Timothy H Tucker, CEO/Executive Director
Start Date: 1984
Chief Executive Officer Timothy H. Tucker has been employed by the organization since 1984. His responsibilities include planning, implementing and evaluating Augustana Care's overall direction. Mr. Tucker earned a BFA from the University of Minnesota and is a member of the American College of Health Care Administrators.
Katherine Kopp, Vice President of New Business Development
Katherine Kopp worked more than 25 years in proprietary and nonprofit senior housing organizations. She has extensive experience partnering with public and private entities to develop projects that meet the needs of the community and was involved in development and/or oversight of over 50 senior housing facilities in Minnesota and Colorado.
Craig Kittleson, Vice President Finance/CFO
Craig A. Kittelson has spent the last 21 years at Augustana Care as controller and is currently chief financial officer and vice president of finance. Recently, Mr. Kittelson was awarded the Kal Michels Executive Leadership award by Aging Services of Minnesota for outstanding leadership in the senior services field.
Matthew Kern, Vice President, Operations/COO
Start Date: 2017
Augustana Care Chief Operating Officer Matthew Kern began his tenure in October 2017. Previously, Kern was the national director of operations for The Goodman Group senior living and health care division. There he led operations for the company's 33 senior living and health care communities, and two home health care agencies.
Kay Gudmestad, Vice President, Philanthropy
Start Date: 2007
Kay Gudmestad has vast experience with major and planned gift programs, capital campaigns and foundation and government grants. Prior to her current position, she served on fund development teams for Resources for Child Caring and Minnesota Public Radio, and was President/CEO of WomenVenture, as well as the parenting organization Meld.
Finance & Administration
Strategic Planning / Strategic Direction