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Horst SeniorCare Team

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Jim Burnham profile photo Jim Burnham
Title: Horst SeniorCare President

Jim came to Horst SeniorCare with significant experience in senior living management and leadership. He also has experience in building CCRCs from the ground up, consulting on multiple projects and building master plans for communities. He has been working in management and/or senior care since 2002.

Profile image of Christine Horn Christine Horn
Title: Vice President of Operations

Chris has over 25 years of experience in Healthcare and Senior Care Services. She is actively involved in the Lebanon County Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors, as well as advocating for seniors in various capacities. Chris received the 2016 ATHENA award from the Lebanon Valley Chamber in recognition of her professional excellence, community service, and leadership. She is focused on optimal health and welfare of the Columbia Cottage residents and ensuring the Cottages are a great place to live and work.

Profile image of Cindy McWilliams Cindy McWilliams
Title: Columbia Cottage Regional RN

Cindy’s diverse nursing experience and true passion for learning, teaching and helping others are key to her role as Regional RN for Columbia Cottage communities. Her focus includes planning, developing, evaluating and directing the nursing staff and ensuring resident care is exceptional and consistent with regulations.

Profile image of Carlene Pierce Carlene Pierce
Title: Columbia Cottage Collegeville Managing Director

Carlene brings significant industry-related experience, having worked in the medical and/or senior living industry since 1986. Carlene is certified as an Assisted Living Administrator and a Personal Care Home Administrator.

Profile image of Deena Brant Deena Brant
Title: Columbia Cottage Hanover Managing Director

Deena is a certified LPN since 1996, dedicating her career to working within the senior living industry. Deena obtained her Assisted Living and Personal Care Home Administrator license in 2016. She is a known communicator, having been involved in several area Chambers of Commerce, and she is known for her team-building skills.

Profile image of Merri Ney Merri Ney
Title: Columbia Cottage Wyomissing Managing Director

Merri brings decades of healthcare and senior living experience to her role of Managing Director. She has a nursing degree, and she has special experience in assisted living and at-home services. She is adept at serving as a liaison between families and care staff.

A headshot of Krista Funk Krista Funk
Title: Columbia Cottage Hershey Managing Director

Krista has worked in the senior healthcare industry for more than a decade, bringing experience with Personal Care and Memory Care Support. She is a licensed LPN and Personal Care Home Administrator. She has also assisted with opening two Personal Care Homes in the area.

Randall Horst profile photo Randall Horst
Title: Horst Group CEO & Columbia Cottage Owner

Randall is part of Horst’s fifth generation of ownership, though he joined Horst in 1983. Before taking over as President & CEO, Randall was President and General Manager of Horst Construction and Horst Excavating subsidiaries, as well as Senior Vice President of the Horst Group. He became President & CEO of Horst Group in 2001. Horst Group has owned and managed Columbia Cottage since 1998.

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