Our Staff

College View Manor

Brad Eldridge
Executive Director

Brad Eldridge has been passionately involved in Senior Health Care and senior living for the past 10 years, and loves coming to work, and to College View Manor every day!! “I truly love what I’m doing, and I love our Residents and our Staff here at College View!” “We are very blessed to be able to have a positive impact each and every day on someone’s life, and helping improve their quality of living!” “If you join our Family here at College View Manor, we promise to SPOIL you!”

Brad has been the Director at College View since Dec. 2015, after spending the previous 9 years running senior communities in the Springfield, MO and Ozark, MO area. Before returning to the Senior Living arena, Brad spent 20 years in the Sports Management & Marketing industry, running Minor League Baseball & Hockey teams in Wichita, KS, and Ozark, MO. Brad truly puts the needs and desires of our seniors and their Families First here at College View Manor.

Amber-G-teaser.jpgAmber Gibson
Lifestyle360 Director

Amber comes to us with a Masters degree in Recreation from Pittsburg State University.  She has been working in the field of therapeutic recreation for over seven years.  Prior to that she worked as a CNA and while working there was inspired to pursue a degree to work in the field of recreation.  She is very passionate in her work and provides a variety of activities that promotes all aspects of the Five Star values.


Ginny Horne
Business Office Manager

Ginny is originally from West Plains, Missouri and had an early interest in Childhood Development and Education. She also holds her Cosmetology license which sometimes also comes in handy with helping our Residents here at College View Manor! Ginny has actually been a team member at College View two different times over the last 12 years. She served as the community’s Activities Director, planning events and activities for our Residents; and has returned for her second stint as our Business Office Manager. “It’s been a blessing to come back to College View and get to know our Family of residents.  Every day is rewarding, and I just truly love to help our residents with whatever they need!  We really do want to give them everything they need to enjoy their lives.”

Ginny’s vast experience in personnel, human resources, recruiting, and employee relations prepared her to step into her new role. She has a passion for helping our Team members, assisting them with their employment questions, and helping them make their College View work experiences as rewarding and enjoyable as possible. She loves working with our Residents and their families, helping them navigate through any business challenges that may arise from day to day!

Vicky2-edit.jpgVicky Sorensen
Sous Chef

Vicky Sorensen has been with College View Manor for over ten years.  She has been a chef for most of her life and she shares that experience and love in every recipe she makes.  She's most famous in our community for home style recipes like meatloaf and stew.  Her number 1 goal always is to make you smile.  We are proud to have her on our team.