lake and playing with her 6 dogs.
Assisted Living Program Director – Jenni Hunt
Jenni is our Assisted Living Director. She is the leader for our care team in the Assisted Living Neighborhood. She has been a part of the medical field since 2009. She is a nurse with a passion for work and giving back to others. She believes in having a sincere connection with every co-worker, resident and family member. She has experience in oncology, medical surgery, home health, hospice and has an extensive background as an Assisted Living Director. Jenni works diligently to ensure our residents get the best care. Jenni lives in Parkville with her husband and her son, Klyer. She loves spending time outdoors with her dog, Riley.
The Bridges Director – Monica Henderson, LPN
Monica is our Bridges Director who leads the care team in our Bridges Memory Care. She has been in the healthcare field for 4 years. She achieved her LPN over 2 years ago from Brown Mackie and has served seniors since then. She absolutely loves what she does and says “my residents are definitely the best part of my job, they will always have my heart.” Monica takes pride in creating a safe, enriching and fulling environment for the residents of our bridges. Above all she ensures top-notch care reaches each one of our residents and their families. She loves that every moment is different, unexpected and unique. Monica has 3 children, 2 boys and 1 girl. She likes to spend time with family in her free time.
Business Office Manager – Denise Vaughn
Denise is our Business Office Manager she works closely with our team, residents and families to keep the billing and HR processes clear and updated. She works closely with our new team members for onboarding and helps file claims for insurance. She is a great resource for all. Her favorite part about working at Stonecrest is our wonderful residents and incredible team members. Denise has two daughters who are 6 and 8. She is originally from St. Louis, MO and graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia. She enjoys spending time with family, traveling and cooking.
Culinary Services Director – Marvin Mendoza
Marvin is the Culinary Service Director at Stonecrest at Burlington Creek. It was through his mentor that he found his passion for culinary excellence. He learned that cooking is a Universal Art, you can use good food to communicate even better than language. Marvin has been an executive chef since 2004 and with Stonecrest since 2016. Marvin’s love for seniors comes from being raised by his Grandparents. When not in the Kitchen, Marvin can be found working out in the Fitness Studio with our Residents or in Memory Care leading a game of Scattergories.
Maintenance Director – George Vejrosta
George is Stonecrest Senior Living’s dedicated Maintenance Director. George has been with Stonecrest since September 2016. He’s had a long career in Maintenance with over 20 years experience. His favorite thing about working with Seniors is their ability to “tell it like it is.” George spends as much time getting to know our residents as anyone in our community and is often the first person to stop and brighten someone’s day. To George, the only thing more important than taking care of our residents, is his 14-year-old daughter Abigail. When at home, George spends all his time laughing with and taking care of her.