Meet our caring, experienced team.

Executive leadership that embraces our strong values.

Jonathan Kaspar
Health Care Administrator

Jonathan has more than 19 years of healthcare experience, working the past 15 years with Covenant Retirement Communities, 11 years as the administrator at Brandel Health & Rehab. Jonathan holds a B.A. and M.A. from Trinity International University.

Jolynn Giese
Social Services Director

Jolynn Giese has more than 18 years of long term care experience, ranging from skilled nursing, assisted living, and continuing care retirement communities. She has worked for CVON for 11 years. Jolynn holds a B.A. from DePaul University and has a license for Nursing Home Administration in the State of Illinois.

Pamela Wasko
Social Services

Pam has been a social worker for 21 years, 11 of which have been in the healthcare field.  She has worked at multiple skilled rehab and continuing care retirement communities over the course of her career.  Pam holds a BSW from Northeastern IL University and an MBA from Argosy University.

Theodora Foutris
Admissions Coordinator

Theodora Foutris has served as the Admissions Coordinator of Brandel Health & Rehab, for over 2 years. Theodora has over 13 years of experience in the health care field.  Thea's main goal is to create a smooth transition for our residents coming into Brandel Health & Rehab.  

Connie Branstrom
Referral Liaison

Connie has been actively involved in health care with Emergency Room, Occupational Medicine and Orthopedic Trauma experience. Connie's goal is to make the patient pathway to recovery as easy as possible. Connie became the first women's Lions Club International President in 66 years in Glenview, Illinois. She is also a Director for the Glenview Chamber of Commerce.