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As chief executive officer, Craig Edinger is responsible for The Goodman Group’s overall development and management as well as the day-to-day operations and strategic growth. Edinger joined The Goodman Group in 2003 as the regional director of operations and assumed the duties of the Southeast Region in 2005. Prior to his affiliation with The Goodman Group, Edinger held various management roles over 14 years with Extendicare Health Services, Inc. Edinger holds a Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire and a master’s degree in Healthcare Administration from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn.
Treasurer Randall Benson is responsible for risk management and the financial health of ownership, The Goodman Group, and the related managed entities. Benson joined the company in 1996 and has worked in multiple areas of The Goodman Group, including accounting, finance, risk management, and tax. He is a certified public accountant with substantial accounting experience, including six years of public accounting. Benson was previously the controller in the Residential and Commercial Division at The Goodman Group. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from Saint John’s University in Collegeville, Minn.
Chief Financial Officer Clint Knacke is responsible for the overall function and guidance of The Goodman Group’s accounting and finance department, including the financial, audit, tax, financial modeling, investment and process improvement areas. Knacke joined the company in 1996 and has worked in all areas of The Goodman Group’s accounting and finance department, including tax and new business development. Overall, he has 22 years of real estate and health care experience. Knacke was instrumental in The Goodman Group’s United Kingdom expansion efforts and actively oversees the domestic growth of the company. Knacke holds a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting from Concordia University, St. Paul in St. Paul, Minn.
Kim Te Brugge oversees the operations of the senior living and health care division. She has held several roles in the company, including executive director in Phoenix, Ariz., and regional director of operations for Arizona, Montana, and Florida. With more than 20 years of experience in all areas of healthcare administration, Te Brugge is adept at enhancing health outcomes and budget management, and ensuring compliance. As a licensed nursing home administrator, Te Brugge was a corporate management consultant, and a healthcare operations and administration consultant. Te Brugge holds a Master of Science in Gerontology with a specialization in Long-Term Care Administration from Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. She has a Bachelor of Physical Education with an emphasis in physical education for older adults from the University of Ottawa in Ontario, Canada.
Terri McKinnon is responsible for overseeing the management operations of The Goodman Group’s multi-family division, consisting of more than 4,000 units in four states. McKinnon also manages the commercial portfolio, which comprises five properties located in Minnesota. McKinnon rejoined The Goodman Group in 2009. She has more than 30 years of successful property management and employee development experience, including an extensive background in evaluating asset performance, property operations, strategic positioning, acquisitions, renovation, and repositions. McKinnon holds a Certified Property Manager® designation through the Institute of Real Estate Management®, is a licensed real estate professional, and is a member of the Minnesota Multi Housing Association.
Diane Simonet Kenney oversees regional and field sales and marketing teams across The Goodman Group portfolio to ensure occupancy growth and census success. Her team is responsible for qualitative research, competitive data surveys, feasibility study analysis, marketing planning, sales training, and repositioning of current products to meet market demand. She has over 15 years of sales and marketing experience in the senior housing and health care sector, working with several providers including: Fairview Health Services, Ebenezer and Ecumen; Conagra Brands; and United Way. Her knowledge base includes independent senior living, assisted living, memory care, transitional skilled care, long-term care, home care, hospice, and durable medical equipment sales. Kenney has an undergraduate degree from the University of Minnesota, a Mini-MBA from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul, Minn., and a master’s certificate in Organizational Leadership from St. Catherine University in St. Paul, Minn.
As director of legal services, Tom Atchison oversees all legal-related matters of the company and manages the in-house legal department as well as outside counsel. He joined The Goodman Group in December 2019 as a licensed attorney. Atchison was originally hired to manage the company’s litigation and lead the risk management team. Prior to joining the company, Atchison worked as an attorney in the Twin Cities, managing litigation files and strategies, negotiating settlements, assisting firm management, and representing clients in the healthcare industry. Atchison earned his Bachelor of Arts with High Distinction from the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis, Minn., and his Juris Doctor from Mitchell Hamline School of Law in St. Paul, Minn.
As chief information officer, Wayne Kinneman is responsible for the strategic direction and support of software, hardware, infrastructure, communications, audio/visual, security systems, data integrity/security, compliance, and innovation. He joined The Goodman Group in 2002 and has more than 20 years of experience in the field of technology. Previously, Kinneman worked as a technology consultant for multiple businesses in the Twin Cities metro area and was a non-commissioned officer for the U.S. Army National Guard. Kinneman has a Bachelor of Science in Information Technology from the Minnesota School of Business in Woodbury, Minn., and is a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer.
Chief Investment Officer Shane Goodman is an integral part of the acquisition and due diligence process of The Goodman Group. Goodman is also president of JBG Design & Development and manages the architectural, interior design, development, and construction services for all properties within The Goodman Group portfolio. Goodman is deeply committed to the vision and business strategy that has fueled the company’s success over the years. He was instrumental in developing The Goodman Group’s Medicare-certified home health agency in Florida and has actively been involved in new developments, including marketing and life enrichment initiatives. Most recently, he became the owner and CEO of a long-established transportation company. Goodman holds a Bachelor of Science in Environmental Sciences, Policy and Management from the University of Minnesota and is a licensed real estate professional.
Julie Friese has over 20 years of experience working in human resources, and she has successfully led teams through rapid organizational growth and dynamic changes across public and private companies. Friese joined The Goodman Group in 2022 and shared her expertise in performance management, strategic workforce planning, and has closely partnered with all core functions to help drive productivity and engagement. Prior to joining the company, Friese worked for Prime Therapeutics for 14 years before taking on a human resources consultant job with Salo, LLC. Other leadership roles include assistant vice president of human resources, senior director of human resources and human resources manager. Friese is in the process of earning her Bachelor of Science from Capella University in Minneapolis, Minn., and received her certificate in human resources from Concordia University in St. Paul, Minn.
Kimberly Wild is responsible for the planning, development, and execution of The Goodman Group and managed communities’ marketing, advertising, communication, and public relations strategy. Wild was a senior marketing manager for OptumCare, UnitedHealth Group, where she supported the care services division to help those with serious illnesses. She focused on transition support and care management for patients with medically complex needs living in skilled nursing facilities or assisted living communities, as well as supportive care, hospice care, and advance care planning. Wild holds a Bachelor of Arts in Gerontology and Strategic Communication, and a Master of Gerontological Studies from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.