Leadership Team

Our team is deeply committed to the individual and diverse needs of our residents and strives to empower them to live with joy and purpose. Our team seeks to be guided by God’s love as we care for and serve those around us with dignity and respect regardless of their situation or needs. We strive to provide the highest quality of care through Goodwill with God’s love.

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Anthony Lehman, L.N.H.A

Chief Executive Officer/Administrator

Anthony Lehman spent his first 5 years with Goodwill as an Assistant Licensed Nursing Home Administrator and the last 20 years as the Licensed Nursing Home Administrator. He has served dually as Goodwill Retirement Community’s Chief Executive Officer for the last 3 years. Anthony resides in Grantsville with his wife and 4 children. He also serves the community as the Youth Pastor at Cherry Glade Mennonite Church.

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Julia Tice

Chief Human Resources Officer

Julia Tice has served at Goodwill Retirement Community for the past 15 years. She has worked as the Social Services Coordinator and now uses her talents as the Chief Human Resources Officer. Julia lives in Springs, PA, with her husband. In her spare time, Julia enjoys traveling and spending time with her family.

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Brian Brenneman

Chief Financial Officer

Brian Brenneman is the Chief Financial Officer at Goodwill Retirement Community. Brian has served at Goodwill since 2017 and has a background as a certified public accountant. He resides in Grantsville with his wife and 3 children. Brian is an active member at Maple Glen Mennonite Church and enjoys snowboarding and playing basketball.

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Cortney Mitchell

Assisted Living & Retirement Village Manager

Cortney Mitchell has been the Assisted Living and Retirement Village Manager for the past 4 years. She resides outside of Grantsville with her husband and daughter. Cortney enjoys reading, organizing things, and spending time with her family.

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Emily Johnson

Social Services Coordinator

Emily Johnson has been the Social Services Coordinator/Admission Coordinator for Goodwill Retirement Community since 2017. She lives in Salisbury, PA and obtained her Bachelor’s Degree in Social Work from Frostburg State University. Emily enjoys helping people and spending time with her family and cat.

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April Rhodes, R.N.

Director of Nursing

April Rhodes has worked in long-term care her entire career, joining Goodwill Retirement Community as Director of Nursing in January 2020. April resides in Oakland, MD, with her husband and 3 daughters. April enjoys spending time with her family, sports, and watching her daughters participate in basketball, softball, and dance.

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Patricia Knopsnyder

Director of Activities & Volunteer Services

Patricia Knopsnyder has served at Goodwill for over 30 years with the last 12 years as the Activities Director. Patty resides in Salisbury, PA, with her husband. Patty is an active member in her church and enjoys spending time with her grandchildren.

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Gary Bunnell

Director of Environmental Services

Gary Bunnell has served at Goodwill Retirement Community for 23 years, with the last 10 years as the Director of Environmental Services. He resides in Salisbury, PA, with his wife and son. Gary enjoys serving the community as a basketball coach at the Salisbury Elk-Lick school district.

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Candy Sliger

Assistant Director of Nursing

Candy Sliger is new to Goodwill Retirement Center as the Assistant Director of Nursing. Candy resides in Oakland, MD, with her husband. Candy enjoys spending time with her children and grandchildren, reading, and baking.

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Linda Bender

Director of Dietary Services

Linda Bender has served at Goodwill Retirement Community for the past 35 years, with the last 15 years as Director of Dietary Services. Linda resides in Mt. Davis, PA, and is an active member in her church and enjoys spending time on the farm and visiting with her family.

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Shelley Durst

Business Office Manager

Shelley Durst has served in the business office as Office Manager/ Bookkeeper for the last 30 years. She resides in Meyersdale, PA, and has lived there for 31 years with her husband. In Shelley’s spare time, she enjoys camping and spending time with her children and grandchildren.