Meet Our Team
Although our campus is made from bricks and mortar like all other buildings, it is the employees who work with your loved ones that make all the difference. Please let us introduce you to some of the key staff of our campus who can help you with your comments, questions and concerns regarding senior housing and care needs. Visit our corporate site to learn more about Great Lakes Management.
Julie Nichols, BSN, RN, Director of Homecare
Julie’ s rich clinical background experiences extends 20 years with a special focus in geriatrics throughout the continuum of care including housing with services, assisted living, memory care, and skilled nursing communities. Julie’s commitment and passion is to provide exceptional care to The Glenn Hopkins Community members.
Shane Anderson, Director of Maintenance
Shane has been Director of Maintenance at The Glenn Hopkins since 2013. His experience stems from a variety of schooling, electrical, mechanical, plumbing, maintenance, owning his own handyman business for 14 years and working closely with people of all ages. Shane has a background in working with seniors and ties his experiences all together to make The Glenn a safe and happy place for our seniors to call this there home.
Marie Judd, Pastoral Care
Marie Judd has served as a Pastoral Care Coordinator at The Glenn Hopkins for the past nine years. She has served in Ministry for the last 35 years in a variety of roles such as: Liturgy coordinator, musician, bible study facilitator, speaker, volunteer director, and woman’s pastoral ministry for a number of Catholic Institutions and parish ministries. These include Community of Christ the Redeemer, St. Paul’s Outreach, the Catholic Youth Center, and St. John the Evangelist & St. Olaf’s Parishes. She has been active in Catholic renewal movements such as Cursillo and the Charismatic Renewal for many years. Marie has served the senior community throughout her career in diverse ways such as Director of Adult Day Health Services for the Salvation Army, Senior Community Health Worker for Hennepin County Coordinated Home Services, and Therapeutic Music Specialist for Presbyterian Homes. Her degree is from St. Catherine’s University in Occupational Therapy. She is married and has one daughter.
Father Brian Fier, Pastoral Care
Father Brian Fier began faithfully serving The Glenn Hopkins community in the fall of 2015 as one of our president ministers. He was born and raised in Golden Valley, MN, one of six children. He initially pursued a career in medicine; and yet, during the 1980’s the Lord led him to the seminary. In 1989 he was ordained to the priesthood. These past 27 years he has served in various parishes throughout the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis. These include pastorates in Northfield, Loretto, St. Louis Park and Bloomington. Currently he serves the Church of St. Edward. Fr. Brian is an avid sports enthusiast, holding season tickets to the Minnesota United FC and the Minnesota Vikings.