The Homestead at Maplewood

Zachary Schmitz, MHA, LNHA 
I  Executive Director

Zach has 3 years of Skilled Nursing Administration and has his Masters in Health Administration. His goal is to provide valuable support and leadership to Maplewood Senior Living in order to achieve team goals and outcomes. He believes in creating a culture where resident quality of care is the most important driver to our continued success. When away from his desk he enjoys fishing, hunting, being on the lake, and playing golf.


Annalisha Perez, LALD  I  Assisted Living Director

Annalisha began working with seniors over 15 years ago. She has a Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Studies but enjoyed working with the senior population so much that she decided to stay in the senior care industry. Prior to being the Residence Director at The Homestead at Maplewood, Annalisha worked as an Executive Director in assisted living, Sales & Marketing Director and Life Enrichment Director. When away from her desk, Annalisha enjoys volunteering as President to the St. Paul Senior Workers Association and loves spending time with her husband and two spunky sons.


Stephanie Youngberg, RN  I  Director Of Health Care Services

Stephanie brings a wide range of clinical knowledge to the community as she previously was the RN Case Manager at The Glenn-Hopkins and a Nurse Consultant for four years who specialized in Assisted Living. She graduated from Bethel University with a Bachelor of Nursing degree. She is currently attending Western Governors University where she will complete her Master of Nursing for Healthcare Management and Leadership this summer. When away from her desk, you can find Stephanie “Up North” spending time with her family, at the campground relaxing, or on the golf course playing a round of 18 holes with her best friend. Even when she is relaxing, she still thinks about the clients she cares for everyday and how she can improve their quality of life and make their journey in life memorable and dignified.


Todd Bruns  I  Director of Maintenance

Todd is responsible for basic electrical and plumbing repairs and the supervision of the maintenance department. He conducts a variety of preventative and restorative maintenance duties on Maplewood Senior Living campus. Todd has been performing these duties at the community for over 18 years! He has always had a love for fixing and building different projects. When away from his workshop, he is up North on his property hunting and fishing.


Marcy Rumbo 
I  Receptionist

Marcy is currently the Lead Receptionist at The Homestead at Maplewood. Prior to her current position, Marcy was the Culinary Assistant Manager for two years and a charge PM cook for ten years at Maplewood Senior Living. In her spare time, she enjoys going out dancing with her husband and going on walks outside around various parks and lakes. Marcy has raised three wonderful boys, and has two amazing grandchildren that she loves to spoil. Marcy’s favorite things are to spend time with her whole family and enjoy home cooked meals together.

MacKenzie McVay  I  Human Resources Business Partner

MacKenzie is responsible for all human resource functions and provides the resources and tools for employees to be successful.  She started with VOANS at as a Talent Acquisition Partner and decided to further her knowledge later on by stepping into the Human Resources role. When she is away from her desk, MacKenzie enjoys cooking, being outdoors and spending time with her family, friends and four fur kids.


Tara Gardenhire  I  Life Enrichment Assistant

Tara is responsible for implementing and monitoring assigned life enrichment and leisure life programming for all residents at The Homestead at Maplewood. She graduated from Southwest Minnesota State University and received her Bachelors in Recreation Community Health. She has been with the community for over 4 years! She enjoys coordinating live entertainment, craft hour, baking classes and so much for the residents! When away from her desk she enjoys being around her family and pets!