Jen is a Dubuque native and a graduate of Hempstead High School and Loras College where she studied social work. Jen and her husband Chad have two children, Braden and Lauren. In her free time, Jen enjoys spending time with her family, going on walks, making photo albums and “retail therapy” (shopping).
Jen joined the Hawkeye Care Center family in July of 2007. In her role she assists residents and their family members with the admission and discharge processes and anything that comes up in between. She has a passion for getting to know our residents and their families and partnering with them on this journey.
Holly is the new Office Manager here at Hawkeye Care. In her first career she was a CNC machine programmer/operator which she did for 13 years. She then decided it was time for a change and went to work in a local skilled nursing home. She started out as a Universal Caregiver in Assisted Living which “had to be my favorite job ever held.” She loved being able to get close to the residents and seeing them light up when she would walk in the room. Holly then accepted the Administrative Assistant/Scheduler position at the same facility which she did for 3 years. Holly says “I am very pleased to be here now and am hoping my experience and knowledge will help further along Hawkeye.”
Holly was just married mid-July to Brian O’Neill after being together after 20 years. She said “I guess it was about time.” Her “fur kids” keep her going and young. She currently has two Corgi puppies, Charlotte and Wilbur. Holly and Brian spend their entire summer camping, kayaking, hiking, fishing, an anything that involves being outdoors. She says she hates the cold winters so she usually hibernates at that time.
Quality Assurance Nurse
Angela is the new Quality Assurance nurse at Hawkeye Care Center. Her role will be to ensure our building is in compliance with CDC recommendations and state nursing home regulations at all times. She will be assisting in orientating new nurses and CNAs in our building, as well as providing continuing education and training with existing nursing team members. Angela has been a nurse for 9 years. She has worked in several different nursing specialties, but long-term care is her favorite. Angela is an Iowa native, but is new to Dubuque as of this summer. She loves to ride her bike, travel, spend time with family, and cheer for the Iowa Hawkeye wrestlers when she’s not a work.
Katie has over 24 years of experience as an Occupational Therapy Assistant and many years as a rehab director as well. She has worked in skilled nursing facilities, hospitals, home health and schools both in Iowa and Illinois. She is certified in Lymphedema Management, Ergonomics and ASYYM. Katie is a Dyersville native and still calls it home. She is married to Larry and they have 2 children, Jacob who is 19 years old and Evelyn who is 16.
Housekeeping and Laundry Supervisor
Pam has worked for Hawkeye Care Center for 41 years. She started her career with us as a CNA and then moved over to housekeeping and laundry. She is passionate about keeping the facility clean and has done a great job with keeping the facility disinfected through the pandemic as well.
Pam and her husband have been married for 49 years. They have a daughter, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. When not working or spending time with her family, Pam enjoys listening to music, going to the casinos, boating and spending time honing her skills at the gun range.
Nadine started with Hawkeye in 2014 in the dietary department and then moved over into activities a short time later. She is creative, outgoing and always has the residents’ best interests in mind when planning and doing activities.
Nadine and her husband Greg have been married for 36 years and have 2 daughters who are married to two good men. Nadine and Greg also have 3 grandsons and are hoping for more. In her free time, she loves spending time with them as well and fishing, embroidery and crafting. Nadine is a member of the National League of POW-MIA family group for many years and it is something that is very dear to her heart.
Bob has been with Hawkeye Care Center for 11 years and has an extensive background in HVAC, Mechanical, Plumbing, Electrical and Construction. Bob’s vast pool of knowledge means he can just about fix anything. Bob and his wife Belinda believe family is of the utmost importance and love spending time with their 6 kids, 6 grandkids, 4 grandparents, 2 pot belly pigs, 10 chickens, and their dog Scout. Bob also enjoys car shows, boating, rebuilding vehicles and restoring houses, music and dancing. Bob and Belinda enjoy life to the fullest everyday!
Vicki is a certified dietary manager who started at Hawkeye Care Center in 2011. She works diligently to ensure that the residents get good nutritional meals and snacks each and every day. Vicki and her husband Tim raised three children together and have a fur baby named Bernie. They enjoy watching the Chicago Cubs and attending baseball games. They are a house divided in the fall as Vicki is a Packer’s fan and Tim is a Viking’s fan. The enjoy the fun and competition during the season.
MDS/Care Plan coordinator
Kathy has worked at Hawkeye in this capacity since 2006. Kathy has been a nurse for over 30 years. Kathy and her husband of 29 years, Leonard, have 3 children and recently became grandparents. She enjoys golfing, spending time by the pool, going warm places in the winter and now, spoiling her granddaughter.
Tracey comes to Hawkeye Care Center with 11 years of experience in the healthcare industry. She began her career in long term care as a Social Service Director and transitioned to the role of Administrator five years ago. She strives to incorporate mentoring and coaching in her leadership style and believes communication is of the utmost importance in building relationships and a strong team. Outside of work Tracey enjoys gardening, traveling, biking, and spending time with her family.
Director of Marketing and Community Relations
Devin joined the team at Hawkeye Care Center in October of 2019 serving as the Director of Rehabilitation. After completing his Masters of Science in Healthcare Administration (MHA) from Liberty University in May of 2020 he began working towards obtaining his Nursing Home Administrator’s license. In June of 2021 Devin accepted the Director of Marketing and Community Relations position here at Hawkeye as a possible last step towards achieving his goal of being an administrator. Devin has a passion for serving others and loves the interaction with residents, families and staff.
Devin has over 25 years of health care experience and over 5 years in healthcare management. In addition to his MHA Devin has a Master’s of Arts in Christian Ministry, a graduate certificate in Healthcare Management, Bachelors of Science in Religion and an Associates of Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant Studies.
Devin and his wife, Krista, and sons Derek and Jackson live in Asbury and LOVE attending Dubuque Fighting Saints games, cheering for the Iowa Hawkeyes, camping, fishing, hunting and playing with their four dogs.