Category Archives: Meet the Team

Meet the Team: Scott Hamman, Vice President of Human Resources

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Scott Hamman, Vista Prairie’s new Vice President of Human Resources, was looking for a mission-driven organization where he could utilize his extensive background in healthcare HR while having a larger impact on people’s lives.

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Meet the Team: Chris Carter, Executive Director, Vista Prairie at Windmill Ponds

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Chris Carter, Executive Director of Vista Prairie at Windmill Ponds, is an experienced organizational leader. She has held many positions of leadership over the years, first in higher education and then in senior living, making her uniquely qualified for the role of Windmill Ponds Executive Director.

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Meet the Team: Joshua von Holdt, Executive Director, Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest

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The new Executive Director of Vista Prairie at Fieldcrest, Joshua von Holdt has an extensive background in nursing, social work, and health services. The common thread throughout his career is Josh’s passion for helping and serving members of his community. The amount of love and care he invests into his work shines through every day at Fieldcrest.

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Meet the Team: Jessie Warburton, Executive Director, Vista Prairie at Keelson Harbour

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Jessie Warburton, Executive Director of Keelson Harbour Senior Community in Spirit Lake, IA, is approaching a decade of service at Vista Prairie Communities. She’s been with Keelson Harbour since the very beginning, joining the team as a memory care resident assistant when the community opened its doors in 2007. A natural caregiver, Jessie was soon promoted to lead care manager and later to memory care coordinator.

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Meet the Team: Mary Kay Hawkins, Executive Director of Windmill Ponds

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Mary Kay Hawkins knows the difference that well-managed housing can make in people’s lives. Before joining Vista Prairie Communities as the Executive Director of Windmill Ponds in August 2014, May Kay managed a standalone senior living community for 11 years, provided consulting services for assisted living providers for five years, and owned and operated an adult foster care home. Mary Kay also holds a Housing Manager’s Certificate from Leading Age of MN as well as an EMT Certification, and has experience in Section 8 and Section 42 rental property management.

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