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Our corporate executive leadership team includes professionals with extensive experience in senior living that are focused on blending the needs of existing residents and their families with the changing trends that will affect future residents.

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Bruce H. Shogren, President and CEO

Bruce joined PMMA in 1996 as chief financial officer, treasurer of the board and vice president of information systems. He was named CEO in 2011. A certified public accountant, he came to PMMA after 12 years at a public accounting firm serving clients in various industries. He has a bachelor of science in accounting from Kansas State University.

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Beverly Woodsmall, CFO, treasurer

Beverly Woodsmall joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 2002 as director of financial information. She became the chief financial officer in 2011. A certified public accountant, she came to PMMA after six years at a public accounting firm primarily serving clients in health care and not-for-profit industries. She has a bachelor science in accounting and a master’s in accountancy from Kansas State University.

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Doug Yoder, COO

Doug Yoder joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 1997 as vice president of operations. He was promoted to chief operating officer in 2011. A licensed nursing home administrator, Yoder has served as an administrator for a continuing care retirement community and with continuing care retirement community systems in a regional oversight capacity. He has owned a consulting business in which he worked with numerous providers of senior living, assisted living and health care throughout Kansas. He has a bachelor’s degree in administration from Wichita State University and a master’s in public health from the University of Missouri.

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Jerry Delashaw, senior vice president project development and compliance

Jerry Delashaw joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 1993 after serving Irving Health Care system and returned to PMMA in 1999 after a sabbatical as executive director of a Tulsa, Oklahoma continuing care retirement community. He currently develops and oversees corporate compliance and corporate programs and strategy. A licensed nursing home administrator, he is a Fellow in the American College of Health Care Administrators as well as the American College of Healthcare Executives. He has a bachelor’s degree in zoology from Texas Tech University and a master’s degree in health administration from the University of Oklahoma.

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Kim Fanning, senior vice president education and training

Kim Fanning joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 1998 as one of two clinical directors for our communities. She was promoted to vice president of education in 2000. She came to PMMA from the Jewish Center for the Aged in St. Louis, where she was administrator of health care services. A licensed nursing home administrator, Fanning has executive experience in the clinical areas at a regional health system, an acute care hospital, a university-affiliated hospital and clinics organization, and an osteopathic health center. She received a bachelor of science degree in nursing from Northeastern Missouri State University (now Truman State University) in Kirksville, and a master’s of nursing administration from the University of Missouri at Columbia.

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Susan Fry, senior vice president clinical services

Susan Fry joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 2003. She has held executive leadership positions for three decades at a regional medical center, a university medical center and two other hospitals. She has a bachelor of science degree in nursing from the University of Cincinnati and a master’s in education from Boston University. Fry is a Fellow of the Johnson & Johnson Program in Management for Nurses from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, International Nursing Honor Society and the American Organization of Nurse Executives. She holds Advanced Certification in Nursing Administration and is an adjunct faculty member of Tabor College based in Hillsboro, Kansas.

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Karen Harriman, senior vice president marketing and communications

Karen Harriman was vice president of marketing and development with Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America from 1999 to 2001, when she left to serve as president of SSM St. Mary’s Health Center Foundation in St. Louis. She returned to PMMA in 2009 as vice president of marketing and communications. She has more than 20 years’ experience in management, marketing, public relations, communications and development. She received a bachelor’s of arts degree in education and a master of arts in communications from Western Illinois University. She received a master’s of business administration from Wichita State University.

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Sherry K. Hind, vice president corporate administrative services

Sherry K. Hind joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 1978 as secretary for interpretation and support (development and marketing). She served in operations and property development from 1980 to 1985 when she became administrative assistant to the president and CEO. She became corporate secretary and executive assistant in 1996 and named vice president for corporate administrative services in 2011. Hind oversees corporate programs including insurance coverage, licensing of communities and resident agreements. She serves as secretary to the board of trustees.

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Edwin Shafer, senior vice president development

Edwin Shafer joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 2007. He has more than 30 years’ fundraising experience and has directed more than 20 capital campaigns. He has held the Fellow certification from the Association of Healthcare Philanthropy since 1981 and the Certified Fund Raising Executive certification since 1983. He is a certified master teacher through the Association of Fundraising Professionals Faculty Training Academy. Shafer has a bachelor’s degree in communications from Southern Adventist University, Collegedale, Tennessee, and a master’s in journalism from Ball State University, Muncie, Indiana.

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Ethel Smith, senior vice president human resources

Ethel Smith joined Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in 1988 as director of benefits. She then served as director of human resources before being promoted to her executive position. She has a bachelor of arts degree from Westmar College in Iowa and a master of science degree in management from Friends University in Wichita, Kansas. She holds a certification from the Society of Human Resource Managers, as a Senior Professional in Human Resources.

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Gary McGuire, vice president information systems

Gary McGuire was named vice president of information systems at Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America in March 2014 after working as a consultant with PMMA for 10 years. Gary has worked in the field of Information Systems for more than 20 years and has been an IT consultant for approximately 18 years, working in the fields of health care, banking, manufacturing and education.

Board of Trustees

As a nonprofit organization operating 18 retirement communities in Kansas and Missouri, Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s board of trustees comprises community and business leaders from the two states. In addition to their general governing responsibility, the volunteer trustees provide input about the needs of seniors, approve corporate policies and help with fundraising. Trustees may also serve in an advisory capacity with individual PMMA communities.

  • Dan Harris – Dodge City, Kansas
  • James J. Cook – St. Louis, Missouri
  • Elizabeth B. McKell – Overland Park, Kansas
  • Eleanor Nelson – Lenexa, Kansas
  • R. Lyman Ott – Mission Hills, Kansas
  • Ronald H. Ridgway – Lake St. Louis, Missouri – Chair
  • Teresa Sluss Radebaugh – Wichita, Kansas
  • Randy Wedel – Overland Park, Kansas – Vice Chair
  • John L. Wells – Wichita, Kansas
  • Carolyn “Connie” Wood – Topeka, Kansas
  • Bruce H. Shogren – President/CEO
  • W. Stanley Churchill – Legal Counsel

Community Executive Leadership

Executive directors lead the operations of Presbyterian Manors of Mid-America’s individual communities. In addition to the day-to-day activities, their responsibilities include community relations, fundraising, planning for future needs and working with each community’s advisory council.

  • Aberdeen Heights (Kirkwood, Missouri) – James "Jamie" Kneen
  • Aberdeen Village (Olathe, Kansas) -Tim Allin
  • Arkansas City (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Sarah Griggs
  • Clay Center (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Mike Derousseau
  • Emporia (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Susan Siepelmeier
  • Farmington (Missouri) Presbyterian Manor – Jane Hull
  • Fort Scott (Kansas) Presbyterian Village – Ginger Nance
  • Fulton (Missouri) Presbyterian Manor – Dawn Smith
  • Kansas City (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Peatric Gates
  • Lawrence (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Rhonda Parks
  • Manor of the Plains (Dodge City, Kansas) – Jerry Korbe
  • Newton (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Marc Kessinger
  • Parsons (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Maegen Pegues
  • Rolla (Missouri) Presbyterian Manor – Ann Caudill
  • Salina (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Brad Radatz
  • Sterling (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Mike Rajewski
  • Topeka (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Tom Bechtel
  • Wichita (Kansas) Presbyterian Manor – Dawn Veh
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