Meet the Friendship Village Chesterfield Staff
Michael Heselbarth, Corporate Operations Director/Executive Director
Mike began his career with Life Care Services in 2000. In 2012, he was promoted to the Corporate Operations Director for Friendship Village Chesterfield and Sunset Hills. In this position, he also serves as the Executive Director of Friendship Village Chesterfield. Prior to his current position, Mike held several other positions within Life Care Services, including: Assistant Administrator, Interim Administrator, Associate Administrator, and Administrator. Mike holds a B.S. degree in Long-Term Care Administration and an M.B.A., both from Indiana State University. Mike is married with three children and loves all Pittsburgh sports teams.
MY DOOR IS ALWAYS OPEN TO RESIDENTS AND PROSPECTIVE RESIDENTS. I LOOK FORWARD TO MEETING YOU.
Ryan McHugh, Village Care Center Administrator
Ryan McHugh joined the Village Care Center team as Administrator after spending the last 14 months as Administrator of Fountain View at Friendship Village Sunset Hills. Before joining the Friendship Village family, Ryan was the Executive Director of a newly-opened assisted living and memory care community in the Denver area. Prior to his Colorado venture, Ryan had worked in Administration at another St. Louis-area assisted living community; a role he fulfilled for nearly five years before being promoted. Ryan brings years of experience and a well-rounded knowledge of the Senior Living industry and its strict regulations. Ryan has a true passion for helping seniors, which can be seen daily as he spends quality time with the residents! Ryan has a hands-on approach to his resident-centered care program, ensuring the highest quality of life for all of the residents. Ryan’s goal is to make sure his residents are safe, happy and healthy! In his spare time, Ryan enjoys spending time outdoors, running with his dogs, attending St. Louis Cardinals games and spending time with his family.
WE ARE VERY PROUD OF OUR FIVE-STAR MEDICARE-RATED SKILLED NURSING CARE. WE INVITE YOU TO TOUR THE VILLAGE CARE CENTER ANY TIME.
Mark Golliday, Food And Beverage Director
Mark has spent the past 25+ years as a Director of Food and Beverage. In 2001, he joined the Friendship Village Chesterfield management team. Mark also served over 28 years in the U.S. Army and U.S. Army Reserves. Mark recently retired as a Command Sergeant Major, after serving in Iraq and Afghanistan. Mark has a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with emphasis in Management and Human Resource Management and a Masters in Business Administration with an emphasis in Management. Mark has three daughters, a son, three grandchildren and a boxer named Zeus. Mark enjoys all sports and still competes in track and field events throughout the year.
WE INVITE YOU TO EXPERIENCE OUR DYNAMIC MENUS AND VARIOUS DINING VENUES. CLICK HERE FOR A SAMPLE MENU:
Judy Moore, Residency Director
Judy and her husband have lived in Chesterfield, Mo., since 1985 where they raised their two daughters. Judy moved to St. Louis after living in Evanston, Ill., Racine, Wis., Phoenix, Ariz., Chicago, Ill., Springfield, Oh., and Canandaigua, N.Y. She can relate to residents moving! While in St. Louis, Judy first worked at Ralston Purina as a director where she developed and deployed the first personal computer and analysis systems to Beech Nut, cereal, and pet food businesses for Purina. After a brief “Stay at home Mom” trial Judy moved into senior living with Friendship Village in 1995. Judy was the Marketing Coordinator until 2002 when she was promoted to the Marketing Director--now Residency Director. Degrees/education: BA Wittenberg University, Psychology, Phys. Ed.; Management degree, Marquette University; Long-Term Care Ombudsman certification. Judy enjoys running and has completed 10 full marathons, 20+ half-marathons and two triathlons.
I LOOK FORWARD TO SHOWING YOU HOW TO BECOME A PART OF OUR FABULOUS COMMUNITY! CALL ME ANY TIME AT 636-733-0153 or email MooreJudy@FriendshipVillageSTL.com.
Jenifer Russell, Community Life Services Director
Jenifer is a graduate of Iowa State University where she received a degree in Leisure Studies with an emphasis in Therapeutic Recreation.
In 2015, Jenifer celebrated 20 years of service at Friendship Village Chesterfield. As the Community Life Services Manager, she is responsible for directing volunteers, transportation, in-house programming, annual events, wellness programming, resident communication, and salon services.
