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Our Team

At The Wellington our highly experienced and passionate team of professionals are dedicated to serving the needs of our residents, families and staff in a comfortable home environment. At The Wellington our emphasis is on living and providing a board range of services to live comfortably and meet our residents changing needs throughout the years. We look forward to showing you all that The Wellington has to offer.

Trincy Faas

Trincy Faas

Housing Director

Trincy has over a decade of experience leading teams in the senior living industry. Her background includes sales and marketing, hospitality, dental hygiene and serving as Director of a daycare center. After moving into senior living, Trincy felt this was her niche and she had found her calling. She truly enjoys each day at work surrounded by a like-minded team providing quality care and purpose for our residents in this season of their lives. Most of all, she loves interacting with the residents and engaging with their families – it leaves her heart full at the end of the day.

Jackie Brenne

Jackie Brenne

Life Enrichment Coordinator

With 33 years of experience, Jackie has served residents in nursing homes and assisted living facilities and truly there is nothing she would rather be doing. Jackie’s philosophy centers around her lifelong passion to enhance the lives of those she serves, and in this role she is able to use her creativity to develop and provide stimulating and entertaining activities for all the residents – and has fun coming to work every day! “Those who bring joy to the lives of others cannot keep it from themselves.”

Jane Belgum

Jane Belgum

RN Case Manager

Jane has been an RN for over 30 years and holds a BSN from the University of Minnesota. She has worked at the Wellington since 2012 and thoroughly enjoys working with seniors and in the assisted living setting.

Jane is married with 3 adult children – Natalie 27, Ben, 25 and Matt 22 and while she loves the beauty of an older home, she lives in a 1929 Tudor in SW Minneapolis that needs constant attention. Her hobbies include reading, cycling, hiking, cooking and eating good food!

Debbie Graves

Debbie Graves

General Manager - Dining Services

Debbie Graves is the General Manager for Dining Services at the Wellington Senior Living and the Alton Memory Care. She is passionate about bringing people together with good food. “Food is the common denominator for us all. I feel like I am serving my family each time I hand a meal to a resident. I know that I am making a difference in your loved one’s life because I treat them like they are my family. Right now, more than ever, they look forward to the knock on the door. I am as excited to see them as they are to see me.”

Debbie’s management experience includes quick service restaurants and health care kitchens serving customers, patients, and residents safe and delicious meals.

Chris Millette

Chris Millette

Maintenance Lead

Chris has been working in the maintenance profession for five years and came to The Wellington from a skilled nursing maintenance background. In addition, he has experience working in security where he sharpened the skill of attentiveness to detail. Chris grew up in Coon Rapids, MN, and later served in the US Armed forces for 4 years. Chris has a personal connection to the Highland Park area as his father worked at the Ford Plant for many years. When Chris was asked what he enjoys about working at the Wellington, he smiled and stated, “I really like working with seniors and getting to know our residents. I am happy to serve them and know them all.”

Izzy Palm

Izzy Palm

Business Office Manager

Izzy comes to The Wellington with over 15 years of administrative and office management experience, in both the service and manufacturing industries. Previously, she worked in senior living for 4 years in the Lakeville area and now we are thrilled to have her on our team working to make a difference in the lives of those in our community. Izzy takes great joy in working with seniors and getting to know all of our residents and their families. In her free time, Izzy enjoys cooking, exercising and many outdoor activities such as hiking, camping and fishing – especially when she is joined by her husband and 2 children.
Jayme Moy

Jayme Moy

Director of Health Services

Jayme has a background in long term care spanning 35 years starting as an aide fresh out of high school. Now working as a Director of Nursing for the past 20 years, she has never wanted to work with any other population. I love getting to know my residents and their families. Until COVID, hugs and backrubs were frequent.

Jayme is a Wisconsin girl and farmer’s daughter, living with her husband just outside of New Richmond, and has already purchased a retirement home on the lake in Chetek, WI. Jayme has 4 adult children and 9 grandchildren, and a very special dog named Duke who was a rescue from a New Orleans junkyard.

Ann Williams

Ann Williams

Sales & Marketing Director

Ann joined our team bringing with her more than 20 years of experience working with seniors, providing sales and marketing support to both The Alton Memory Care and The Wellington Senior Living. Previously Ann was the Activity Director for two different senior communities over the course of 8 years before making the move to Sales & Marketing. Working directly with the families as well as the residents truly brings her great joy and that translates into everything she does!

Ann is a dedicated Twins fan and loves soaking up the atmosphere at the ball field to enjoy the games. She also loves spending time with her family and especially her two granddaughters.

Ariana Avenson

Ariana Avenson

Kitchen Manager

Ariana brings with her over 15 years of food service experience and joined the team in the summer of 2021. Her experience encompasses everything from restaurants and corporate dining in addition to senior living environments. As Kitchen Manager, Ariana oversees the kitchen and dining room at The Wellington. She has always loved making food for people to enjoy, and enjoys working within a community as it gives her the ability to truly know the residents and what foods they love to eat.