Our People

You can count on the team at El Paso Health Care Center to provide the highest quality healthcare and encourage residents with genuine compassion. Our guiding principle is to help make life a little better. It summarizes our values and underlies everything we do. By increasing the functional capability of our patients or by improving the lives of those around us by our actions, we are “helping to make life better.”

Contact us to discuss special concerns or needs. (309)527-2700

Our Team of Professionals

  • Mark Petersen, Owner
  • Dr. Michael Ahearn, Medical Director
  • Dr. Obul Reddy, Psychiatrist
  • Deb Vege, Administrator
  • Linda Pfalzgraf, Business Office Manager
  • Kristyn Durre, Community Relations Coordinator
  • Peggy Blackmore, Director of Nursing
  • Trisha Harris, Assistant Director of Nursing
  • Robin Baughman, Social Service Director/PRSD
  • Rosie Tracy, Business Office Manager
  • Mary Lynch, Dietary Manager
  • Tammy Steinhilber, Housekeeping/Laundry Manager
  • Brian Edgecomb, Maintenance 
  • Krystal Kleckner,Activity Director
  • Erica Swanson, MDS/Care Plan Coordinator