Immanuel (, a regional leader in senior living, is pleased to announce additions to its leadership team. These new leaders will provide oversight across Immanuel’s ever-growing service area spanning a two-state area, including Omaha, Lincoln, Council Bluffs, and Des Moines.

Joseph Brown has been named vice president of sales and marketing. Brown is a Nebraska native with former executive leadership positions in banking, agriculture, nonprofit, and IT-managed services. He earned his degree at Hastings College in web communication design and has won seven international marketing awards. In his position, Brown will oversee all occupancy, branding, growth, and communications initiatives.

April Butterfield has joined the team as vice president of PACE® (Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly) operations. Butterfield brings over 20 years of healthcare leadership experience within primary care operations, including oversight of the development and implementation of value-based models, RN Medicare Wellness model, Metabolic Services model, and an Ambulatory Revenue Cycle Department. She earned a master’s degree in organizational leadership from Bellevue University. Butterfield oversees all aspects of the Immanuel Pathways PACE® operations in this role.

Jamie Pearson has been selected as vice president of information technology. Pearson brings with him over 20 years of information technology leadership experience. He is a servant leader with broad technology experience, knowledge of modern industry trends, and the ability to guide how they affect organizational function in nearly every vertical. Pearson earned a Bachelor of Science in Management Information Systems from Bellevue University. In this role, Pearson will oversee enterprise architecture and develop applications, software, and systems administration for the Immanuel organization.

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