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Meet our caring and committed professionals.

Each member of our innovative leadership team has years, if not decades, of experience in working with Assisted Living and Memory Care residents. Our team’s mission is to empower individuals to live richer and fuller lives.

Lani Drill
Executive Director

Lani joined Ecumen Centennial House’s leadership team in 2015. Lani is responsible for our overall operations. Lani joined us from Augustana Health and Rehabilitation where she served as Director of Social Services. She has vast experience with senior services, having previously worked for the Metropolitan Area on Aging and Dakota County. Lani received her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Minnesota State University, Mankato, and her Master’s Degree in Public and Nonprofit Management from Metropolitan State University.

Collin Baska
Human Resources

Collin joined Ecumen Centennial House in April 2016 and is responsible for Human Resources. Collin joined us from RTP Company, where he served as a Human Resources Generalist. He has vast experience with recruiting and retention. At his most recent position with RTP Company, he was responsible for staffing, retention, employment law compliance, onboarding, and orientation. Collin received his Bachelors of Science in Human Resources Management and Business Administration from Winona State University in Winona.

Nancy Solinger
Sales and Marketing

Nancy joined Ecumen Centennial House in August 2016 and is responsible for Sales and Marketing. Nancy came to us from Brookdale Senior Living, where she had served as a sales and marketing manager since October 2014. Prior to that, she had been in group sales for Crowne Plaza Hotel & Suites in Bloomington. Her focus is always on building trust with families and residents as she guides them on the sometimes difficult journey into senior living as she defines their needs, wants, and expectations. She is also responsible for marketing her community in the area as she represents Ecumen Centennial House at tradeshow events and within the community. Nancy received her degree in Graphic Arts from Dakota County Technical College.

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Marissa Erdmann
Resident Services Coordinator, Scheduling

Marissa was born and raised in Mahtomedi, MN. She comes from a smaller family with 2 older sisters and 2 younger step-brothers and 5 immediate cousins.

Marissa started working in residential senior living in 2007. She joined Ecumen in 2011 as a Resident Assistant and went on to become a Resident Services Coordinator in 2013. In 2016 she accepted a role as a Human Resources Specialist but after a year, she decided that she wanted to be more involved with assisting our residents again.

Marissa loves working on puzzles, card games, and crafts.

Her favorite things to do when she is not working are being with family and friends, camping, and watching her Fiancé play softball.

Peggy Lane
Life Enrichment Manager

Peggy joined Ecumen Centennial House’s Life Enrichment Department in 2008. She is responsible for providing a well-rounded program designed to be innovative and keep abreast of the many changes in the area of therapeutic recreational activities for seniors. She is passionate about serving seniors and sharing her life enrichment experiences with the residents we serve.

Jana Gallager, RN
Clinical Director

Jana is the Clinical Director and is responsible for the oversight of clinical services within our community. She graduated from University of Montana and Inver Hills Community College and has worked in the healthcare field for 28 years. She has experience in many different areas of nursing ranging from hospital to home care and pediatrics to seniors. Jana joined the Ecumen Centennial House team in 2010 and considers our staff and residents part of her family.

Kevin Kincade
Maintenance Supervisor

Contact: kevinkincade@ecumen.org
Phone: 952-542-5688

Kevin was born and raised in Inver Grove Heights. After high school he went to Hennepin Technical College to get his carpentry degree. He married his wife Mayrlo in 1995 - 22years and counting! Kevin has 2 wonderful girls, Kennedy and Kaitlin. Kevin came to Centennial House from White Pine Senior living where he worked for the last 6 years.

Jane Klocker
Community RN

Contact: janeklocker@ecumen.org
Phone: 952-542-5682

Jane graduated from the College of St. Benedict with a Bachelors of Social Work and has worked in many areas of social services from adoption and legal services to family counseling.

Jane went back to school for nursing when her kids were in school. Three years ago she began her career in Senior Living and is most passionate about caring for residents.

Jane is excited to be part of the Centennial House team. She said the staff here are “some of the very best I’ve ever worked with, and the sincere caring that I see for our residents is second to none”


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