Meet Our Team

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Greg Roderick, President & CEO

Greg has worked in the senior housing industry at senior or executive level capacity since 1989. He has held management, marketing and finance positions with industry leaders including Holiday Retirement Corp., Regent Assisted Living, Inc. and Health Resources, Inc. He has held numerous positions including Regional Manager; Regional Marketing Director; Corporate Marketing Director; Vice President of Operations; and, Chief Financial Officer. Greg is a third generation senior housing member in an owner/operator capacity. Mr. Roderick attended the University of Oregon.

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Elizabeth Comfort, Chief Financial Officer

Elizabeth joined Frontier Management in February 2013. She began her career in senior living in 2009 as the CFO for a non-profit, continuing care retirement community in Newberg, OR. Prior to joining the senior living industry, Elizabeth was the Finance Director for the City of Newberg and the City of West Linn. She holds a BA in Organizational Leadership and an MBA in Business Administration from George Fox University in Newberg, OR. She also holds an AA in Business Administration and an AA in Marketing from SUNY Broome Community College in Binghampton, NY.

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Colleen Papp, Vice President of Operations

Colleen joined Frontier Management, LLC in December 2010. She has worked in the senior housing industry since 1998. Prior to joining Frontier Management, LLC, she held the Executive Director position in assisted living, memory care, and retirement communities in Oregon, California, and Tennessee. Colleen holds an Associate's Degree in Nursing from Memphis State University and is a licensed Administrator in Oregon and California.

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William Swearingen, Vice President, Marketing and Sales

William joined Frontier Management in May 2010. He began his career in senior housing in 1993 where he held Director of Marketing and Sales positions for prominent retirement, assisted living, and skilled nursing organizations in Washington State. During his career he advanced to corporate leadership positions where he developed training protocol, ad campaigns, market position strategies and has a strong track record of developing and mentoring successful marketing and sales teams. William holds a Bachelors of Science in Business Administration from University of Oklahoma , Norman, Oklahoma.

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Leona Ciechanowski, Vice President, Human Resource

Leona joined Frontier Management in December 2003.  She previously held human resources positions with Strategic Simulations, Fairchild Semiconductor and Casto Travel in the San Francisco Bay Area.  She has an extensive background in human resources and operational fields.  Leona attended State University of New York at Morrisville, Norwich, New York and earned a certificate in Human Resources Management from University of California Santa Cruz, San Jose, California.

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Matthew Dunham, Director of Client & Vendor Relations

Matthew has been working in the senior housing industry since 1997 in human resources and operations management capacities. He previously worked for Regent Assisted Living, Inc. and Health Resources, Inc. He also has five years experience in the retail operations and human resources management field. Mr. Dunham is a graduate from the University of Montana with a degree in Business Administration with an emphasis on Marketing.

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Chuck Hall, Controller

Chuck joined Frontier Management in July 2013. He began his accounting career in 1996. He is adept at budgeting, forecasting and financial accounting. Prior to joining Frontier Chuck worked as a Controller and Business Manager in various broadcasting and communications companies in the Portland area. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Oregon and holds a CMA Certification.

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Dan O’Brien, Controller

Dan joined Frontier Management in March 2014. He possesses strong commitment to a team environment with the ability to contribute expertise and follow leadership directives at appropriate times. Dan holds a Post-Baccalaureate Accounting Certificate and a Bachelor of Science in Finance and Law from Portland State University.

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Terri Wright, Regional Vice President

Terri Wright joined Frontier Management in December of 2013. She brings several years of experience in senior housing management and resident relations. Her healthcare career began in 1991 where she worked as an Recreational Therapist and later served as Executive Director for communities in the Fresno area. Terri has strong leadership, communication and team development skills. She holds a Masters in Organizational Leadership from National University and a Bachelors of Science in Recreation Administration from California State University. She is a Certified Administrator in the state of Oregon and California.

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Elizabeth Simon, Regional Vice President

Elizabeth Simon joined Frontier Management as an Executive Director in November 2010 and was appointed Regional Vice President in February 2014. She began her career in senior care in 2002 at a memory care community and brings experience in operations management, marketing, direct care, and activities. Her compassion, empathy and dedication to Oregon’s seniors has been tremendous. Elizabeth attended Oregon State University and is a certified Administrator in the state Oregon.

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Jackie Calaway, Regional Vice President

 Jackie Calaway joined Frontier Management in April 2014. She is a seasoned Operations Executive with 20+ years of experience directing operations for organizations within the senior living and long term care communities. Jackie is a skilled communicator and team-builder who mentors personnel, generates loyalty, and leads staffs to achieve excellence. Jackie holds a degree from Lee College in Baytown, Texas and is a Registered Nurse.

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Michael Hickey, Area Manager

Michael Hickey joined Frontier Management as an Area Manager in October 2012. He has been the Executive Director at Edmonds Landing since April 2000 and continues to oversee that community in addition to his role as Area Manager. He began his career in senior care in 1982 working in the social services capacity at various health care facilities in Washington. Michael brings extensive experience in resident care, business management, and marketing along with proven leadership skills to Frontier. Michael is a Certified Trainer for Dementia Specialty Training and Mental Health Specialty Training in the state of Washington, a Certified Volunteer Support Group Facilitator for the Alzheimer's Association, and holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Washington.

