Ecumen of Litchfield's Leadership Team

Meet Ecumen’s caring and committed professionals.

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Jen Rutledge

Jen Rutledge, LALD

Executive Director

Jen joined the team at the end of 2022 as the Executive Director. She lives in Cokato with her husband and two daughters. Jen has worked in the senior living industry for over 20 years. The best part of her job is getting to spend time with the residents and collaborating with the team. When she is not at work, she loves to spend time with her family, gardening, raising goats and chickens. You can contact Jen on-site during the week or reach out via email at

Hope Hagert

Hope Hagert

Housing Manager | Gloria Dei Manor

Hope Hagert manages Gloria Dei – 61 apartments of Affordable Independent Living at Ecumen Litchfield. If you are interested in learning more about independent living, she is happy to assist with that. Hope transferred to Ecumen Litchfield in 2022 after eight years of serving at Ecumen Oaks & Pines in Hutchinson. Her favorite part of the job is helping individuals 62 years of age and older find a place to call home. When she is not at work, she enjoys spending time with her family, camping, and crafting.

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