The Lamoine Team

Sue Bride, RN BSN MSN, Director of Memory Care & Clinical Services, Interim Executive Director

With 26 years’s experience as a Registered Nurse, Sue holds a Masters Degree in Nursing Education and is a Certified Dementia Practitioner. Sue provides dementia training to our Team Members and the Macomb area community. She also provides support for our resident’s family members and facilitates bimonthly Care Partner’s Support Meetings. Her experiences in the healthcare industry bring innovative ideas to our clinical team and the care provided to our residents.


Tammy DeCounter, Wellness Director

Tammy joined The Lamoine in October of 2018, bringing her experiences in marketing and agriculture sales. Tammy works with all Team Members, residents and family members to promote the overall “wellness” of The Lamoine. She ensures all Team Members meet the state regulated requirements in order to provide high quality, reliable care to our residents. She also reviews and manages the monthly resident billing.


Jonathan Chu, Executive Chef

Jonathan earned his Bachelor’s Degree at WIU and his Associates Degree from the Culinary School at Joliet College. Jonathan has been a professional chef for 16 years and takes pride in planning homemade meals that meet each resident’s nutritional needs and personal preferences. He also manages and oversees special events held at The Lamoine to ensure everyone has a memorable experience.


Marcus Christensen, Marketing Director

Marcus graduated from Western Illinois University where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in Business Management with a minor in Computer Science. He has several years’ experience in marketing and loves to tell perspective residents about The Lamoine. Marcus is active in several community clubs and organizations.