providing residents with a beautiful & comfortable place to live, along with the daily care and assistance they require.

Meet Our Staff

We are fortunate to have such a talented, driven and enthusiastic team of professionals committed to fulfilling Copperfield Hill’s mission and dedication to serving our residents.

 

Todd Klein, Executive Director

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Todd has a degree in Health Administration from the University of South Dakota and had over 15 years of experience in the senior housing industry when he joined the Copperfield Hill team in 2015. He has truly devoted his career to bettering the lives of seniors. He enjoys being part of the Copperfield family and serving the wonderful residents that call Copperfield home.  Todd works each day to make a difference in the lives of our seniors.  On summer weekends you can find Todd and his family out on the boat enjoying one of Minnesota's many lakes. During the winter months Todd enjoys coaching his son's basketball team.

 

Olivia Caspers, RN, BSN, Director of Healthcare 

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Olivia started out as an RN at Copperfield Hill in 2015 and was excited to expand her involvement by becoming our Director of Healthcare.  She holds a Bachelor's Degree in Nursing from the College of St. Scholastica and has a wealth of experience working with seniors in various settings. Olivia enjoys working with our residents and their families to ensure that all their needs are met in the warm, safe and secure environment Copperfield Hill provides. She has a warm, welcoming smile and tireless dedication to our residents.  In her free time Olivia enjoys spending time with her family and their dogs camping, traveling and enjoying the outdoors.

 

Janelle Godejohn, RN, Assistant Director of Healthcare

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Janelle began working at Copperfield Hill in 2019, bringing a wealth of experience and knowledge with her.  She holds an Associate’s Degree in nursing, and has worked in multiple settings within the healthcare industry.  Janelle loves developing relationships with our residents in their own home, and says Copperfield’s staff and residents are “like a family” to her.  They feel the same way, our residents eyes light up when they see Janelle!  She has the heart of a true caregiver, and is willing to do whatever it takes to enhance the quality of life and meet the needs of the residents she serves.  She is married with three children and two dogs, and spends as much time outdoors with them as possible. Janelle never misses an opportunity to run a 5k or 10k or take a hot yoga class.

 

Mary Ngeru, Manor Assistant Manager

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Mary is a long time member of the Copperfield Hill family. She holds a Paralegal degree and has worked in the senior housing industry since 2003. Mary loves all aspects of working with seniors and you can tell she enjoys her job – she always has a smile on her face! Mary is committed to meeting the needs of residents and families and making Copperfield Hill a supportive environment that provides the highest quality of life and service. Mary’s favorite pastime is spending time with her friends and family.

 

Chrissy Olson, Lodge Assistant Manager

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Chrissy brought nine years of experience in the senior housing industry with her when she came to Copperfield Hill in 2018. She loves working at Copperfield because the atmosphere is “absolutely wonderful” and it is important to her to work somewhere where staff treat the residents like family.  Chrissy is a problem solver and will always go above and beyond for our staff and residents. She is married with four children and two grandchildren.  In their spare time they like to spend time on or in the water.

 

Sherry Price, Director of Sales & Marketing

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Sherry is no stranger to Copperfield Hill.  This is her second time in this position!  Sherry was happy to re-join the Copperfield Hill family in 2016 when she returned to the Twin Cities after living in the Brainerd Lakes area. In her own words, “working with the residents and staff at Copperfield Hill feels like I have come back home.” And the feeling is mutual! Sherry is currently finishing her degree from Bethel University with a major in Christian Ministries and a minor in Organizational Leadership. In her spare time, Sherry enjoys chasing after her two children and attending all their sporting activities. She and her family love nature and enjoy discovering the many hidden gems in Minnesota by camping, hiking and kayaking.

 

Ian Caprarola, Culinary Director 

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Ian joined the Copperfield Hill team in 2022, bringing a wealth of knowledge and 18 years of experience in the restaurant and hospitality industry. He holds a Bachelors of Culinary Arts and Hospitality from Kendall College in Chicago. Ian was an Executive Chef in Chicago before moving to Minnesota, where he took a job in a senior living community, and he knew he had found his perfect industry!  Ian really loves experiencing the welcoming atmosphere of Copperfield Hill every day when he comes to work and of course, our “amazing residents.” Ian is married with three beautiful children and a fluffy lovable dog. When he isn’t working, he likes to spend time with his family, fishing, gardening and golfing (and sometimes cooking). 

 

Jan Hartsook, Pastor

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Pastor Jan has a BA in Biology from Gustavus Adolphus College in St. Peter and a Master of Divinity degree from Luther Seminary in St. Paul.  Before coming to Copperfield in 2015, Pastor Jan taught biology at Cooper High School in New Hope and Chaska High School for 10 years and then served for 29 years as a pastor at First Lutheran in Trimont, Kansas Lake Lutheran in rural Butterfield, and St. Philip's in Fridley.  She greatly enjoys being at Copperfield Hill and working with the caring staff and wonderful residents. Pastor Jan lives in Spring Lake Park with her husband who is also a pastor.  They have three children and TEN grandchildren! Her favorite pastimes include reading, walking, camping and being with family and friends.

 

Deb Kelly, Business Office Manager

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Deb started working at Copperfield Hill in 2022.  She grew up in Duluth, but has called the Twin Cities home for over 30 years. Before starting at Copperfield, Deb managed a local refrigerated truck company for 20 years. Deb says she feels “blessed to be a part of the Copperfield community” and makes sure she takes time to visit with the residents.  The residents love her, she is always upbeat with a smile on her face.  Deb lives in Blaine and is very proud of her daughter who graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of St. Thomas. In her free time, Deb enjoys listening to live music, reading, walking, board games and spending time with friends and family. 

 

George Linkert, Lodge Activities Director

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George joined the Copperfield Hill team in 2022, after spending the last nine years working at the Sojourn Adult Day Center as their Program Director. Before that, he taught band and music in public schools for 8 years, and ran an  in-home licensed daycare. George holds a degree in Music Education from Concordia College in Moorhead. He likes working in senior housing because he values building positive relationships with residents and creating dynamic and interesting programs that get people thinking and feeling good! He wants people involved and engaged and every time he gathers a group together he wants it to be a party! George's love of music and games extends to his personal life. When he's not working he plays in the Plymouth Concert Band and enjoys playing games with family and friends.  George and his wife have two daughters they are VERY proud of!

 

Sharon Severson, Manor Activities Director

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Before coming to Copperfield in 2022, Sharon worked at a non-profit organization for 23 years as a Program Director.  She absolutely loves working with seniors, and decided she wanted to make that her career. Sharon is passionate about her job and says “it feels like a big family reunion every day when I come to work!”  She likes to stay busy and you can tell, she can usually be found away from her desk, conducting activities and interacting with the residents. Sharon lives in Coon Rapids, and in her spare time enjoys spending time with her son, daughter, dog and cat. 

 

Testimonials

It is so easy and fun to live here.  The very responsive staff is so good to me. I feel safe knowing staff are close by 24/7.  I’m certainly glad I moved to here. If you’re thinking of moving to Copperfield, do it!

-Archie K., Resident

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