Kimberly Scott

Director of Celebrations

I am the Director of Celebrations (Recreation and Events). I grew up in Chesterton, In and love the dunes and Lake Michigan is one of my favorite places. I and my husband, Ken have a blended family of seven Children and 12 grandchildren. I have worked here at Rittenhouse for 6 years and find my job rewarding serving the residents here at Rittenhouse.

CJ Richard

CJ Richard

Director of Facility Operations

I have been the Director of Facility Operations for the past 6 years. 

My beautiful wife Jodi and I have 2 boys Evin and Eli.

Amanda Elkins

Amanda Elkins

Director of Health & Wellness

I am the Director of Health and Wellness. I have been with Rittenhouse for 10 years. I am passionate about providing quality care and giving the residents excellent service. 

Jodi Richard

Business Office Manager

I am the Business Office Manager for Rittenhouse Village At Portage. I started as the Receptionist in 2014 and worked my way to the Business Office in 2017. I am 33 years old, married and a proud mother of 2 teenaged boys. I enjoy working with staff but especially with our residents. Getting to know our residents and families is an experience I will forever value. Every day, they remind me why I enjoy what I do! 

Janice Earls

Director Housekeeping

I have been the Director of Housekeeping for the last 10 years. I love my job and all the residents.

Danielle Margaret Walker Balek

I am 41 years old. Born and Raised in “The Region” (Northwest Indiana).  I love the Dunes and Lake Michigan! I am the mother of 4 children age ranging from 22-7.  I am Happily Married to Keith Balek. I value my family the most. I find my joy in helping people.  This is why I love my job! Every day I help families find solutions to make their lives better! I have worked in the senior care field for 7 years and love everything about it!