About Us

Inspired by the vision of Charles Ritz, the Ritz Lutheran Villa is a not-for-profit continuing care retirement community located in Mitchell, Ontario, within the County of Perth.

Mission Statement
Ritz Lutheran Villa is a not-for-profit long term care and retirement community committed to providing compassionate, quality care, housing, outreach and related services to enrich the lives of those we serve and those who serve them.
Approved by Board of Directors, 2017

Vision Statement
Ritz Lutheran Villa will be a recognized leader of services for seniors and those in need.
Approved by Board of Directors, January 2017

Values That Guide Us

  • Integrity
  • Excellence
  • Teamwork
  • Innovation
  • Customer Focus
  • Safety

Donations are greatly appreciated and help us to provide the best services possible to our clients and community. Tax reciepts are issued for all donations. Please take a look at our Donations page for more information.

Board of Directors 
CO-VICE CHAIRPERSONSAllan Young & Paul Parlee
SECRETARYShirley Verhoeve
TREASURERDonna-Lynn McLaughlin
Ken Faust
Thelma Kudelka
Jim Scott
Lisa Upshall
Leadership Team 
AdministratorJeff Renaud – jrenaud@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Director of Care RLVAlissa Dearing – adearing@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Director of Care MNHChristina Montero cmontero@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Assistant Director of Care for RLV and MNHBecky Kester-bkester@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Nutrition Services DirectorCherrie Sim-csim@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Campus Life Enrichment DirectorLeah McNain – lmcnain@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Building Services DirectorBill Van Bakel – bvanbakel@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Manager of Outreach ServicesVicky Wolfe Hinz – maco@ritzlutheranvilla.com
Finance DirectorLaura Clark – lclark@ritzlutheranvilla.com