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Marietta Luman, Western Area Nurse

Marietta joined Frontier Management in September 2006 as the Director of Nursing Services for a Frontier Management assisted living community and became a Regional RN in December 2008. Prior to joining Frontier Management she managed an occupational medical center for a manufacturing company and was the RN for a rehabilitation center. Marietta holds a degree from Linn Benton Community College in Albany, Oregon, is a Registered Nurse and a Certified Audiology Technician.

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Debra Swiers, Eastern Area Nurse

Debra joined Frontier Management in September 2013. She is a highly skilled Nurse with over 23 years of practical experience in Assisted Living, Acute Care, Home Health, Long Term Care and Rehab. In 2000 she developed and obtained licensure for an adult day care center in Cottonwood, Arizona. Debra holds a degree in Nursing from Phoenix College in Phoenix Arizona and is a Registered Nurse.

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Ian Ekberg, Risk & Compliance Manager

Ian joined Frontier Management in September 2012 and became a Project Manager in May 2013.  Prior to joining Frontier Management, Ian held supervisory positions for companies in Portland and Southern Oregon where he trained and managed staff, and conducted sales and marketing activities.  Ian holds a Graduate Degree in Speech Communication from Oregon State University, Corvallis, Oregon.

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Brittany Wick, Office Administrator

Brittany joined Frontier Management in March 2013. Prior to joining Frontier she was a Kindergarten teacher in Sherwood, OR. Brittany also worked as Head Teacher for a learning center in Newberg, OR. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in Writing Literature from George Fox University in Newberg, OR. 

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Diane Wilcox, Accounting Supervisor

Diane joined Frontier Management in March 2014. She is a seasoned self-started and team motivated professional with many years of management experience. Diane holds a Bachelors of Business Administration in Accounting, and graduated cum laude from the University of Portland.

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Charity McInnis, Staff Accountant

Charity joined Frontier Management in August 2004 after earning her Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration – Accounting from Oregon State University.  In August of 2005, she became the Health Care Staff Accountant for skilled nursing facilities.  Prior to working at Frontier Management she worked as a Travel Agent while attending college.

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Peggy Erick, Staff Accountant

Peggy joined Frontier in November of 2007. Prior to working as one of our staff accountants, she has held Business Office Manager and Admissions positions as well as various corporate level posts with both Avamere Health Services and Touchmark Living Centers.

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Kimberly Fetche, Staff Accountant

Kim joined Frontier Management in April 2008 as a staff accountant. Kim earned a Bachelor of Arts in Foreign Languages from Portland State. Prior to joining Frontier, Kim worked in the Property Management industry for thirteen years.

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Michele Powers, Staff Accountant

Michelle joined Frontier Management in March 2008. Prior to working as one of our staff accountants, she has held the position of Business Office Manager in Portland and various administrative positions for the city of Aspen, Colorado.

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Dawn Fonville, Staff Accountant

Dawn joined Frontier Management in September 2011. Prior to joining Frontier Management, she was the owner/operator of a resort in Washington State as well as a bookkeeper for an independent grocer in the Portland area.

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Amanda Moore, Staff Accountant

Amanda joined Frontier Management in August 2012. Prior to joining Frontier, she held accounting and office positions in the Portland area. Amanda holds a Bachelor of Science in Business with a focus on Finance and a minor in Public Policy and Administration from Western Oregon University, Monmouth, Oregon.

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Pamela McMenamin, Staff Accountant

Pamela joined Frontier Management in July 2013. She is an experienced accountant and has held accounting positions in North Carolina and Oregon. Pamela holds an Associate of Science Degree from Lane Community College, Eugene, Oregon.

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Melinda Snyder, Staff Accountant

Melinda joined Frontier Management in September 2013. She brings several years of experience in bookkeeping. Melinda is currently taking classes from Portland Community College to fulfill a Business and Accounting degree.

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Agnes Blanchard, Staff Accountant

Agnes joined Frontier Management in December 2013. Prior to joining Frontier Management Agnes has held similar positions in accounting. She is highly motivated, a self-starter with the ability to work independently or as a team member, and has bi-lingual skills in English and German. Agnes holds an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Accounting, from Portland Community College. 

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Kasey Kennedy, Staff Accountant

Kasey joined Frontier Management in December 2013. She is a skilled Accounts Payable Professional with multiple years of experience. Prior to joining Frontier, she held an accounting position with a family owned grocery store as the Accounts Payable Manager. There she worked directly with the business’ expenses; handling the supplier inquires of five locations. Kasey has strong organizational skills, independent works skills, and excellent analytical and problem solving skills.

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Marina Nielsen, Staff Accountant

Marina joined Frontier Management in March 2014. Her accounting experience includes effective accounting duties, analyzing vendor invoices for accuracy, and research. Marina holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Portland State University.

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Debra Welch, Staff Accountant

Debra joined Frontier Management in March 2014. She possess strong analytical and problem solving skills, with the ability to make well thought out decisions. Debra is resourceful in the completion of projects, and effective at multi-tasking. She has experienced much success in her accounting career.