Edgewood Healthcare Announces New Chief Nursing Officer & Executive Vice President of Senior Living

January 23, 2024


News Release

Contact: Robert J. Ford, Jr.

Title: President Edgewood Healthcare

Phone: 701-738-2000

(Grand Forks, N.D.) Edgewood Healthcare has promoted Colleen Schneider as the new Chief Nursing Officer and Executive Vice President of Edgewood Senior Living.

“It is with great excitement that I am announcing the promotion of one of our very best. Since she began her work with Edgewood, Colleen has made a tremendous impact, going above and beyond to ensure our residents’ health, safety, and well-being. She is also an exceptional leader and mentor to our staff. We’re thrilled that Colleen continues to help create such a positive senior living experience for our residents and staff,” said Ford.

Colleen Schneider joined Edgewood in 2013 as the Clinical Services Director at the Alexandria community. In this role, she found her passion to promote safety and a commitment to excellence in quality care. In 2015, she became the Executive Director in Alexandria and then transferred to Edgewood Sartell as Senior Executive Director in 2020. In 2022, Colleen returned to her clinical roots as the Regional Nursing Director for Minnesota. In this role, she supported, coached, and mentored others on various levels within the clinical services team.

Colleen received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing from North Park University in Chicago. Before working at Edgewood, she had 15+ years of healthcare experience as an RN in long-term care and memory care. Colleen lives in the Alexandria, MN, area with her husband, Doug, and has two grown children, Chloe and Gabe. She enjoys spending time with her family, traveling, being involved in church activities, and playing pickleball.

About Edgewood Healthcare

Edgewood Healthcare is the leading operator of senior living communities in the Great Plains and Upper Midwest. Since 1992, Edgewood has been committed to helping seniors stay as independent as possible, for as long as possible, with well-trained staff members in communities designed for residents to receive various living and care options. Edgewood owns and/or operates more than 60 independent living, assisted living, and memory care communities with over 4,100 beds in seven states (North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Wyoming, and Idaho) and employs nearly 3,300 people. Edgewood Healthcare’s corporate offices are located at 402 Demers Avenue, Suite 200, Grand Forks, N.D.

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