Kelly Raske: Executive Director 

Kelly Raske has always had an interest in all facets of senior living, creating and developing memory care programming and selling exceptional senior living for over 15 years.  Kelly has established herself as a leader in the industry and has become a resource to many seniors looking for housing options.  All her communities have won awards for being the top leaders in the nation in senior housing.  Her goal is to build a team rich with kind and creative leaders striving for excellence in senior lifestyle communities. Offering the most informative and the latest available resources for all seniors to enjoy the benefits of living at The Grand at Twin Lakes is important to Kelly!

Outside of work, she enjoys spending time with her family and her dogs and reading a great new book! She also cherishes time spent with her 89-year-old grandmother, with whom she has a close relationship.

KRaske@grandtwinlakes.com


Judy Nordschow: Director of Sales & Marketing

Judy Nordschow has been involved in Sales and Marketing for over40 years.

Judy became interested in Senior living over 10 years ago.  She enjoys helping people make that transition of starting fresh into their new adventure of senior living and she will do whatever it takes to make them comfortable.  She looks forward to Marketing and working with families as they make their transition to The Grand At Twin Lakes.  It’s a beautiful community and she is proud to be a part of the “Grand Team”

When Judy is not at work she enjoys spending time with her family.  She has been married for 38 years, she has 2 beautiful daughters and 2 wonderful son-in laws.  When you ask Judy what her thoughts are on the pandemic, she will say the only good that happened in 2020 was the birth of her Granddaughter.  They also have 3 cuddly 4 footed children (Dogs) who are very spoiled.

Judy truly understands the meaning of family and she is more than willing to work with anyone who needs help with the transition of a loved one into senior living.

JNordschow@grandtwinlakes.com


Patrick Reynolds: Director of Dining Services

PReynolds@grandtwinlakes.com


Caroline Hempleman: Life Enrichment Manager

As the Life Enrichment Manager, Caroline is responsible for planning and executing all the events and activities at The Grand. The Life Enrichment office focuses on creating Purpose Driven Programming for our residents and community. Caroline comes to us with a background in anthropology and religion and has a passion for finding the intersection of where worldview meets health and wellbeing. She believes the key to staying healthy is being active and involved, so she loves getting to work hands on with the residents to do that each day.

Outside of her work at The Grand, Caroline enjoys being with her family and friends, and spending time outside in nature. In her free time, she enjoys rock climbing and reading, ideally from the comfort of a hammock.

CHempleman@grandtwinlakes.com


Gerald Raap: Maintenance Supervisor

Jerry has always had a special respect for older adults; he took care of his grandfather who was given one month to live, but who lived on 7 years under his care.

His expertise is in remodeling, plumbing, building engineering, and roofs. Jerry brought his 40+ years of experience to the senior living industry three years ago.

When not at The Grand, Jerry is picking up extra shifts at another senior living community and cares for his 93-year-old mom each morning and evening. He is most proud of raising his two kids on his own, who are two professional adults today.

GRapp@grandtwinlakes.com




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