Gregg Hanson

Executive Director

I enjoy working at Northridge Village because the philosophy of Northridge Village and Pivotal Healthcare is truly focused on the wellbeing of our residents and staff. I enjoy woodworking and fishing on my days off.


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Marketing Director

Mary Beth Delaney

Social Worker

I am privileged to work with a caring and compassionate multidisciplinary team who strive to make Northridge Village a warm and inviting home for our community. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my family.

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Jamie Ratzke

Director of Nursing

Working with and caring for the senior population has been a passion of mine since I obtained my C.N.A. certification as a teenager. Northridge has given me the opportunity to continue to do what I love every day. In my time away from work I enjoy relaxing and spending time with my husband, children, and extended family.


Becca Wagner

Business Office Manager

I enjoy working at Northridge because of our wonderful residents and great team of employees. Getting to learn something new and laugh every day with some of the residents is very rewarding. When I am not at work, I enjoy spending time with friends, traveling to my home state of Illinois to visit family and floating down the river come summertime.


Kris Crawford

Activities Director

I would say a couple reasons that stand out to me working here at Northridge are: I have the opportunity to work with some very skilled people who are great teammates as well and the interaction and relationships that are built with our tenants, residents and their families. I live in Story City, love being a Grandma and GO CYCLONES!

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Jen Wolff

Activities Director

I love bringing out the silly side in our residents! Nothing makes my day better than when I get a smile and a few chuckles out of someone! Life is all about having a little fun no matter what age you are! When I'm not at work, I enjoy camping with my family!

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Lindsey Samson

Assistant Marketing Director

I am continually grateful to work for Northridge Village and to be surrounded by the people I am. Our wonderful residents and friendly staff are what truly make our community the best. It is a privilege to get the opportunity to work with prospective residents and their families as they plan for the future. In my spare time, I enjoy being with family, shopping for antiques and spending time with friends.

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Madison Zierath

Independent Living Coordinator

What I love about working at Northridge Village is that everyone is so kind and helpful. It's just a fun place to work! In my spare time, I like going to baseball games. Go Cubs! I also like to bake and spend time with friends.

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Greg Stassen

Plant Operations Manager

I am originally from Minnesota. I moved to Ames with my Wife, Tara, our son, Bryce and daughter Breanna. We moved to Ames in 2005 after falling in love with the Cyclones. Go Cyclones! When I’m not at work, I enjoy fishing, especially ice fishing, playing golf and camping. I am looking forward to working here at Northridge Village and getting to know the residents!

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Sherry Bendickson

Housekeeping Supervisor

I moved from Mason City to Ames in 1980. I have two daughters Natasha, Jessica and two granddaughters Ashlyn and Ayvarie. In my spare time, I love being with my grandbabies. What I love most about working at Northridge is the warm friendly feeling that comes from both residents and staff. I feel very fortunate to be a part of Northridge.

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Brittany Wailes

HR Generalist

I love working here at Northridge Village because everyone has been so welcoming, employees and residents alike! In my spare time, I enjoy traveling with my husband and 2-year-old daughter. We visit my home state of Minnesota as often as possible.

Jessica Swenson

Medical Records & Scheduling Coordinator
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Tom Prochnow


I love working at Northridge Village and hearing all the life stories of the residents. I love being with my grandkids and hitting the golf course!

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Danyell Hall

Hair Stylist

Hi! My name is Danyell Hall. I am the hair stylist here at Northridge Village Salon. I’ve been in the industry for almost 17 years. Each day with the residents is rewarding, and I’m always eager to see them smiling each and every day. I have two daughters and two step-sons. My husband and I reside in Ames. We enjoy trips to Las Vegas and hanging out with family and friends. We also love attending Iowa State football games and cheering on the Cyclones!

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Ed Alitz

Plant Operations/Bus Driver

Hi, my name is Ed Alitz. I love working at Northridge Village. Everyone is so nice! My hobbies are riding motorcycles, working on classic cars and going to car shows.

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Angie Anderson

Assistant Director of Nursing

I enjoy working at Northridge Village because each and every staff member genuinely shares the desire to care for the elderly as I do myself. I have shared the same compassion since I became a C.N.A. in 2005. Each day is a new adventure and I love that. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my husband and 2 little boys attending their sporting events, riding 4-wheelers and going dirt track racing.

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Lisa Lowe

Certified Dietary Manager

I enjoy working at Northridge Village because making a positive impact on people’s daily lives means the world to me. Seeing the residents smiling and hearing the laughter in their voice makes it all worth it. In my spare time I enjoy spending time with my family and watching the cyclones.