John Pritchard has worked in the health care industry for 20 years as an administrator and president/operations manager for nursing homes.
He obtained his B.S. in business administration from California State University, Los Angeles and has a California Administrator License (No. 2618).
For nearly 10 years, Mr. Pritchard was stockholder, president and operations officer of Ukiah Valley Nursing Homes, Inc. where he was a managing partner of a partnership that owned the nursing home’s real estate. For two years he was senior administrator for Pacific Regency which operates seven skilled facilities out of Vallejo, CA. From October 2000 to February 2002 he administered a 177-bed facility, Arden Rehabilitation – a health care center in Sacramento. Before coming to St. John’s in 2003 he administered a 120 bed skilled nursing facility, Vacaville Convalescent and Rehabilitation Center.
Siv Winberg’s professional career has been in accounting and finance both as a Certified Public Accountant and lately as Controller/Director of Finance of non-profit organizations. She received her accounting education in her native country Sweden and the U.S. She has an MBA in taxation from Golden Gate University and is a Certified Public Accountant, licensed in California. After working for CPA firms in Beverly Hills and Carmel she opened her own CPA firm. After a move to the Bay Area and a hiatus raising her children she left the public accounting field and became the Controller for Marin Conservation Corps, a position she held for more than five years. She was the Controller/Director of Finance for United Religions Initiative and Bay Area Community Resources. In October 2004 she joined St. John’s Retirement Village as the controller.
Maria earned her Bachelor of Science in Commerce with a major in Accounting & Banking and Finance from St. Paul’s Business School in the Philippines. She took prerequisite courses in the RN program at Woodland Community College having come to the United States in 2000. She worked at Sierra Health Care in Davis for three years as the Medical Records Director and came to St. John’s Retirement 2005 as an Accounting Manager. She earned her Nursing Home Administrator license in September 2009. She has been the Assistant Administrator of Stollwood Convalescent Hospital since 2009.
Lynn earned her B.S. and RN status at Fresno State in 1989. She has worked at St. John’s since 1992 in a variety of positions including her last position of MDS (Minimum Data Set) Coordinator. “I love taking care of the elderly because I feel this is a generation that went through a lot. They are dignified, respectable and hard working. They deserve to be taken care of.”
Tita Anderson, a native of the Philippines, graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in journalism from the University of the Visayas in Cebu City, Philippines. After graduation, she held several different jobs in the Philippines—an assistant newspaper editor, a legal researcher for a law office, and a unit manager for an insurance company—before getting married and coming to the United States. Tita lived in Moses Lake, Washington and worked for Grant County, Western Union, and Schwan’s Sales Enterprises before moving to Woodland, California in 1985. When her two children started first grade and kindergarten in 1987, Tita began working for St. John’s Retirement Village. She started as an on-call employee for St. John’s, and later became a nurse’s aide. After several years, Tita completed dementia classes and training and began managing St. John’s Dementia/Alzheimer’s Unit. At the same time she assisted the marketing department. In 2005, she received her RCFE Administrator License.