Alphonse D. Poelker

Senior Vice President Strategic Development

Al began his career with Bethesda in 1986, and has served the organization as a Skilled Nursing Community Administrator and a General Manager of an Independent Senior Living Community prior to his current position.

In this role, he oversees the operations of Bethesda's three dedicated skilled nursing communities (Bethesda Dilworth, Bethesda Meadow and Bethesda Southgate), each of which has secured national accreditation by the renowned Joint Commission.

Al currently serves on the Board of Directors of the Better Business Bureau. In addition, he has served on the Executive Board of the Missouri Association of Homes for the Aging (now known as LeadingAge of Missouri) as a vice president and as treasurer, and served on their Board of Directors from 1990-1996.



Bethesda Health Group, Inc. - Management Team


Joseph J. Brinker
President and Chief Executive Officer
R. Kenneth Bass
Senior Vice President, Senior Living
Roger T. Byrne
Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Larry D. Hickman
Senior Vice President, Administrative Services, and Chief Information Officer
Katherine E. Joslin
Senior Vice President, Human Resources and Marketing
Alphonse D. Poelker
Senior Vice President Strategic Development
Amy Trau, RN, BSN, MSHSA, MBA
Senior Vice President Healthcare Services
Pamela E. Dempski
Corporate Vice President and Director of Fund Development
Candice E. Brown
Administrator
Bethesda Meadow
Christine E. Crouch, RN
VP & Senior Administrator
Bethesda Southgate and Charless Village
Kevin L. Curry
VP & Corporate Compliance Officer
Michelle M. Glass
Vice President and Director
Bethesda Senior Support Solutions
Muriel C. Van Oordt
Vice President and Senior Administrator
Bethesda Dilworth
Jeffrey R. Waldman
Vice President and Director of Marketing