Leadership Team

Molly Briggs

Director of Enrichment and Community Life

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Molly Briggs began her career at Frasier in 1989 as the Activities Director.  Over time, as she married and became a mother of two daughters, she scaled back her hours and duties but continued to be involved in Frasier activities.  In 2013 she was promoted to Director of Enrichment and Community Life.  Molly coordinates the enrichment activities for residents throughout the campus as well as managing resident and community volunteers.

Molly is a native Coloradan, with a B.A. degree from Middlebury College in Vermont.

Kim Calahan, RN

Director of Nursing

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Kim joined Frasier in November 2015 as the Director of Nursing for the Health Care Center. Kim oversees nursing care and the nursing staff of our HCC. She has a strong background in nursing and management and holds a bachelor’s degree in business in addition to her nursing credentials. Previously to joining the Frasier Team, Kim worked at Balfour Senior Living where she served as Director of Nursing for the past 15 years.

Kim was born in Kansas and is the mother to Michael, her 16-year- old baseball-playing son and two “fur babies”,  a Lab-Boxer and a cat.

Tina Cunningham, RN

Director of Quality Care and Compliance

Interim Director of Frasier Home Care

Tina Cunningham

Tina Cunningham joined the Frasier team in March of 2015, bringing a diverse nursing, leadership, and informatics background to the organization.  She is the Director of Quality and Compliance and the Interim Director of Frasier Home Care.  Prior to joining the Frasier team, Tina served as a Clinical Billing Auditor for SCL Health in Broomfield, CO.  She also served as the Director of Quality Improvement for TRU Community Care in Lafayette, CO.

Tina is a Registered Nurse, having received her Associates Degree in Nursing from Front Range Community College and she received various certifications while serving in the United States Air Force.  She will complete her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing in 2017 from the University of Phoenix and is constantly taking coursework to augment her clinical and administrative skill set.

Tina lives in Frederick, CO with her husband Randy, and they enjoy spending time with their 5 children and 3 grandchildren.  In their free time, she and Randy enjoy snowshoeing, sailing, and being part of an RV group.

Corey Dragge

Director of Facilities

Corey DraggeCorey Dragge  joined Frasier as Director of Facilities Operations in April 2016. and is responsible for the overall maintenance and efficient operation of all aspects of the Frasier campus. Corey brings a wealth of experience in facilities management and recently comes to Frasier from the hotel and hospitality arena where he embodied high-level customer service skills.

His past work history includes Director of Engineering at Embassy Suites Denver Downtown, Assistant Director of Engineering at Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel, Facilities Technician for the Aria Hotel and Casino, Bellagio and Ritz-Carlton. Corey also served in the US Navy for 8 years and left the service as a Petty Officer Third Class.

He is a graduate of  American Military University with a Bachelor degree in Hospitality Management.

Andy Gabriele

Director of Dining Services


Andy Gabriele was born and raised in Louisville, Kentucky.  He graduated from the University of Louisville in 1980, earning a BA with honors in humanities.  After working in restaurant management for five years, Andy undertook culinary studies at Cincinnati State, and earned certification through the American Culinary Federation as a Certified Executive Chef.  He also served on the board as President.  In 1999, he was named the chapter’s Chef of the Year.

Andy was employed for 16 years by the Cincinnati-based Tavern Restaurant Group, eventually serving as Corporate Executive Chef.  Later he served as National Food And Beverage Director for Five Seasons Country Clubs, Inc., based in Covington, Kentucky.  He also served as an adjunct faculty member at two institutions, Cincinnati State and the Art Institute of Ohio.

In 2003, Andy began working in the long-term healthcare industry, serving as Food And Beverage Director for two sister communities in the Cincinnati area, then at Watermere at Southlake in the Dallas-Ft. Worth area.

Andy began working with Morrison Senior Living in April of 2011.

Andy and his wife, Sharon, have been married for 26 years and live in Longmont, Colorado.

Whitney Garcia McCain

Director of Fitness and Physical Wellness

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Whitney has worked for Frasier since 2004 and became the Director in August 2013. She attended Cal Poly in San Luis Obispo, CA to earn a BS in Kinesiology with a concentration in Health Education in 2003.

Whitney found her niche working with seniors, and has grown in her knowledge and experience by working hands-on with programming and group & personal training. Special areas of interest include fall prevention training, Parkinson’s-based exercise training, and teaching practical and functional fitness for daily life enhancement. She now manages

The Wellness Center staff, including massage therapists and Spa/Salon employees, helps develop older adult programming in every area of wellness and continues to work hands-on with clients and teaching classes.

Kym Hansler

Assisted Living Administrator

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Kym Hansler has been at Frasier since 2007.  She earned her Master’s degree in Education from the University of Louisville and Bachelor’s of Art from the University of South Dakota. Kym has been an Eden Alternative Associate since 2008 and led Frasier’s Assisted Living as Boulder County’s first registered home on the Eden Alternative Home Registry.  Kym is a member of the Colorado Gerontological Society, International Council on Active Aging, LeadingAge, and the Colorado Assisted Living Association.

