Gracious Senior Living in New Ulm, MN

Leadership

Kyla Franta

Director of Resident Services at Ridgeway on German
Kyla is dedicated and loyal to our staff and residents in bringing new ideas and enthusiasm to our team. Kyla brings over 11 years of experience in communications, customer service, and sales and marketing. Having been a member of the New Ulm community since 1996, she has shown tremendous leadership in the many service organizations in which she volunteers.

Past Director – Parents in Partnership
Past Commissioner for the City of New Ulm Park and Recreation -Commissions Board
Past President for the New Ulm Kiwanis Club
Housing Manager Education Series
E-mail: Ridgeway@newulmtel.net
Phone: (507) 354-7400

Lora Gutknecht

Director of Resident Services at Ridgeway on 23rd
Lora has been a member of the Ridgeway team since its opening. She has extensive experience in customer relations. Previous to taking the Director position, Lora was Lead Resident Assistant, and ensured that Ridgeway was appropriately staffed and always worked to her full potential to give professional care to our residents.

Past member of New Ulm Kiwanis Club
Housing Manager Education Series
Member of Aging with Services
E-mail: ridgeway23@newulmtel.net
Phone: (507) 354-7000

Roxanne Oscarson

RN, Director of Health Services
A member of the Ridgeway team since the very beginning, Roxy knows our residents very well and has built a solid relationship with each of them. A graduate of Augustana College with over 20 years experience in direct cares, primarily in geriatrics, Roxy has previously held positions in public health nursing and as Director of Nursing at two area nursing homes.

1993 Brown County Employee of the Year
Public Health Certificate
Registered Nurse Licensure – Augustana College
Member of Aging with Services
E-mail: Oscarson@newulmtel.net
Phone: (507) 233-7401

Ann Marie Griebel

RN, Director of Health Services
A native of New Ulm, Ann Marie came on board with Ridgeway shortly after Ridgeway on 23rd opened. She is a graduate of St. Mary’s school of Nursing in Rochester and earned her nursing degree from Mankato State University. Ann Marie has 30+ years of nursing experience, having worked at the local hospital as a staff nurse, and at an area nursing home, assisted living, and home care agency as the Director of Nursing.

Member of Aging with Services
E-mail: annmarie@newulmtel.net
Phone: (507) 233-7401

Ridgeway on German/Reflections

715 So German St.
Phone: (507) 354-7400
Fax: (507) 359-5711

Email: Ridgeway@newulmtel.net

Ridgeway on 23rd/Reflections

720 23rd St. North
Phone: (507) 354-7000
Fax:(507)233-7410

Email: Ridgeway23@newulmtel.net