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GoodLife’s Executive Team leads a diverse and talented group of highly experienced individuals who together represent more than 250 years of collective professional experience–more than 60% of which has been spent with GoodLife’s clients specifically! This longevity points to the dedication of our team. These leaders positively and powerfully drive operations, development, and innovation every day, each uniquely motivated through GoodLife’s mission to make a meaningful difference in the lives of those we serve.

Stephanie Thorne

Stephanie Thorne

Director of Life Enhancement & Growth

As the Director of Intake for GoodLife, Stephanie is responsible for eligibility and intake assessments.

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Heather Kessler

Director of Nursing

Heather brings more than a decade of experience working as a Registered Nurse in the state of Kansas to the GoodLife team.

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Nichole Reiske

Director of Regional Services, Douglas County

Nichol trains and supports GoodLife’s Remote Coaches, audits monitoring equipment in homes and offices for quality and appropriateness, and oversees day and night staffing.

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Andrea Black

Director of Regional Services, Johnson County

Andrea brings robust experience at the executive level of management in services for persons with intellectual disabilities (I/DD) and seniors in Kansas and Texas.

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Dale Derrell

Director of Regional Services, Southeast Kansas

Dale brings a varied skill set and robust education background and has worked in a variety of roles within GoodLife over more than 7 years.

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Whitney Lamb

Director of Regional Professional Family Services

For more than a decade, Whitney has been serving the individuals at GoodLife in a variety of roles across the organization.

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Molly Kuzinski

Director of Human Resources

Molly has worked in various roles throughout a variety of departments at GoodLife in her more than 20 years with the organization.

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Jenni Bryan

Director of Development

Jenni is helping us to build next-generation services for the seniors we serve.

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Todd Elmquist

Todd Elmquist

Vice President of iLink Software

Todd has more than 25 years of experience in InternetOps.

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David McDonald

David MacDonald

Chief Technology & Innovation Officer

Prior to joining GoodLife’s iLink team, Dave supported Fortune 25 companies and designed information systems for successful financial startups.

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