Meet Our Leadership Team
Michael SprengerChief Operations Officer
"We measure our success by not only our quality and customer service ratings, but the true measures are the smiles you see when you're walking around the facilities."
Nicole SprengerChief Executive Officer
"Our employees' loyalty and generosity have made Sprenger Health Care Systems the family-owned company it is today. As the company continues to expand, my first goal is to fulfill my father's and uncle's vision to empower our employees to provide the highest level of service."
"Never underestimate the difference you can make in the lives of others."
Executive Vice Presidents
Amy SanfilippoVice President of Acquisitions and Development
"I enjoy seeing the end result of projects that have come to fruition many months or years prior. I also like to learn something new with every project so I can make the next one that much better."
Emily FoxRegional Director & Facility Administrator - Rose Lane
"I love the wealth of knowledge and life experiences that the residents are able to share with me."
Shannon (Lee) KuhnRegional Director & Facility Administrator - Heather Knoll
"I truly believe Sprenger provides the best quality care to our residents and a positive working environment for our employees, which makes me very proud to be a leader in the healthcare industry."
Aaron ToetzExecutive Director of Therapy
"It's very humbling and rewarding to be able to oversee the rehab departments in our buildings."
Jaime Marino-FreetageRegional Therapy Director
"A leader is someone who influences by example, and if you always do what is right, you will never go wrong."
Kristen GollingerAdministrator - Sprenger Health Care Amherst Manor
"I enjoy working in this industry and feel honored to work for a leading organization like ours. I value the relationships I have with residents, families, and staff."
Morgan HammondAdministrator - Sprenger Health Care Elms Retirement Village
“Through my role, I am invested in creating relationships with families and residents to ensure they are provided the best quality of care at our community.”
Amanda HilliardAdministrator - Sprenger Health Care Smithville Western
"It’s not about having the skill to do something. It’s about having the will, desire, and commitment to be your best."
Samantha NorrisAdministrator - Sprenger Health Care Autumn Aegis
"It is extremely rewarding to be able to serve and lead such a special population and help make the lives of the elderly better one day at a time."
Jan ShawExecutive Director - Sprenger Health Care Bluffton
"I am motivated every day to serve and assist the older adult population in achieving their best quality of life."
Lauren ThomasExecutive Director - Sprenger Health Care Port Royal
Mary TuletaAdministrator - Sprenger Health Care Anchor Lodge
"It is a privilege working for Sprenger, where they place the utmost focus on the care and comfort of our residents, while also investing a great deal into the growth of their employees."
Melissa CourtockDirector of Human Resources and Corporate Compliance
"I'm a resource for all employees to help them reach and achieve their career goals within the company."
Amy SmilanichDirector of Clinical Services
It is with heavy hearts that we acknowledge that our great friend and colleague Amy Smilanich passed away Sunday, Feb. 24, 2019. Amy had an infectious laugh and was truly dedicated to helping people. She was a member of many medical associations and had 25 years of experience in nursing and caring for the elderly. She will be missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing her.
Ramona WatsonQuality Assurance Nurse
"I'm inspired by experiences I've had in life, the places I've visited, and the people I've met. I've met so many great people in this industry."
Paul FreemanSenior Director of Marketing
“It is a privilege to help seniors, caregivers, physicians, and general community members learn more about the outstanding work being done every day at Sprenger Health Care Systems.”
Corporate Case Managers
Janelle DorenkampCorporate Case Manager
"I'm inspired by people who want to make a difference; people who want to change the lives of others. Holding the hand of someone in need and merely listening can make a huge impact."
Suzanne BoyerCorporate Case Manager
"Being a leader is very important to me. A leader has vision and dedication to achieve goals and make a difference. A leader believes that there is always room for improvement. In this industry, as health care changes, you must be a leader to pave the way for our current and future patients."
Katie KrepsCorporate Case Manager
"It gives me a sense of pride knowing that I represent the best company in our field. It allows me to remain committed to our residents and family members."
Megan RocheCorporate Case Manager
"I believe my role is important for I become the bridge for families between the hospital and placement afterwards. It can be a scary time for families, and I take pride in being able to help them with the process."
Eileen CrouseCorporate Case Manager
"The thing that lies at the foundation of positive change is service to a fellow human being."
- Lee Iacocca