LEARN ABOUT OUR FULL CALENDAR OF ACTIVITIES AND EVENTS. PLEASE VISIT https://www.friendshipvillagestl.com/chesterfield-events.html
Jake Bennett – Chaplain
Jake has over 10 years of pastoral care experience and has been with the FVC community since 2008. He is married (Rebekah) with four children. Jake is ordained through the Presbyterian Church in America and is in the process of becoming fully licensed by the State of Missouri as a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC). He loves to read, learning to love to garden and enjoys riding his bike with his family through Forest Park. Education: MDiv (Covenant Theological Seminary), MAC (Covenant Theological Seminary), BA Information and Computer Science (Covenant College).
INVESTIGATE ALL THE WAYS YOU CAN WORSHIP, STUDY AND CONNECT AT FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE. DOWNLOAD THE CHAPLAIN'S FLYER.
Joanna Jones-Raymond, Director of Marketing and Communications
Joanna has a 22+ year career in advertising and marketing, beginning as the Promotions Director for a formal wear company, then spent 16 years at Momentum, a global advertising and marketing agency, and then as Vice President of Marketing for a specialty apparel company. Joanna has a B.S. In Theatre and also in Communications from Ball State University and a Masters in Marketing from Webster University.
Joanna is a public speaker for two advocacy groups, including the Down Syndrome Association. She has two children, and remarried in 2012, gaining four bonus daughters and two devious 70 pound Labrador retrievers.
IF YOU WOULD LIKE FRIENDSHIP VILLAGE TO CONSIDER YOUR COMPANY FOR ADVERTISING OR MARKETING SERVICES, EMAIL ME AT Marketing@FriendshipVillageSTL.com
Kate Myers, Friendship Fund Director
Kate came to Friendship Village after being the Director of Volunteers at St. Mary’s Health Center in Richmond Heights, Mo. Before that Kate spent 5+ years at the American Cancer Society in fundraising. Kate brings 14+ years of not-for-profit knowledge to both communities. She holds a BS degree in Child and Family Development from Missouri State University. Kate is married and has a daughter and two wonderful bonus daughters.
AS A 501(C)3 NOT-FOR-PROFIT COMMUNITY, WE HAVE A VARIETY OF OPPORTUNITIES TO BUILD THE COMMUNITY AND WAYS FOR OUR STAFF AND RESIDENTS TO GIVE BACK. LEARN MORE AT https://www.friendshipvillagestl.com/the-friendship-fund.html
Carmen Worley, Community Outreach Director
Carmen joined the Friendship Village team in 2011, splitting her time between fundraising and outreach on the Chesterfield campus. She moved into full-time Community Outreach for both campuses a year later, and enjoys building relationships and business referrals in this role. She comes to us with experience in development, event planning, volunteer management, teaching, and communications. Carmen holds undergraduate degrees in Advertising, PR and Education from Drake University as well as a Master’s Degree in Education from Washington University. She has two boys and sings at various opportunities throughout the area. She loves her family, her church, the beach, and chocolate (not always in that order)!
IF YOU OR YOUR ORGANIZATION ARE INTERESTED IN HEARING FROM EXPERTS IN OUR INDUSTRY, OR IN HOSTING A PRESENTATION ON SENIOR LIVING, WELLNESS OR PLANNING FOR THE FUTURE, EMAIL ME AT WorleyCarmen@FriendshipVillageSTL.com
Karen Powers, Care Navigator
Karen has been a nurse for 21 years, graduating from Webster University with her BSN. She has been with Friendship Village since 2000. She is married and has two daughters, and one grandbaby. Her great passions are Boxers and quilting. And grandchildren.
IT IS A PLEASURE TO GUIDE ALL RESIDENTS THROUGH THE VARIETY OF HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES AVAILABLE ON AND OFF CAMPUS. TO LEARN MORE ABOUT OUR WELLNESS OFFERING CLICK HERE: SENIOR WELLNESS RESOURCES
Sarah Eggering, Health At Home Director
Sarah leads the team providing home health and private duty services to residents through Friendship Village’s sister company through Life Care Services--Health at Home. With offices on both campuses, residents can conveniently access their services at affordable rates.
TO LEARN MORE ABOUT HOME HEALTH, VISIT Health At Home