Meet our experienced team

The management team’s combined years of experience working with seniors brings a wealth of insight into making Promenade a community like no other.  Their philosophy and passion for keeping people on a path to longevity, creates a one-of-a-kind community that caters to lifestyle needs of independent seniors.

Laurie M. Leonard

Executive Director and Director of Sales & Marketing

Laurie became Executive Director in December of 2011 and oversees the management of Promenade.  She has been the Director of Sales and Marketing since joining Promenade in May 2003 and continues to...

Jim Manson

Facilities Director

Jo Anne Blotzke

Lifestyles Director

After living for 30+ years in the Marble Mountain Wilderness area of Northern CA, Jo Anne moved back to Nevada and joined Promenade on the River in 2008 with a well rounded background in Education...

Ron Klink

Executive Chef

An accomplished chef and General Manager of Food Services in the Healthcare industry for many years, Ron joined Promenade on the River in May 2007 and oversees the daily operations of the dining...


Nicole Barnes

Assistant Director

Nicole was raised in Santa Rosa, Ca and moved to Texas after graduating from High School. She has spent the last 25 years working in the medical field. In the last 2 of those years she worked in...