Nonprofit spotlight: Eastcastle Place

2505 E. Bradford Ave., Milwaukee

(414) 219-1398 | eastcastleplace.com

Facebook: facebook.com/eastcastleplace

Twitter: @eastcastleplace

Year founded: 1884

Mission statement: We’re a nonprofit senior living community dedicated to serving residents and their families by offering a full continuum of care and fostering active and fulfilling lifestyles while respecting the dignity and independence of our residents.

Primary focus: Senior living.

Other focuses: We are a renowned center of excellence for aging by building partnerships to empower individuals to live life to the fullest: spiritually, socially, physically and intellectually.

Employees at this location: 180

Board of directors: Nancy O’Donnell, James Flanagan, Tony Besasie, Connor FitzGerald, Havilah Normington, Dr. George Lange, Jay Van Cleave, Daniel M. Adams, Kenneth Kernen, Matthew Radish, Barbara Tice and George Marek.

Executive leadership: Tyler Gudex, executive director; Anna Landes, director of sales and marketing; Michael Brever, philanthropy director; Carlos Matos, hospitality director; Lorie Maetchle, director of assisted living and memory support; Laura Wengler, director of community life; Eric Peterson, director of facilities; Lindsey Viegut, administrator; Michelle Doblar, director of human resources; Teresa Jenkins, director of resident services; Brad Sitzberger, director of finance; Nicole Claas, director of social services; Ashley Drummond, director of nursing.

Is your organization actively seeking board members for the upcoming term? We are always looking for interested individuals.

What roles are you looking to fill? The general board is open; no chair positions are available at this point.

Ways the business community can help your nonprofit: Support resident activities (behind the scene tours, taste and see, etc.); provide transportation to and from events around town to involve, enlighten and accommodate the residents; support the Eastcastle Place mission and sponsor various resident events to encourage and maintain their active and engaging lifestyle.

Key fundraising events: An Evening with John McGivern and John Gurda, Eastcastle Place’s 135th Anniversary celebration on Sept. 14.

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Lauren Anderson
Lauren Anderson covers health care, nonprofits, education and insurance for BizTimes. Lauren previously reported on education for the Waukesha Freeman. She graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where she studied journalism, history and African studies. In her free time, Lauren enjoys spending time with family and friends and seeing live music wherever she can.