Amber Ridge Assisted Living | Moline, IL - Assisted Living

Our Staff

Amber Ridge Assisted Living

Cindy Navarro 
Executive Director

Cindy has been with Amber Ridge since 2008 and she has been the Executive Director since 2010. She enjoys every aspect of her position from the personal relationships she builds with the residents, watching her team grow and flourish and become a family to the challenging business end of it all. “Every day is an adventure and it is so fulfilling”.  While in Cindy’s “free time”, her husband Terrance, children Malia and Taylor and her two grandsons Alex and Atticus make for a complete and happy life.
 

Stephanie Butler
Community Relations Director

Stephanie has been with Amber Ridge since 2015. She has been working in the health care industry for 13 years, the last 10 years in sales and marketing.  Stephanie brings with her a compassion for seniors. She really knows how to “get in there” and help seniors discover how to maximize their quality of life while in the most independent setting as possible. Stephanie loves getting to meet new families and learning about their life stories. Stephanie is the proud parent of a son, Brogan.


Kari Nicola
Business Office Manager

Kari Nicola comes to Amber Ridge Assisted Living & Memory Care with many years experience as a Business Office Manager. She also has been fortunate enough to work with the senior population for the past 22 years. Kari feels that the most fulfilling aspect of her day is when a senior comes into her office and shares their life stories with her. In her spare time Kari enjoys shopping and spending time with her daughter Gabby and her dogs.
 

Angela Daniels
Lifestyle360 Director

Angela has been a certified Activity Director since 2003. She has been with Amber Ridge since 2011. Angela loves using her creativity and imagination to engage the residents daily. Angela finds the Lifestyle360 program to be a useful tool and a wonderful way to promote positive choices in activities of daily living. Her favorite part of the job is being able to make a difference in the lives of our seniors. When on her free time she enjoys spending time with her grandchildren and hunting for antiques.
 

Tracy Howell
Resident Services Director

Tracy has been in the health care field for 11 years, working her way up from Certified Nurses’ Aide to Resident Services Director.  She loves building relationships with our residents and families and getting to know each one on a personal level.   When not at Amber Ridge, Tracy enjoys spending time with her husband Aaron, daughters Jenna, Elizabeth and Amber and her new grandson Wes.  They also spend a lot of time traveling for softball as her husband and daughter are coaches and her youngest is still an active player.
 

Ed VanWychen
Maintenance Director

Ed is a new member of the team, joining us in 2016. Ed has spent the last 13 years as the head of maintenance at Kaplan College. Ed has shown to be a very dedicated and detail oriented team member. Ed also heads up the transportation for our residents. In his spare time Ed has plenty to keep him busy with his wife, three children and four grandchildren. 

 

Mike Reeh
Executive Chef

Born and raised in Rock Island, Illinois, Chef Mike Reeh completed his training at the Culinary Institute and spent 20 years with the Heart of America Restaurants and Inns. He owned and operated his own upscale dining restaurant, was one of the first Certified Executive Chefs in the Quad Cities, and was the featured chef on “Paula Sands Live” for six years.  When not in the kitchen, Chef Mike enjoys spending time with his two children.