Michaela is a proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire in the field of Nursing Home Administration. Upon graduating, she started her career as an Administrator in Training with Monarch Healthcare Management. After successfully running our sister program at The Estates at Fridley from 2017-2019 and The Emeralds at St. Paul from 2019-2021, she was given the opportunity to next journey to oversee The Estates at Linden and Greeley here in Stillwater!
When asked why she loves working with Monarch, Michaela said, "all the diversity, not only the residents but with the staff. It’s really a family-like atmosphere between staff and residents and I really enjoy getting to know everyone and appreciate all the growing opportunities Monarch has given me."
Michaela is a passionate advocate in the field, being involved in Care Providers of Minnesota and other projects within the organization to better our community and our industry for the population that we serve. When not working directly with her staff and residents, Michaela enjoys baking, and her cat, Muffin.
Caroline started working as a CNA at the age of 16. This experience created a compassion for caring for the elderly. After college graduation she spent 2 years in the hospital setting, but then realized she needed to fulfill her passion and returned to the LTC setting. Because of that passion, she has worked as a Director of Nursing in LTC for 30 plus years. Caroline works with an amazing care team that provides awesome care and services to our elderly population.