dedicated staff

Our dedicated staff is committed to providing the very best in senior care for every resident at Villa St. Francis. Through our person-centered approach and mission-driven focus, we offer compassionate care for the physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual needs of our residents and their families. 
“By creating a great place to work we create a great place to live.”
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Rodney Whittington

Chief Executive Officer

Jackie Hollis, LNHA

Chief Operating Officer

Nicole Anthony

Chief Financial Officer

Patrick Karanja, RN

Director of Nursing

Annalyne Muttai, BSN, RN, RAC-CT

Assistant Director of Nursing

Carla DeJesus Lucas, RN, BSN

Infection Preventionist

Diane Myers

Director of Human Resources

"People never care how much you know until they know how much you care." -John C. Maxwell
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Chris DiMaso

Director of Integrated Marketing

Wife, mom of 3, and lover of exercise and KU basketball.
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Erin Andersen, LMSW

Clinical Transition Specialist

Autism awareness advocate, mom, wife, book lover, & avid concert goer.
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Rebecca Tadlock, SSD

Admissions Coordinator

“The intelligent way to be selfish is to work for the welfare of others.” - The Dalai Lama
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Debbie Szyniszewski, LBSW

Director of Social Services

Chiefs lover & proud Taekwondo Mom of a 11 year old Black Belt. "If you love what you do, you will never work a day in your life!"
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Priscilla Salinas

Social Worker

Taylor Hodges BSN, RN, RAC-CT

MDS Coordinator

Kacie Lynn RN

MDS Specialist

Bobby Holloway

Accounts Receivable

"I believe when people are cared for, respected and know compassion, they see the face of God and their souls are 'straightened out.'"
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Maureen A. Kelly, M.A. Theology

Director of Spiritual Health

17 years of loving, serving, and laughing with Villa St. Francis residents.
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Verna Jones

Director of Activities

Angela Atchley

Director of Activities

Monsignor Raymond Burger


John Tadlock

Director of Dining

Ben Swanger

Director of Facilities

James Njoroge

Staff Development

Musician, Harley-lover, devoted dad & grandpa.
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Mike Whetstone

Director of Transportation

Director of Facilities