Who We Are.

Meet Ecumen’s caring and committed professionals.

For more information, please call us at 651-237-3000 or click here to contact us online.


Jeffrey Richardson, NHA
Executive Director
Ph: 651-237-3006

“I enjoy working at Ecumen North Branch because of the wonderful people I am blessed to serve.”


Brenda Dahl
Financial Director
Ph: 651-237-3011

“I love working at Ecumen North Branch because we work as a team to make our community the best it can be!  I enjoy helping residents and families navigate through the financial piece of their stay here.  Helping them understand their insurance benefits and being able to answer their questions is the best part of my job!”


Amy Peterson
Human Resources Director
Ph: 651-237-3055

“I love working at Ecumen North Branch because of the compassionate people I am privileged to work alongside, while we care for our senior population.”


Molly M. DeFrance
LIfe Enrichment Manager
Ph: 651-237-3029

“Bringing the residents here joy, fun, and silliness.  Through the games, family connections, performances, parties, and events.  This is why I love my work at Ecumen North Branch! I spend my days laughing and connecting with residents, discovering new ways they can enjoy their day, inspiring their spirit, sharing their life, and always bringing a smile! What better way to spend a day?”


Nicole Anderson, LSW
Social Services Director
Ph: 651-237-3035

“I love working at Ecumen North Branch because it is an honor to serve our residents, their family, and staff.  It is rewarding to come to work every day and I am passionate about what we do here.”


Justin Klunk
Dining Director
Ph: 651-237-3015

“I love working here because of the amazing team we have here at North Branch and the amazing residents we serve everyday.”


Rev. Cheryl Szabo, MDiv, BCC
Chaplain | Spiritual Care
Ph: 651-237-3000

“I enjoy working at Ecumen North Branch because of the wonderful people-residents, their families and staff. I feel blessed and honored to walk alongside in service and care for one another.”


Kelsey Bibeau
Clinical Manager, RN
Ph: 651-237-3080

“I love working at Ecumen North Branch because it feels like one big family.  I am able to really get to know the residents and the staff, and I feel like I can really make a difference in their lives or just make their day!”

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