Find out more about Ridgeline Management Company's team

Our Team

Our collaborative circle of talent brings over 180 years of collective experience in the senior living industry to their work in supporting each Community Administrator and their team. This hard-won expertise results in best practices incorporated into efficient, effective systems and a broad range of resources. Regional teams, each led by a Regional Director of Operations, work with other corporate directors and team members in the areas of health services, sales, marketing, human resources, operations and finance. Ridgeline is a growing, forward-thinking and technology savvy company providing ongoing education, encouragement and service to our managed communities, with a balance of compassion and professionalism.

Ridgeline Management Company


1914 Willamette Falls Dr Ste 230 West Linn, OR 97068

Strong Leadership for Strong Communities

Meet the People Behind Exceptional Senior Living

At Ridgeline, we've gathered a diverse and dynamic team who are committed to passionately applying our core values toward creating joyful senior living communities to serve our residents. We care, and it shows.

Chuck McGlade Founder of Ridgeline Management Company

Chuck McGlade, M.D.​


Dr. McGlade is the founder and partner of Ridgeline. He graduated from Johns Hopkins University and Cornell University Medical College with honors.
He was Chief Resident at UCLA Medical Center, Medical Director for the Department of Radiology at Sacred Heart Medical Center in Eugene, Oregon for ten years and remains a partner in Radiology Associates.

His expertise is not confined to the medical field. He gained greater technology knowledge serving on the board of a local software firm. He is also managing partner of a commercial real estate group which has enhanced his knowledge of architecture and development. His exposure to these varied fields, together with his extensive medical background has afforded Dr. McGlade a unique perspective on the broad spectrum of senior care.

As a founder and partner, he has overseen the financial, budgetary process and has been the driving force to position Ridgeline as peerless in the senior housing market. He is a visionary who nurtures individual growth in the team, is a passionate advocate of innovative programming and has been instrumental in achieving this paradigm shift in the senior living industry.

John Safrans President at Ridgeline Management Company

John Safrans

President & CEO

Jill Tucker, Regional Director of Operations - Central

Jill Tucker

Vice President of Operations

In her new role, Jill oversees the operations of the managed communities in the central region. Having worked with the elderly for most of her career, she has found that this is her passion. Each day Jill strives to live by our mission statement, and assist our residents in fulfilling a life of joy, independence, and wellness.

Shelly Bitton, Regional Marketing & Activities Support

Shelly Bitton

Regional Director of Marketing


Ridgeline Management Company Administrator Support

Matthew Glencoe

Regional Director of Operations