Timothy A. Johnson

President and CEO


Timothy Johnson has been at Frasier since 2010 as President and CEO. Frasier is a single site CCRC in Boulder, CO. Mr. Johnson brings over thirty years of experience developing and managing nationally-recognized retirement communities and programs for the aging, with a focus on non-profit organizations. Prior to assuming his role as Frasier’s President and CEO, Mr. Johnson served as Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) in Chicago, Illinois, a national nonprofit, faith-based organization that includes 12 continuing-care retirement communities. He served in leadership roles with Presbyterian Homes in Illinois including as Vice President and Executive Director of Lake Forest Place in Lake Forest, Illinois and as Vice President of Operations of Presbyterian Homes.

He provides leadership to diverse civic and aging-related groups. He is a Past President of the Presbyterian Association of Homes and Services for the Aging and he served the Life Services Network of Illinois as a Past President, and as Chairman of the Professional Development Division. Mr. Johnson has also served the American Association of Homes and Service for the Aging as a member of the House of Delegates, the CCRC Committee, the Membership Committee, the Governance Task Force and the Nominating Committee, as well as being a member of Rotary International. Mr. Johnson is a current member of C3ers, a consortium of nationally recognized single site CCRCs. In addition, he has been on North Park University’s Axelson Center for Not for Profit Studies Advisory Committee and the Center for Scandinavian Studies Advisory Committee.

Community involvement has involved Board roles with Chicago Commons, Evanston Symphony Orchestra, Colorado Music Festival, and serving on the National Alzheimer’s Association Rita Haworth Gala planning committee for many years. Mr. Johnson is currently a member of Boulder Rotary.

Mr. Johnson earned a Master of Science degree with a concentration in Studies in Aging from the University of North Texas and a Bachelor of Arts degree from North Park University.

Lori Jones

Director of Rehabilitation

Lori JLori Jones 1ones, PT, DPT, ATC joined Frasier in 2005 as a Staff Physical Therapist after graduating with her Master of Science and Doctorate degrees in Physical Therapy from the University Of Colorado Health Science Center (now Anschutz).  She joined the leadership team as the Director of Rehabilitation in 2014 and now oversees the physical, occupational and speech therapy services provided across Frasier’s campus as she manages resident care needs associated with personal mobility, safety, resident lifestyle choices, and associated medical concerns.

Lori attended the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and worked as an Athletic Trainer with an array of Division I athletes prior to marrying her husband Brian and moving to Colorado.  They have one daughter, Clara, and she enjoys skiing, hiking, yoga and traveling to see family across the Midwest.

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Pat McAteer

Chief Finance and Operations Officer


Pat joined Frasier in 2007 and is responsible for managing its overall financial operations. With over 25 years of financial management, reporting, and analytical experience, Pat manages budgeting, forecasting, and cash/treasury balances.  He also oversees the organization’s risk management and information technology responsibilities.

Prior to joining Frasier, Pat served as Vice President and CFO of a start-up sports and public entertainment complex, directing its financial operations through a $45 million fast-track construction project and into the initial occupancy. He previously served as CFO of a $25 million national not-for-profit trade association and its affiliated entities, and was a senior staff accountant with a CPA firm providing audit, tax, and financial advisory services to a concentration of closely held and not-for-profit business organizations.  Pat is currently a member of the 2013-2014 Leadership Academy at LeadingAge.

Pat graduated with honors with a Bachelor of Science degree in Accounting from the University of Northern Colorado. He is married and has two daughters.

Michelle McParland

Vice President for Health and Supportive Services

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Michelle  joined the Frasier team in 2013 and moved into the role of Vice President for Health and Supportive Services in December of 2014. In this role, Michelle oversees the operations of the Health Care Center, Assisted Living, Home and Community Based Services, Therapy Services and Social Services. She received her Bachelor’s degree in Social Work from Metropolitan State College in Denver and is a licensed Nursing Home Administrator.

She has worked in the health care field for the past 20 years and started her career as a medical social worker in a not-for-profit acute care hospital system in Wheat Ridge, Colorado. During her time there, she provided services to patients and families in the Emergency Department, Oncology, Pediatrics, Neonatal ICU, and Hospice. Ethics is one of Michelle’s areas of expertise, and she served on the Ethics Committee at Lutheran Medical Center for many years. Michelle’s long-term care career started in another not-for-profit skilled nursing facility where she worked for 6 years prior to making the transition to Frasier Meadows.

Michelle has 4 children, three teenagers and a toddler, and enjoys spending time engaged in their various activities. She and her partner, Shana, live in Westminster.

Lesley Radocy

Vice President for Wellness and Community Services


Lesley Radocy  joined Frasier as the Vice-President for Wellness and Community Services in June 2015. She oversees general resident services including Wellness, Life Enrichment, Pastoral Care, Dining, Transportation, Facilities, Housekeeping, and Reception.  Lesley will be in charge of ensuring that the daily services and programs Frasier provides to our residents and the community remain exceptional.

Prior to Frasier, Lesley was with Avista Adventist Hospital in Louisville, CO where she was the Vice President of Patient Care and the Chief Nursing Officer for 13 years.  Lesley has been an active member of the Boulder health care community since 1979.

