Judy M. Gahagan President
Judy is a founding partner of Rockhill Manor, serving the residents with her vision, time and expertise since 1972. She is dedicated to creating a beautiful, safe and welcoming home as the compassionate leader of our family of staff and a protective mother for our residents. Judy assumed the full-time role of President in 2012, though much of her efforts continue to be philanthropic. Judy is the reason that Rockhill Manor, with its grand and historic building, feels like home.
Jenifer McGowan Administrator
Jenifer leads the Treatment team for our residents, and has been a licensed administrator since 1984. She has worked in all aspects of long-term care, from assisted living to skilled nursing, and has advanced degrees in Psychology and Social Work. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Missouri Residential Care Association and the Missouri Association of Nursing Home Administrators. Jenifer joined Rockhill Manor in May 2010.
Wanda Gunn Director of Nursing and Respite Care Coordinator
Wanda is a licensed nurse with over 20 years of experience in hospital, geriatrics management, home health and mental health services. She joined Rockhill Manor in 2003. Wanda is trained to teach Level I Medication Aide classes and Insulin Administration certification. She also manages the nursing staff at Rockhill Manor, as well as the 10-bed Rockhill Respite Care center in conjunction with Truman Medical Center Behavior Health Network.
Carrie Geier Assistant to the President and Business Manager
Carrie joined the Rockhill Manor team in January 2010. She has considerable experience with care facilities whose residents have been diagnosed with a chronic mental illness. Carrie manages all financial aspects of Rockhill Manor, overseeing the accounting and payroll offices. Carrie is an extraordinarily versatile member of the team, as she assists the President regularly with all matters affecting Rockhill Manor.
Vernon Miller Assistant to the Administrator
Vernon has been an essential member of the Rockhill Manor team since 1987, shortly after leaving the U.S. Marine Corps. During his lengthy tenure at Rockhill Manor, he has held a variety of positions in nearly every department and shift, most recently supporting the campus Administrator. Vernon’s care and expertise with the residents has earned him the nickname “Go-to Man.” He is beloved by residents, their families and all staff.