Phone: (573)397-7144
Fax: (573)514-8999
Email: contact@columbiapostacute.com

Meet the Leadership Team

Please take a moment to read about our leadership and how they will work for you and your family.

  • Team member- Suzanne
    Suzanne Jennings, RN BSN
    Clinical Nurse Liaison

    Hi, my name is Suzanne Jennings and I am the Clinical Nurse Liaison here at Columbia Post Acute. I am a Registered Nurse and have over 40 years of experience in patient care. Most of my career has been spent in Intensive Care Units and 25 years were as a Flight Nurse on a medial helicopter. CPA is my first journey into skilled nursing and I am enjoying it.

    I have a son and daughter-in-law as well as dog and cat fur babies. I’m an avid Kansas City Chiefs fan and season ticket holder. Go Chiefs!

  • Team member- Shawn
    Shawn Bennett
    Food Service Director

    Hi, my name is Shawn Bennett and I am the Food Service Director here at Columbia Post Acute. I have worked in food service for 10+ years. I got my start in food service as a server in a retirement community. Through hard work in training I then became the Head Chef after 3 years. Afterwards I transitioned into cooking and managing kitchens in skilled nursing facilities.

    I am currently engaged and have a daughter who is 6 months old. I have a Rhodesian Ridgeback dog named Hero who is the world's biggest couch potato. I enjoy a variety of outdoor activities such as hiking, biking, and rock climbing. I'm a big MU Tigers fan and Kansas City Chiefs fan.

  • Worked in Skilled Nursing / Post Acute / Long term care for almost 20 years in various capacities
    Kim Luedloff, RN BSN
    Director of Nursing

    I’m Kim Luedloff and I am the QA/Medical Records/Infection Control nurse at Columbia Post Acute. I have worked in Skilled Nursing / Post Acute / Long Term care for almost 20 years in various capacities.

    I have 2 daughters and 2 step-sons. We like to “hobby farm’ and have chickens, turkeys and a few cows. In my spare time, I like to race mud trucks and help operate a mud racing association.

  • Experience as a psychiatric nurse and long term care.
    Rogie Mickle, RN
    MDS Coordinator

    My name is Rogie Mickle and I have been in the nursing field for over 25 years starting as a CNA/ CMT and then graduating from RN school in 1994 from MACC. I have worked as a psychiatric nurse for 15 years and the rest of my career has been spent in long term care. My current position is the MDS Coordinator in Columbia Post Acute.

    I have a daughter and two sons and my cats Ginger and Jack. I spend my free time going to all of my daughters softball games... Go Phantom Softball!

  • Team member- Angela
    Angela Neal
    Activities Director

    My name is Angela Neal and I am the Activity Director at Columbia Post Acute. I love my job and enjoy watching people smile and laugh while participating in group and independent activities of their choice. I have 3 wonderful children: Denise, Christopher, and Jalin and 2 wonderful Grandchildren Markaden and Malayah. I love sports and attending sporting events. I also love listening to music of many kinds.

  • Experience in ICU, case management, long term care as a Director of Nursing and the last four years as an administrator.
    Jackie White, RN LNHA
    Administrator

    I am the Administrator at Columbia Post Acute. I have been a nurse for 17 years, working in ICU, case management, long term care as a Director of Nursing and the last four years as an administrator. I am excited to be a part of this state-of-the art rehab to home facility. I believe that as a nurse, you have the chance to leave a positive mark on someone's life daily. To be there for someone when they need you most is a great feeling.

    In my spare time, which my staff will tell you I don't have much of, I enjoy shopping and fine dining. I also enjoy traveling with my family which includes my husband and two kids. Sand beaches and palm trees are a few of my favorite backgrounds! My family also includes my two Pomeranians, Bear and Roo who make me smile!

  • Jana Williams, BSW
    Social Worker

    I'm Jana Williams and I'm a Social Worker at Columbia Post Acute. I graduated from the Mizzou School of Social Work and have over 30 years of experience in my field. I work with behavioral health issues, patients with disabilities and our senior population.

    During my off time, I enjoy hiking, music festivals and exploring the country on road trips. I am very interested in archaeology, having participated in several digs over the years. I also enjoy spending time with my 2 wonderful sons.

  • Team member- Christi
    Christi McNail PT, DPT
    Director of Rehabilitation

    My name is Christi McNail and I’m the Director of Rehabilitation. I initially got my Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training and later received my Doctorate in Physical Therapy from the University of Missouri in Columbia, MO. I have over 10 years of experience in both outpatient and skilled nursing facility physical therapy.
    My family consists of my husband, one son and currently, another baby due shortly. We enjoy outside family activities including hiking, biking and running.

  • Team member- Asha
    Asha Shaon
    HR Director/ Business Office Manager

    I graduated in 2017 with a BS in business and accounting from Columbia College. I have worked in the healthcare field for more than 25 years, both in the financial and human resource areas. My husband, Wayne, and I live in Columbia and between us have five children and five grandchildren. We enjoy spending time with family, our poodle, Mugsy, and won't pass up a great clearance sale or flea market. We root for the Kansas City Chiefs, Mizzou and the Kansas City Royals. In my spare time, I also enjoy reading and am a self-proclaimed "book hoarder" and collect vintage Nancy Drew books. I look forward to meeting you at Columbia Post Acute.

  • Team member- Opal
    Opal
    Therapy dog

    My name is Opal. I am half Havanese and half Toy Poodle. I was born on November 11th, 2015 and have been a certified therapy dog since February 2017. I love to greet people in the gym and cheer them on in therapy! I also love chasing after toys and taking naps in my bed. I can't wait to meet you in therapy and get a pet or two.

  • Desirae Wyatt RN, BSN
    Assistant Director of Nursing

    I have 20 years of experience in the healthcare field. The first 15 were spent dealing with insurance and risk management. For the last 5 years, I have been a Registered Nurse working in various fields including psychiatric, medical/surgical and the emergency department. Columbia Post Acute is my first skilled nursing position and I am enjoying the every day challenges.
    When at home, I am kept busy by my two boys, ages 10 and 13, as well as my 3 dogs. We enjoy camping, fishing and finding new adventures.

  • Team member- Roberto
    Roberto Escobar
    Maintenance Director

    I am the person who is responsible for overseeing the facility maintenance department. As the director I plan, organize and direct the maintenance and repairs to the equipment, building and the grounds. I have over 10 years experience in the health care industry.
    It's my job to ensure a safe, and welcoming environment for our patients, visitors and staff. I look forward to serving you.


Do you have a question regarding any of the services we provide including Post Acute Rehabilitation, Skilled Nursing or Long Term Care? Please reach out to us and a member of our team would be glad to answer any questions or concerns you may have.