She attended the University of Colorado for her Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing and received her Masters in Health Services Administration from St. Joseph’s College in Standish, Maine.

Lesley and her husband, Robert, have one daughter, Rachel, and a granddaughter.

Karla Rikansrud

Vice President for Philanthropy and Social Responsibility

Kara RikansrudKarla joined the Frasier team in March 2016.  As Vice President of Philanthropy and Social Responsibility, she directs the fundraising programs of Frasier, to include legacy gifts, annual giving, special gifts, grant development and future capital campaigns.

Karla has a strong history of working with major not-for-profit organizations in and around Denver and Boulder.  Her past work history includes Director of Ally Engagement for the Gill Foundation; Director of Development for Emergency Family Assistance Association; Development Director for Intercambio de Communidades; Regional Development Director for Outward Bound.  She is also actively involved in many organizations outside of work, including Human Rights Campaign and serving as a Board member of the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

She is also actively involved in many organizations outside of work, including Human Rights Campaign and serving as a Board member of the Colorado Chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association.

A native of Sioux Falls, South Dakota, Karla has been a resident of the Boulder area for more than 30 years.

Bob Ritzen

Director of Pastoral Care

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Bob Ritzen started at Frasier Meadows in April of 2013.  Bob had been at TRU Community care as the Community Educator and hospice Chaplain for the past 10 years. After college, Bob attended seminary in Chicago and  served in a local church for more than 20 years. His education includes a two-year residency in Clinical Pastoral Education at Bryan Memorial Hospital in Lincoln, Nebraska, and a Masters Degree in Adult Education from Colorado State University.

As the Director of Pastoral Care, Bob is here to provide support to residents, families, and staff as well as provide worship and educational opportunities for the entire campus.

Julie Soltis

Director of Communications

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Julie joined the Frasier team in June 2015 bringing over 17 years of communications, public relations, and marketing experience in the healthcare, higher education, and nonprofit fields. Before coming to Frasier, she was the Director of Public Relations and Marketing for Thomas Nelson Community College in Hampton, VA. Julie received her Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Media from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

Originally from West Virginia, she grew up in Pennsylvania and has lived in a variety of southern states. She is happy to call Colorado home since 2011 She and Matt have two wonderful children. Julie enjoys spending time with family and friends, skiing, hiking, running, photography, and sewing.

Jackie Stipe

Director of Human Resources

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A transplanted Englishwoman, Jackie came permanently to the U.S. and Boulder in 1968 with her family.  She was born in Nottingham, in the Midlands of England (think Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest), and even now there remains a bit of the English in her voice.

Jackie holds certification as a “Senior Professional of Human Resources,” earned through examination and maintained through a three-year continuing recertification requiring continuing education in the field.  She came to Frasier after a number of years as HR director for Hospice of Boulder and Broomfield Counties (now named TRU Community Care), and before that was on the administrative staff at Boulder Community Hospital. There’s lots of helpful Boulder experience in her background.

Linda Tuber

Director of Resident Relations

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Linda began work at Frasier in 2007 as a part-time social worker in Independent Living.  As Resident Relations Director she continues to utilize her social work skills.

Linda’s social work career began in Child Protective Services in Boulder County. She then worked at Jefferson County Mental Health Center on the Adult Treatment Team.  In 1983 Linda began her private practice in psychotherapy and began work as an independent contractor providing Employee’s Assistance Program services (counseling, classes, consultations and more) to several local Boulder County companies.

Linda’s undergraduate education was at the City College of the City University of New York. After completing her undergraduate degree she moved to Boulder, Colorado in 1973 and attended the University of Denver Graduate School of Social Work, receiving a Master’s Degree in Social Work, MSW, in 1975.

Linda is married with two adult children. She and her family have enjoyed Colorado and traveling to many of our western National Parks.

Chuck Wellman

Senior Director of Construction Development


Chuck Wellman came to Frasier as a consultant project manager on the Frasier North building in 1994.  Upon the project’s completion, Chuck became Director Of Facilities.  Since Chuck began working with Frasier, it has grown with the construction of the new Health Care Center and Frasier North and South, renovation of the Assisted Living building and the recent expansion and renovation of Frasier Central. Chuck currently manages the maintenance department, contract mechanical contractors (Haynes Mechanical), housekeeping (HSG), and the facilities’ many subcontractors.

Chuck is a graduate of the University of Colorado with a B.S. in architectural engineering. He has spent over 30 years as a project engineer, superintendent and project manager of many varied large construction projects. He served as project manager of the Foothills Water Treatment Plant and as a project engineer for the new terminal at Denver International Airport.  Chuck currently serves as Vice-President for Imagine!

Chuck is a Colorado native and has two sons. In his free time, he enjoys hiking and jeeping in the mountains and visiting his cottage in northern Minnesota.

Rose Whitley

Marketing Manager


Rose Whitley came to Frasier in March of 2001. As the Independent Living Marketing Manager, she is in charge of resident recruitment and facilitates the move-in process. Rose also oversees the remodels of all apartments in independent living, working with the contractors, painters, floor specialists, and electricians.

Rose’s free time is spent camping and riding quads in the mountains with her two children and her grandchildren.

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