CARING BEGINS AT THE TOP
Anthony “Tony” LoDuca
Tony has extensive background in the human service field having worked in variety of direct service and executive leadership positions in Minnesota, Illinois and southeastern Wisconsin. He is academically trained with a B.S. and M.S. in Vocational Rehabilitation and is a “Certified Rehabilitation Counselor”. He is committed to the principles of continuous quality improvement evidenced in his work history and 23 years as surveyor with the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF-International Accreditation Organization). Tony is a native to Milwaukee and grew up on the south side. He brings a passion for senior living services inspired by his own experience having supported his parents in their transition to a Franciscan Senior living setting.
Marketing/Community Relations Director
Lisa is a native of Green Bay Wisconsin and obtained her bachelors of Arts through the University of Minnesota Twin Cities Campus with an emphasis in mass communication and applied business. Her combined experience in hospitality, customer service and financial services gives her the tools necessary to walk our residents and their families through the steps of choosing an assisted living. She strives to use her experience in the hospitality field to make Villa St. Francis the best option for our residents to live. Providing exceptional customer service for our residents is her absolute passion.
Quote from Lisa: “I go by what I call the 3 D’s Desire, Dedication and Determination. It is a privilege to share my day with the most important part of our community; our residents.”
Performance Improvement & Special Projects Manager
Sheena Talbert is responsible for providing analytical support and driving performance improvement initiatives to assure the health and safety of our residents. She has earned a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Business Communications from Cardinal Stritch University and a Master’s in Business Administration from Alverno College. Her experiences includes monitoring of operational and financial business activities. She continues to devote her spare time and services to economic development and urban planning in the City of Milwaukee to and bring opportunity to underprivileged communities.
Director of Human Resources
Joanne Diaz is responsible for implementing human resource management strategies that enable her to recruit and retain a high performing and motivated workforce. She holds a BA in Management and Communications and an MBA with an emphasis in Human Resources from Concordia University. Her experiences include human resource management as well as manufacturing and operations management, strategic program management, training/employee development, organizational development and employee relations.
Sister Roberta Moser
Sister Roberta Moser is an educator at heart. After having taught elementary and high school for over 18 years she now focuses on adult education / formation. She graduated from DePaul University and did graduate work at Aquinas Institute in St. Louis. For the past 20 years Sister has been involved in living out her passion, that of forming our lay partners in the area of the Mission and Felician Core Values for Ministry. She has ministered in Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin. Her roots stem back to the south side of Milwaukee where she was born and raised.
Sister Barbara Marie
Director of Pastoral Care
Sister Barbara Marie is a Felician Franciscan and has been at Villa St. Francis since 2005. She provides spiritual services to the residents and their families on an individual basis, as well as within group settings, and schedules clergy for both daily liturgical services and the bi-annual sacraments of Reconciliation and the Anointing of the Sick. After spending 25 years in education as an elementary school teacher and principal, Sister Barbara Marie was certified as a pastoral chaplain by the National Association of Catholic Chaplains. She spent three years as administrator and local minister of the Infirmary in Chicago, Ill. and was a provincial councilor within her community for 12 years before joining the Villa staff.
Quote from Sister Barbara: “I’ve come to love the residents as if they were members of my own family. I try to make a difference in the lives of the residents and their families by treating them with respect and compassion and thus allowing them to experience life in the fullest way possible.”
Social Worker / Case Manager
Kelly grew up in Two Rivers, Wisconsin and came to Milwaukee in 2009, in which time she has obtained both her Bachelors of Social Work and Masters of Social Work from UW-Milwaukee. She has experience serving a variety of populations including: older adults, children with autism, and the hospital trauma unit. Kelly has been serving the residents of Villa St. Francis since 2013, first as a Social Work Intern, then in the Admissions Department, and now as the Social Worker/Case Manager.